Dublin’s Michael Fitzsimons battles with Tyrone’s Lee Brennan and Peter Harte at Croke Park. Harte, like most of Tyrone’s big names, was kept very quiet.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Overall this was a six-point stroll for Dublin. It was a big win everywhere but on the scoreboard and even there it was a decent margin. The quality o(...)

Jonny Cooper leads Dublin into action against Laois in the Leinster final. “Teams are trying to play to their own advantages the best they can and ultimately get a result.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Be the king of small things. Be unrivalled. That’s the Jonny Cooper motto (on twitter) and if it was up to him there would be no need for protection f(...)

 Former Tyrone star Joe McMahon, Johnny Magee, Kilmacud Crokes manager  and ex-Dublin and Mayo’s Chris Barrett at the launch of this year’s Londis Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland Senior Football Sevens.  Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Regardless of what happens in the All-Ireland final and even considering Dublin’s drubbing of Tyrone last year, Mickey Harte’s legacy is secure. Kerr(...)

Tyrone’s Ronan O’Neill with Ryan Wylie and goalkeeper Rory Beggan of Monaghan in the Ulster SFC  quarter-final at Healy Park in May. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC semi-final – Monaghan v Tyrone Croke Park, 3.30pm. Live on RTÉ 2 and Sky Sports Arena In 2013 and 2015 Monaghan won what for the coun(...)

Dublin’s Dean Rock takes a free during the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Super 8s game against Tyrone at  Healy Park in  Omagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tyrone 0-14 Dublin 1-14 Well, Dublin won and became this year’s first All-Ireland semi-finalists with a match to spare but only after an elemental st(...)

 Tyrone’s Padraig Hampsey on the attack against Cavan during  the qualifier at Brewster Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone 0-18 Cavan 1-12 Cavan manager Mattie McGleenan famously bravely fisted home a goal for Tyrone against his current side in the 1995 Ulster fina(...)

 Tyrone’s Colm Cavanagh challenges Gearoid McKiernan for a  high ball. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone 0-18 Cavan 1-12 Favourites Tyrone survived a minor scare from Cavan to march on with what in the end was a relatively-comfortable three-point (...)

Meath’s Joey Wallace with Hugh Pat McGeary of Tyrone at the All-Ireland Football Senior Championship qualifiers round one at Páirc Tailteann, Navan, Co Meath on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Like many others, I was looking forward to what was the biggest game of the qualifier round, in Navan on Saturday night, and it turned out to be a hig(...)

David Clifford scored 4-4 in the All-Ireland minor final win over Derry. Photograph: Inpho

David Clifford hasn’t played senior football for Kerry yet, but he is already expected to stop Dublin from winning four, and definitely five, All-Irel(...)

Tyrone’s Mattie Donnelly is tackled by  Armagh’s Colm Watters at Healy Park in Omagh. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

Tyrone 0-13 Armagh 1-10 Armagh plundered a dramatic draw at Healy Park, gaining a point that gives them a fighting chance of avoiding relegation to(...)