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# down-football - Monday 8 February, 2016

Tributes pour in an after sudden death of former Down footballer RIP

Tributes pour in an after sudden death of former Down footballer

Peter Turley was a member of the Saval club.

# down-football - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Donegal destroy Down to claim opening night 17-point football league win

Donegal destroy Down to claim opening night 17-point football league win

Impressive success for Rory Gallagher’s team in Newry.

# down-football - Monday 14 December, 2015

What do you think of the new Armagh and Down GAA jerseys for 2016?

These are the latest offerings from the Ulster counties.

# down-football - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

One of the finest forwards of his generation is coming out of retirement

Down hitman Benny Coulter is back.

# down-football - Friday 23 October, 2015

Down are set to appoint a new manager soon but won't say who

The wait goes on for Jim McCorry’s replacement.

# down-football - Monday 8 June, 2015

Derry and Laois lead the way in The42's football team of the weekend

Down and Kildare are also in the mix.

Joe Brolly and Marty Morrissey seem to be best of buds again

Brolly’s comments two weeks ago seem to be water under the bridge now.

# down-football - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Derry do just enough to edge past Down but controversial red card the talking point

Conall McGovern was sent-off for an off the ball incident.

# down-football - Friday 29 May, 2015

This All-Ireland winning boss could have managed the Dublin footballers

Pete McGrath has revealed that he was approached by the Sky Blues in 2004.

# down-football - Thursday 28 May, 2015

'I couldn't get up the stairs some days' - The disease that has stalled the career of Marty Clarke

The Down players is slowly on the road to recovery.

# down-football - Monday 27 April, 2015

The Roscommon boss is targeting the biggest prize of all following their Division 2 win

Could John Evans really bring the All-Ireland title back to Roscommon?

# down-football - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Down lost one of their star forwards to a freak injury just before throw-in

Mark Poland’s injury “probably upset us a wee bit,” Down manager Jim McCorry said.

Roscommon are league champions again after Division 2 final win over Down

Twelve months after winning the Division 3 final, Roscommon claimed the Division 2 decider.

As it happened: Down v Roscommon, Division 2 football league final

We were live from Croke Park for the first of this afternoon’s Football League final double-header.

Poll: Who's going to win today's football league finals in Croke Park? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who's going to win today's football league finals in Croke Park?

Dublin, Cork, Down and Roscommon are all chasing glory.

# down-football - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

This Roscommon footballer is trying to break into fashion with his clothing company

Neil Collins is targeting a Division 2 title but off the field, he’s working just as hard to make a name for himself.

# down-football - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Down seal promotion to Division 1, Offaly also go up but it's relegation for Louth and Wexford

There were plenty issues to be decided in the lower divisions today.

# down-football - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Emmet Bolton saves Kildare's bacon - and maybe their Division 2 status

Lilywhites handed crucial lifeline in race to avoid the drop

# down-football - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Down stage late rally to beat Galway as Laois claim first points by beating Roscommon

There were just the two games in Division 2 this afternoon of the Allianz football league.

# down-football - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Derry denied first win as Tyrone snatch late draw in Ulster derby

Meanwhile, Down edged past Cavan in Division 2 at Kingspan Breffni Park.

# down-football - Saturday 28 February, 2015

As It Happened: UL v Waterford IT, Tyrone v Derry, Cavan v Down - Saturday GAA

There was plenty to keep an eye on around the country this evening.

# down-football - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Winless Kildare and Laois prop up Division II as Roscommon and Cavan remain undefeated

Laois are also rooted to the bottom of the Division II table.

# down-football - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Dramatic win for Down against Kildare and Westmeath see off 13-man Laois

The Lilywhites conceded 2-1 in added time to throw away victory in Newbridge.

# down-football - Monday 24 November, 2014

We'll be seeing less great inter-county goals as Down's Benny Coulter retires

Coulter has announced his retirement from the game.

# down-football - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Jim McCorry is the new man at the helm in Down

The Kilcoo manager replaces James McCartan.

# down-football - Friday 5 September, 2014

Reports - Tony McEntee in line to become new Down football manager

Looks like the 2002 Armagh All-Ireland winner is set for a new role.

# down-football - Thursday 4 September, 2014

James McCartan returns to familiar territory with new management role

The former Down boss has hardly been a month out of work.

Down's Marty Clarke and Caolan Mooney are leaving the AFL and returning to Ireland

It’s good news for the Mourne County as Collingwood have confirmed the moves.

# down-football - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Down's former Allstar goalkeeper Brendan McVeigh has retired

Down have lost the 2010 Allstar after nine years between the sticks for the Mourne men.

# down-football - Saturday 26 July, 2014

James McCartan steps down as coach of Down footballers

The manager has brought to an end his association with the team after five years in charge.

# down-football - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Final flourish sees Kildare comfortably past Down in All-Ireland SFC qualifier

Pairc Esler was the venue for the Round 2B qualifier.

# down-football - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Kildare hopeful that Paddy Brophy's back injury will clear up before Down clash

Young Lillies forwards is “not great, but he’s progressing,” manager Jason Ryan said last night.

# down-football - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Down notch dominant win over Leitrim to advance in All-Ireland qualifiers

Conor Laverty led a fine display of scoring from the Mourne County.

# down-football - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Tyrone make 2 changes ahead of Down clash

Ronan McNabb replaces Tiernan McCann, while Patrick McNeice is back in for Mark Donnelly.

# down-football - Monday 19 May, 2014

'What's going on with rules' asks Mickey Harte after Down draw

Tyrone will have to do it all over again.

# down-football - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Cavanagh rescues Tyrone to force draw with Down in five-goal Ulster opener

Mickey Harte’s side lost a seven-point lead during the second-half of today’s game in Omagh.

# down-football - Friday 16 May, 2014

Here are the Tyrone and Down teams for Sunday's Ulster Championship opener

All eyes on Healy Park as Ulster favourites Tyrone begin their provincial campaign.

# down-football - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Laois and Galway escape Division 2 trap door

Tomas O Flathara’s side did exactly what was needed on the final day.

# down-football - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Meath claim three-point victory against Down

The Royal County showed composure under pressure in the dying stages, with Reilly, Stephen Bray and Shane O’Rourke grabbing points late on to ensure their win.