Michael Langan

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Tyrone’s Kieran McGeary in action against  Ryan McHugh of Donegal during the Ulster SFC semi-final at Brewster Park in  Enniskillen. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The heart has gone out of Gaelic football. Much as last weekend’s games in Ulster were lauded, I feel that there is a real danger that what makes the (...)

Donegal’s Michael Langan is challenged  by Tyrone’s Brian Kennedy. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

I am thinking of buying a camper van and just living in Ulster next summer. I feel like I have spent the last few months touring the province, from Ba(...)

Leitrim line up for the Connacht semi-final at  MacHale Park. This charade of Division Four teams against the top teams with the marching bands and the preambles  is a thing of the past. Nobody wants to see it anymore – let alone play in it. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Sunday may have been a significant day for the GAA in that it has become painfully clear to everyone that the charade of the Big Day Out has to stop. (...)

Patrick McBrearty carries ahead of Gerard Collins during Donegal’s rout of Down. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Donegal 2-25 Down 1-12 At the end, the thing to watch for wasn’t the general fed-upness of a Down team whose year was done, nor the studied satisfact(...)

David Clifford and Kerry open their Munster campaign against Clare in Killarney on Saturday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday Munster SFC quarter-final Limerick v Waterford, Gaelic Grounds, 3.0 – Live GAAGo. Referee: Joe McQuillan (Cavan) Limerick were unquestionabl(...)

Dublin’s Paddy Small scores a goal during the Allianz Football League Division One  semi-final against Donegal at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 1-18 Donegal 1-14 All hail, then, the first ever joint-winners of the National Football League. The Dubs came through their semi-final with fe(...)

Donegal have been the poster boys for flattering to deceive, but topped their group in the league without talisman Michael Murphy. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Nothing became Division One North of the football league like the ending of it. Stop the clock at various stages of injury-time and you could have sen(...)

Westmeath’s Fola Ayorinde in action with Down’s Jonny Flynn during their football league Division 2 clash at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It’s not often one can say that something happened in a Division 2 league game between Down and Westmeath in Mullingar which genuinely would be a spor(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan is challenged by  Galway’s Seán Kelly during the Allianz Football League Division 1 South game at  St Jarlath’s Park in Tuam. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s nearly a bit comical to hear people raving about the quality of the football since the start of the league. It’s every week now, game after game,(...)

Fans watch the game at the Athletic Grounds. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Armagh 0-16 Donegal 0-16 Relief for Declan Bonner but a sense of frustration was Kieran McGeeney’s lot following this pulsating Allianz League Divis(...)

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