Mark Donnellan

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Dublin’s  Stephen Cluxton saves a shot from Keith Cribbin of Kildare during the Leinster semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 0-26 Kildare 0-11 The beatings will continue until morale improves. Dublin, playing at walking pace, were rarely threatened and never worried(...)

Longford’s Michael Quinn scores his team’s third goal against Kildare. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 1-21 Longford 3-15 AET This was one of those draws where you’d struggle to make a cast-iron argument that either side deserved to win. It was(...)

Meath goalkeeper Barry Dardis netted the penalty to give them a Division two victory over Kildare. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Meath 1-9 Kildare 1-8 It was surreal but it was old-school. In the dying minutes of this fervid Allianz Football League Division Two encounter in Nav(...)

Kildare’s Kevin Feely gets to grips with Ian Maguire during his side’s win over Cork. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Kildare 1-10 Cork 0-10 Kildare finished with only 13 players but still collected their first points on a badly cut up Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch on Sunda(...)

Donegal’s Paddy McGrath and Con O’Callaghan of Dublin compete for a high ball at the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final phase 1 at Croke Park in July. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The week of the All-Ireland final is strange in that you have two teams working round the clock to make sure every detail is accounted for, while ever(...)

Kevin McStay: Roscommon  have to go away and come up with a new plan over the winter now. The Super 8s have knocked all the wheels off their wagon. The old phrase ‘Be careful what you wish for’ springs to mind. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Driving home from Clones on Sunday night, I was thinking about the mindset of each team now as they set themselves for the last round of the Super-8s.(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer reacts after scoring a goal that was disallowed in the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Super 8s game against Kildare at Newbridge. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kildare 0-16 Galway 0-19 Table tops stowed, seats in fully upright position, the Super 8s were eventually cleared for a proper take off, the nature (...)

Monaghan’s Conor McManus and David Hyland of Kildare during their Super 8s round 1 match at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Monaghan 0-15 Kildare 1-10 A morbid fear of defeat hung in the air for much of a suffocating game that was finely balanced throughout; but when Monag(...)

Kildare’s manager Cian O’Neill during the game against Mayo in Newbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare are the outliers in the All-Ireland football championship. Just a few weeks ago the idea that they would feature in the Super 8s line-up would(...)

Kildare’s Neil Flynn celebrates scoring a goal against Fermanagh in the All-Ireland qualifier round 4 victory at  Páirc Tailteann. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kildare 3-20 Fermanagh 0-18 Derry, Longford, Mayo and now Fermanagh have all discovered in recent weeks that Kildare football is in rude health, the(...)

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