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Back against the side where it all began for Boyle

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The last time that Mayo lost in the Connacht championship was back in 2010, back then Davitts' flying wing-back Colm Boyle had fallen out of favour with the then Mayo management and it was another two years before he returned to the fold under James Horan. Boyle did not make it to that game as a supporter he said last week. "No I missed it, I was at a wedding the same day," but like many a summer wedding in Ireland he was one of a few missing in action from part of the celebrations, adding that he did see it on TV. "I missed the dinner over it."

Sligo underdogs ambush Roscommon

A fellow attendee was telling me last Saturday afternoon, at a wedding in the Ardilaun Hotel in Galway, that Niall Carew's Sligo team were available at 7/1 in some bookies. He looked me in the eye and asked, "What do you think, Silke? Are they worth a punt?" I told him that they were astonishing odds, however, that on all known recent form, including two successive promotions, Roscommon would be expected to win. However he should check out the handicap, as I didn't think there would be that much between them.

Sligo underdogs ambush Roscommon

A fellow attendee, (a man clearly) was telling me last Saturday afternoon at a wedding in the Ardilaun Hotel in Galway that Niall Carew’s Sligo team were available at 7/1 in some bookies. 

Three factors that cost Corofin

1. Injured players

Mayo's heartbreaking wait for Sam continues

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The first Mayo man I met early on Monday morning in the staff room just nodded at me. Smiled a sheepish, bashful smile, shrugged his shoulders, looked a tad embarrassed and said nothing. And he was right. Because, unfortunately, there was nothing to say.

Galway senior football qualifiers this weekend

Salthill-Knocknacarra v Micheal Breathnach

Carna-Caiseal stun Salthill for championship win

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Carna-Caiseal produced a terrific performance last weekend to defeat the current county champions Salthill/Knocknacarra at Pearse stadium by 2-6 to 0-11.

Padraig Joyce retires

Padraig Joyce’s inevitable bow to retirement yesterday morning carried little surprise, but it still did not deaden the pain for supporters who have admired him for many years.

Claregalway Hotel dream teams

The Claregalway Hotel senior and intermediate football championship dream teams for 2012 have been announced.

Salthill-Knocknacarra too strong for jaded Killererin

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Salthill-Knocknacarra were far too strong for a disjointed looking Killererin in the county senior semi-final last Sunday at Tuam Stadium, winning comprehensively on a scoreline of 3-10 to 0-10.

 

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