Philip Jordan

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Ireland vs Australia in 2006. Graham Geraghty of Ireland is driven to the ground by Danyle Pearce of Australia, a tackle which led to the Meath man being carried off. File photograph: Inpho

In the RTÉ studio during half-time Colm O’Rourke, who had managed Ireland to back-to-back series wins in 1998-99 said in aghast tones that he had just(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte celebrates at the final whistle of their semi-final win over Monaghan with Ronan McNamee. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When Tyrone full back Ronan McNamee picked up a yellow card midway through the second half of the All-Ireland semi-final against Monaghan, he probably(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte at Garvaghey GAA Centre, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

There will be no live television broadcast from the football All-Ireland winner’s hotel if Tyrone should upset the odds and defeat Dublin on September(...)

Jim Stynes at an  Australia training session ahead of the  International Compromise Rules Test against Ireland at Croke Park in October 1998. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Inpho

The late Jim Stynes has been named on a best Australian international rules team selected from all of the official Tests played since international ru(...)

Colm Cavanagh: “I don’t think there’s any player at present that is anywhere near him . . . there is his ability to drop back and spot danger and then get forward.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho Ulster

“Colm Cavanagh, to me he’s the man.” And Joe McMahon would know. For 13 years he had been leading Tyrone from full back, centre back, midfield, and d(...)

Seán Cavanagh, who will lead Tyrone against Cavan on Sunday week, takes a step back in time in Croke Park. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Tyrone captain Seán Cavanagh has given the strongest indication yet that this is his last year playing intercounty football. At a promotional event i(...)

Mayo’s Kevin Keane is red-carded by referee David Gough for striking Donegal’s Michael Murphy. The Central Hearings Committee has lifted the Mayo man’s subsequent suspension. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA disciplinary system has been left embarrassed by a series of reverses at this week’s meeting of the Central Hearings Committee, which resulted(...)

Gormley will always be remembered for making ‘that block’ on Steven McDonnell in the 2003 All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

One of Tyrone’s greatest ever defenders, Conor Gormley, has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The Carrickmore clubman was a lynchpi(...)

Feeling outnumbered? Galway supporters at the under-21 hurling semi-final at the weekend surely were.

What’s home advantage worth on the scoreboard? Or, if the game is played at a neutral venue, what’s outnumbering the opposition in the stands b(...)

“Referee! Despite that crucial decision going against my team, I just want you to know you’re doing a particularly excellent job this afternoon.”

With the recent advent of Sky Sports covering GAA matches, we’ve noticed (even more) puzzlement with some refereeing decisions. The problem is many(...)

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