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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Mayo GAA

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# Donegal v Mayo
Prendergast sees echoes of family past in confident Mayo
Selector Tom Prendergast has a chance to follow his uncle into the history books when Mayo take on Donegal in the All-Ireland Football final tomorrow.
# Interview
'Tomas is always with us on the pitch' - Paddy McGrath
The Donegal footballer says he always looked up to his former team-mate, who passed away during the summer.
Here’s what our writers are most looking forward to in tomorrow’s All-Ireland final
Ahead of Sunday’s clash between Mayo and Donegal, we asked our contributors for their thoughts.
# Interview
O'Neill has Mayo set for final test
He was involved with Tipperary when they won the All-Ireland hurling title in 2010 and now aims to achieve that feat in Gaelic football with Mayo tomorrow. Cian O’Neill spoke to
# Nostalgia
All-Ireland Final 2012: Here are some of our favourite Mayo and Donegal YouTube clips
Ahead of the big game tomorrow, we recall some of the sides’ finest moments.
# Preview
Donegal v Mayo, All-Ireland SFC final match guide
The unique backdrop to this game promises a magical occasion and wild celebrations for whoever succeeds.
# On song
VIDEO: What do you think of this All-Ireland final song?
‘The wait is over’ for Mayo we’re told by this group of musicians from the west.
# Scene Setting
The local lowdown on Donegal and Mayo
Ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final, checked out what the mood was like on the ground in Donegal and Mayo.
# Tactics
Donegal v Mayo: where the game will be won and lost this Sunday
Emmet Ryan breaks down the key areas that will decide the Sam Maguire’s destination this Sunday afternoon.
# Divine Intervention
In pictures: Donegal fans put faith in Jim McGuinness to deliver Sam
Something tells me they’re feeling pretty confident in Donegal ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park.
# Chooon
VIDEO: Thai Tims on song ahead of All-Ireland football final
What better to get you in the mood for Sunday than our favourite choir of young singers from south-east Asia?
# Retrospective
Memory lane: Fifth time lucky as Donegal oust Mayo in All-Ireland semis, August 1992
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.
# where's the zapper?
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
It’s not long now to payday. Wait it out with this lot over the next few days.
# Up for the Match
Photos: Donegal fans show their colours ahead of All-Ireland decider
The county has gone football crazy in the build up to the Sunday’s showdown with Mayo.
# Interview
Michael Murphy: 'Whatever perception people have of Donegal footballers, it is not something that bothers us'
The captain spoke to us ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final.
# Gallery
In pictures: Mayo fans gear up for date with destiny
The west’s awake as the Connacht champions prepare for their All-Ireland final date this weekend.
# Ready to go
Interview: Donegal's McGee 'impressed' by Mayo
The player says he expects a tough battle in Sunday’s All-Ireland final.
Donegal boss Jim McGuinness on Mayo: 'They were absolutely unplayable'
“They feel they are on a mission,” says the Ulster champions’ boss ahead of Sunday’s showdown at Croker.
# All-Ireland SFC
Snapshot: Winnie the Pooh backing Donegal ahead of All-Ireland showdown
Rumour has it Tigger’s getting a ticket from an uncle in London.
# Going Viral
YouTube top 10: because goalkeeping howlers are funny
Also featuring Jonathan Sexton, Thierry Henry and two Mayo fans’ Iwo Jima moment.
What's on TV3's GAA show this week you ask?
Ex-Mayo star Billy Joe Padden and ex-Donegal forward Brendan Devenney will preview a certain football match that’s on this weekend.
# Final Countdown
Mayo boss James Horan on Donegal: 'There are a lot of similarities'
“We’re a different animal now,” says the Mayo chief ahead of Sunday’s big showdown.
# expert view
Conor Deegan: "With all the pre-match sideshows the intrigue lies in which team can deal with them efficiently"’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
Haters gonna hate, but the St Michael’s clubman insists it had nothing but a positive effect for the Ulster champions.
# Sam Maguire
It was 30 years ago today… Seamus Darby’s goal denies Kerry an historic fifth All-Ireland on the trot
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...
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.
# Sharpshooter
McFadden closes in on scoring glory
An All-Ireland senior football medal is not the only honour that the St Michael’s forward is chasing next Sunday.
# All-Ireland SFC
Barry Moran (Mayo) on...
The Castlebar Mitchels midfielder looks ahead to Sunday’s All-Ireland final with
# superstition
Curse of '51? No such thing, says star of Mayo's last All-Ireland success
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.
# column
"No All-Ireland final has thrown up a pairing as emotive and unique"
Hailing from from Milltown in North Galway has given columnist Ciaran Murphy plenty insight into the football psyche of neighbours, Mayo.
# Interview
All-Ireland senior football final Q&A: Andy Moran (Mayo)
Mayo’s inspirational captain speaks to about his cruciate ligament injury, the team’s football philosophy and his religious beliefs.
# All-Ireland SFC
Snapshot: Talisman Michael Murphy with the last Donegal skipper to lift Sam... in 1992
It looks like Anthony Molloy inspired the next generation of Donegal footballers.
# SFC 2012
College can wait as McBrearty prepares for ultimate examination
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.
# rocket launcher
All-Ireland SFC: Sage words of GAA advice from... Eddie O'Sullivan
The former Ireland rugby coach has some past pedigree of playing in major gaelic football finals.
# Looking Back
Flashback: the last time Sam Maguire headed for Donegal… 1992
Will we see scenes like this again on Monday night?
# Final Countdown
Aidan O'Shea (Mayo) on...
The Connacht champions midfielder talks to on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.
# The Path to Sam
All-Ireland SFC 2012: Mayo's route to the final
Relive how the Connacht champions booked their place in Sunday’s showdown with Donegal.
# All-Ireland SFC
Aidan O'Shea: "Sometimes I thought I wouldn’t be back this year."
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.
# Final Countdown
'It's over 40 hours a week' -- Jim McGuinness hoping his hard works pays for Donegal on Sunday
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.
# Interview
Jim McGuinness: 'Every day is a school day, and I have said that all along, we are by no means the finished article'
The coach also says Donegal need to cut out the showboating in their game.