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Tag Archives: Connacht Senior Football Championship

GAA Round-Up: Routine Wins For Dublin & Tyrone But Mayo Fall

The GAA Football Championship took centre stage on Saturday with plenty of All-Ireland contenders in action.  Dublin and Tyrone both recorded routine victories to book their spots in provincial semi-finals. However, Mayo fell to a one-point defeat against Roscommon in a cracking contest in Castlebar. Meath swatted aside the challenge of Carlow in the days’ other football game. Meanwhile, in …

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Mayo Name Their Starting XV For Semi-Final Clash With Roscommon

Mayo manager James Horan has unveiled the fifteen men who will represent his side for their crucial semi-final clash with Roscommon on Saturday. With a spot in the final up for grabs for the winner, Mayo and Roscommon will go to battle over seventy minutes in this weekend’s Connacht Senior Football semi-final in McHale Park. With Galway awaiting the victor …

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Blow For Leitrim As Mulligan Steps Away But Stops Short Of Retiring

Emlyn Mulligan has opted out of the Leitrim panel for the remainder of 2019 following their defeat to Roscommon in the opening round of the Connacht Senior Football Championship. The news was reported by the Irish Sun on Wednesday with the player confirming reports to the publication on Thursday. The Melvin Gaels club man did not start last weekend’s Connacht …

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Molloy Drafted In To Galway XV For Connacht Semi-Final With Sligo

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Kieran Molloy has been drafted into the Galway starting XV as they take on Sligo for a place in this year’s Connacht Senior Football final.   The AIB Club Footballer of the Year comes into the squad at right half-back with his Corofin club mate, Bernard Power, replacing Ruairi Lavelle in the Galway goals. The other two changes from the Tribesmen’s …

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Marty Morrissey Tweet Captures The Pure And Utter Delight Of The People Of Roscommon On Sunday

The people of Roscommon will party long into the week following Sunday’s historic Connacht SFC triumph, and rightly so.  It was the county’s first provincial title in seven years and at the full-time whistle it was evident that a famine had been quenched. There were jubilant scenes as the Roscommon folk descended on the pitch, invading the Pearse Stadium turf …

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Owen Mulligan’s Debut For The London Footballers Didn’t Exactly Go To Plan

Former Tyrone footballer, Owen Mulligan appeared for London in a senior football challenge game against Waterford in Dungarvan’s Fraher Field over the weekend.  Mulligan became eligible to play championship for London this year when he lined out for Fulham Irish in the London intermediate hurling championship earlier this year. The Red Hand legend, who won three All Ireland’s during his …

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Former All-Star Hurler To Line Out For New York Footballers

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The race for Sam Maguire kicks off this weekend with Sligo travelling across the Atlantic to take on New York in the Connacht SFC opener.  New York will be carrying a couple of surprise packages in their arsenal coming into the clash. Former Dublin hurling ace Danny Sutcliffe will line out for the stateside outfit on Sunday. The 2013 All-Star has …

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Are Roscommon About To Break The Mould… And Becoming The Hipster’s Choice?

Roscommon’s clash with Sligo in Markievicz Park should indicate whether or not they can challenge Mayo. Depending on its context, the term ‘hipster’, can can be used to both complement and insult individuals. Hipster culture exists across the spectrum of Irish society. Everyday we hear people with beards, discuss food festivals, organic gardening, music and Scandinavian dramas. Why watch House of Cards …

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VIDEO: Outrageous Andy Moran Point v Galway

It was score of the weekend, and an early contender for point of the season. Over on the Pundit Arena GAA Facebook page, we have posted some outrageous scores, sent in by our readers, from the end-line with the outside of the boot. However, Mayo’s Andy Moran thought he wouldn’t bother with videoing it himself, so he did it in the …

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Experience Overcomes Youth in the Football Championship

The latest round of fixtures in this year’s Football Championship saw the experience of Donegal, Mayo and Kerry pay dividends. In the build up to last weekend, strong arguments could have been made for it to provide the first upset in this years Championship. Such an argument had its merits. Mayo faced a tricky tie in Salthill against what is looking like a resurgent …

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GAA Championship Countdown #2: Connacht Football Championship

The Connacht Football Championship is the first competition to get underway every year with the annual trip to New York. Galway got their campaign off to a winning start on the east coast of America, and the trip out of Ireland will continue with London completing the contingent of non-Irish-based teams competing for Sam Maguire. Following on from part 1 of our …

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TBT: THAT Seamus Quinn Point For Leitrim In 2000

As inter­-county teams gear up for the first round of the National Football league this weekend, we look back on one of the finer moments from the Connacht Senior Football Championship. This week’s ‘Throwback Thursday’ looks at the winning point from Leitrim All ­Star Seamus Quinn in the Connacht Senior Football Championship quarter-­final between Leitrim and Roscommon in 2000. In the same year, Quinn …

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