FOOTBALL Fifty summers have passed since Galway swept Mayo aside and progressed to win a hat trick of All-Ireland titles.
FOOTBALL The clock has rolled on a bit, but Ciaran McDonald has lost none of his football sense, says Seán Rice.
FOOTBALL No former Mayo team would have survived a similar situation to the 2014 Connacht semi-final, says Seán Rice.
FOOTBALL The backdrop was dramatic (hailstones and thunder) and the climax of the Connacht semi-final was also gripping.
FOOTBALL We’ll have an idea after the trip to Hyde Park where in the order of genuine championship contenders Mayo stand.
COLUMN Although they wear the crown, Castlebar Mitchels were not expected to beat Ballintubber in Clogher.
FOOTBALL There’s a little pique in the air as Mayo prepare for their semi-final clash with Roscommon, and it’s unseemly.
FOOTBALL Mayo are in need of a sweeper in defence to stop opposition driving through the centre, says former star TJ Kilgallon.
FOOTBALL The New York game was, as expected, a jogtrot. Nothing learned as Mayo, in effortless command, eased through.
FOOTBALL Championship it may be, but no presumption other than a resounding win in New York seems to occupy Mayo minds.
COLUMN James Horan must pick Jason Gibbons at midfield this summer.