Pat O Shea

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Laois line up for the Leinster final against Dublin at Croke Park. It was their first appearance in the decider in 12 years. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

When John Sugrue took over as Laois manager in late 2017, the job he faced into looked like trying to catch Niagara before it hit the rocks. If Laois(...)

In the 2003 All-Ireland semi-final Tyrone defeated Kerry in a high-energy display of swarm tackling but also superior kicking. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

We live in the present, not in the future. Nearly 30 years ago I asked a senior colleague what it had been like to cover football in Kerry’s ‘Golden Y(...)

Moorefield veteran Ronan Sweeney celebrates after his club’s sensational comeback against St Loman’s in the Leinster club football final at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photograph Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Are you watching this?” read the first text. A second text came shortly afterwards – “Wow”. This from a man who wouldn’t usually make GAA Beo on TG4 (...)

Marc Ó Sé and Anthony Daly at the eir Sport pack season launch.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“He is classically the type of man who would miss the warning signals, the quiet rhythms of the assassins’ murmurs, the hints that he was about to be(...)

Rory Gallagher: helpless as a Donegal side in transition were overwhelmed by a well-honed and more experienced Tyrone outfit.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Who’d be a manager? I was watching Andy McEntee and Rory Gallagher over the weekend and feeling nothing but sympathy for them. I was just thinking of (...)

Dr Crokes’ Colm Cooper: plays very deep, assisting in defence but always with a view to reading the game. Photograph: Inpho

Mickey Moran, the veteran coach who has brought three successive county titles to Slaughtneil, addressed the annual GAA coaching conference at the end(...)

  Michael Murphy leads out his team last week: After the Kerry defeat, Donegal will be eager to get off the mark against Roscommon on Sunday. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty

 Saturday  AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB SFC SEMI-FINALS St Vincent’s (Dublin) v Slaughtneil (Derry), Páirc Esler, Newry, 2.0 (TG4)  The idea (...)

Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy: his return for a winter season with Tralee Tigers has helped to generate a hugely enthusiastic local crowd for the club’s Superleague games. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The presence of Sligo All-Stars basketball club in Saturday night’s division one cup final against Neptune in the National Arena is significant in two(...)

Colm Cooper was named man of the match as Dr. Crokes reclaimed the Kerry SFC crown. Photograph: Inpho

Dr Crokes 2-16 Kenmare District 1-12 Phil Jackson the former Chicago Bulls coach wrote that the greatest quality a team can possesses is not a grou(...)

The ultimate footballing corner-back - Marc O Se. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Next year is set to be the first since 1993 that no Ó Sé will be on the Kerry senior football panel, after Marc followed his older brothers Tomás and (...)

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