Cathal Compton

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Galway’s Damien Comer (right) comes under pressure from Kildare’s Fergal Conway in the All-Ireland football championship quarter-final last year.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht SFC final: Galway v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Sunday, 4.0 (Live RTÉ) It has slipped under the radar that this match constitutes a record fo(...)

Can anyone stop Stephen Cluxton and Dublin and the drive for five? All photographs: Inpho

Connacht Galway Manager: Kevin Walsh (5th year) Odds: All-Ireland 11/1; Connacht 4/5 Next up: v London, Ruislip, 5th May, 3.30 Galway’s lea(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer and Shane Walsh celebrate after the match at Hyde Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-6 A game of four halves, this. Galway played one half of shackled, stilted packed defence football and only found themselves (...)

Roscommon’s Enda Smith and Donal Smith celebrate with supporters last year’s Connacht final victory over Galway at Pearse Stadium. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

In many ways, Roscommon are better set up for an ambush of Galway in this Connacht final than they were a year ago. While they won’t exactly be leapi(...)

Fintan Cregg: possesses the athleticism and pace to track roving half forwards, which seems to be the point of selecting him at centre half back. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Roscommon named their team for Sunday’s Connacht final last Sunday, with Fintan Cregg’s selection at centre back still raising eyebrows. Cregg has ma(...)

Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg with Alan Armstrong of Leitrim. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Leitrim 0-10 Roscommon 0-24 Reigning Connacht champions Roscommon booked their place back in the provincial decider with a 14 point win over Leitrim (...)

Cavan’s Niall Murray with Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg during the All-Ireland championship qualifier at Kingspan Breffni Park in 2015. Roscommon won 3-17 to 1-16. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

They gotta stop meeting like this. On the face of it, Cavan and Roscommon make for an unlikely pair to have their fortunes intertwined in any way and (...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor scores their fourth goal against Roscommon. Photograph: Inpho

Mayo 4-19 Roscommon 0-9 Trust Mayo to yet again come up with the one storyline nobody expected. We thought their summer was petering out, that withou(...)

Roscommon manager Kevin McStay on the sideline with  selector Liam McHale  during the league game against Kerry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Time is merciless. It’s only this weekend last year since Roscommon were agreed by all and any to be the coming team in Division One. They had won fou(...)

 New York’s Luke Loughlin  is closed down by   Roscommon’s Niall McInerney (left) and Cathal Compton during Connacht SFC clash at Gaelic Park in the Bronx, New York on Sunday. Photograph: Ed Mulholland/Inpho

New York 0-17 Roscommon 1-15 The wait for a fairytale goes on. But oh how close New York came to making history in the Bronx last night. Under lea(...)

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