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Conor Mortimer
Mortimer says Mayo can dominate ageing Kerry defence

ALL-IRELAND SFC SEMI-FINAL:
Mayo v Kerry
Former Mayo forward Conor Mortimer (pictured) insists the current Mayo attackers have nothing to fear from the Kerry defence in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park.

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A dejected Shane Long after fluffing his lines against Liverpool.
O’Neill: Long needs a goal to kick-start season

Martin O’Neill thinks Shane Long will take the pressure associated with his €15 million move to Southampton in his stride but believes setting a target for the season would help the Tipperary man bridge the gap from being a scorer of great goals to a great scorer of goals.

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Munster's Donncha O'Callaghan speaking during a press conference ahead of their pre-season game against Gloucester. Picture: Diarmuid Greene/SPORTSFILE
Warhorse O’Callaghan leads Munster into battle

Veterans Donncha O’Callaghan and BJ Botha provide the experience in an otherwise youthful side chosen by new Munster head coach Anthony Foley for tomorrow’s pre-season friendly against Gloucester at Kingsholm (3pm).