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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Kevin McStay

Last year
# New Jobs
Stephen Cluxton's former goalkeeping coach among new appointments to Mayo backroom team
Strength and conditioning coach who has worked with Kiwi Super Rugby side the Chiefs also added to ticket.
# in defence of
Lee Keegan: 'Unfair to start criticising. Judge Kevin next year on how things go'
Lee Keegan says he’s confident that the management team will work well with Mayo in 2023.
# long awaited
McStay: 'It is half a madness. It is half a disease. We think we can make a difference'
The new Mayo boss was speaking at a press night in MacHale Park, Castlebar.
# At The Helm
Kerry native and ex-Mayo boss at core of McStay's star-studded coaching team
“I willl leave no stone unturned,” declared the new Mayo manager.
# Hat in the Ring
Who are the contenders to fill the Mayo hotseat after James Horan's departure?
The Mayo boss departed yesterday after a four-year term.
# Making The Case
'No justifiable reason' that Tailteann Cup final should not be All-Ireland final curtain-raiser
RTÉ GAA analyst says it is disappointing that both deciders are not taking place on the same day.
All time
'It's not good enough' - More calls to take timekeeping out of referees' hands
Former Roscommon boss Kevin McStay brought his argument to The Sunday Game last night, saying the issue has been a ‘struggle’.
# bainisteoir
O’Rourke withdraws from running as Roscommon's search for new senior football manager continues
Aidan O’Rouke was the County Board’s leading candidate for senior football manager, but has ruled himself out of the running.
# Delay
Roscommon stall on new manager as wait to name Kevin McStay's successor goes on
‘Unfortunately, our preferred candidate has requested additional time to confirm one additional member of his backroom team.’
# Job hunt
Former players to have role in picking new Roscommon boss after McStay departure
The search has begun for their boss for the 2019 season.
# Money Problems
McStay's words a warning to GAA as inter-county gap continues to grow
The Roscommon boss acknowledged that financial difficulties played a role in his decision to resign.
# out the gap
McStay steps down as Roscommon boss and retires from inter-county management
The 56-year-old was in charge of the Rossies for three years.
# Super 8s
Brogan returns as impressive Dublin ease past Roscommon with landslide Super 8s win
The defending All-Ireland champions eased past Kevin McStay’s side to top Group 2 ahead of next weekend’s semi-finals.
# Suspension
Kevin McStay accepts proposed 12-week ban for clash with linesman
Roscommon GAA have confirmed the news.
# bold boy chair
McStay insists he wasn't sent off but 'asked to sit down' for second half following linesman incident
The Roscommon manager apologised to officials at half-time but was ‘asked to leave the sideline.’
# Rossies Response
Two changes to Roscommon side to face Donegal after 18-point loss to Tyrone in Croke Park
Kevin McStay’s side welcome Donegal to Dr Hyde Park on Saturday.
# starting XV
Two changes to Roscommon team for Super 8s clash with Tyrone in Croke Park
Kevin McStay’s team face Tyrone on Saturday evening.
# Super 8s Delight
Kevin McStay - 'It's brilliant, this is what we were talking about these last few months at home'
The Roscommon boss saw his side take a major step forward on Saturday.
# Rossies
'We had a great chance to retain our title...That’s going to hurt us a bit'
Roscommon boss Kevin McStay says eight second-half wides “drained” his team’s confidence in the Connacht final.
# High-profile figure
'I chatted to the caretaker who knows people around the town and he said, 'You should try Kevin McStay''
McStay is hoping to lead the Rossies to a first Connacht double since 1991 today, but he’s also a coach with a local school team.
# COnnacht final
'It’s in the DNA of Roscommon people never to be too hung up on the Galway challenge'
Kevin McStay is hoping to lead the county to a first Connacht two-in-a-row since 1991.
# the rossies
5 changes to Roscommon team for Connacht opener against Leitrim from league final success
Kevin McStay has named 12 of last year’s Connacht final winning side for the game with Leitrim.
# Rossies
'We weren't going to be showing our hand': McStay keeping cards close to his chest
Roscommon manager Kevin McStay said yesterday’s win over Cavan in Croke Park was “a kind of a bonus game.”
# Team news
Promotion-chasing Roscommon make three changes, O'Toole handed Cork senior debut
A win on Sunday would seal the Rossies’ return to the top flight.
# starting XV
4 changes to Roscommon team for Sunday's trip to face Clare in Division 2
The Rossies are heading to Ennis on Sunday.
# Shake It Up
McStay makes 5 changes to Roscommon team for Sunday's league clash with Louth
The Rossies are bound for Drogheda this weekend.
# I'll be back
Big loss for Roscommon as key defender steps away from senior football panel
Seán Mullooly will spend 2018 completing college exams and travelling in the United States.
# Rossies
'It was very, very tight' - McStay admits funding modern GAA teams is a struggle
The Rossies boss says it costs an estimated €15,000 per week to turn out the senior team.
# Brothers in Arms
'There was a lot of teary-eyed lads:' Roscommon footballer on discussing his brother's cancer battle
Enda Smith spoke candidly about the inspiration he draws from his brother Cian in a new documentary about Roscommon’s 2017 championship.
# Hard Lines
Watch: The dejected Roscommon dressing room after suffering All-Ireland quarter-final defeat
Roscommon suffered a heavy defeat to Mayo to bow out of the 2017 championship.
# Champions
Watch: The story of Roscommon GAA's road to redemption
How Kevin McStay’s side overcame the odds and silenced the critics.
# Appointments
Westmeath appoint new manager as McStay ratified for two more years in Roscommon
There’s plenty of ratifying going on around the country tonight.
# no complaints
Kevin McStay - 'One team got their stuff together and the other team fell off a cliff'
The Roscommon manager saw his team wiped out today.
Mayo v Roscommon, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final replay
The Connacht rivals were back in Croke Park.
# Cut Of The Pitch
'It's a stadium built for Gaelic Games, first and foremost. That has to be the priority.'
The Croke Park surface has come under the spotlight in recent weeks.
# Hail The Gaffers
'I find him a very intriguing individual, I find him a tremendous ambassador for the game'
Former Roscommon goalkeeper Shane Curran dished out the praise for Kevin McStay and Kieran McGeeney.
# slipping up
McStay the latest manager to question Croke Park pitch surface after recent concerts
The Roscommon boss saw his team draw with Mayo yesterday.
# we'll meet again
5 talking points after Mayo and Roscommon finish all square in dramatic finale
A replay is needed for the Connacht rivals.
# Rossies
'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July'
Enda Smith discusses Roscommon’s Connacht Football Championship final win over Galway and what lies in wait against Mayo this weekend.
# Kevin McStay
Rossies unchanged as Kevin McStay names his team a week out from quarter-final against Mayo
McStay has kept faith with the side that defeated Galway in the Connacht final.