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Tag Archives: Diarmuid O’Connor

“The Biggest Thing Is Free-Taking, Anyone Is A Free-Taker Now”

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Mayo have long been one of the most dominant forces in Gaelic football boasting some of the game’s brightest talents.  Littered with All-Stars such as Higgins, O’Shea, Keegan and Boyle, it was Diarmuid O’Connor who was handed the captaincy at the tender age of 24 last season. The two-time Young Footballer of the Year is a firm favourite with the …

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Diarmuid O’Connor Buoyed By Returning Mayo Legends

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Diarmuid O’Connor is looking forward to getting his sixth season with Mayo underway having recently returned from an extended break ahead of the Allianz Leagues.  Mayo have a tough start if they are to retain their Division One title with Donegal (away) and Dublin (home) proving to be formidable opposition in the opening two weeks. However, before all of that, …

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Mayo Make Four Changes For Crunch Clash With Armagh

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James Horan has made four changes to his Mayo side for their Round 3 qualifier clash with Armagh in Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday.  Mayo secured their place in the next round of the qualifiers with a  five-point win over Down in Newry last weekend, however, they were dealt a major blow during the week with the news that …

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GAA Stock Watch: Jim Gavin Gives Hope To The Chasing Pack

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The Allianz Leagues wrapped up on Sunday (almost) as Mayo and Limerick lifted their first Allianz League trophies in 18 and 22 years respectively in Croke Park. For some teams, it was a league campaign to remember, for others it was one to forget. With that in mind, we have decided to select our GAA Stock Watch based on the …

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Mayo Duo O’Connor And Loftus Join Chicago Club For The Summer

Mayo players, Diarmuid O’Connor and Conor Loftus have moved to the United States and joined McBrides CLG for the summer.  The duo flew out on Sunday following Mayo’s exit from the championship at the hands of Kildare on Saturday evening. The players arrived in the US on J1 Visas, just in time for the registration deadline of July 1st. Some …

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Five Outside Bets Worth Considering For Footballer Of The Year

Allianz Football League Division 1, Croke Park, Dublin 4/3/2017 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

On Tuesday we covered some of the best outside bets for the Hurler of the Year accolade. Now our attention switches to the big ball as we look at five outside bets for the Footballer of the Year award worth considering. The football championship received a boost as Kerry proved Dublin are beatable in the National League final. Undoubtedly counties such as Mayo, Tyrone …

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