Shane Walsh

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Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg celebrates winning his third Connacht title. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway 0-12 Roscommon 1-13 Forewarned is forearmed and yet as the rain fell and the pitch became splashy and all sense was squeezed from this cold Ju(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer (right) comes under pressure from Kildare’s Fergal Conway in the All-Ireland football championship quarter-final last year.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht SFC final: Galway v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Sunday, 4.0 (Live RTÉ) It has slipped under the radar that this match constitutes a record fo(...)

Shane Walsh:  He can do anything with a football. He carries on that Galway pedigree of going out and playing with flair. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo

Every team has a certain lifespan. Or every ordinary team anyway. Jim Gavin’s greatest trick with Dublin has been to take away the ups and downs that (...)

Tyrone’s Mattie Donnelly and Donegal’s Hugh McFadden in action during the Ulster semi-final at Kingspan Breffni Park.  Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

There had already been an unusually warm ripple of approbation for this year’s Ulster championship even before last weekend but this was always in the(...)

London’s Michael Clarke puts pressure on Galway’s Michael Daly during their Connacht Championship clash in Ruislip. Photograph: Gerry McManus/Inpho

Galway 0-16 London 1-9 Galway were pushed all the way in Ruislip on Sunday before finally securing their opening round Connacht SFC quarter final vic(...)

Galway’s David Cunnane gets the ball away as  Colm Boyle of Mayo closes in during the Allianz Football League Division  match at   MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Mayo 0-12 Galway 1-11 Galway’s dominance over Mayo – it is four years since Mayo beat their Connacht rivals – continued at MacHale Park as they emer(...)

James Horan: the Mayo manager will be looking for a big improvement on last week’s display against Dublin when his side  host Galway at McHale Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League [Matches at 7.0 unless stated]  Division One Tyrone v Cavan, Healy Park – Meeting of two teams with a first(...)

Conor Gleeson of The Nire is chased down by  Adare’s Oran Collins during the AIB  Munster Club  SFC quarter-final at the  Gaelic Grounds in  Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Nire (Waterford) 1-18 Adare (Limerick) 0-12 The poor record of Limerick sides in the Munster club championship continued at the Gaelic Grounds as(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey gets to the bounce of the ball ahead of Galway’s Johnny Heaney during  the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The view from upper Hogan has Jack McCaffrey all hockey smiles in the parade, plucking familiar faces from the 54,716 audience. Two Palestinian flags (...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton saves a penalty from Galway’s Eamonn Brannigan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 1-24 Galway 2-12 So much for a semi-final being a good place to catch Dublin. This wasn’t exactly the ritual disembowelling that Tyrone got la(...)

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