Tommy Murphy

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Delegates attending GAA special congress at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Ballintemple, Co Cork. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

For much of Saturday’s special congress debate which decided to approve the introduction of a Tier 2 football championship, delegates in Cork’s Páirc (...)

A view of the GAA special congress at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Saturday’s GAA special congress in Cork has passed the proposal for a Tier 2 football championship for national league Division 3 and 4 counties. Afte(...)

Derry captain Christopher McKaigue lifts the Division Four league trophy at Croke Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

One of the consequences – for all we know, intended – of the decision to fix the discussions on a graded football championship for an October special (...)

It was an encouraging year for Cork football with All-Ireland success at minor and U-20 level and a better performance from their seniors in the Munster final against Kerry and the Super 8s against Dublin and Tyrone. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

For something as incongruous as it always is, the GAA football championship draw has already thrown a bit of a curve ball at Saturday week’s special c(...)

 Longford manager Denis Connerton with Dublin boss  Jim Gavin  after the Leinster semi-final defeat at Croke Park in 2018.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Leinster football championship is “over” according to former Longford manager Dennis Connerton. He was speaking in the context of the draw for (...)

Matty Forde: “It wasn’t the most attractive option at the time, that’s being honest about it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It was the spring of 2003 and Seán Kelly was keen to get to work even before he’d gone on the payroll. In the week leading up to the Congress at whic(...)

Declan Browne, Tipperary captain before receiving cup after beating Wexford, in the Tommy Murphy Cup Final at Croke Park in 2005, Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The All-Ireland ‘B’ final of 1994 is probably such a persistent memory because of the sadly untimely death some years later of then Carlow manager Bob(...)

Kevin Brady scores a goal for Antrim against Wicklow during the  2008 Tommy Murphy Cup final at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Moves towards a Tier 2 football championship quickened this week with a meeting in Croke Park, attended by the counties likely to be involved in such (...)

Jim Bolger: “We would be mindful of counties who have legacy issues with the All-Ireland B and the Tommy Murphy.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster chair Jim Bolger, an ex officio member of the GAA’s Management Committee, says that there isn’t a consensus at present on the subject of a ti(...)

Dublin and Galway in action in the Allianz Football League Division One Final. The teams meet again in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Before the conclusion of its first year’s trial, there had been great focus on the All-Ireland football quarter-final format from the perspective of (...)

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