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Stack Returns For Rossies As Dublin Unchanged For Super 8s Clash

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Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham has made one change for his side’s trip to Croke Park to face All Ireland champions Dublin in the second round of the Super 8s.  Brian Stack takes the place of Hubert Darcy in the half-forward line following the Connacht champions’ 0-17 to 0-13 loss to Tyrone in Dr Hyde Park last weekend. Stack was introduced …

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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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Allianz Football League Round-Up: Mayo Put Tyrone To The Sword

Allianz Football League

Brought to you by Allianz, proud sponsors of the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. It was another busy day of Allianz Football League action as Kerry recorded their second win of the campaign while Mayo inflicted further woe on Tyrone. Mickey Harte’s side remain winless in the competition while Mayo are flying high following their comprehensive nine-point victory. The same could …

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Mayo Name Strong Team For League Opener Against Rossies

Newly reinstalled manager, James Horan, has named a strong Mayo starting team for their Allianz Division 1 League opener with Roscommon on Saturday.  Among his more experienced players, Horan has included two league debutants after impressing during the Connacht FBD League campaign. Brian Reape from Bohola Moy Davitts has been named at full-forward, while alongside him at corner-forward is Conor Diskin …

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Roscommon’s Seánie McDermott Announces Retirement

Seanie McDermott Roscommon

Former Roscommon captain, Seánie McDermott, has announced his retirement for intercounty football after 14 years with the county.  The 34-year-old made his senior debut for Roscommon in 2005 and, remarkably, started every league and championship game from that point up to 2017. McDermott made 178 appearances for the Rossies and enjoyed title success in the Connacht championship in 2015 and 2017. …

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Kerry’s Conor Cox Completes Move To Roscommon Footballers

Conor Cox Kerry

Former Kerry underage football star, Conor Cox, has completed his move to the Roscommon football panel for the 2019 season.  Cox has won three All Ireland junior medals with the Kingdom in 2012, 2015 and 2017. In last year’s decider, the sharpshooter notched up a score of 1-5 from play in the 2-19 to 1-14 victory over Meath. Although Cox was …

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Anthony Cunningham Could Replace McStay As Rossies Boss [Report]

Former Galway hurling manager, Anthony Cunningham, has emerged as a surprise candidate to replace Kevin McStay as Roscommon manager, according to the Irish Sun.  McStay stepped down from his post with Roscommon, and retired from inter-county management, in September after three years with the county. “Having considered the many factors involved in managing a county football squad, and unable to …

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Super 8 Power Rankings: Ulster Teams Climb The Ladder

After another busy weekend in the Super 8s, two teams are through to the semi-finals, two teams are out of contention while the rest are battling it out for the final spots. It’s all reflected in this week’s power rankings. 1 Dublin The All Ireland champions retain their top spot this week after they came away from Omagh with a …

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Donegal Defeat Roscommon At Dr. Hyde Park

Donegal saw off Roscommon in Dr. Hyde Park in today’s first Super 8’s clash by a scoreline of 0-13 to 0-20. Dr. Hyde Park played host to Donegal and Roscommon in today’s first Super 8’s clash as each side looked to banish the memories of the losses they sustained in their last outing. The Rossies came up short against Tyrone …

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Preview: Dublin Face The Toughest Challenge Of Today’s Super 8 Clashes

Week one of the Super 8s proved to be anything but ‘super’ but plenty of drama is promised this weekend as Roscommon and Donegal fight for survival before Dublin and Tyrone go head-to-head. We preview all of today’s action. Roscommon v Donegal: Dr. Hyde Park, 5pm. Roscommon find themselves in a very unfortunate position this week having received a trouncing last Saturday …

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Tyrone Draw First Blood In Super 8s As They Ease Past Roscommon

Roscommon 2-12 Tyrone 4-24 Tyrone got their Super 8’s campaign off to the best possible start as they overcame Roscommon in a one-sided affair in front of a muted crowed in Croke Park this afternoon.  Fintan Cregg opened the scoring for Roscommon, pinging a lovely score over from the 45 metre line to counter the swarming Tyrone defence. They were afforded plenty of space …

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Super 8 Preview: Tyrone’s Experience To Tell Against Roscommon

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifiers Round 4, O'Moore Park, Co. Laois 7/7/2018 Cork vs Tyrone Tyrone's Connor McAliskey celebrates after scoring his sides opening goal

What: All Ireland Championship Football Quarter Finals – Phase 1 (Group 2) Who: Tyrone v Roscommon Where: Croke Park, Dublin When: Saturday, July 14th at 5pm Odds: Tyrone 2/5    Draw 8/1    Roscommon 11/4   The three-year trial that is the Super 8s will begin in earnest at Croke Park on Saturday evening with the meeting of Tyrone and Roscommon. Mickey Harte’s Tyrone side have become the …

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Roscommon Through To Super 8s After Thrilling Victory Over Armagh

Roscommon 2-22 Armagh 1-19 Roscommon and Armagh served up the game of the season so far in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise this afternoon as the two goals from Enda Smith saw the Connacht finalists book their place in the Super 8s competition. It was a blistering, fast-paced encounter with little fouling, instead plenty of skill and wonderful finishing were on display. Armagh enjoyed the …

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