David Clifford in action against Ronan McNamee of Tyrone. “I don’t buy this idea that Kerry have nothing to lose. They have an All-Ireland final to lose.”  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Over the next 10 days, everyone will have their say about the football final. The only thing more talked about than an All-Ireland final is a Dublin-(...)

 Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly in action against Tyrone last weekend. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Diarmuid Connolly has been named in Dublin’s matchday 26 for Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo. Connolly made his first appearance since(...)

Kerry’s Brian Ó Beaglaoich is tackled by Meath’s  Bryan McMahon during the clash at Páirc Tailteann. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 2-18 Meath 1-13 Peter Keane ducked out of the Kerry dressing room like a politician on the campaign trail. No time to lose. The questions came (...)

 Kerry’s Killian Spillane gets his shot away under pressure from Bryan McMahon of Meath in Navan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 2-18 Meath 1-13 It appears there are at least two deals on offer for a place in the All-Ireland semi-final. Bluff your way in with the ghost o(...)

Roscommon defender Conor Daly in action against Galway during the league. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Five Dalys will start Sunday’s Connacht final, from two different families and five sets of brothers across the two teams. They are among 165 bro(...)

Gavin O’Brien, named to start on Saturday night in place of David Moran,  came into 2019 without any winning credentials, minor or elsewhere. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For all the fresh harvesting of Kerry’s five-in-a-row All-Ireland winning minor run – 17 players from which have now tasted senior football – manager (...)

Tyrone’s Ronan O’Neill and Kerry’s Tom O’Sullivan. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Tyrone 1-16 Kerry 0-14 With three wins on the trot, Tyrone now switch focus to the defence of their Ulster title with positivity. Two of those succe(...)

Seán O’Shea: strong, square-shouldered and always willing, he has been the focal point of Kerry’s attack playing at centre-forward. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight minutes into Kerry’s game against Monaghan three weeks back, they were in danger of losing sight of their opposition just as surely as we were i(...)

NUIG’s Peter Cooke is tackled by Cathal Bambury of UCC during the Sigerson Cup quarter-final at the Mardyke. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

NUIG 1-9 UCC 0-7 NUIG led all the way through as they saw off UCC at the Mardyke on Wednesday to reach the Sigerson Cup semi-finals. Leading by 1-4 (...)

Galway’s Liam Kelly and Sean Andy O Ceallaigh celebrate after the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Galway 2-14 Kerry 2-10 Galway under-21 football manager Gerry Fahy said it was apparent from the time this group of players assembled at the outset (...)

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