Aidan O’Shea: “They are a very talented group of lads and obviously we have a good crew of them in with us at the moment.”

Just because the Mayo footballers are enjoying a two-month break between league and championship doesn’t mean there’s nothing to play for, as Aidan O(...)

Stephen Rochford is the latest to take up Mayo’s  quest, which at times makes the pursuit of the Holy Grail appear half-hearted. Photograph: Andrew Paton/inpho

There was a moment during Aidan O’Shea’s press conference to promote his American adventures – which the PR firm had encouraged us to examine in every(...)

As Monaghan’s most potent attacking player, Conor McManus has been targetted by opponents. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

SATURDAY Throw-ins at 7.0 unless stated Division 1 Down v Dublin Páirc Esler Lives Setanta Sports It was after a defeat here four years ago th(...)

Tom Parsons: “We have a quick turnaround, we have Kerry at home, so this is forgotten straight away and we are back to square one.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For Mayo, it was important to come through a squeaker on Sunday. A win is a win is a win but beating Monaghan in Clones thanks to Robbie Hennelly’s tw(...)

Donegal’s Ódhran MacNiallais normally plays midfield but likes to play in the forwards. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

When Donegal re-emerged for the second half of their game against Mayo on Sunday, Ódhran MacNiallais trotted straight to the edge of the square where (...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy and Shane Nally of Mayo go in pursuit of a loose ball. Photograph: Donna McBride/Inpho

Donegal 1-14 Mayo 1-12 One of those dream days that the league conjures up every so often: a fast and furious game on an afternoon of pure February(...)

Cathal Cregg led the line for Roscommon as they beat Mayo in FBD League semi-final. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Roscommon 0-13 Mayo 0-10 It may have only been the Connacht League, a competition which has helped managers and players cut their teeth before the st(...)

Stephen Rochford’s Mayo tenure got off to a winning start on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht FBD League: Mayo 1-12 NUIG 1-10 Galway 2-9 Sligo 0-12 Roscommon 1-20 Sligo IT 0-10 Leitrim 3-16 GMIT 1-6 Mayo 1-12 NUIG 1-10 Mayo poppe(...)

Reports say 30 Mayo players turned up to a county board meeting on Thursday night. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

The Mayo football panel met with their county board at McHale Park, Castlebar on Thursday night, to discuss the impasse arising out of their vote of n(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton: the midfielder follows up his man-of-the-match award in the All-Ireland final with a first All Star nomination. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Although there is no place for either Paul Flynn, who has been an All Star for the past four years, or captain Stephen Cluxton, who has not been no(...)