Mick Bohan

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Jim Gavin: “If a player isn’t executing his skillset or the game plan, ultimately the root cause of it isn’t the player – it’s me. The buck stops with me.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Every once in a while, Jim Gavin allows a quick look under the bonnet. He never does it for long and you still only get to see what he wants you to se(...)

How will Kerry deploy Tommy Walsh against Dublin? Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Expect a surprise Think of 2009, and Tadhg Kennelly smashing into an unsuspecting Nicholas Murphy; think of 1978, and Mikey Sheehy with that mischiev(...)

Sarah Rowe kicks a point despite the efforts of Donegal’s Niamh Carr during the clash  at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore, Offaly. Photo by Ben McShane/Sportsfile

Levante manager Paco Lopez once said about football: “We overdramatise it sometimes, but that’s why so, so many people love it”. Trust me, ladies fo(...)

Mayo’s  Grace Kelly gets her shot away as Deirdre Foley of Donegal closes in during the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC   match  at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore, Offaly. Photograph: Ben McShane/Sportsfile

Mayo 1-22 Donegal 3-12 The magnificent full-forward line of Grace Kelly, Rachel Kearns and Sarah Rowe came up trumps for Mayo at O’Connor Park in Tul(...)

Sinead Aherne: leading Dublin out against Cork in last year’s TG4 Ladies Senior All-Ireland football final. Dublin are bidding for three in a row this year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ever so slowly, team by team, sports psychology has slipped into the world of GAA, to the point it’s almost accepted as a fundamental element of succe(...)

Ashling Hutchings of Cork gets away from Donegal’s  Nicole McLaughlin during the Lidl Ladies NFL Division 1  match  at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Galway secured their place in the Lidl National Football League Division 1 semi-finals after round five of the competition, while Dublin, Donegal, Cor(...)

Dublin’s Kate Sullivan gets her shot away despite the attempted block from Donegal’s Niamh Carr during the teams’ recent  clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho

The ladies football league this year is one of the most exciting competitions to keep an eye on for the next two months. Apart from the obvious cont(...)

Róisín Flynn of Mayo attempts to block  Hannah O’Neill of Dublin during the   Lidl Ladies NFL Division  match  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Dublin 1-17 Mayo 3-9 Defending champions Dublin moved to the summit of the Lidl National Football League Division One table with an impressive comeba(...)

Mayo senior football manager James Horan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

James Horan and Terry Hyland will return to the sideline and to familiar game day routines when they convene in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday for a low(...)

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony in action against the All Blacks. Will Ireland lift the Rugby World Cup this year in Japan? Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“What’ve you got there?” “I’m not sure, found it up in the attic. It’s some sort of glass ball.” “Looks like one of those old crystal balls, doesn’t(...)

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