Martin Mchugh

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Tipperary’s Shane O’Connell dives to block a shot from Limerick’s Adrian Enright. Photograp: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Even if they had lost to Tipperary in Saturday’s Munster semi-final, Limerick could still have made the Sam Maguire last eight for the first time sinc(...)

Leitrim’s Declan Darcy lifting the cup with Tom Gannon after winning the Connacht  football final in 1994. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

When Galway take on Leitrim in Pearse Stadium this Sunday it will be 28 seasons since they were defeated by them in championship football, but th(...)

Martin McHugh: ‘People say it’s going like rugby league; it definitely is the way it’s being played’ Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Former Donegal All-Ireland winner and Ulster winning manager with Cavan, Martin McHugh, is extremely critical of modern football as a spectacle, sayin(...)

Donegal’s Patrick McBrearty celebrates his winning point alongside Odhran Mac Niallais. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Donegal 0-16 Derry 0-15 Blood and iron. Fears that Ulster football had gone continental and devil-may-care evaporated on Sunday over 74 minutes that (...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor scores their second goal in the All-Ireland quarter-final against Meath in July 2019. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Players make championships. What has happened to Cillian O’Connor has brought this truth into sharp focus. On the last day of the league, Cillian was (...)

New GAA president Larry McCarthy has included a woman on all of his committees - with Mary Judge, Aoife Farrelly and Julie Galbraith appointed. File photograph: Inpho

New GAA president Larry McCarthy has named his first committees for the next three years. The CCCC, CHC and CAC have to be filled immediately, as they(...)

Cavan fans after the 1997 Ulster final. File photograph: Inpho

Last Sunday night and Monday morning saw Cavan supporters across the land in a most curious position – replying to text messages congratulating them o(...)

Roscommon’s Andrew Glennon celebrates with delighted fans after the victory over Mayo in Castlebar. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You couldn’t but think of that person who opted not to vote for anyone in the local elections, instead writing “MAYO4SAM2019” all down their ballot pa(...)

Supporters leaving MacHale Park in Castlebar on Sunday after the Connacht FBD league clash against Galway was called off.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Both the Connacht and Ulster councils are hopeful that the weekend postponements of matches won’t drastically affect the running of their pre-season t(...)

Donegal’s Christy Toye won three Ulster titles, a National League and an All-Ireland during his time with the county. Photo: Inpho

The very last person who wants to talk about Christy Toye is Christy Toye. The recent news that the Donegal senior GAA footballer was to pack away his(...)

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