Peter Cooke

22 results

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates his team’s win over Galway in Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 2-13 Galway 1-13 Mayo, the great survivors of qualifier football over the past four years, made up for their only lapse – last year – by reachin(...)

Galway goalkeeper Mághnus Breathnach challenges Dublin’s Dean Rock during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at  Croke Park. Photograph:  Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Galway 0-7 By way of minor consolation Galway manager Kevin Walsh suggested he wouldn’t be reading too deeply into a result like this. No(...)

 Dean Rock celebrates after scoring Dublin’s goal during the  Allianz Football League Division 1 match at  Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Galway 0-7 World order restored, Dublin looking casual and then perfectly calculated in getting back to winning ways at Croke Park. It i(...)

Referee Derek O’Mahoney shows a black card to Galway’s Peter Cooke and Killian Brady of Cavan during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at  Pearse Stadium, Galway on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Hiding in plain sight, the introduction of the sin bin for black card offences had their first run-out in front of mass audiences on Sunday and, in ge(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton saves a penalty from Galway’s Eamonn Brannigan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 1-24 Galway 2-12 So much for a semi-final being a good place to catch Dublin. This wasn’t exactly the ritual disembowelling that Tyrone got la(...)

Kerry and Galway in action at Croke Park. The game got off to such a slow-burning start that the crowd fell quiet and we could hear every ball being called for. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

This must have been the strangest weekend in the history of the All-Ireland football championship. On Sunday evening, I was in Dublin with my son Mar(...)

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 (...)

Dublin’s Ciarán Kilkenny with Sean Andy O Ceallaigh of Galway in action at Croke Park. Photograph: Oisin Kenir/INPHO

Many Galway fans in their heart of hearts would have taken a four-point defeat to Dublin in the Allianz Football League final if it had been offered t(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Paul Conroy of Galway scuffle off the ball. Photograph: Bryan Keane/INPHO

A quick summation of where Gaelic football is right now. Dublin polished off their fifth league title in six years with a 0-18 to 0-14 win over Galway(...)

A scuffle breaks out on the pitch between Galway and Dublin players. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Galway 0-13 Dublin 0-13 A flavour of ‘83 about this wild and wildly entertaining league contest between the two teams who will, after everything, con(...)

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