Galway’s Damien Comer (right) comes under pressure from Kildare’s Fergal Conway in the All-Ireland football championship quarter-final last year.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht SFC final: Galway v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Sunday, 4.0 (Live RTÉ) It has slipped under the radar that this match constitutes a record fo(...)

Michael Murphy of Donegal makes a run at Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Donegal 0-20 Roscommon 0-13 In the 26th minute of this game in a balmy Hyde Park, Donegal supporters saw something close to a vision of summer perfec(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy  scores a free during the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Super 8s game against Roscommon at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Roscommon 0-13 Donegal 0-20 In the 26th minute of this game in a sun-drenched Hyde Park, Donegal supporters saw something close to the return of the(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer and Shane Walsh celebrate after the match at Hyde Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-6 A game of four halves, this. Galway played one half of shackled, stilted packed defence football and only found themselves (...)

Fintan Cregg: possesses the athleticism and pace to track roving half forwards, which seems to be the point of selecting him at centre half back. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Roscommon named their team for Sunday’s Connacht final last Sunday, with Fintan Cregg’s selection at centre back still raising eyebrows. Cregg has ma(...)

Slaughtneil’s Karl McKaigue and Nemo Rangers’ Barry O’Driscoll ahead of the AIB GAA All-Ireland club semi-final. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

SATURDAY AIB All-Ireland club SFC semi-final: Nemo Rangers (Cork) v Slaughtneil Emmets (Derry), O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 4.30 [LIVE, TG4] For all(...)

Enda and Donal Smith celebrate with supporters on the pitch after Sunday’s Connacht final victory. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway 0-12 Roscommon 2-15 So now. Roscommon are at their best when everyone has forgotten about them. Theirs is a tradition of defiance and pr(...)

Liam Hodgins of Galway and Jamsie O’Connor of Clare tussle during the All-Ireland quarter-final in 2002. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

One of the reasons why the recent outbreak of sniping between Ger Loughnane and Galway hurling sounds discordant is that it is a firefight between two(...)

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1 “It’s pronounced jif, not gif” So say Pamela Reed and Matthew Rader, although they don’t explain why. The graphics interchange format was cr(...)

St Brigids goalkeeper Shane Curran celebrates after his side scored a late goal against Western Gaels in the Roscommon SFC final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

ST BRIGID’S 1-13 WESTERN GAELS 0-9: Reigning All-Ireland champions St Brigid’s held off the spirited challenge of a Western Gaels side bidding for the(...)