Donegal v Tyrone highlights

Donegal beat Tyrone in their Ulster championship quarter final in Ballybofey last Sunday on a scoreline of 2-10 to 0-10.  The game was nip and tuck for the first half and start of the second but in the second half Tyrone went over a half an hour without a score and in that time had…

Donegal’s deceptive league campaign

Much was made in the build up of Donegal’s championship opener against Tyrone of the contrasting league form the two had and what it would mean in the championship.  Donegal beat Tyrone last Sunday and most said that the league had little bearing, Donegal being relegated and Tyrone being close to being crowned league champions.…

Munster Championship Preview

Munster Championship The Munster championship is notoriously a two horse race, though Tipperary’s recent underage success may increase the competition in the coming years, especially when the senior Kerry players are no longer on the scene. Kerry meet Tipperary in a quarter final clash.  Tipp should make it competitive but the Kingdom should have too…

Mayo v Galway highlights

Mayo were impressive winners when dismantling Galway in their opening match of the Connacht championship, beating the Tribesmen on a scoreline of 4-16 to 0-11, equaling their record margin of victory over their rivals.  Mayo scored 3 goals in a first half display that showed the gulf in class between the sides. There was further cause for…

Race for Sam 2013

The championship may have started two weeks ago in New York but it doesn’t really start until a game has been played on Irish soil and also when a big gun starts their campaign.  This weekend there are 3 games in the football championship, one each in Connacht, Leinster and Ulster. Out of the six…

Connacht Championship Preview

Connacht Championship The Connacht championship kicked off on May 5th when Leitrim defeated New York on a scoreline of 4-19 to 0-7.  It gets underway on home soil this Sunday when defending Connacht champions Mayo travel to Salthill to take on Galway. This game could have a massive effect on the remainder of the championship.…