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A passion for tactics

Following the fortunes of a team in any sport is, in large part, a thing of the heart, an emotional rollercoaster that can fling you euphorically skywards but can equally plunge you to the depths of despair. It’s not uncommon, indeed, to experience both emotions over the course of a single afternoon. From the supporter’s standpoint, it’s difficult to feel […]

The road to ’51

It’s the time of year once again for books and there’s one being launched this weekend which is sure to be of great interest to Mayo GAA followers. The Road to 51 by James Laffey, editor of the Western People, tells the story of Mayo’s footballing history from the county’s first appearance in a senior All-Ireland final in December 1916 […]

Two from Terry

Still no let-up from the snow in these parts – we’re eight or nine inches under it now and apparently there’s more to come shortly. We’re seriously considering trying to build an igloo here later on. At least it’s good weather for getting through all those books that have been piling up and I’ve just started reading the recently-announced Sports […]