John Maughan

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 Offaly’s Ruairi McNamee.

Louth 2-10 Offaly 2-13 Two late points from Ruairi McNamee secured Offaly’s first victory in the National Football League while also keeping Louth wi(...)

Keith Ricken: “I travel the county and it is a real good football county too, they love their football. You always have goodwill down there and and goodwill towards it.” Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Around this time last year, Keith Ricken was just in the door as Cork under-20 football manager, a rushed appointment that summed up the chaos in the (...)

Brendan Maher has put in some inspired performances to help Borris-Ileigh into Sunday’s All-Ireland club hurling final against Ballyhale Shamrocks. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday Connacht SFL final: Galway v Roscommon, Dr Hyde Park, 2.0 Yet another provincial final between the counties, the 10th in six years, sees bot(...)

Cian Johnson of Offaly and Wexford’s Martin O’Connor. Johnson  played  O’Byrne Cup and National League for  Offaly seniors  in his Leaving Cert year.  Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

In Ferbane, the county final good-luck messages are still hanging from the windows and draped over the walls, even though the day of days was a fortni(...)

Mickey Harte: set to take charge of Tyrone for the 18th year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There are just five vacancies left in the list of county football managers for the coming year. Galway, London, Laois, Wicklow and Tipperary have yet(...)

Kerry’s Páidí Ó Sé is held aloft by supporters after Kerry’s victory over Dublin in the 1985 All-Ireland Football final. Ready to greed him is Kerry manager Mick O’Dwyer. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Phil O’Sullivan is one of 33 Kerry men to have lifted the Sam Maguire so far. Through the phantasmagorical collage of the Kerry football tradition, th(...)

Former Offaly star Sean Lowry in action for Mayo: “Mayo always had that doubt. Behind that swagger there was doubt all the time.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Some blame the ‘curse’; others say it’s simply misfortune; many claim it’s a concoction of both, blended together through decades of heartbreak. It’s(...)

Niall McNamee scored two goals as Offaly eased past Sligo. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Offaly 3-17 Sligo 0-15 Offaly’s season of improvement and progress continued in O’Connor Park on Sunday as they reached the third round of the qualif(...)

Cillian O’Connor is expected to make his Mayo return against Down. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All-Ireland qualifiers, round two [Extra time if necessary and winner on the day] SATURDAY Antrim v Kildare, Corrigan Park, 3pm – One of those qual(...)

Meath celebrate Bryan McMahon’s vital goal against Offaly. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Meath 1-13 Offaly 0-14 Offaly manager John Maughan must hate the sight of Meath after the Royals inflicted more misery on the Mayo-born boss in the L(...)

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