Peter Leahy

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 Roisín Durkin of Mayo in action against Waterford’s Aileen Wall  during the Lidl Ladies  Division One clash at  Swinford. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Aishling Moloney excelled as Tipperary battled their way past a strong and stubborn Westmeath effort to claim a vital win in Division One of the Lidl (...)

Is Sinead Goldrick letting down Dublin  because she wants to take an opportunity to see if she can cut in a professional sports environment? Should we force her to choose? Absolutely not on both counts. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The women’s AFL (AFLW) was founded in 2017 so Australians “stealing” our players is only a recent topic for the LGFA. There wasn’t a lot of noise abou(...)

Aishling Moloney’s late point earned Tipperary a draw with Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A remarkable performance and late equaliser from Tipperary’s Aishling Moloney earned Shane Ronayne’s side a point as All-Ireland champions Dublin were(...)

Dublin’s Aoife Kane in action against Cork’s Eimear Kiely during the league semi-final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

And then there were four. It took eight games across two weekends to give us our history-making semi-finalists who, for the first time ever, will pl(...)

Sarah Rowe kicks a point despite the efforts of Donegal’s Niamh Carr during the clash  at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore, Offaly. Photo by Ben McShane/Sportsfile

Levante manager Paco Lopez once said about football: “We overdramatise it sometimes, but that’s why so, so many people love it”. Trust me, ladies fo(...)

Mayo’s  Grace Kelly gets her shot away as Deirdre Foley of Donegal closes in during the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC   match  at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore, Offaly. Photograph: Ben McShane/Sportsfile

Mayo 1-22 Donegal 3-12 The magnificent full-forward line of Grace Kelly, Rachel Kearns and Sarah Rowe came up trumps for Mayo at O’Connor Park in Tul(...)

Ashling Hutchings of Cork gets away from Donegal’s  Nicole McLaughlin during the Lidl Ladies NFL Division 1  match  at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Galway secured their place in the Lidl National Football League Division 1 semi-finals after round five of the competition, while Dublin, Donegal, Cor(...)

The wheelchair stand in Páirc Uí Rinn is where the Camp Nou or Bernabeu put their away fans. Behind a fence and shoved into a corner.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Westmeath women’s football manager Sean Finnegan went on an incredible rant about the state of pitches for women’s matches and has lambasted sporting(...)

Dublin’s Kate Sullivan gets her shot away despite the attempted block from Donegal’s Niamh Carr during the teams’ recent  clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho

The ladies football league this year is one of the most exciting competitions to keep an eye on for the next two months. Apart from the obvious cont(...)

Donegal’s Karen Guthrie  celebrates at the full-time whistle at Croke Park. Photograph:

As Karen Guthrie stretched herself out on the Croke Park pitch seconds before the final whistle blew on a cold Saturday evening, that sense of relief (...)

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