Search Results for 'Lee Keegan'
197 results found.
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference" is how Robert Frost's poem The Road Not Taken concludes - and tomorrow Mayo will take another step on that road less travelled and they hope it will make all the difference in finally getting over Dublin for the first time in the championship since 2012.
You would imagine there is very little more than can be written about Mayo and Dublin's rivalry over the past seven years.
It was an occasion like we have never experienced, it was a performance that we have become somewhat accustomed to, it was a result we could only have dreamed of. It was a proper Mayo day.
John Healy’s No-one Shouted Stop was about the death of a Mayo town - but Mayo made sure that they didn’t shout stop on the football field on Saturday evening in MacHale Park, booking their eighth All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons with a four point win over Ulster champions Donegal.
The Greatest Show on Earth - was the tag line used by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for 146 years until it shut up shop two years ago and Cecil B. DeMille's 1952 movie about the same institution starring Charlton Heston picked up two Academy Awards, including one for Best Picture.
It took them a good while to get going, but in the end Mayo did more than enough to see off the challenge of Meath and leave themselves with a fighting chance of making it out of the Super 8s.
In the Kingdom of Kerry they pride themselves on their hospitality to tourists - and while they welcome the thousands of day trippers and weekend breakers who make the journey down the Wild Atlantic Way, last weekend there was a far less hospitable greeting for The Boys from County Mayo who came down to play a game against their boys in the shadow of the McGillycuddy Reeks.
Mayo find themselves in a real dogfight to secure a place in the All-Ireland semi final after a ravenous Kerry tore shreds off James Horan's men in the first round Super 8 game in Killarney.
They travelled in their thousands, making the long trek from all corners of Mayo from early morning and they waited until the bitter end and it was a sobering conclusion for the Mayo faithful in Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney - but the end in this came long before the final whistle was blown.
Relief, followed by pride, followed by excitement.