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Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan collides with Rob Hennelly of Mayo. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 3-14 Mayo 1-10 Who wants to play them now? Who really wants to face Dublin? In the end, there would be no dark magic or otherworldly defianc(...)

Peter Canavan: retained an unshakeable belief that he would win an All-Ireland for Tyrone. He led the county to success in 2003 and won a second medal in 2005. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Tyrone’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry on Sunday is the latest contest in a rivalry spanning four decades, every one of which has seen the Ulst(...)

James Horan:  will be in a position to field a selection closer to full strength than at any stage since losing the Connacht semi-final when Mayo host Donegal in Castlebar. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

This weekend will clear the decks for the All-Ireland semi-finals. Two matches left to win Sam Maguire. That may well train attention on Dublin’s bid (...)

Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship quarter-final in the Gaelic Park at the Bronx in New York. Photograph: ©INPHO/Andy Marlin

On a sizzling hot day in mid-September, Cavan’s Mick Higgins darted past his Kerry opponents to score a crucial second goal for the trailing men of Br(...)

Tyrone’s Peter Harte: he  is very much on a black-card tightrope. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone’s Peter Harte is the only player in the football championship who could miss an All-Ireland semi-final in the second week of August due to a bl(...)

The Roscommon players after the game. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 2-26 Roscommon 0-14 After 15 minutes, the scoreboard in Croke Park read: Dean Rock 1-5, Roscommon 0-3. If you get on the field with this Dubli(...)

Down could find themselves without any opportunity to play the top teams and to learn and improve as they go. How does that help Down?  Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

The GAA shares with the rap communities of America a genius for gifting the world with original words and phrases which then pass into the everyday. (...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh has won his last seven matches against Mayo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway’s defensive system is made for predictable attacks, and that’s why it holds up so well against Mayo. In their last seven wins over Mayo – they(...)

 Mark Fanning celebrates scoring Wexford’s crucial goal against Kilkenny during the Leinster senior hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The quickening In among the swirl of events at the weekend, on-field and off, were memorable moments as well as points that will become significant i(...)

 Fran Ryder, Bobby Doyle (right), Kevin Moran (behind) and other members of the 1970s Dublin team carry the coffin of their former team-mate Anton O’Toole into the Mount Argus church in Kimmage. Photograph: James Forde

The coffin of Dublin GAA star Anton O’Toole was hauled to church on the shoulders of five separate football teams, the mark of a man whose sporting gr(...)

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