SEAN RICE Mayo have lifted the shutters on a new year with two contrasting displays in the space of just a few days.
SEAN RICE It recommences on Wednesday night, a familiar trek on a well-trodden path. Where it will end nobody knows.
SEAN RICE His love of Gaelic games is underscored by the span of his voluntary service. But the Vincent Walshs of the GAA world are a dying breed.
SEAN RICE Despite the wishes of most officials and some players the International Rules series has not yet been buried.
SEAN RICE We had begun to speculate about the future of Crossmolina, to ask ourselves had the old flair receded.
SEAN RICE We had not banked on a jewel of a match in the depths of winter as Killala captured the Connacht Junior title.
SEAN RICE Whether taking over the Mayo job would enhance John O’Mahony’s election prospects is doubtful.
SEAN RICE We came to see the clash of the giants of Mayo football. What we got was an unseemly squabble.
SEAN RICE The disappointment is being tucked to the back of the memory. The mortifying moments in the immediate aftermath of defeat have passed.