Before throw-in in Omagh on Sunday, April 6, Jim Gavin was asked by TG4 presenter Micheál Ó Domhnaill about Bernard Brogan, who had been named to make his first start of the year.More
Alan O’Mara has insisted Cavan will ignore jibes about their style and keep playing to their strengths as they aim to turn success at U21 level into trophies on the senior stage.More
Clare 2-17 Limerick 3-07
Both Clare and Limerick minor footballers faced into last night’s Munster championship qualifier in Newcastlewest hoping to put heavy opening defeats behind them.
Cork have given short shrift to all but one of the Football Review Committee’s competition structure proposals.More
If you’re a Derry football fan and you place a premium on statistics, then you may not view an Allianz Football League final outing as a particularly good thing.More
Donegal footballer Paddy McBrearty has warned that the ongoing standoff between club and county cannot be allowed to continue indefinitely.More
Eoghan O’Gara dismissed the suggestion that he may be struggling with a toe injury, but the sight of him at a press conference yesterday was enough to suspect he may not make the first XV for this Sunday’s Allianz Division 1 decider.More
Dublin 0-11 Cavan 0-10
If such a thing as a disrepute charge exists in the GAA for questioning the Association’s integrity, the Cavan county board may fear one landing on their door mat this week.
Sean Hayes’ face in the minutes after the final whistle went far beyond disappointment.More
By hook or by crook — and furious Cavan may just argue it is the latter — Dublin could yet win this Cadbury All-Ireland U-21 football championship as they’ve been tipped to do so from the outset.More
Rathgormack sub Jamie Kirwan grabbed a decisive goal in injury time at Fraher Field on Saturday to secure their first win of 2014 and inflict a second defeat on Clashmore.More
Beara 0-15 Seandún 1-17
Seandún progressed to the next round of the Cork SFC Divisional/Colleges section following a deserved victory over Beara yesterday.
You can’t help thinking Eoin Cadogan is playing a blinder as the big brother when he perceives his younger sibling Alan and the rest of the Cork U21 footballers are being hyped up ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland U21FC semi-final.More
The Imokilly board secretary has admitted the division will have to seriously consider withdrawing from the Cork senior football championship.More
Mickey Whelan has no problem talking Dublin up, but the 2011 All-Ireland winning selector draws the line at the suggestion that the reigning champions are operating at a higher level than any other county.More
He was held aloft as the poster boy for those advocating the introduction of the black card after being infamously hauled down by Sean Cavanagh in last summer’s All-Ireland quarter-final, but Monaghan’s Conor McManus remains unconvinced about its merits.More
Kerry minor manager Jack O’Connor believes county board bosses must appoint a Director of Football to ensure the Kingdom’s finest underage talents are not lost before transition to senior ranks.More
Tipperary hurling hero John Leahy has created a massive storm by axing five leading players from the county’s ladies football panel.More
The All-Ireland SFC will descend into mayhem unless referees achieve consistency in their policing of the black card, Kevin McStay has warned.More
Dublin 2-20 Cork 2-13
It won’t be until June that this pair begin their championships. Even at that, it won’t be in earnest. Yet you already get the feeling the crown doesn’t weigh as heavy on Dublin as it did in 2012.
It can be difficult to grumble with most seven-point wins but Jim Gavin had a few bugbears yesterday evening.More
Derry 2-15 Mayo 1-16
It’s the curse of league football that any result — good, bad or ugly — can be easily digested and regurgitated as either critical or irrelevant depending on the subsequent course a team’s season takes.
A tweet sent from Derry GAA’s official account yesterday afternoon questioning what it termed to be “Mayo’s systematic fouling” and the absence of black cards caused something of a mini-stir on Twitter.More
It wasn’t surprising that Paul McIver was ebullient at the final whistle. Seeing his players overcome a top side when reduced to 14 men is inclined to put any backroom team in good humour.More
Coláiste Choilm, Ballincollig 1-11 Scoil Aodháin 1-10
When Declan Hyland stepped onto the Croke Park turf, his sole aim — indeed his sole directive — was to impact, however possible, upon proceedings.
Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne 1-8 St Patrick’s, Maghera 1-6
Line crossed, tape broken, summit conquered; phrase it whichever way you please but the bottom line remains unchanged — Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne are Hogan Cup champions, at last.