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James Horan: “What They Are Asking Amateurs To Do Is Crazy”

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Mayo will be waking up this morning licking their wounds after having their two-point half time lead swatted aside by Dublin who scored 2-6 without reply in 15 second-half minutes in Croke Park on Saturday.  For Dublin, it’s on to a fifth straight All-Ireland decider where either Kerry or Tyrone await but for Mayo, a long winter lies ahead as …

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James Horan: “They Pinned Their Ears Back And Ran At Us”

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James Horan cut a dejected figure following his side’s ten-point defeat to Dublin in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final. To many of the near 80,000 strong crowd in the stadium, it looked as though Mayo had Jim Gavin’s side on the ropes come half-time when they deservedly led by two points following a pulsating half of football, particularly defensively. However, Dublin …

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Ruthless Dublin Hit 2-6 Without Reply To Keep Drive-For-Five Alive

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Dublin 3-14 Mayo 1-10 There was a colosseum like atmosphere in Croke Park this afternoon as Dublin and Mayo renewed their rivalry in front of almost 80,000 spectators in the first of this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC semi-finals.  The hairs stood on the back of the neck minutes prior to throw-in as shouts of …

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Preview: Electric Ireland Minor Final On The Line At Croke Park

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In association with Expect high drama this weekend as the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship reaches the penultimate stage. The season started with 32 but we’re down to just four as heavy-hitters Mayo, Cork, Galway and Kerry go toe-to-toe this weekend in Croke Park for a place in this seasons decider on September 1st. The action gets underway on …

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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 Announce All-Ireland Semi-Final Times and TV Schedules

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The GAA has confirmed details for next weekend’s All-Ireland semi-finals involving Kerry, Mayo, Dublin and Tyrone.  Kerry sealed their spot as Group 1 winners yesterday with a 2-18 to 1-13 over a gallant Meath side in Páirc Tailteann, Navan. The race to join Kerry came down to a straight shoot-out in Castlebar between Mayo and Donegal with the home side …

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Mayo Dump Donegal Out Of The Championship In Castlebar

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Mayo 1-14 Donegal 1-10 Mayo are back in an All-Ireland semi-final after defeating Donegal in their Super 8s shootout in Castlebar. Donegal started the brighter of the two sides in Castlebar and opened the scoring through Patrick McBrearty who collected a pass before jinking inside and firing over. Declan Bonner’s men made it two points from two shots moments later …

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Mayo Show Their Hand Ahead Of Donegal Clash

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James Horan has named his side ahead of tonight’s crunch clash against Donegal in the final round of the Super 8s.  Mayo need a win to qualify for the semi-final while Donegal need to avoid defeat which will be easier said than done considering the match is taking place in MacHale Park in Castlebar. Rob Hennelly will start in goals …

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TV Details Announced For Final Round Of The Super 8s

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Come Sunday evening, we will know the four teams set to compete for Sam Maguire following the final round of the Super 8s. Group 2 is already set in stone with Tyrone and Dublin meeting in what is essentially a dead-rubber game while Cork and Roscommon fight it out to avoid the wooden spoon. Meanwhile, it’s fair to say most …

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Mayo Hit Five Majors To Edge Out Dublin In Pearse Park Thriller

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Mayo 5-12 Dublin 2-19 Mayo hit five goals but were pushed all the way by Dublin this afternoon in their Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park, Longford. The pair seemed to shadowbox in the opening exchanges before wing-forward, Ciaran Mylett settled the nerves for Mayo and kicked the opening score after three minutes. However, it took …

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Conclusions As Mayo Ride Their Luck To Pull Away From Meath

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Meath 0-14 Mayo 2-17 Reporting by Michael Corry in Croke Park Meath put up a great showing in Croke Park this afternoon but it was Mayo who pulled away in the closing stages to keep their All-Ireland semi-final hopes alive. Andy McEntee’s side were arguably the better team for most of the game but were left to rue a missed …

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Super 8s Final Round Fixture Details Released For Bank Holiday Weekend

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The fixture details have been released ahead of the final phase of the All-Ireland Super 8s campaign which is set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Depending on the results of this weekend’s Croke Park double-headers on Saturday and Sunday, the final phase of games could prove pivotal in determining who qualifies for this year’s All-Ireland SFC …

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