Mayo manager James Horan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Andy Moran and Alan Dillon return to Mayo’s starting 15 for Sunday’s Connacht football final against Galway, two of four changes from their semi-final(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Seamus O’Shea lose out to Roscommon’s Cathal Shine in Sunday’s Connacht football championship semi-final at Dr Hyde Park.

I was watching the Mayo players on Sunday with full sympathy for the situation they found themselves in. When your year is all about winning the All-I(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor and Neil Collins of Roscommon in action during the Connacht SFC semi-final at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 0-13 Roscommon 1-9: So Mayo eventually found a way past the proverbial blanket and bus – then survived the thunder and crashing of a Roscommon go(...)

Who’d be the Mayo manager, eh? James Horan spent the winter being told that he had no forwards and that his attacking approach needed overhauling. Th(...)

Year four looms. You don’t have to tell James Horan that by twice bringing Mayo to the threshold of that elusive – that prayed for – All-Ireland title(...)

At the lauinch of this year’s  Connacht senior championships  at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan, Claremorris were, left to right,  Galway’s Paul Conway; Emlyn Mulligan of Leitrim; Mayo’s Andy Moran;  Adrian Marren of Sligo; Roscommon’s Niall Carty and  Mark Gottsche of London. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo skipper Andy Moran is expecting to see Donegal’s Mark McHugh back in the inter-county fold before the end of the year.McHugh left Jim McGuinness’(...)

Mayo’s man of the match Cillian O’Connor battles with New York’s Gerard McCartan during Sunday’s Connacht senior  football championship quarter-final at  Gaelic Park, New York. Photograph: Inpho

New York 0-8Mayo 4-18The sun came out for the two teams at Gaelic Park in the Bronx as New York took on a Mayo team who were considered heav(...)

Mayo’s Jason Gibbons and Cailean O’Boyle of Derry at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Derry 2-15 Mayo 1-16 A strange one here. Still, Derry make the leap(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins in action against Tyrone’s Darren McCurry. The versatile Higgins could be the answer to Mayo’s lack of firepower up front as they prepare for another championship year.

This is another piece about the Mayo forwards. Sorry. Has to be done. There might not be wholesale agreement on Mayo being the second best team(...)

Forward Andy Moran will once again captain Mayo against Kildare in Newbridge.

So just seven Kerry players that lined up for last summer’s All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Dublin will start tomorrow night’s Allianz Football Le(...)