Jordan Flynn

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Mayo’s Jordan Flynn celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

House on fire. Because Mayo keep on turning up, it was always likely that they would be the team to draw Dublin’s six-year All-Ireland conquering tear(...)

 Tommy Conroy celebrates as Mayo take the lead in the All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

House on fire. After six years of unbroken domination that at times left the rest of the country in despair, Dublin, All-Ireland champions 2015-2020, (...)

Dublin and Mayo players battle for the ball in the All-Ireland SFC final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Mayo 0-15 In the chill of midwinter, the strangeness of the season intensified by the emptiness of the stadium, Dublin’s footballers exte(...)

Dean Rock scores his side’s first goal after 13 seconds. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Towards the end, as Dublin started taking kickout marks for the first time all night and swishing points at will, James Horan had no aces left to play(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor and Aidan O’Shea celebrate after their side’s narrow victory over Galway in the Connacht final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

That their best tacklers are positioned in the full forward tells you everything you need to know about Mayo’s 2020 edition. Aidan O’Shea, Cillian O’(...)

James Horan: “We don’t see it as young and old at this stage. The guys are training together, whoever does well plays. That is where we are at.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

If the last thing James Horan could have imagined in his second coming as Mayo football manager was the prospect of all All-Ireland semi-final against(...)

 Caelan Doris, n action against Wales, will again start in the Irish backrow against England this weekend. File photograph: Inpho

Back in April 2015, Ireland played Wales in the European Under-18 Championship in Toulouse. During an injury break, the Irish forwards went into a hud(...)

Mayo have the players to push out quickly to pressure the opposition ball carrier. Photograph: Inpho

I’m excited by the prospect of the Connacht final because I feel this game could be a circuit breaker; a clear departure from the pattern of play we h(...)

Mayo’s Conor Loftus celebrates a goal against Galway in the recent league win at Tuam Stadium. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Mayo’s decision to play Conor Loftus at midfield is one of the most unusual since the return of intercounty football last month.  James Horan’s (...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Dublin’s Michael Fitzsimons in their Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at  Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, on Saturday. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Dublin 1-11 Mayo 0-8 There has to be the odd dud episode in this riveting series. So Mayo’s quest for a win over Dublin now dates back to 2012, when (...)

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