Tyrone’s Ronan Strain in action against Cork’s Alan Kelleher during the All-Ireland minor semi-final at Bord na Mona O’Connor Park, Tullamore. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

All-Ireland MFC final –Meath v Tyrone, Croke Park, 1pm . Live on TG4 Tyrone great Enda McGinley reckons the Red Hands always knew they’d have to beat(...)

Conor Gormley in action for  Tyrone against Armagh’s Oisín McConville during the 2003 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

As a player, Conor Gormley won pretty much the lot with Tyrone teams, from provincial and All-Ireland titles to All Stars. He even captained Ulster to(...)

Patrick McBrearty is a top talent and a mature player but he hasn’t won an All Star yet. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The closer we get to this weekend’s semi-finals, the more farcical the whole situation becomes. Surely this is a first for world sport: a format that (...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton and Ciarán Kilkenny celebrate with the Allianz Football League Division One  trophy in 2018. Photograph: Inpho/Bryan Keane

Cavan Cavan make their way on to the field Manager: Mickey Graham (1st season) Selectors: Dermot McCabe, Martin Corey Last good leagu(...)

Kansas City Chiefs  defensive line coach Britt Reid with Allen Bailey during a game against the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium  in Kansas City, Missouri, in December. Photograph: David Eulitt/Getty Images

On January 30th, 2007, Britt Reid was driving Route 23 in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, when his GMC Denali was involved in an incident with Larry (...)

Seán Cavanagh with Kerry captain Declan O’Sullivan during the league clash in Omagh in 2006. When they had players like Peter Canavan, Stephen O’Neill, Kevin Hughes, Cavanagh and Brian McGuigan to call on, they would always build a score that’s hard to beat. Photograph: Alan Betson

  You have to hand it to Mickey Harte. For a fella who has been through as much as he’s been through – on the pitch and off it – to be taking a t(...)

 Former Tyrone star Joe McMahon, Johnny Magee, Kilmacud Crokes manager  and ex-Dublin and Mayo’s Chris Barrett at the launch of this year’s Londis Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland Senior Football Sevens.  Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Regardless of what happens in the All-Ireland final and even considering Dublin’s drubbing of Tyrone last year, Mickey Harte’s legacy is secure. Kerr(...)

Bill Likely of Kinlough, Co Leitrim, with the first salmon of 2018 in Ireland, caught on the river Drowes on a Black and Gold Rapala lure.

The first salmon of 2018 in Ireland was caught last Tuesday from the Point of the Meadow Pool on the river Drowes by fisheries manager Bill Likely fro(...)

Garryowen’s Neil Cronin in action  during his side’s 7-13 loss to St Mary’s College. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Terenure College cruised straight to the top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A thanks to an eye-catching 24-0 bonus-point victory over Dublin Universi(...)

Colm Cavanagh: “I don’t think there’s any player at present that is anywhere near him . . . there is his ability to drop back and spot danger and then get forward.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho Ulster

“Colm Cavanagh, to me he’s the man.” And Joe McMahon would know. For 13 years he had been leading Tyrone from full back, centre back, midfield, and d(...)

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