Ruairi McNamee celebrates scoring a goal for Offaly in the All-Ireland SFC first-round qualifier against London at Bord na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Offaly 1-21 London 1-11 Without hitting top form and only playing well in fits and starts, Offaly coasted into the second round of the qualifiers wit(...)

London’s Michael Clarke puts pressure on Galway’s Michael Daly during their Connacht Championship clash in Ruislip. Photograph: Gerry McManus/Inpho

Galway 0-16 London 1-9 Galway were pushed all the way in Ruislip on Sunday before finally securing their opening round Connacht SFC quarter final vic(...)

Ciarán Deely: “It’s validation of what we’ve been doing here to win a game. It tells us and the players that we’re doing something right.” Photograph: Gerry McManus/Inpho

Insofar as anyone could make out, this was all virgin territory for London. At Ruislip last Sunday, Ciarán Deely’s side scored the opening point of t(...)