Mike Quirke

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Remarkably, Laois have never played Dublin in Laois. Photograph: Inpho

I watched Laois warming up to play Dublin in Croke Park on Sunday lunchtime and began to think of my own time managing Roscommon. And I wondered about(...)

Michael Quirke: “I think it was definitely worth it. I do. I think the GAA did an incredible job to be honest with you.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And just like that, the championship is half over. We’ve hardly had time to get a bit of wear out of the good winter coat and already the season is l(...)

Brian Fenton scored four points from midfield in Dublin’s win over Laois. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 2-23 Laois 0-7 In the 68th minute of the usual Leinster semi-final cakewalk for Dublin, Paul Mannion cut in off the right and fed Ciarán Kilke(...)

Rory Gallagher: ‘The getting-to-know phase is something we’re missing out on to some extent.” Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Everyone’s lockdown is different, everyone’s lockdown is the same. It’s 12 weeks since intercounty football paused mid-sentence and everyone was told (...)

Meath will hope to ignite their Division One campaign against Mayo. Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Saturday [all throw-ins 7pm unless stated] Division One Dublin v Monaghan, Croke Park [eir sport and RTÉ 2]: Not only are Monaghan on a three-in-a-r(...)

Laois manager Mike Quirke. Photo: Inpho

Laois 0-16 Armagh 0-10 The Laois footballers are top of Division Two of the Allianz Football League this evening following a hugely impressive win ov(...)

James Horan: led Mayo to the league title last season with a victory over Kerry in the final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Allianz Football League [Matches at 2.0 unless stated]  Division One Tyrone v Meath, Healy Park – Back in the big time, Meath face familiar oppo(...)

Laois’ Paddy O’Sullivan and Shane Walsh of Meath contest the ball during the Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup game at  Páirc Tailteann in  Navan. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Meath manager Andy McEntee has claimed that the new advanced mark rule in Gaelic football is unnecessary and only moving the game closer in style to A(...)

The Kerry Under-20 team after their defeat to Cork. Photograph: Inpho

Faltering conveyor belt One team had all the confidence of serial winners, their audacious scoring conveying an utter disregard for the laws of physi(...)

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon scored 5-2 in the opening half and 7-4 overall for her club. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Mismatches The calls for a tiered football championship grow louder, it seems, each week, with many commentators referring to the tiered system in hu(...)

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