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Roscommon Missed Their Chance – Now Mayo Have To Put Them Away

Dublin , Ireland - 30 July 2017; Aidan O'Shea of Mayo in action against Niall Kilroy , left, and Sean Mullooly of Roscommon during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Mayo and Roscommon at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Ray McManus/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The final whistle in Croke Park last Sunday provided a sense of relief for both Mayo and Roscommon. While both would be disappointed not to have won the game, the room for improvement and the recognition that both were still in the 2017 championship meant both had to accept the outcome and move on. It is widely speculated that Roscommon …

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Tyrone Ready To Right Last Season’s Wrongs

Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Semi-Final, Clones, Co. Monaghan 18/6/2017 Tyrone vs Donegal Tyrone's Ronan McNamee Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

A first Ulster title since 2010 was welcomed by Tyrone in 2016, but that was as good as it got when defeat to Mayo at the quarter-final stage ended their season. All eyes are focused on ensuring 2017 is different.  This weekend sees one of GAA’s most eye-catching rivalries reignite as Tyrone take on Armagh in the first of this Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. …

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Five Talking Points From The All-Ireland Quarter-Finals In Croke Park

Dublin , Ireland - 30 July 2017; Lee Keegan of Mayo celebrates after scoring his side's first goal of the game during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Kerry and Galway at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images) quarter-finals

Kerry will face either Mayo or Roscommon in the All-Ireland semi-final, which will take place in three weeks’ time. After an entertaining day of action at Croke Park, we take a look at the major talking points as the Kingdom beat Galway and there was a Connacht stalemate in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Galway left to rue missed chances The Tribesmen threatened the …

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Stephen Rochford Names Mayo Side For Roscommon Derby Clash

Limerick , Ireland - 22 July 2017; Mayo manager Stephen Rochford before the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 4A match between Cork and Mayo at Gaelic Grounds in Co. Limerick. (Photo By Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

On Sunday, Stephen Rochford’s Mayo side will travel to Croke Park to face neighbours Roscommon in the All-Ireland Football Championship quarter-final.  Mayo enter this game after successfully navigating their way through the back door, where they overcame Derry and then Cork after extra-time. Although the Westerners went down two of the most difficult routes, they still came out on top and …

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Our Top Betting Tips On The Weekend’s GAA Action

It’s another crunch weekend of GAA action as the football championship takes centre stage. We have previewed the weekend’s action and have four cracking selections. Using a scale from 1-5, with five being a banker and one being a dodgy bet we have rated our four tips. With a quartet of games, all in Croke Park, here are our selections …

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Cork And Mayo Names Sides For Qualifier As Rebels Ring Changes


Cork and Mayo face off in an All-Ireland qualifier tomorrow evening in the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. It is Mayo’s first visit to the Treaty venue since their infamous loss to Kerry in the 2014 All-Ireland semi-final. Mayo come into the tie as hot favourites, after picking up wins over Derry and Clare to recover from their loss to Galway in the …

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GAA Betting Preview: Best Bets From The Weekend Action

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It’s a big weekend of GAA action and we have previewed all the best bets from the hurling and football championship. Using a scale from 1-5, with one being a dodgy bet and five being a banker, we have picked out four bets that have caught our eye ahead of this weekend’s action. _____ Mayo vs Cork – Saturday 17:00 …

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Venues Announced For Football Championship Round 4A Qualifiers

The venues have been confirmed for round 4A of the football qualifiers by the CCCC this Monday afternoon. The footballers of Mayo and Cork are heading to Limerick for their SFC round 4A qualifier later this month. Cork, beaten in the Munster final by Kerry will be looking to bounce back when they take on last year’s All-Ireland finalists. Mayo were …

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We Now Know The Draw For Round 4A Of The Football Qualifiers

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Roscommon shocked Galway in the Connacht football final today in Salthill, as the Tribesmen were downed at home in a game that everyone expected them to win. Kevin McStay’s side can now plan for Croke Park in the All-Ireland quarter-finals, but Galway must plot for the qualifiers. The men in maroon heading for the back door means that there is …

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All The Results From Saturday’s GAA Action

There were no fewer than eight big GAA qualifiers spread out throughout the country today. With six football games and two big hurling clashes in Thurles, it was a tense day of action in the championships. The Tipperary footballers got what was an exciting day off to a wonderful start with an unexpected away win in Cavan. Second half goals …

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Opinion: Mayo Will Have To Be At Their Best To Overcome Clare


After five years of breezing through the Connacht Championship, the men from the west, now have to navigate the back door for the second season in a row. The qualifier route gave fresh impetus to Mayo last season as they ran Dublin to the pin of their collar in an All-Ireland final that they should have won. However, it was …

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All The Results From Saturday’s Hurling And Football Qualifiers

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifier Round 1, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 1/7/2017 Tipperary vs Westmeath Tipperary’s Patrick Maher in action against Westmeath’s Paul Greville

Saturday saw a host of hurling and football qualifiers as eight teams saw their summers come to an end. In hurling, Waterford had too much for Offaly in a mismatch in Tullamore, breaking away in the first half to ease into the next round. Dublin emphatically saw off Laois in Parnell Park, Tipperary overcame Westmeath after a late rally and Kilkenny …

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Shock For The #MayoForSam Brigade As Derry Nearly Pull Off A Massive Upset

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 2A, McHale Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo 1/7/2017 Mayo vs Derry Mayo's Conor Loftus celebrates scoring a goal

Mayo survived an almighty scare at McHale Park in Saturday night’s All-Ireland Football qualifier before eventually seeing Derry off 2-21 to 1-13 in extra time. Stephen Rochford’s side were expected to have too much for their Ulster opponents – despite a poor league campaign and defeat to Galway in the Connacht semi-final, it was still assumed that they would see off …

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