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# Connacht SFC

This month
May 2023
# Sharpshooter
Matthew Tierney hits 2-7 as Galway secure Connacht title
Padraic Joyce’s side were always in control against Sligo as they retained the JJ Nestor Cup.
# Sharpshooter
Matthew Tierney hits 2-7 as Galway secure Connacht title
Padraic Joyce’s side were always in control against Sligo as they retained the JJ Nestor Cup.
# Interview
Sligo's piano man who helped his county end a 32-year wait for Connacht glory
Kieran Quinn speaks to The 42 about a unique career in music and GAA.
# good news
Galway star defender 'back doing straight line running' after cruciate agony
Kieran Molloy has been a key absentee for Galway this year as they head into the Connacht final on Sunday.
Last month
April 2023
# Empire State of Mind
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.
# Empire State of Mind
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.
Last year
# Connacht SFC
Kelly is hero as Galway champs Moycullen book place in first Connacht final
Moycullen needed extra time to see off Strokestown of Roscommon in Tuam Stadium.
# Pairings
Division 4 sides handed major shot at reaching 2023 Connacht SFC final
The 2023 provincial championships will have some intriguing ties including the clash of Tyrone and Monaghan.
# Champions
Shane Walsh lights up Connacht final as Galway overpower Roscommon
The Tribesmen moved level with Mayo on 48 provincial titles.
# Breakthrough
'Roscommon need to be more consistent in beating the top two' - Fighting for position in Connacht
Cathal Cregg recently retired after a 15-year career with the Rossies.
# Absentees
Mayo injuries the 'major concern' over league final flop, says retired four-time All-Star
The defeated league finalists will face Galway in the Connacht SFC quarter-final this weekend.
# Ready to Rock
MacHale Park to host Connacht clash between Mayo and Galway following resurfacing work
The sides will meet at the Castlebar venue on 24 April.
All time
# preparations
Mayo name side without several key players after being hit with Covid issues
‘Mayo GAA are currently working with the HSE on a number of Covid-19 related queries amongst members of the county senior football panel.’
# Team news
Comer starts as Galway and Roscommon name teams for Connacht semi-final clash
The teams go head-to-head in Dr Hyde Park on Sunday.
# marked man
Mark Moran handed centre-forward start in Mayo XV for Connacht final
Moran’s inclusion ahead of Ryan O’Donoghue is the only change to the side which beat Roscommon.
# Job Done
Mayo ease to 11-point win over Leitrim and book Connacht semi-final clash with Roscommon
Tommy Conroy marked his championship debut with a superb goal as James Horan’s men marched on in the western province.
# condensed
Connacht SFC could be 'run off in three weeks' amid doubts over Exiles involvement
‘It was never likely to be played,’ said Connacht secretary John Prenty of the London-Roscommon clash.
# Time to say goodbye
London confirm search for new football boss to replace 'disappointed' former Wexford captain
Ciarán Deely has been at the helm for the past four years.
# Comeback Kid
'When I was in the hospital bed last August I considered quitting football'
Diarmuid Murtagh underwent an eye operation to repair a detached retina and wasn’t sure if he’d play for Roscommon again.
# on the defensive
Kevin Walsh dismisses 'guff' around Galway's tactics after 'raw' defeat
The Tribesmen scored just once from play after half-time in the Connacht final.
# Tight Angle
Watch: Conor Cox's wonder point that lit up Roscommon's Connacht final triumph
The Kerry native managed to squeeze the ball between the posts from an almost impossible angle.
# Rossies On A Roll
Cox and Murtagh fire Roscommon to Connacht glory after Galway's second-half collapse
Anthony Cunningham’s side trailed by five at half-time and powered to victory from there.
Galway v Roscommon, Connacht SFC Final
Catch up on all the drama as Roscommon overcame Galway to clinch the provincial title.
# Numbers Game
The key areas Roscommon must target if they’re to dethrone Galway
Anthony Cunningham’s side need to improve on their semi-final performance against Mayo.
# Team news
3 changes for Roscommon ahead of Connacht final while Galway's Corofin star misses out
The sides meet in Pearse Stadium on Sunday at 4pm.
# Scenic Route
Andy Moran: 'The more pundits make noise, the more they get heard'
The usual suspects lined up to stick the boot into Mayo after their Connacht semi-final loss to Roscommon.
# Profile
After all he's achieved across both codes, is Anthony Cunningham still underrated?
The former Galway hurling boss guided Roscommon to a stunning victory against Mayo on Saturday night.
# Long road back
5 challenges James Horan faces as he bids to turn Mayo's summer around
Roscommon dumped Mayo out of the Connacht SFC on Saturday night.
# Connacht SFC
Late Cregg point delivers stunning Roscommon win over Mayo
An early blitz and late precision brought Roscommon a first Championship win over Mayo for 18 years.
# The Big Apple
'There's an odd free pint' - Mayo fans embracing 'celebrity' status after New York photo
Bernard Waldron and his friends were in Times Square when they posed for a photo that would make them an online sensation.
# Tribesmen
'Video analysis, preparation off the pitch, style of play' - Galway's bid to close the gap on Dublin
Defender Gary O’Donnell says they learned a lot from their two defeats to the champions in 2018.
# Man Down
Massive blow for Leitrim as star forward Mulligan leaves panel for rest of the championship
The Melvin Gaels man says he is not ruling out a return to the inter-county side in the future.
# Team news
Kerry native Cox set for championship debut as Roscommon and Leitrim name sides for Connacht clash
Leitrim boss Terry Hyland will start with four debutants on Sunday.
# a bronx tale
Mayo begin summer campaign with 21-point thumping of New York
James Horan’s men encountered little resistance in the Big Apple.
# banana skin
Level at half-time, Galway eventually come good to survive London scare
The Connacht SFC opener was surprisngly deadlocked at the break.
# London Calling
The growth of English-born GAA players and raising the sport's profile in London
A native of the English capital, reporter Conor Martin was inspired to write about Ireland’s national sport through his Dublin roots.
# The Big Apple
'We would have loved to have him': No chance of Galway hurling star lining out for New York
Johnny Glynn will not feature against Mayo next Sunday, says New York manager Justin O’Halloran.
# Prediction time
Poll: Who do you think will win this year's Connacht senior football championship?
The action starts next weekend in London and New York.
# mark the dates
Fixture details confirmed for the 2019 Connacht football championship
Galway are hoping to defend the senior crown.
# Tribe on the march
Galway crowned kings of Connacht as strong second-half leads them past Roscommon
The Tribesmen are the first side to book their place in the Super 8s.