Aidan O’Shea celebrates after the game. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

When he finished his speech on the steps of the Hogan Stand, Aidan O’Shea put down the microphone and grabbed the Nestor Cup to bring it to his teamma(...)

Tracking defenders is not the natural game of players like Donie Smith or Diarmuid Murtagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It was no fault of the teams but there was something terribly dismal about the spectacle in Hyde Park on Sunday and as the game went on the elephant i(...)

 Galway’s Maitias O Bairéad dejected at the final whistle after losing to Monaghan in the closing minutes at St Tiernach’s Park, Clones. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Watching Galway throw away their Division One status on Sunday was hard enough for me as a neutral observer so I can only imagine how horrific it is g(...)

Tempers flare in the closing stages of the Allianz Football League Division One game between Galway and Mayo at   Pearse Stadium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wild West The increasingly evident friction between Mayo and Galway came to the fore again on Sunday with an on-field melee and three red cards in th(...)

Mayo’s Michael Plunkett and Peter Cooke of Galway get acquainted during the FBD Connacht Football League match at MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Mayo 1-9 Galway 1-10 Galway finished with 12 players as Kevin Comer, Seán Mulkerrin and Seán Andy Ó Ceallaigh were dismissed in this lively FBD Conna(...)