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Some stuff on Tyrone

It’s Wednesday already and so our latest make-or-break challenge – by far the biggest one we’ve faced this year – is fast approaching. It comes in the form of Ulster champions Tyrone, three-time All-Ireland winners in the Noughties but a county against whom we’ve got a decent enough championship record. The most recent time we played them in the championship […]

Lake County lowdown

Photo: RTE A week tomorrow we’re back at Croke Park – for the first time since last September – with Westmeath barring our way to a sixth successive All-Ireland quarter-final appearance. So apart from being Joe Dolan’s birthplace and supposedly one-half (along with Meath) of an ancient fifth Irish province, what’s there to know about the Lake County and their recent […]

Lowdown on the Lilywhites

Photo: gaaresults.ie So the draw has paired us at home against Kildare, a match that’ll be played next weekend. An announcement is expected shortly on the precise details for the game. (UPDATE: It’s now been confirmed that the game will take place on Saturday evening at 7pm). As I mentioned last night, we’ve only ever played them once before in the […]

Barry is a Gooner

Photo: Mayo News Sport (via Twitter)  The Mayo News, one of the media outlets that broke the story yesterday, has more information today on the Barry Solan to Arsenal story. The main issue that this piece resolves is Barry’s involvement for the remainder of the championship, with Mike Finnerty quoting Mike Connelly who says that the S&C man will remain […]

Poll: will Galway bate Mayo?

Right, less than a week to go now until our Connacht semi-final meeting against Galway at Pearse Stadium, which throws in next Sunday at 4pm. It’ll be our eighth championship clash with the neighbours in the last decade, a stretch where we’ve had the better of things. Since 2006, we’ve recorded five Connacht victories over the Tribesmen (in 2006, 2009, […]