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Rossies’ rout means it’s Cork next for us

Photo: Irish Times (Bryan Keane/Inpho) After the bright summer sunshine at Cusack Park in Ennis yesterday it was rain and wind at Pearse Stadium today. I doubt that bothered the Roscommon faithful much as Kevin McStay’s charges pulled off a glorious ambush, spectacularly bursting Galway’s self-regarding balloon to seal their first Connacht title since 2010. Well done to them. By […]

Clare 0-13 Mayo 2-14: second half surge does it

Up until today we’d never won a qualifier match played on the opposition’s home patch. It was, then, wholly appropriate that a venue close to so many Mayo supporters’ hearts should be the location where we broke that particular duck. Cusack Park, Ennis, looked resplendent in the bright warm sunshine today. The pitch was a green, sun-kissed carpet and, packed […]

Team named for tomorrow’s game

Photo: @RMcB5Foundation We named our team a short while ago for tomorrow’s Round 3A qualifier clash with Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis (throw-in 5pm). Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC qualifiers Round 3A v Clare, 8/7/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe); Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy), […]

Clare uncovered

Photo: Irish Mirror/Cathal Noonan This is the seventeenth season since the qualifiers were introduced and so the number of counties we haven’t yet met in the championship has got whittled down a good bit in the years since 2001. Clare are one of the counties we still have to cross off our list but that’s a job we’ll get to […]

Clare clash confirmed for 5pm on Saturday

Photo: The GAA have now confirmed fixture details for our Round 3A qualifier meeting with Clare. The match will take place at Cusack Park in Ennis next Saturday (8th July) and throw-in has been set for 5pm that evening. As most of you know, Cusack Park is a small enough ground, with capacity no higher than 15,000. Tickets for […]