Dublin’s Sinéad Goldrick and Ciara Trant celebrate after winning the Ladies All-Ireland SFC final against Galway at Croke Park on September 15th, 2019. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Women’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final: Armagh v Dublin Venue: Kingspan Breffni Park Throw-in: 4.30pm On TV: Live on TG4. Armagh and Dublin clash in seni(...)

 Tipperary’s dual star Orla O’Dwyer will once again kit out for the Brisbane Lions. Photograph:  Chris Hyde/Getty Images

While the AFL men’s Gaelic football trade experiment is more than likely over, the crossover from ladies’ football to AFLW is about to reach a new pea(...)

Cora Staunton will return to the Greater Western Sydney Giants for the 2021 APLW season. Photograph:  Matt King/Getty Images

The lure of Australia remains strong despite the global pandemic with 15 Irish women officially locked in on AFLW deals for the 2021 season. Monday’s(...)

Sinead Goldrick (right) in action for the Melbourne Demons against Collingwood Magpies at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on February 28th. Photograph: Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images

In the end, Sinéad Goldrick only had about two hours to pack up her life and go. There had been weeks of uncertainty as to whether the 2020 AFLW seaso(...)

Is Sinead Goldrick letting down Dublin  because she wants to take an opportunity to see if she can cut in a professional sports environment? Should we force her to choose? Absolutely not on both counts. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The women’s AFL (AFLW) was founded in 2017 so Australians “stealing” our players is only a recent topic for the LGFA. There wasn’t a lot of noise abou(...)

Orla Finn of Cork faces off Rachel Ruddy of Dublin. Both teams are gearing up for this year’s season of women’s football. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

“Fire in the heart and fire in the belly”. That is how Ephie Fitzgerald and his Cork women’s football team would describe their 2020 campaign. There i(...)

Dublin manager Mick Bohan: “We should start off with the same dreams as a parent for your son as your daughter.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In front of another record attendance of 56,114, for the seventh successive year, Dublin marked their third successive All-Ireland title with a gritty(...)

David Clifford will be in action for East Kerry against Dr Crokes in the Kerry SFC Final  in Tralee on Sunday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

FOOTBALL - SATURDAY TIPPERARY SFC FINAL Clonmel Commercials v JK Brackens, Semple Stadium, 2.30 – Clonmel look to maintain their recent record o(...)

Niamh Collins of Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin footballer Niamh Collins sees danger for the county in the growing numbers being enticed to the WAFL in Australia. Collins, an influential de(...)

Niamh McEvoy in action for Dublin in the All-Ireland final against Galway. She has now signed for Australian Football League team Melbourne. Photograph Bryan Kean/Inpho

The best laid plans, and all that. Hardly had the piece on the failure thus far of Australian Rules to attract any of the stars of the all-conquering (...)

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