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Summing up 2013

Image: Seaofgreenandred 2013, with its soaring highs and crashing lows, is almost behind us: two weeks tomorrow is New Year’s Day and once the lads get back from Dubai shortly after that the FBD will have started up and the first of those Club ’51 banners will have been unfurled. But before all that, the above infographic – which comes […]

All-Star selection doubly cruel on Cillian

Photo: @officialgaa Every year the All-Star awards never fail to cause controversy and tonight’s version was no exception. While the first fourteen gongs in the football awards went in the direction expected (from our perspective, Ger Cafferkey losing out to Dublin’s Rory O’Carroll was a bit disappointing but it wasn’t a surprise), there proved to be a sting in the […]

County Board expecting James to stay on

Photo: Irish Examiner Terry Reilly has a piece in today’s Irish Examiner quoting County Board PRO Aiden McLoughlin which gives the clearest indication yet that James Horan will indeed continue as manager for a fourth season. In this report, Aiden McLoughlin states squarely that as far as the Baord are concerned “James will be in charge next season.” Apparently, the […]

What’s your favourite colour?

Sunday’s All-Ireland was, of course, just the latest big match to be played by the county. Here’s first time guest contributor Ruanejos who looks back at the defining matches that have taken place in his time as a Mayo supporter.  “What’s your favourite colour?” So asks the gatekeeper in the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Any knight who […]