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“A Lot Of People Didn’t Give Us A Chance” – Aidan O’Shea

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Mayo’s 1-14 to 1-10 win over Donegal at McHale Park in Castlebar on Saturday evening secured their spot in the All Ireland semi-final next Saturday where either Dublin or Tyrone lies in wait.  In fact, such has been Mayo’s competitiveness over the last decade, this will be their eight All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons. The green and red were …

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GAA Stock Watch: Kenny Goes One Way While Sheedy Goes The Other

What a hectic weekend of Allianz League action it was.  In the Allianz Hurling League, our four semi-finalists have been confirmed. All-Ireland champions Limerick put a beating on Laois to set-up a tie with a high-flying Dublin side who shocked everybody by taking out Tipperary last weekend in Semple Stadium. The other semi-final pits 2017 All-Ireland champions, Galway against a …

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Spotlight: Four Minutes Of Utter Dominance From Aidan O’Shea

Mayo ground out an important win on Saturday night against a Kerry side who, up until then, had taken on all comers and won. People will say ‘sure it’s only the league’ and to an extent that is true, the real questions will be asked come the ‘white heat’ of Championship. However, we can’t underestimate the importance that this game …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Remember The 2017 Football Year?

Sam Maguire stayed in the capital as Mayo hearts were broken yet again – but how well do you remember the rest of the 2017 football year? This quiz will test how much attention you were paying during the National League, the provincial championships – with even a club question to boot. And, if you stopped paying attention when the …

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Five Things Mayo Need To Do To Beat Dublin

Mayo can put 66 years of hurt behind them on Sunday and deny Dublin a three in a row, curse be damned. Here’s how…. 1.  Maybe don’t drop your number one goalkeeper on All Ireland final day?  In the replayed final less than a year ago, Stephen Rochford made the inexplicable decision to drop David Clarke in favour of Rob …

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The Domino’s Effect: Seven Key Turning Points In Mayo’s Season

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Mayo have taken arguably the rockiest road ever seen to the All-Ireland final as they face Dublin in what will be their tenth championship clash of the summer. There have been highs and lows throughout, but here we have documented the key moments throughout their tumultuous summer. Loss to Galway Following an underwhelming league campaign and an expected win over …

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Three Players Who Will Be Key For Mayo If They Are To End The Curse

Mayo go into Sunday’s All-Ireland football final as big underdogs against a Dublin team looking to keep Sam Maguire for the third consecutive winter. Coming into this clash, which is a repeat of last year’s decider, the Connacht side will look to their big-game experience to try to force them over the line and win a first title since 1951 – …

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The Best Mayo-Kerry Combined XV Of The Last Fifteen Years

Dublin , Ireland - 1 October 2016; Aidan O'Shea of Mayo during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay match between Dublin and Mayo at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Mayo and Kerry is one of the newer rivalries in the GAA, but it is a fixture that never fails to disappoint and there have been some exceptional footballers playing with these counties over the last 15 years. Between them, they have contested a combined 15 All-Ireland finals in this time (including two between the pair in 2004 and 2006) …

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Watch: Aidan O’Shea Shows No Signs Of Giving Up Fan Selfies

The Mayo footballers are preparing for their Connacht SFC semi-final against Galway this weekend with a vengeance, intent on regaining the provincial crown they surrendered to the Tribesmen last year.  Ahead of their match this weekend, in a new video promoting tourism in the county put out by Mayo.ie, star players Aidan O’Shea, Lee Keegan and Colm Boyle feature. It is …

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Aidan O’Shea Not Included As Mayo Side To Face Sligo Named

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O'Shea at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Mayo have named their side to take on Sligo in the Connacht Senior Football Championship this weekend. Last year’s beaten All-Ireland finalists have made five changes from the side that went down to Dublin last October. Robbie Hennelly, Brendan Harrison (injured), Donal Vaughan, Jason Doherty and most notably O’Shea are all out of the team. David Clarke, Chris Barrett, Ger Cafferkey, Fergal …

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Opinion: Mayo Players Need To Stop With The Online Statements

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo's Aidan O'Shea at the end of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly took a lot of heat from Joe Brolly over the weekend for the statement he posted on social media in the wake of his side’s All-Ireland final defeat, where the Breaffy goalkeeper had a forgettable day. In turn, Joe Brolly took a lot of heat on social media, as people defending Hennelly spoke out. Brolly’s main …

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