Cillian O’Connor of Ballintubber gets his shot away despite the attempt  to block by Ballaghaderreen’s David Drake during the Mayo SFC Final at  Elvery’s MacHale Park in  Castlebar. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballintubber 1-14 Ballaghaderreen 1-11 Cillian O’Connor kicked two insurance points in added time as Ballintubber defended the Moclair Cup for the se(...)

Gina Akpe-Moses, Blackrock AC, Co Louth, after winning the European U20 100m Women title  at the European Athletics U20-Championships in Grosseto, Italy. Photograph: Sportsfile

Shairoze Akram clearly remembers the day Mayo footballer Andy Moran visited his primary school in Ballaghaderreen. He liked playing soccer as a boy a(...)

Mayo captain Stephen Coen lifts the All-Ireland U-21 Football Championship trophy after the victory over Cork at Cusack Park, Ennis. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 5-7 Cork 1-14 Mayo collected their fifth All-Ireland Under-21 football title amid a goal rush in front of a crowd of 7,467 at Cusack Park, Ennis(...)

Mayo’s Matthew Ruane celebrates   a dramatic late win over Dublin in the U-21 semi-final Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Mayo 1-15 Dublin 1-14 It’s a feat that hasn’t been achieved in 15 years but Mayo are now just a game away from claiming All-Ireland minor and U-21 ti(...)