GALWAY 2-28 DUBLIN 1-17 (Sunday, 28th May – Tullamore) Ben Quinn’s goal before half-time put Dublin back in contention but Galway pulled away to book a Leinster semi-final meeting with Offaly on June 18th. After their stunning league final performance against Tipperary, many pundits were looking to see if Micheal Donoghue’s team could repeat that display. But despite this occasion lac[..]

Tyrone 0-22 Derry 0-11 (Sunday, 28th May – Celtic Park) The stats look impressive but this was a stroll for a Tyrone side nowhere near their best as they booked an Ulster semi-final meeting with Donegal on June 18th. Gradually, Mickey Harte’s team built a 0-5 to 0-0 advantage and maintained that buffer before pulling clear in the final 20 minutes. Tyrone had the luxury of 12 wides as De[..]

DUBLIN vs GALWAY (Sunday, 28th May – 4pm Tullamore) Galway’s stock is up as they begin their attempt for a first All-Ireland title since 1988. After resounding 3-21 to 0-14 win over Tipperary in the league final and the Premier County’s subsequent Munster championship loss to Cork, the Tribesmen are 10/3 favourites to lift Liam McCarthy. But ask any of the Galway panel and they’ll i[..]

DERRY vs TYRONE (Sunday, 28th May – 2pm Celtic Park) Cork’s victory has the championship summer purring for more shocks and Derry will be looking for their own story as they attempt to dethrone Mickey Harte’s Tyrone. The Oak Leafers had a disappointing spring. Despite victories over promoted Kildare and Fermanagh, home losses to Down and Cork resulted in Damian Barton’s side droppin[..]

Fixtures (Subject to Change): Saturday 27th June – (Quarter-Final) – Waterford vs Cork (7pm Fraher Field, Dungarvan) Sunday 28th June – (Quarter-Final) - Clare vs Limerick (3.30pm Cusack Park, Ennis) Saturday 10th June – (Semi-Final) – Cork/Waterford vs Tipperary (7pm Pairc Ui Rinn/Semple Stadium) Sunday 11th June – (Semi-Final) – Clare/Limerick vs Kerry (Cusack Park, Enn[..]

MAYO 2-14 SLIGO 0-11 (Sunday, 21st May – Connacht Senior Football Championship) MONAGHAN 1-20 FERMANAGH 1-11 (Saturday, 20th May – Ulster Senior Football Championship) DONEGAL 3-19 ANTRIM 1-9 (Sunday, 21st May [..]

CORK 2-27 TIPPERARY 1-26 (Sunday, 21st May – Semple Stadium) The hurling summer began with a bang as All-Ireland champions Tipperary lost their Munster title after a cracking contest. The teams were level 16 times, shared 55 scores but Cork emerged triumphant against their great rivals in Thurles for the first time since 2006. It was also the Rebels first Munster win since 2014 as secon[..]

MAYO 2-14 SLIGO 0-11 (Sunday, 21st May – MacHale Park) Goals at the end of both halves from Diarmuid and Cillian O’Connor ensured Mayo came through their opening joust. Diarmuid’s goal on 35 minutes, after benefitting from the referee’s advantage, gave Stephen Rochford’s team a 1-6 to 0-5 interval lead following a first period where the teams were level five times. Sligo competed [..]

CORK 2-27 TIPPERARY 1-26 (Sunday, 21st May - Munster Senior Hurling Championship) CARLOW 0-24 WICKLOW 2-8 (Saturday, 20th May - Christy Ring Cup Semi-Final) Carlow moved within 60 minutes of a McCarthy Cup return after his comfortable win in Netwatch Cullen Park. Despite Wicklow goals from Eoin McCormack and Georg[..]

MONAGHAN 1-20 FERMANAGH 1-11 (Saturday, 20th May – Clones) Monaghan took 35 minutes to show their hand in this championship opener but dominated the second period to book an Ulster quarter-final with Cavan. The Farney men led just 1-8 to 1-6 at half-time and that lead was reduced to the minimum by the 43rd minute as Fermanagh’s Tomas Corrigan and Sean Quigley replied to a Neil McAdam poi[..]