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Sunday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I want to head out and grab a bit of this glorious sunshine but best get the coverage on yesterday’s rip-roaring qualifier out of the way first. Okay, here goes: Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Tipperary Star, Nationalist, Tipp FM (includes post-match audio with Michael Quinlivan). Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Evening Echo, Irish Mirror (live blog, […]

Tipperary 1-11 Mayo 1-19: second half surge seals it

Say what you want about the qualifiers but they give us days out to remember. Today was another one which, now that we’ve won it, we can savour but, like so many back door contests we’ve been involved in, the enjoyment only came after a period of stress – which lasted a good fifty minutes of today’s game – during […]

Keith Higgins our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: Hogan Stand (Inpho/Cathal Noonan) Okay, the votes are in and counted for the Man of the Match poll on yesterday’s Connacht championship quarter-final against Galway. The clear winner in the poll is Keith Higgins, with 35% of the votes cast. It’s incredible to think that yesterday was Keith’s first appearance of the year with the footballers. Operating mainly as […]

Mayo 0-12 Galway 1-12: indiscipline kills us again

  Last year we came away from Salthill having failed to overcome the handicap of playing much of the match against Galway with fourteen men. Today at MacHale Park we fell right into the same trap and we ultimately paid the same heavy price. Up until Diarmuid O’Connor’s first half dismissal we’d been doing okay. Galway, as expected, had thrown […]