David Drake

6 results

 Mikey Kiely: ‘We would hope we wouldn’t come up against anyone that would play at a higher intensity.’ Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ever evolving rugby, shifting ambition and the long journey north along the M7 towards Ravenhill Road was more than just an interesting change of gear(...)

Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly is unable to keep out Paul Mannion’s early goal. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Mayo 0-12 Dublin 2-10 If ever you saw a four-point hiding, this was it. Dublin stretched their record against Mayo under Jim Gavin to 10 wins from 13(...)

Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor scores a point during the Allianz Football League Division one match against Roscommon at  MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph:  Tom Beary/Inpho

Mayo 1-19 Roscommon 0-14 Mayo claimed back-to-back wins to go top of Division One of the Allianz Football League, running out eight-point winners ov(...)

Mayo joint-managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes  stepped down on Friday night after a meeting of the Mayo county board executive. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The high point of Mayo’s football summer arrived as Aidan O’Shea gathered the brother’s long outfield ball shortly before half-time in the All-Ireland(...)

Dublin’s Denis Bastick scores the first goal of Dublin’s demolition of Mayo in Castlebar in March. Photograph: NPHO/Donall Farmer

It took just four minutes for Mayo’s worst fears to come to fruition last Sunday. The ease with which Paul Flynn hot-knifed it through their defence t(...)

Mayo’s Donal Vaughan has been named to start against Dublin on Saturday.

Mayo have announced an unchanged team for Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final replay against Dublin, naming Donal Vaughan in the side despite t(...)