Peter Mcgrath

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Down fans on Hill 16 during the 1991 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

This newspaper’s headline stated bluntly on June 10th, 1991: ‘Down through after shambles’. A narrow win in vile conditions sent the county on their (...)

Peter McGrath pictured in 2018 during his time as Louth football boss. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Peter McGrath sighs when asked about the sorrowful mysteries of Down football, saying it almost needs “a public inquiry”. The man who led the county (...)

Waterford players watch the minor game ahead of the round-robin game against  Limerick at Walsh Park last June. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

As a friend once quipped on what used to be the regular means of transport to England – the boat train – as he peered into the night on the track out (...)

Former Down All-Ireland winner John Murphy has died. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The death has taken place of Newry Shamrocks’ John Murphy, one of the most influential figures in Down football. An All-Ireland medallist in 1968, he (...)

Stephen Rochford: is expected to confirm he will remain with Mayo for a third year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Just two counties have yet to appoint football managers for 2018. A number of appointments made this week have filled most of the remaining vacancie(...)

 Rory Gallagher: the Belleek man was the only name put forward by the committee tasked to appoint a successor to Peter McGrath. Photograph: Inpho

Former Donegal team manager Rory Gallagher was last night ratified as manager of his native Fermanagh at county committee meeting in Enniskillen. And(...)

James McCartan says that a good barometer of how his teams were doing at the end of the match was where he was to be found on the field. He recalls ho(...)

  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 (...)

Peadar Healy could struggle to keep Cork in Division Two. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork Status: Steadily dropping. Last year’s unlucky relegation was followed by a first defeat by Tipperary since the 1940s and a fourth year of wat(...)

Brian Cuthbert: resigned following Cork’s qualifier defeat to Kildare in Thurles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

On reading the statement issued on Monday, you would be entitled to wonder did someone on the Cork executive sit down and say to themselves: ‘How do w(...)

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