Cillian O Connor

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Mayo celebrate their league final win in Croke Park. It was a deserved success and long-time observers were impressed by the game management that conclusively saw off Kerry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“The biggest thing is that it endorses and reinforces the work that we are doing on the training field. It’s a bit of tin and I’m sure in five weeks’ (...)

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(...)

Mayo’s Robert Hennelly against Dublin. Morgan Treacy/INPHO

There’s a conservatism that runs through the GAA like the Great Atlantic coal seam. For decades, it has been reflected in tactical and personnel switc(...)

Corofin’s Micheal Lundy and Ciaran McGrath lift the trophy. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Corofin (Galway) 2-10 Ballintubber (Mayo) 1-9 Corofin bagged their third Connacht title on the bounce, but not before they underwent a stiff examinat(...)

 Ballintubber’s Cillian O’Connor scored six points for his side.

Ballintubber 3-11 Aughawillan 1-8 Three second half goals from Ballintubber ended Aughawillan’s hopes in a game of contrasting halves played in excel(...)

 David Clifford  squeezes the ball past the Monaghan defence and goalkeeper Rory Beggan in Clones. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

The football final appears in front of us like a grubby-faced child that nobody has the heart to go at with a wipe. A foregone conclusion at the end o(...)

Kildare’s David Hyland celebrates with his mother Máire after the victory over Mayo  at St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The greatest myth in sport is that one game is the same as the next and that all animals are equal. You hear managers preach ‘one game at a time’ and (...)

Mayo captain Cillian O’Connor scores one of his three goals in the victory over Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Limerick 3-7 Mayo 5-19 Mayo have been accused in the past of lacking that ruthless streak when it comes to putting teams away but they answered those(...)

 Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates scoring a goal against Limerick. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Mayo 5-19 Limerick 3-7 The sun was shining at the Gaelic Grounds this evening but it rained goals on Limerick, who exited the championship on a disap(...)

Mayo’s Aiden O’Shea  with Johnny Heaney, Sean Kelly, Declan Kyne and Barry McHugh of Galway during their   Division One clash at Pearse Stadium, Galway, in February. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

 Connacht SFC quarter-final: Mayo v Galway Sunday, MacHale Park, Castlebar, 4pm Down the track it comes. There’s nothing like a big first-roun(...)

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