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Retrospective on those five wins over Galway

It’s been a fair while since our championship season was defined by how we got on against the neighbours but, having played them down the years a grand total of 85 times in the championship since our first clash back in 1902, our frequent summer clashes against Galway certainly makes the fixture our greatest rivalry. A proper rivalry it is […]

Dillon’s decision a timely boost

Photo: The Score (Cathal Noonan/Inpho) Alan Dillon’s announcement – on the night that he was named Mayo Club Footballer of the Year – that he intends to stay on with the senior county team for 2015 is a timely boost as a new year of football action beckons. The Ballintubber clubman referenced the many retirement announcements made in recent weeks […]

Poll: who’ll win the county final?

Next Sunday is senior county final day, where, for the third time in five years, Castlebar Mitchels will lock horns with Ballintubber in the decider at MacHale Park (throw-in 3.30pm). Mitchels are the defending champions but the previous two times the teams met in the final it was Ballintubber who left MacHale Park with the Moclair Cup in their possession. This […]

Six All-Star nominations for us

The nominations list for this year’s All-Stars was published earlier this morning. We’ve got six on it this year – Colm Boyle, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Aidan and Seamus O’Shea and Cillian O’Connor – and the list features ten different counties. Kerry, as you’d expect, lead the way with eleven, Donegal and Dublin both have nine, Monaghan have four, Armagh […]

Foul final should fire us up for 2015

Well, that’s it, then. After the worst All-Ireland final in at least a decade – the original ‘puke football’ one of 2003 was probably the last time a contest of such awfulness occurred on football’s biggest day of the year – Sam is heading to Kerry for the 37th time. And if The Sunday Game tonight is anything to go by, the […]