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Rochford: Corofin And Crokes Has Potential To Be Best Final In Years

Former Mayo boss, Stephen Rochford, believes Sunday’s AIB All Ireland senior club football final between Dr Crokes and Corofin will be one of the highest quality finals in years. With the exception of the 2017 final between Dr Crokes and Slaughtneil, the club finals over the past number of year’s have been one-sided affairs. Corofin defeated Nemo Rangers by 15 points …

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Gallagher Hails Stephen Rochford’s Fresh Ideas For Donegal

Eoghan Bán Gallagher Stephen Rochford Donegal

Donegal defender, Eoghan Bán Gallagher, has praised the attacking approach that Stephen Rochford has brought to Donegal from his time with Mayo and Corofin. Rochford stepped down as manager of Mayo at the end of last season after three years in charge and was appointed to Declan Bonner’s coaching staff in October, replacing the outgoing Karl Lacey. Speaking at the …

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Reports: Ex Mayo Boss Rochford To Join Donegal Backroom Team

Former Mayo manager, Stephen Rochford looks set to join Declan Bonner’s backroom team in Donegal for the 2019 season, according to reports. When asked about the possibility last week, Bonner dismissed the rumours as “bunkum” but it looks as though the Donegal manager has performed a U-turn. Rochford would be a replacement for former Donegal star, Karl Lacey who left …

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James Horan Ratified For Four-Year Term As Mayo Manager

James Horan has been ratified by the Mayo county board after a meeting this evening. Horan managed the Mayo senior footballers between 2011 and 2014 and will take control once again, following in the footsteps of Stephen Rochford, who left the camp this year. The Ballintubber man managed to get Mayo into both the 2012 and 2013 All-Ireland finals where …

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Lee Keegan Admits His “Disappointment” And “Shock” At Rochford Departure

Mayo star Lee Keegan has outlined his “disappointment” and “shock” with the news that Stephen Rochford has resigned as manager of the senior footballers.  Rochford guided Mayo to two All-Ireland finals against Dublin (and a replay) where they came incredibly close to ending their long wait to lift Sam Maguire. A disappointing 2018 saw them exit the Championship at the …

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Vote: Who Are The Top Contenders To Succeed Stephen Rochford?

Stephen Rochford stepped down from his post as Mayo manager yesterday evening, citing a lack of support from the county board as the reason for his decision.  Rochford took over in 2015, leading his side to the All Ireland final in 2016 and 2017 before exiting the competition at the hands of Kildare this summer. The search will now begin for his replacement …

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Breaking: Stephen Rochford Steps Down As Mayo Manager

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford has officially stepped down from his position. The man who has been at the helm of the Mayo football team since 2015 has now confirmed that he will be leaving his position. A statement (via John Fogarty) can be read below: Stephen Rochford steps downs as #Mayo manager. Statement: #GAA pic.twitter.com/eWUPk0qKGm — John Fogarty (@JohnFogartyIrl) August …

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Stephen Rochford Looks To Breaffy For Mayo Management Rebuild

Stephen Rochford has identified the joint managers of the Breaffy senior football team as the men to join his backroom staff after the departures of Donie Buckley, Peter Burke and Tony McEntee. Rochford has been on the lookout for those suitable to help guide Mayo back to the heights they reached in previous seasons after this year where they failed to …

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Stephen Rochford Set To Stay On As Mayo Boss

Stephen Rochford is set to stay on as manager of the Mayo senior footballers according to a report in The Mayo News.  There has been speculation over the last few weeks that Rochford may step down from his role, which has seen three of his backroom staff leave, and that former Donegal All-Ireland winning manager Jim McGuinness could step in. …

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Reported Ticket Interest In Mayo Vs Galway Is Already Through The Roof

Galway Mayo

With the 2018 Allianz Football League consigned to history, counties’ preparations are gathering pace in the run-up to the summer. Undoubtedly the standout football tie for the month of April is in Connacht. Last year’s All-Ireland finalists Mayo face off against the beaten League finalists Galway in a mouthwatering clash in Castlebar. Galway have beaten their neighbours the last two summers, …

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The Standout XV From The 2018 Allianz Football League

Ahead of the final of the Allianz Football Leagues this weekend, we look at the standout performers of the Division 1 campaign. Who do you think should make the team? 1. Rory Beggan (Monaghan) Remarkably, Monaghan only conceded one goal in seven games across the campaign. This is a stat which forms the backbone for their impressive third-place finish in …

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