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 (...)

 Hannah O’Neill scores Dublin’s  second goal during the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Senior Championship Final against Galway at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Dublin 2-3 Galway 0-4 The roar at the final hooter from the stands containing a record crowd of 56,114 was cacophonous, those bedecked in blue not gi(...)

Dublin’s Aoife Kane in action against Cork’s Eimear Kiely during the league semi-final at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

And then there were four. It took eight games across two weekends to give us our history-making semi-finalists who, for the first time ever, will pl(...)

Mayo’s  Grace Kelly gets her shot away as Deirdre Foley of Donegal closes in during the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC   match  at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park in Tullamore, Offaly. Photograph: Ben McShane/Sportsfile

Mayo 1-22 Donegal 3-12 The magnificent full-forward line of Grace Kelly, Rachel Kearns and Sarah Rowe came up trumps for Mayo at O’Connor Park in Tul(...)

Cork’s Máire O’Callaghan wins possession from Dublin’s Olwen Carey during the NFL Division One semi-final at Nowlan Park.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway will meet Cork in the 2019 Lidl Ladies National Football League Division One Final at Parnell Park on Sunday, May 5th. Cork needed extra-time (...)

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