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Cillian scoops second YFOTY award

Tonight was All-Star award night up here at the National Convention Centre and with Keith, Ger, Lee and Alan collecting their gongs it was always going to be a good night for the county. It was made even better, though, with the announcement that Cillian O’Connor was, for the second year running, named the Young Footballer of the Year. Ed […]

Ten All-Star nominations for us

The nominations list for this year’s All-Star awards was published last night and, as expected, we’re well represented on it. Newly-crowned All-Ireland champions Donegal lead the list with twelve nominations and we’re next on a generous enough ten. Cork have seven, Dublin six, Meath and Longford have two each while Armagn, Down, Kildare, Kerry, Laois and Wexford have one each. […]

The end or the beginning – now is the time to decide

For some further reflections on Sunday’s result, I’m delighted to welcome back into the guest slot Stateside Dean who argues that we must use the experience from this year’s loss to drive us onto greater things in 2013. Anyone who has played Gaelic football, hurling, or any sport for that matter, and has experienced a championship loss, no matter the level […]

O’Neill’s departure confirmed + are you ready for next year?

The Irish Examiner has today followed up on the story they broke yesterday about Cian O’Neill’s departure from Mayo’s management set-up with a piece definitely confirming that the Moorefield man will not be staying on as team coach next year. In doing so, the paper reports that O’Neill has denied he’s jumping ship to join Kerry and he’s claimed instead that […]

And so it ends

Photo: Nat Telliya (@rodgegella) via Twitter Well, that’s it then. The final itself is well and truly over and the homecoming is too – fair play to everyone who turned out, by the way, in atrocious weather conditions down at McHale Park yesterday evening for the lads’ official return to home territory – as the curtain comes down on our […]