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(...)

Mayo manager James Horan: “I think refs need to be at a semi-professional level.”  Photograph: Inpho

Mayo manager James Horan has called for GAA referees to become semi-professional in an effort to ensure that new rules are implemented properly. Ho(...)

Andy Moran at the Mayo team’s press night at the Breaffy Hotel in Castlebar during the week. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MINUTES after Mayo had beaten Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final of 2006, an elated Mickey Moran recalled a conversation that he had with Andy Moran(...)

 Andy Moran: returns to Mayo’s starting line-up following his recovery from a cruciate injury. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It really is terribly unfair to think one of these teams are being specially flown in for the occasion, dined and pampered all the way, have the rest (...)

London’s Sean Kelly and Danny Ryan celebrate their win over Leitrim in the semi-final.

London will travel with an unchanged side for Sunday’s historic Connacht football final against Mayo at MacHale Park.Exiles manager Paul Goggins has r(...)

Donal Vaughan will line out for Mayo in Sunday’s Connacht final. Photograph:James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo come into Sunday’s Connacht final without both their goalkeepers, forcing Rob Hennelly’s recall to the panel and insertion straight into James Ho(...)

A dejected Roscommon manager John Evans during the final minutes of the Connacht semi-final defeat to Mayo at MacHale Park. (Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho)

Mayo manager James Horan’s précis of yesterday’s bloodless Connacht football semi-final encapsulated how still-born the contest had been.“Yeah, Roscom(...)

Mayo's Aidan O'Shea celebrates at the final whistle of the  Allianz Football League Division 1 game against Cork at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 0-10 Mayo 0-11 A couple of exquisite points from sideline(...)