Dublin: 0 °C Sunday 3 December, 2023

# player watch

All time
5 final moments that highlighted Morgan's role as Tyrone's playmaker
The Red Hand goalkeeper gave a masterclass against Mayo.
3 crucial plays when Tyrone turned over Kerry and caused havoc on the counter
We assess how Tyrone used a narrow defence and fast transition game to upset the Kingdom in the All-Ireland semi-final.
5 magic moments that summed up Cian Lynch's All-Ireland final tour de force
Cian Lynch was the conductor of the Limerick orchestra in the All-Ireland final.
Why Keegan's return to half-back was the catalyst for Mayo's win over Dublin
Lee Keegan was instrumental after his release from the full-back line.
Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come
Matthew Ruane typified Mayo’s energy in the second period of yesterday’s Connacht SFC final.
The key moments in tense finale when Monaghan's leader won the Ulster semi-final
When Armagh moved two points ahead in the 63rd minute, Conor McManus took over.
How Galway's attacking corner-back hurt Roscommon at both ends of the pitch
Sean Kelly held Conor Cox scoreless and set-up both the Galway goals.
How Mayo forwards are sharing attacking duties without O'Connor
The win over Sligo showed how the Mayo attack might look for the rest of 2021.
Irish rugby's loss is Dublin football's gain as 'fine athlete' Tyrrell lights up the league
Hannah Tyrrell has made an outstanding return to inter-county football.
Inside the goal chances Con O'Callaghan scored and created against Kerry
Whether it was backdoor cuts, high deliveries or runs to the back post, the Dublin star caused havoc.
New era of attack in Tyrone and how the latest gifted forward to emerge scored 0-10 off scraps
We take a look at Paul Donaghy’s performance in their narrow defeat to Donegal on Saturday.
12 points and 21 tackles - How the Hegarty and Morrissey double act took down Waterford
Gearoid Hegarty and Tom Morrissey led the way for Limerick with and without the ball in the All-Ireland decider.
Puck-out battle highlights Galway's struggles in defeat to Limerick
Five Limerick scores came directly off Galway keeper Eanna Murphy’s restarts.
How Patton's kick-outs became Donegal's attacking launchpad
We take a closer look at the Donegal netminder’s performance in Ballybofey on Sunday.
Analysing McKenna's debut, AFL influence on his game and why Tyrone fans should be excited
Conor McKenna scored 1-2 and set-up 1-1 on his first senior appearance for his county.
Whelan and Concannon thriving as Galway move towards new style under O'Neill
Conor Whelan and Brian Concannon played key roles in Galway’s win over Tipperary yesterday.
How Joyce's belief and freedom turned Galway's most gifted attacker into force to be reckoned with
We take a closer look at Shane Walsh’s display against Donegal and why he’s thriving under Padraic Joyce.
How Kerry rejuvenated former Footballer of the Year with 'link man' role in attack
James O’Donoghue enjoyed a return to form for the Kingdom against Dublin.
40 possessions, scored 0-4, 33 passes completed - Dublin's playmaker dominates replay
We take a closer look at Ciaran Kilkenny’s man-of-the-match display on Saturday night against Kerry.
Scored 1-3 and forced 8 turnovers - inside Jack McCaffrey's All-Ireland final tour de force
The Clontarf flyer picked up man-of-the-match honours in the final for the second time in his career.
The dynamic duo in the Tipp defence that lorded the skies against Kilkenny
Both aged 23, Ronan Maher and Barry Heffernan enjoyed vastly different career trajectories but shone on the big stage yesterday.
Breaking down Paul Mannion's masterclass for Dublin against Mayo
The Kilmacud Crokes forward scored five points and was heavily involved in Dublin’s spell of dominance after half-time.
Sheedy's mid-game switch of McGrath that turned the tide in Tipperary's favour
Man-of-the-match Noel McGrath gave a brilliant mix of style and substance following his move to midfield.
How the irrepressible Ryan McHugh torched the Kerry defence from deep
The Kilcar flyer was directly responsible for 1-8 in one of his greatest ever displays in the Donegal jersey.
Just 18 months into his Kerry career, this is already David Clifford's team
The heir to Colm Cooper’s throne, Clifford shone on the big stage once again.
Michael Murphy's influence on Donegal runs far deeper than scores and assists
We take a closer look at Murphy’s impact in yesterday’s Ulster final.
'My family were all here today. I saw them out there after - all delighted, all mad Rossies'
Conor Cox has scored 1-40 for Roscommon this season after transferring from Kerry.
Even in defeat, TJ Reid gave one of his greatest ever displays yesterday
Kilkenny’s talisman almost dragged his team over the line with a sublime haul of 2-11 against Galway at Nowlan Park.
'He is as talented as there has been in the last 20 years in hurling' - The reinvention of Bubbles O'Dwyer
A closer look at how Tipperary boss Liam Sheedy has gotten the best out of mercurial forward John O’Dwyer.
Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane
Mayo’s centre-field pair were hugely influential in their Division 1 final defeat of Kerry.
Player Watch: How Tyrone turned McShane into full-forward wrecking ball
Cathal McShane has scored 1-11 in his last four games but his contribution runs far deeper than that.
Player Watch: Davy Fitz converts former Wexford forward into brilliantly effective sweeper
Kevin Foley has assumed the key position in defence this season.
Player Watch: How Kerry made a reborn Tommy Walsh the focal point of their attack
The former AFL player scored four points against Monaghan to continue his strong start to the season.
Player Watch: Inside Padraig Walsh's superb performance at midfield against Tipperary
We take a closer look at Walsh’s impact yesterday during Kilkenny’s Division 1A victory in Semple Stadium.
O'Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat
The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.
What shape is the Ireland squad in a week out from the Scotland qualifier?
Martin O’Neill will be keeping a close eye on this weekend’s matches ahead of another huge fixture.
Trap casts his eye on Long and Coleman ahead of Ireland squad announcement
The veteran manager is at Goodison Park today.