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Mayo 0-12 Donegal 1-9: stalemate secures top-flight status but not semi-final slot

Photo: @JMelvinConTel via Twitter The men from the Hills arrived to Elverys MacHale Park to face Mayo in the final NFL Division One game of the year. The game had so many possible outcomes for six of the eight teams in the division that ranged from Mayo being relegated on one hand, or progressing to a league semi-final on the other. […]

Belief crucial as Minors prevail in Tuam thriller

There are many attributes you need in a side for it to be successful. Talented players who are dedicated and committed to the cause is one, a tactically astute management team that can get the best out of the players is another. But there is another very important attribute that often goes unseen and only surfaces in those moments of extreme […]

New York match reviewed

Photo: Club ’51 (via Facebook) In the build up to this year’s Connacht championship opener in Gaelic Park, New York, the outgoing GAA president Liam O’Neill had raised serious questions over the future of this tie. He doubted whether the counties involved had the appetite and the financial wherewithal to take part in the fixture and he helped to cast […]

Mayo 2-15 Kerry 1-13: not too pretty but still a welcome win

Photo: Mayo Mick The early morning mist quickly descended into heavy showers that hung around for three hours making the prospects of lively and high scoring game of football unlikely. However, the prayers of the crowd travelling to MacHale Park, between 8,000 and 9,000 by my reckoning, helped to clear the skies and left a rain-free game that saw Mayo […]