FOOTBALL Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s remarks raise debate about the fine lines Dublin tend to cross to reach their objectives
FOOTBALL Only when Aidan O’Shea entered the fray ten minutes into the second half did the danger recede against Donegal
FOOTBALL Throughout some dismal performances, no one has tried harder to drag Mayo out of the abyss than David Clarke.
FOOTBALL Mayo’s fate is their own hands. But the clock is ticking. They have lost their snarl, their ruthlessness
FOOTBALL Slaughtneil coach Mickey Moran led Mayo to the 2006 All-Ireland final ... after which he was summarily shafted.
FOOTBALL Mayo have been seen as Dublin’s closest rivals. Saturday’s 12-point hiding would suggest the gap has widened.
FOOTBALL Seán Rice came to measure the progress of Roscommon – and left dismayed at the extent of their sudden decline
FOOTBALL Unless Mayo show for 70 minutes the form they showed for 35 minutes against Kerry, Roscommon will beat them.
FOOTBALL Like all good theatre, Saturday’s game was full of suspense, and culminated in an unexpected victory for Mayo
FOOTBALL Mayo faces emerging from the raw bowels of MacHale Park on Saturday conveyed all the signs of disappointment.
FOOTBALL By any standard, 2016 was an extraordinary year in Mayo football. Seán Rice looks back … and forward.