Mayo’s Michael Fitzmaurice tackles Tyrone’s John McGoldrick during the 1989 All-Ireland senior football semi-final. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A semi-final against Tyrone will resonate for Mayo supporters above a certain age. The counties met at this stage of the 1989 All-Ireland championship(...)

Aidan O’Shea of Mayo was the dominant midfielder on show in the quarter-finals. He is some physical specimen and clearly in the best condition of his adult life.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The furore over Seán Cavanagh’s rugby tackle on Saturday night has overshadowed some magnificent midfield performances across all four games.This obvi(...)