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.
FOOTBALL We are not so much on the periphery of an All-Ireland as on the brink of a chasm ... and struggling to hold on.
FOOTBALL Mayo urgently need a leader on the field. Some authoritative figure to inspire and encourage his team mates.
FOOTBALL For all their experience, Mayo continue to betray a certain naivety, and they behaved foolishly against Dublin.
FOOTBALL There’s a certain element in the Dublin press who think Mayo football fans live in a state of despondency.
FOOTBALL In the noisy, expectant atmosphere of Croke Park, the romance died. There was no shame in defeat for Mitchels.
FOOTBALL All of Mayo, and indeed all of Connacht, will be rooting for Castlebar Mitchels in the All-Ireland club final.