Sam Maguire

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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(...)

 GAA president John Horan: “We hope everyone sees a place for themselves in the GAA and will join us for this service.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

GAA president John Horan has said he hopes that an ecumenical service to be held in St Patrick’s Cathedral will encourage more Protestants to play Gae(...)

Tyrone’s Darren McCurry scores a goalagainst Derry. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Tyrone 1-19 Derry 1-13 For Derry it was all about closing the chasm that has grown between themselves and their north-west neighbours, and they can j(...)

Declan Browne, Tipperary captain before receiving cup after beating Wexford, in the Tommy Murphy Cup Final at Croke Park in 2005, Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The All-Ireland ‘B’ final of 1994 is probably such a persistent memory because of the sadly untimely death some years later of then Carlow manager Bob(...)

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