Niall Morgan

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 Con O’Callaghan celebrates one of his two goals during Dublin’s  2-6 blitz against Mayo.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson

1 Dublin’s 2-6 in 12 minutes v Mayo Croke Park, August 10th A vulgar display of power (one for the metallers, there). It was the game of the year a(...)

Paddy Andrews celebrates with the Delaney Cup following Dublin’s victory over Meath in the Leinster final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Paddy Andrews grimly refers to it now as jaw-gate. Five months on from having his jaw smashed by the point of Niall Morgan’s shoulder, he’s even foun(...)

Kerry’s Tommy Walsh: “I was probably putting pressure on myself, and trying to do things at a hundred miles an hour, and things just weren’t coming off.”Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

In September 2006, Kerry and Roscommon played out a gripping All-Ireland minor football final which ended in a 0-15 to 0-15 draw. The Kerry team was a(...)

Tyrone’s Michael McKernan  gets in  Adrian Spillane’s face on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There used to be a fella locally who was known around the place as the laziest man alive. The lengths this lad would go to in order to avoid work were(...)

Kerry’s Tommy Walsh and Frank Burns of Tyrone during their All-Ireland SFC semi-final at  Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

At half-time, Tommy Walsh trotted onto the field with the rest of the Kerry team. For Kingdom supporters, the big Tralee man was like an emblem of a m(...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon and Cian O’Sullivan tackle Cathal McShane of Tyrone during the 2018 All-Ireland football final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When you’re around long enough, you get to hear everything eventually. I thought I was long past being surprised by anything in football. But then I h(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte is tackled by Cathal Cregg and Enda Smith. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Roscommon 0-13 Tyrone 0-17 The Tyrone dressing room was one of silence - no Queen, no Turner, certainly no Wolfe Tones. It was expected the Super-8s (...)

Cavan’s Ciaran Brady tackles Peter Harte of Tyrone during their All-Ireland SFC round 4 qualifier at St Tiernach’s Park, Clones, Co Monaghan on Saturday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Tyrone 1-20 Cavan 0-7 “I don’t think we will need any top class lawyers to put a case together to appeal his cards,” Mickey Harte said scathingly, st(...)

Tyrone’s Mattie Donnelly is tackled by Conor Brady. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Tyrone 1-20 Cavan 0-7 They haven’t gone away, you know. There’s something of the streaking comet about Tyrone now, rushing though the qualifiers for (...)

Tyrone’s Cathal McShane celebrates scoring one of his two goals in the All-Ireland SFC qualifier gainst Longford at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Longford 1-14 Tyrone 2-15 Longford offered up two first-half goals that were seized upon by Tyrone’s Cathal McShane as they claimed a four-point win (...)

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