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Out of the limelight

It’s Connacht final week but, from our perspective, you wouldn’t really know it, would you? Sure, the minors are on the card for Sunday at Pearse Stadium – and good luck to them, their provincial final against Galway throws in at midday – but the senior decider isn’t of great concern to us. It’s the first Galway/Roscommon final since 1998 […]

Connacht championship launch

Photo: Connacht GAA There I was yesterday tap-tapping away wondering about when the Connacht championship launch might be happening when at about the same time the lads were out in their finery over in Bekan, the rushes tickling their bare legs as they formally set in motion the 2016 battle for the Nestor Cup. The launch has spawned a fair amount of […]

Roscommon 1-7 Mayo 1-11: reports of our demise greatly exaggerated 

We’re not yet safe but neither are we a spent force. Roscommon came into this afternoon’s League Division One match at a waterlogged Hyde Park seeking to bury us but instead we showed them the mountain they’ll have to climb if they really want to compete with the big beasts of Gaelic football. It was far from a perfect performance […]

Another big one tomorrow

Right, our second last League match of 2016 takes place tomorrow and it’s another big one for us. As Stephen Rochford warned might be the case at the start of the year, our campaign has become very much a battle for Division One survival while Roscommon have taken to top tier spring football like the proverbial ducks to water. Already virtually […]

Three changes for Roscommon game

We announced our team for Sunday a short while ago. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Roscommon, 27/3/2016): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Shane Nally (Garrymore); Tom Parsons (Charlestown Sarsfields), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina); Evan Regan […]