Oisin McConville - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: Is Diarmuid Connolly still the best Gaelic footballer on the planet?

Jim Gavin has escaped criticism, which is understandable given the winning run he has led Dublin on throughout the last three championships. However, he should cop some for what he did yesterday — or rather what he didn’t do.

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O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: The Tony McEntee I know

If I was a Mayo footballer looking for some home truths, I would seek an audience with selector Tony McEntee, writes Oisín McConville

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O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: Stubborn Dublin under no obligations

There were a few surreal moments during yesterday’s game but the one that stood out for me was when Tyrone fans starting booing Dublin for holding onto the ball.

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O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: Still waiting for chink in Jim ‘Wenger’ Gavin’s armour

Jim Gavin’s big strength has been his coolness on the line, his composure and his ability to transfer these same virtues to his players, says Oisín McConville.

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O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: Dismal Armagh threw in the towel

Bad. Bad for Armagh supporters as I know it was bad for the neutrals I spoke to who were in Croke Park on Saturday, writes Oisín McConville.

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O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: To win, Armagh must play right on the edge

It was only when I started working in Armagh city in 2000 that I experienced how intense the rivalry was with Tyrone, writes Oisin McConville.

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O'ISIN MCCONVILLE: Armagh alarm bells ring for Tyrone

I know it sounds parochial but there is something magical about being in the latter stages of the championship.

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