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Bernard Brogan with Dublin manager Jim Gavin and Brogan’s sons  Keadan and Donagh after the five-in-a-row was completed in the All-Ireland final replay against Kerry at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bernard Brogan’s retirement at the age of 35 probably didn’t come as a major surprise in that it had been widely speculated on since Dublin’s completi(...)

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(...)

In action for the Mayo Under-21s in 2016, Eoin O’Donoghue will make his senior championship debut on Sunday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Championship debutant Eoin O’Donoghue has been named in Mayo’s starting XV for Sunday’s Connacht quarter-final against Galway. Stephen Rochford has r(...)

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(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

Patrick McBrearty of Donegal and Darren McCurry of Tyrone at the Allianz Football League launch in Belfast this week. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Saturday ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION ONE – Mayo v Monaghan, MacHale Park, 7.0 ( Eir Sport 2HD, 6.45). Referee: Conor Lane (Cork) – Only in May(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan celebrates after his side’s first goal as Kevin McLoughlin and goalkeeper David Clarke of Mayo look on dejected. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A few American newspapers and websites fell upon a similar wheeze last weekend when they took to straight-out listing the lies Donald Trump had told o(...)

Stephen Cluxton fails to stop Paul Geaney scoring a goal for Kerry. Cluxton is Dublin’s strongest link and if you break that, there’s a chance the whole thing goes to pieces. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s an odd kind of All-Ireland week. Nearly every conversation I have about the game goes the same way. We spend 90 per cent of it coming up with way(...)

Diarmuid O’Connor: has been in outstanding form for Mayo this season – both at senior and U-21 level. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Strangely it’s all of 11 years since Mayo reached the All-Ireland quarter-finals through the qualifiers but they will be expected to bridge that gap (...)

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney: took personal responsibility for the performance when his side lost by 17 points against Cavan in March. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht SFC quarter-final London v Mayo, Ruislip, 3.0 – Curiously for a fixture that is fulfilled so ritually every five years, Mayo have found this(...)

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