Connacht Championship 2014 Preview

  The Connacht championship is already two games in but the main title contenders are still in the hunt for the Nestor Cup in the west.  Mayo have dismantled New York while Roscommon have taken care of Leitrim but it is fair to say that the names of New York and Leitrim were unlikely to…

Allianz League Division 1 semi final previews

Mayo v Derry Mayo take on Derry in the first of the day’s semi finals at Croke Park on Sunday.  The two sides met last week in Castlebar with Derry playing a second string side while Mayo also rested some regulars.  The intensity should be much higher this week between the two with a place…

Dublin team to face Cork

Dublin have made three changes to their side from last week’s win in Tyrone, to take on Cork this weekend.  Stephen Cluxton returns from suspension while Cian O Sullivan and Paddy Andrews are also recalled to the team.  The starting line up is as follows: Stephen Cluxton; Jonny Cooper, Rory O’Carroll, Philly McMahon; James McCarthy,…

Mayo team to play Derry

Mayo have made five changes to the team that started against Derry last Sunday for tomorrow’s league semi final clash with the same opposition.  Brendan Harrison and Lee Keegan replace Kevin Keane and Shane Mc Hale in defence.  Aidan O Shea and Jason Gibbons replace Tom Parsons and Seamus O Shea in midfield.  Kevin Mc Loughlin replaces…

Mayo team named for Derry clash

James Horan makes three changes to the Mayo team for their clash with Derry in Mc Hale Park, Castlebar tomorrow. Both midfielders have been changed with Tom Parson and Seamus O’Shea replacing Aidan O’Shea and Jason Gibbons. The third change sees Kevin Keane replace Brendan Harrison in the full back line.  The team in full…