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In pictures: Donegal fans put faith in Jim McGuinness to deliver Sam
# Divine Intervention
From The42
# Divine Intervention

In pictures: Donegal fans put faith in Jim McGuinness to deliver Sam

Sep 21st 2012, 1:50 PM 6,460 Views 11 Comments

Something tells me they’re feeling pretty confident in Donegal ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park.

VIDEO: Thai Tims on song ahead of All-Ireland football final
# Chooon
From The42
# Chooon

VIDEO: Thai Tims on song ahead of All-Ireland football final

Sep 21st 2012, 12:28 PM 1,754 Views 0 Comments

What better to get you in the mood for Sunday than our favourite choir of young singers from south-east Asia?

Memory lane: Fifth time lucky as Donegal oust Mayo in All-Ireland semis, August 1992
# Retrospective
From The42
# Retrospective

Memory lane: Fifth time lucky as Donegal oust Mayo in All-Ireland semis, August 1992

Sep 21st 2012, 10:40 AM 1,243 Views 1 Comment

As Donegal and Mayo prepare to meet in Sunday’s All-Ireland final, we turn the clock back for a look at their only previous Championship encounter.

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Where's The Zapper?
From The42
# Where's The Zapper?

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Sep 21st 2012, 9:27 AM 524 Views 5 Comments

It’s not long now to payday. Wait it out with this lot over the next few days.

Photos: Donegal fans show their colours ahead of All-Ireland decider
# Up For The Match
From The42
# Up For The Match

Photos: Donegal fans show their colours ahead of All-Ireland decider

Sep 21st 2012, 8:03 AM 7,218 Views 7 Comments

The county has gone football crazy in the build up to the Sunday’s showdown with Mayo.

Michael Murphy: 'Whatever perception people have of Donegal footballers, it is not something that bothers us'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Michael Murphy: 'Whatever perception people have of Donegal footballers, it is not something that bothers us'

Sep 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 5,524 Views 8 Comments

The captain spoke to us ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

In pictures: Mayo fans gear up for date with destiny
# Gallery
From The42
# Gallery

In pictures: Mayo fans gear up for date with destiny

Sep 20th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,972 Views 7 Comments

The west’s awake as the Connacht champions prepare for their All-Ireland final date this weekend.

Interview: Donegal's McGee 'impressed' by Mayo
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Interview: Donegal's McGee 'impressed' by Mayo

Sep 20th 2012, 4:05 PM 901 Views 0 Comments

The player says he expects a tough battle in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

Donegal boss Jim McGuinness on Mayo: 'They were absolutely unplayable'
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Donegal boss Jim McGuinness on Mayo: 'They were absolutely unplayable'

Sep 20th 2012, 3:13 PM 2,212 Views 0 Comments

“They feel they are on a mission,” says the Ulster champions’ boss ahead of Sunday’s showdown at Croker.

Snapshot: Winnie the Pooh backing Donegal ahead of All-Ireland showdown
# All-Ireland SFC
From The42
# All-Ireland SFC

Snapshot: Winnie the Pooh backing Donegal ahead of All-Ireland showdown

Sep 20th 2012, 1:23 PM 1,292 Views 0 Comments

Rumour has it Tigger’s getting a ticket from an uncle in London.

YouTube top 10: because goalkeeping howlers are funny
# Going Viral
From The42
# Going Viral

YouTube top 10: because goalkeeping howlers are funny

Sep 20th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,186 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Jonathan Sexton, Thierry Henry and two Mayo fans’ Iwo Jima moment.

What's on TV3's GAA show this week you ask?
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

What's on TV3's GAA show this week you ask?

Sep 20th 2012, 12:09 PM 520 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Mayo star Billy Joe Padden and ex-Donegal forward Brendan Devenney will preview a certain football match that’s on this weekend.

Mayo boss James Horan on Donegal: 'There are a lot of similarities'
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

Mayo boss James Horan on Donegal: 'There are a lot of similarities'

Sep 20th 2012, 11:18 AM 757 Views 0 Comments

“We’re a different animal now,” says the Mayo chief ahead of Sunday’s big showdown.

Conor Deegan: "With all the pre-match sideshows the intrigue lies in which team can deal with them efficiently"
# Expert View
From The42
# Expert View

Conor Deegan: "With all the pre-match sideshows the intrigue lies in which team can deal with them efficiently"

Sep 20th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,544 Views 5 Comments

TheScore.ie’s Gaelic Football analyst believes that despite the hype and hoopla in the county, Donegal have the patience to stick to the task next Sunday.

