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Which Mayo player is capable of marking Kieran Donaghy?

Eleven years after delivering a Footballer of the Year season almost out of nowhere and destroying Mayo in an All-Ireland final, the same question is being asked about Kieran Donaghy — who do Mayo have that is capable of marking him?

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Diarmuid Connolly in the past, present, and future

Talk of suspensions is all the rage again after Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final between Waterford and Cork but Jim Gavin was in no mood to tread back over old ground when the conversation turned to Diarmuid Connolly yesterday.

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Mayo's Kevin McLoughlin: We’ve found our hunger

All-Ireland semi-finals have become the norm for Kevin McLoughlin. 

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Éamonn Fitzmaurice Q&A: 'Don’t worry, there’s plenty of grief to be got in Kerry if you go looking for it'

Ahead of Sunday’s renewal of hostilities with Mayo, Éamonn Fitzmaurice discusses money, the top four, fatherhood and the form of Kieran Donaghy with Tony Leen.

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No rancour in Mayo rivalry, insists Kerry skipper Johnny Buckley

If the Mayo-Kerry dynamic awaits a true turning point, at least it now has a sore point.

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Video analysis not on Stephen Rochford priority playlist

Much of management is about knowing what is relevant and what isn’t. Stephen Rochford, for example, chose not to watch the second half of the Kerry-Galway All-Ireland quarter-final when the game had effectively ended as a contest. Similarly, he wasn’t so keen on looking back on Mayo’s win over Roscommon eight days ago.

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Lee Keegan return ‘good headache’ for Stephen Rochford

Lee Keegan will make a full return to training when Mayo meet tomorrow evening, Stephen Rochford has confirmed.

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Ephie anger as Coppinger to line out twice in one day

Cork ladies football manager Ephie Fitzgerald has slammed the treatment of dual star Libby Coppinger, who is facing the possibility of lining out in All-Ireland championship games in two codes on Saturday.

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice: Mayo have their mojo back

Eamonn Fitzmaurice believes that Mayo have rediscovered their mojo at a critical juncture of the season thanks to a “glut of games”.

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John Fogarty's August All-Stars

David Clarke (Mayo)
Going back to the start of the league, Clarke has carried on his All Star form from last season. He’s been making top-drawer saves across the year.

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