Damien Comer

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Aidan O’Shea on the ball during Mayo’s thrashing of Galway. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway 0-17 Mayo 3-23 It would have been a day for Mayo to lock the gates and make their old enemies watch - had there been anyone inside to watch. A(...)

Pádraic Joyce on the sidelines at Pearse Stadium during the Allianz League game against Monaghan. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

It can often take time for any incoming manager to establish a voice and vision for how he wants his team to play. The new football season is only wee(...)

Mayo’s James McCormack battles for possession during the FBD Connacht Senior Football League semi-final against Galway at  Elvery’s MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Mayo 1-17 Galway 1-17 (Galway win 3-2 on penalties) Penalties were needed for the second year running before a verdict could be reached between Mayo (...)

Kevin Walsh has stepped down as Galway manager. Photograph: Inpho

Galway are in the market for a new senior football manager after Kevin Walsh stepped down on Tuesday. The former All-Ireland winning midfielder has b(...)

Mayo Manager James Horan at the All-Ireland SFC round 4 qualifier between Mayo and Galway at LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

What goes around, comes around. Five years ago, give or take, James Horan stepped down as Mayo manager after an All-Ireland extra-time defeat by Kerry(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates his team’s win over Galway in Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 2-13 Galway 1-13 Mayo, the great survivors of qualifier football over the past four years, made up for their only lapse – last year – by reachin(...)

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(...)

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Phase 2, St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge, Co. Kildare 22/7/2018Kildare vs GalwayKildare's Fergal Conway with Damien Comer of GalwayMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It will come as no surprise to anyone familiar with his style of play that Damien Comer is an impatient invalid. Comer, whose wrecking-ball role gave (...)

Shane Walsh:  He can do anything with a football. He carries on that Galway pedigree of going out and playing with flair. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo

Every team has a certain lifespan. Or every ordinary team anyway. Jim Gavin’s greatest trick with Dublin has been to take away the ups and downs that (...)

Damien Comer is set to miss the Connacht SFC final against Roscommon. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway football captain Damien Comer has admitted that he is unlikely to be fit in time for the Connacht final against Roscommon, on Sunday June 16th.(...)

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