Paul Galvin

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Leinster’s Ian Madigan and Dave Kearney. “I definitely view it as a positive that I can play at centre and at fullback. I’ll do my best wherever I’m put,” says Madigan.

Imagine a svelte Ian Madigan hovering up breaks and distributing pinpoint foot passes into Dublin’s inside line. Madigan attempted, like so many these(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin talks to some of his backroom staff at Croke Park during the All-Ireland football semi-final against Kerry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was a distinctly funereal feel to Jim Gavin’s postmortem after Dublin’s seven-point All- Ireland semi-final win over Kerry, that was completely (...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan celebrates a score during the All-Ireland semi-final victory over Kerry at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin 3-18 Kerry 3-11: Dublin are through to their second All Ireland final in three years after a hands-down epic that showed off everything the spo(...)

Dublin’s Ger Brennan and Kerry’s Darran O’Sullivan will do battle again on Sunday.  Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Like a lot of ex-players, Enda McGinley hasn’t really done the DVD thing. With two young kids and a wife and a job and a life, the hole in the hourgla(...)

Kerry’s Darragh Ó Sé and Ciaran Whelan of Dublin during the All-Ireland quarter-final in 2009. “You’d always believe you could beat Dublin.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In Kerry this week they’re training behind closed doors, just as they have been for most of the summer. It’s a necessary evil and most people don’t re(...)

Kerry manager Eamon Fitzmaurice with his team: “Once we are winning the games you will take these bit of fade outs.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Egress Kerry from the long grass. It has been crowded among the weeds this summer. All that is really known about the preparation of Eamonn Fitzmauric(...)

It was no surprise when old rivals Noel O’Leary from Cork and Kerry’s Paul Galvin renewed acquaintances in the Munster final at Killarney. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Everything at inter-county level is about getting an edge. It’s well known now that Dublin regularly send someone out to film the challenge matches of(...)

With the way he conducted himself off the field regarding his non selection for the third Lions Test,  Brian O’Driscoll showed the qualities that have enabled him to stay at the top for so long. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

On a weekend like the one just gone, you’d live a poor life if you had no interest in sport. As well as going to Killarney on Sunday, I spent most of (...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has dropped double All Star winner Kieran Donaghy to the nench for Sunday’s Munster Senior Football Championship Fina(...)

A large crowd in Killarney await the start of last year’s Kerry versus Tyrone qualifier clash. “None of these Cork players have ever beaten Kerry there. This is no time to be giving them a taste of it.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Growing up in west Kerry, there was no better prospect than going up to Killarney to see Kerry play Cork. You knew it was the real start of the summer(...)

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