Tyrone’s Tiernan McCann is confronted by Donegal’s Ryan McHugh. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone defender Tiernan McCann has admitted that coming under a social media spotlight is “not easy” and has appealed for online critics to be “very c(...)

Stephen Cluxton makes a crucial save to deny Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien a goal during the All-Ireland football final replay at Croke Park.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Six-time All-Ireland winning football captain Stephen Cluxton is now in line to receive the one award that has so far eluded him throughout his long a(...)

When Stephen Cluxton came off his line early for the penalty save which denied Paul Geaney a goal in the drawn final, I had it rerun within eight or nine seconds in the commentary position. This type of ‘ref-assist’ doesn’t have to be unacceptably intrusive. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

My late father had a phrase that combined his love and admiration for the GAA with the frustration that it could sometimes cause him. He would sit the(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Chris Barrett celebrate after the victory over Mayo in Castlebar. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 1-14 Donegal 1-10 Guess who’s coming to dinner? Prepare for a week in which the garlands will be flung in Mayo’s direction, lauding their cou(...)

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(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy kicks a late free to equalise the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Donegal 1-20 Kerry 1-20 A year after Kerry had produced a cracking draw against Ulster opposition in Clones, they repeated the trick in Croke Park on(...)

Donegal’s Jamie Brennan celebrates scoring a goal during the Ulster SFC semi-final against  Tyrone at Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Donegal 1-16 Tyrone 0-15 The pendulum swings again. Declan Bonner’s young team took a huge stride forward with a strong and sometimes brilliant Satur(...)

Dublin’s Niall Scully scores his second goal past goalkeeper Donegal goalkeeper Shaun Patton during the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Super 8 game at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 2-15 Donegal 0-16 The house DJ played Bowie’s Let’s Dance when Dublin took the field just seconds before the second-half throw-in. But there a(...)

Wicklow are frustrated that they can’t play their home quarter-final against Dublin in Aughrim. Photograph: Inpho

New faces, same old outcome Maybe it was Parnell Park asserting its value to Dublin but the close-run thing against Kilkenny came a bit out of the bl(...)

 Cathal McShane scored two points as Tyrone beat Donegal to claim a place in the Ulster under-21 football decider. photograph:  Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Presseye

Tyrone 1-15 Donegal 2-8 Tyrone capitalised on Donegal indiscipline to reach the Ulster Under-21 final in a game of two halves at Celtic Park in Derry(...)

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