Criticism of Donegal's style of play made us closer, says sharp-shooter Colm McFadden
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Criticism of Donegal's style of play made us closer, says sharp-shooter Colm McFadden

Sep 19th 2012, 8:14 PM 1,396 Views 1 Comment

Haters gonna hate, but the St Michael’s clubman insists it had nothing but a positive effect for the Ulster champions.

It was 30 years ago today… Seamus Darby’s goal denies Kerry an historic fifth All-Ireland on the trot
# Sam Maguire
From The42
# Sam Maguire

It was 30 years ago today… Seamus Darby’s goal denies Kerry an historic fifth All-Ireland on the trot

Sep 19th 2012, 5:43 PM 1,950 Views 3 Comments

Offaly took a shock Sam Maguire victory thanks to this strike from the Rhodes clubman.

Up for the match: Guess how Enda Kenny thinks the All-Ireland final will end on Sunday...
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Up for the match: Guess how Enda Kenny thinks the All-Ireland final will end on Sunday...

Sep 19th 2012, 5:37 PM 8,478 Views 21 Comments

His native Mayo are one win away from ending a long, long wait for Sam Maguire and he plans on asking for some divine intervention this week.

McFadden closes in on scoring glory
# Sharpshooter
From The42
# Sharpshooter

McFadden closes in on scoring glory

Sep 19th 2012, 5:11 PM 809 Views 0 Comments

An All-Ireland senior football medal is not the only honour that the St Michael’s forward is chasing next Sunday.

Barry Moran (Mayo) on...
# All-Ireland SFC
From The42
# All-Ireland SFC

Barry Moran (Mayo) on...

Sep 19th 2012, 3:47 PM 832 Views 0 Comments

The Castlebar Mitchels midfielder looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland final with TheScore.ie

Curse of '51? No such thing, says star of Mayo's last All-Ireland success
# Superstition
From The42
# Superstition

Curse of '51? No such thing, says star of Mayo's last All-Ireland success

Sep 19th 2012, 1:32 PM 13,495 Views 2 Comments

Mick Mulderrig says the story that a priest cursed the counties footballers over 60 years ago ‘is a load of crap’ and Mayo can seal the Sam Maguire this weekend.

"No All-Ireland final has thrown up a pairing as emotive and unique"
# Column
From The42
# Column

"No All-Ireland final has thrown up a pairing as emotive and unique"

Sep 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 7,701 Views 20 Comments

Hailing from from Milltown in North Galway has given TheScore.ie columnist Ciaran Murphy plenty insight into the football psyche of neighbours, Mayo.

All-Ireland senior football final Q&A: Andy Moran (Mayo)
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

All-Ireland senior football final Q&A: Andy Moran (Mayo)

Sep 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,667 Views 1 Comment

Mayo’s inspirational captain speaks to TheScore.ie about his cruciate ligament injury, the team’s football philosophy and his religious beliefs.

Snapshot: Talisman Michael Murphy with the last Donegal skipper to lift Sam... in 1992
# All-Ireland SFC
From The42
# All-Ireland SFC

Snapshot: Talisman Michael Murphy with the last Donegal skipper to lift Sam... in 1992

Sep 18th 2012, 7:09 PM 2,018 Views 1 Comment

It looks like Anthony Molloy inspired the next generation of Donegal footballers.

College can wait as McBrearty prepares for ultimate examination
# SFC 2012
From The42
# SFC 2012

College can wait as McBrearty prepares for ultimate examination

Sep 18th 2012, 12:42 PM 7,587 Views 2 Comments

Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty is putting the Dax Wax aside — for now — as he gets ready for Sunday’s All-Ireland football final against Mayo.

All-Ireland SFC: Sage words of GAA advice from... Eddie O'Sullivan
# Rocket Launcher
From The42
# Rocket Launcher

All-Ireland SFC: Sage words of GAA advice from... Eddie O'Sullivan

Sep 18th 2012, 11:19 AM 1,984 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland rugby coach has some past pedigree of playing in major gaelic football finals.

Flashback: the last time Sam Maguire headed for Donegal… 1992
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Flashback: the last time Sam Maguire headed for Donegal… 1992

Sep 18th 2012, 11:00 AM 1,694 Views 2 Comments

Will we see scenes like this again on Monday night?

Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...

Sep 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

The Connacht champions midfielder talks to TheScore.ie on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.

