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Galway’s Damien Comer (right) comes under pressure from Kildare’s Fergal Conway in the All-Ireland football championship quarter-final last year.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht SFC final: Galway v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Sunday, 4.0 (Live RTÉ) It has slipped under the radar that this match constitutes a record fo(...)

Roscommon’s Andrew Glennon celebrates with supporters  after the Connacht SFC semi-final victory over Mayo at   MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 0-17 Roscommon 2-12 On a weekend when the green wave swept through the country in a political upheaval, another force of nature erupted at MacHa(...)

 It’s hardly surprising that Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien is challenging a stiff suspension of 20  weeks. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Like the buses: none for ages and then two at the same time. It is a testament to the GAA’s disciplinary procedures that the Central Appeals Committee(...)

James Horan: the Mayo manager will be looking for a big improvement on last week’s display against Dublin when his side  host Galway at McHale Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League [Matches at 7.0 unless stated]  Division One Tyrone v Cavan, Healy Park – Meeting of two teams with a first(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea claims the ball during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at  Elverys MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Mayo 1-8 Roscommon 1-7 Ye gads. Mayo and the usual hyper-drama. Roscommon hopped over the border and came desperately close to their first league in (...)

Corofin’s Jason Leonard scores one of his two goals  in the Connacht Club SFC semi-final against Clann na nGael at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Corofin (Galway) 4-22 Clann na nGael (Roscommon) 0-7 Corofin ran riot against Clann na nGael, running out 27-point winners in a ridiculously one-side(...)

Kildare midfielder Kevin Feely ran 11.79km during a championship  match last season. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Intercounty players are being assessed like never before – GPS tracker pods are now measuring exactly how far, fast and often they run in a match. Bu(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer and Shane Walsh celebrate after the match at Hyde Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-6 A game of four halves, this. Galway played one half of shackled, stilted packed defence football and only found themselves (...)

Fintan Cregg: possesses the athleticism and pace to track roving half forwards, which seems to be the point of selecting him at centre half back. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Roscommon named their team for Sunday’s Connacht final last Sunday, with Fintan Cregg’s selection at centre back still raising eyebrows. Cregg has ma(...)

Cavan’s Niall Murray with Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg during the All-Ireland championship qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park in 2015. Roscommon won 3-17 to 1-16. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

They gotta stop meeting like this. On the face of it, Cavan and Roscommon make for an unlikely pair to have their fortunes intertwined in any way and (...)

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