Conor Mcmanus

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Diarmuid Connolly with Mayo’s Lee Keegan during the All-Ireland final. “It’s a testament to your own skills that somebody needs to step out of line to curtail you. That’s a compliment really.”Photograph: NPHO/Morgan Treacy

The Gospel according to Diarmuid Connolly is a bracing text, and one that didn’t always have an evangelist. The Dublin All-Star, one of the highest p(...)

Mayo’s Lee Keegan is black carded by referee Maurice Deegan in the All-Ireland football final replay. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

And so to winter talk, as treasured a birthright of the put-upon Gael as parking on the green of a nearby housing estate on county final day and playi(...)

Scotstown’s Mark Duffy and Conor McManus of Clontibret during the Monaghan SFC final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MONAGHAN SFC FINAL Scotsown 2-13 Clontibret 1-12 A two-goal salvo by Orin Heaphey and Kieran Hughes inside a minute midway through the second ha(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh and Lee Keegan of Mayo clash before the start of the second half. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In defending Seán Cavanagh’s sending off, Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has implicated the actions of Lee Keegan as the primary reason for the first yel(...)

Donegal’s Patrick McBrearty gets his shot away as the Monaghan defence close on him during the Ulster SFC semi-final replay at Breffni Park. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye/

Donegal 0-17 Monaghan 2-10 Donegal’s appetite for conquering ever more worlds in Ulster won’t be sated for a while yet. For the sixth year in a row(...)

Donegal and Monaghan players scuffle at Breffni Park.  Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

The first thing to say about the rivalry between Donegal and Monaghan is that we’re not talking Israel and Palestine here. The bit of push-me, pull-yo(...)

 Galway’s manager Michael Donoghue shakes hands with Kilkenny boss  Brian Cody after the league encounter in March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

HURLING (Seán Moran) SATURDAY All-Ireland SHC qualifiers – Round One Wexford v Offaly Innovate Wexford Park, 3.30, Live, RTÉ 2 This looks mo(...)

Monaghan and Donegal renew Ulster rivalry. They say familiarity breeds contempt but it can also breed respect. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Every so often you encounter afternoons in sport which seem to affirm everything you feel is true and important about playing. I landed home from trai(...)

Conor McManus and his team-mates celebrate the Ulster final victory over Donegal last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This weekend the Ulster championship semi-final brings together the two counties who have shared the last five provincial titles. Donegal are well-k(...)

Monaghan’s Conor McManus celebrates scoring a point against Donegal in last year’s Ulster final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

One hopes that this Saturday morning, as Monaghan prepare to face Donegal in the second of the Ulster championship semi-finals, Conor McManus is rouse(...)

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