Bernard Allen earned  Offaly a share of the spoils against Longford with a late point. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Longford 1-6 Offaly 0-9 A pointed free from Bernard Allen in the 70th minute earned Offaly a share of the spoils against a depleted Longford side at (...)

Kildare’s David Hyland and goalkeeper Mark Donnellan clash with Robbie Smyth of Longford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 1-16 Longford 1-13 Kildare booked their place in the third round of the qualifiers with a hard fought win over a gritty Longford side in Pear(...)

Dublin’s Stephen Cluxton is fouled by James McGivney of Longford. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 2-25 Longford 0-12 And now for the news. There’s little enough point in walking the curious reader through the precise whats and what-happened(...)

Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan. Manager Jim Gavin eyes up becoming only the fourth team to win four-in-a-row. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

Carlow  Manager: Turlough O’Brien (4th year) Odds: All-Ireland 1000/1; Leinster 300/1 Next up: v Louth, O’Moore Park, 13th May, 2.0 Does Bren(...)

Dublin footballer Jack McCaffrey: “It’s just completely individual ...  If you tie yourself to [a date], you’re setting yourself up for a fall. You just have to move at your own pace through it.” Photograph by Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jack McCaffrey and Liam Connerton are perhaps unlikely friends but university and, more recently, a shared injury journey has bound them together tig(...)

Louth manager Colin Kelly continued their fine form in 2017 with a win over Offaly on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Louth 2-13 Offaly 0-14 Louth continued their great start to the league with a very important win in Tullamore on Saturday. It was Offaly’s first ho(...)

Longford’s Liam Connerton has admitted that balancing their O’Byrne Cup final ambitions with their need to hit the ground running just days later in (...)

Longford’s Diarmuid Masterson beats Michael Meaney of Carlow to the ball  during the All-Ireland Round 1A Qualifier at Pearse Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Longford 2-15 Carlow 1-08 Longford bounced back from their heavy defeat to Dublin with a 10-point win over Carlow in Round One of the qualifiers. (...)