Jason Doherty

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Aidan O’Shea of Mayo tackles Dublin’s Ciarán Kilkenny during the drawn All-Ireland final at Croke Park two weeks ago. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

After the drawn All-Ireland final I couldn’t help wondering about Dublin. They have been on the road now for a long time, demolishing so many opponent(...)

The Mayo panel ahead of the drawn final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo have named an unchanged team for Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay against Dublin in Croke Park. Mayo prepare to do battle with the reigning(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy battles with Aidan O’Shea of Mayo during the All-Ireland senior football championship final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Mayo needed a game like this much more than Dublin. Mayo will have the advantage in the replay now, and they will have gained great confidence. If it(...)

Mayo’s Tom Parsons will wear the number nine jersey in Sunday’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Mayo have made one change to the team that beat Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final, for Sunday’s final against Dublin. Tom Parsons comes in for(...)

Mayo’s Colm Boyle and Lee Keegan tackle Tipperary’s Michael Quinlivan. There is a price to pay for taking all those tackles. Every heavy hit softens you up to some extent. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The big question for many people going into last Sunday’s game was how Tipperary would approach the psychological task that lay ahead of them. Would (...)

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford during the All-Ireland football semi-final against Tipperary on Sunday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

They look different. Less like Mayo. Liam Kearns, manager of the vanquished Tipperary, says they were better in 2014. That cursed All-Ireland semi-fi(...)

Conor Sweeney of Tipperary is tackled by  Mayo’s Seamus O’Shea and Brendan Harrison during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Mayo 2-13 Tipperary 0-14 By now, Mayo have seen every sort of All-Ireland semi-final imaginable. They’ve come up short on epic days, fallen the rig(...)

 Mayo’s Lee Keegan celebrates at the end of the game. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 0-13 Tyrone 0-12 Mayo are through to a sixth All-Ireland semi-final in a row, mostly on the back of the bits and pieces they learned on the wa(...)

Westmeath’s Kevin Maguire collides with Seamus O’Shea of Mayo during the  All-Ireland SFC Round 4B Qualifier at Croke Park. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 3-15 Westmeath 1-14 A baffling performance from Mayo against Westmeath has drawn a sharp rebuke from manager Stephen Rochford ahead of Saturda(...)

 Evan Regan celebrates his first half goal in Mayo’s win over qualifier. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Mayo 2-17 Kildare 0-14 Kildare’s championship run came to a shuddering halt at sunny MacHale Park, Castlebar before a crowd of close on 15,000 wher(...)

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