All-Ireland SFC 2012: Mayo's route to the final
# The Path To Sam
From The42
# The Path To Sam

All-Ireland SFC 2012: Mayo's route to the final

Sep 17th 2012, 6:36 PM 1,229 Views 0 Comments

Relive how the Connacht champions booked their place in Sunday’s showdown with Donegal.

Aidan O'Shea: "Sometimes I thought I wouldn’t be back this year."
# All-Ireland SFC
From The42
# All-Ireland SFC

Aidan O'Shea: "Sometimes I thought I wouldn’t be back this year."

Sep 17th 2012, 4:44 PM 4,958 Views 1 Comment

Mayo’s towering midfielder reflects on a 2012 season where he has recovered from a serious injury at the end of the league to be preparing for next Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

'It's over 40 hours a week' -- Jim McGuinness hoping his hard works pays for Donegal on Sunday
# Final Countdown
From The42
# Final Countdown

'It's over 40 hours a week' -- Jim McGuinness hoping his hard works pays for Donegal on Sunday

Sep 17th 2012, 3:28 PM 7,576 Views 7 Comments

The Ulster champions’ manager admits he couldn’t do such a demanding job if it wasn’t for the support of his wife and family.

Jim McGuinness: 'Every day is a school day, and I have said that all along, we are by no means the finished article'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Jim McGuinness: 'Every day is a school day, and I have said that all along, we are by no means the finished article'

Sep 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 8,020 Views 13 Comments

The coach also says Donegal need to cut out the showboating in their game.

Boyle and Keegan back on track as Mayo gear up for final battle
# Fit And Ready
From The42
# Fit And Ready

Boyle and Keegan back on track as Mayo gear up for final battle

Sep 13th 2012, 11:23 AM 1,246 Views 0 Comments

Manager James Horan is confident that the Connacht champions defensive duo Colm Boyle and Lee Keegan will be in contention to start in Sunday week’s All-Ireland final.

Jim McGuinness: "I think what's going on is very disrespectful to our own players."
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Jim McGuinness: "I think what's going on is very disrespectful to our own players."

Sep 6th 2012, 12:37 PM 2,215 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal manager is less than enamored with talk of homecomings ahead of their All-Ireland final showdown.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Pat Gilroy's departure as Dublin boss
# Twitterati
From The42
# Twitterati

Here's how Twitter reacted to Pat Gilroy's departure as Dublin boss

Sep 6th 2012, 11:48 AM 2,418 Views 0 Comments

Following news last night of the coach’s resignation, we round up most interesting of the tweets it prompted.

Deegan to take charge of All-Ireland football showdown
# Match Officials
From The42
# Match Officials

Deegan to take charge of All-Ireland football showdown

Sep 4th 2012, 12:59 PM 1,043 Views 0 Comments

The referees have been announced for this year’s All-Ireland football finals.

Ever wonder where all the All-Ireland final tickets go to?
# Ticket Hunt
# Ticket Hunt

Ever wonder where all the All-Ireland final tickets go to?

Sep 4th 2012, 9:57 AM 37,380 Views 66 Comments

Wonder no more. Here’s the official breakdown of where the tickets from 2011 went.

Off The Record: Five stories you may have missed over the weekend
# Recap
From The42
# Recap

Off The Record: Five stories you may have missed over the weekend

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:08 PM 2,788 Views 1 Comment

Just in case you’re not an internet addict, here are some of the more quirky sports-related moments that happened over the past few days.

Talking Points: Mayo 0-19 Dublin 0-16, All-Ireland SFC semi-final
# Post-Match Debate
From The42
# Post-Match Debate

Talking Points: Mayo 0-19 Dublin 0-16, All-Ireland SFC semi-final

Sep 3rd 2012, 2:20 PM 2,513 Views 15 Comments

Ewan MacKenna runs through the five things we learned from yesterday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final in Croke Park.

Murph's sideline cut: 'This is the biggest thing to have happened to these counties, politically, socially, or spiritually, in 2012'
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Murph's sideline cut: 'This is the biggest thing to have happened to these counties, politically, socially, or spiritually, in 2012'

Sep 3rd 2012, 1:10 PM 8,391 Views 17 Comments

Mayo fans were rewarded for their faith with an exceptional performance against Dublin yesterday. Now they will face their biggest challenge yet, writes Ciaran Murphy.

VIDEO: Dubs' below-par performances not through lack of effort - Gilroy
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

VIDEO: Dubs' below-par performances not through lack of effort - Gilroy

Sep 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 579 Views 0 Comments

The coach also paid tribute to Mayo, saying they are a “form team” at the moment.