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#Cillian O'Connor

# cillian-oconnor - Monday 18 September, 2017

Cillian O'Connor's misfortune in All-Ireland finals shows the cruelty of sport

The Mayo captain missed a free in this year’s final from a similar position to the one he missed in last year’s replay.

'We will rise again': Raw heartbreak with every word in speeches at Mayo function Fight The Good Fight This post contains videos

'We will rise again': Raw heartbreak with every word in speeches at Mayo function

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford and captain Cillian O’Connor delivered emotional tributes last night.


# cillian-oconnor - Friday 9 June, 2017

The rivalry with Galway, teaching Mayo's young fans and sport psychology tips

The Mayo attacking talisman is set for Sunday’s Connacht semi-final.

# cillian-oconnor - Monday 29 May, 2017

'I wouldn't put it down to tiredness - the connection just wasn't exactly the one that I wanted'

Cillian O’Connor reflects on that late free in last year’s All-Ireland final replay.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Champions Castlebar launch Mayo three-in-a-row bid, but O'Sheas and Breaffy lay down marker

Wins for Ballintubber and Hollymount-Carramore as the Mayo football championship got underway on Saturday evening.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Late red card doesn't stop Mayo from claiming vital away win against Kerry

Cillian O’Connor hit 0-9 as Mayo won out by two.

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Here's the draw for the 2017 Mayo senior football championship

There are some interesting ties in store.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 4 February, 2017

As it happened: Mayo v Monaghan, Allianz Division 1 football league

There was an opening night battle between Stephen Rochford and Malachy O’Rourke’s sides.

# cillian-oconnor - Friday 30 September, 2016

Higgins to make 125th Mayo appearance as Rochford names team for All-Ireland final replay

Cillian O’Connor will captain the team against Dublin.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Moving on from Connelly and Holmes saga, penalty pressures and Tipperary test

Mayo star Cillian O’Connor has been reflecting on a number of issues ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland senior football semi-final against Tipp.

# cillian-oconnor - Friday 29 July, 2016

No changes for Mayo team to face Westmeath

Stephen Rochford has opted for the same team that earned a convincing nine-point win over Kildare.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Mayo bailed out by dubious penalty as they come from 6 down to beat Fermanagh

Cillian O’Connor’s late penalty proved vital as Mayo booked their place in Round 3.

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Huge blow for Mayo as star forward set to miss entire 2016 League campaign

Cillian O’Connor was the championship’s top scorer in 2015.

# cillian-oconnor - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

‘I know she’s got my best interests at heart but I’d love if she didn’t do it!’

Some of the country’s leading hurlers and footballers lift the lid on what grinds their gears.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Here's how Dublin turned the tide in 15 mad minutes against Mayo

An absolutely brilliant goal from the Mayo forward.

# cillian-oconnor - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

McMahon and O’Connor get green light to play in Dublin Mayo All-Ireland replay clash

The way is clear to get set for next Saturday’s showdown.

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Is Cillian O’Connor the best footballer Mayo has ever seen?

Former Mayo footballer David Brady seems to think so.

# cillian-oconnor - Friday 12 June, 2015

O’Connor passed fit as Mayo name strong side for meeting with Galway

Rob Hennelly and Ger Cafferkey must settle for a place on the bench.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor to feature against Galway after successful treatment in London

The player missed the closing rounds of the national league with an injury

# cillian-oconnor - Friday 8 May, 2015

Mayo could miss their star forward for Connacht opener

Noel Connelly believes it is too early to know whether Cillian O’Connor will be available for the Connacht SFC semi-final.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 12 March, 2015

5 new players come into Mayo team ahead of Dublin encounter

Donal Vaughan, who has recovered from injury, takes the place of Danny Kirby in midfield.

# cillian-oconnor - Friday 27 February, 2015

Cillian O'Connor returns as Mayo make 5 changes for Monaghan game

The sides clash in Castlebar on Sunday afternoon.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain

Cillian O’Connor has been named vice-captain by managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes.

# cillian-oconnor - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

4 Connacht titles in-a-row and a rugby resurgence - Mayo's 2014 sporting highlights

There was the usual heartbreak for Mayo fans but also a lot of positives.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Cillian O'Connor is at Old Trafford today to promote 'Mayo Day'

And he’s parading the county’s new jersey.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Cillian O’Connor and Ballintubber are into their first ever Connacht final

It took three attempts but Ballintubber finally have their first win in the provincial championship.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Cillian O’Connor on nine goals in a Mayo semi-final and Ballintubber’s Connacht hopes

Ballintubber take on St Brigid’s in tomorrow’s AIB Connacht senior club semi-final.

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Who should join James O'Donoghue and Cillian O'Connor in the Allstar full-forward line? Dilemma This post contains a poll

Who should join James O'Donoghue and Cillian O'Connor in the Allstar full-forward line?

Two Kerrymen could be fighting it out for the full-forward spot.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 18 October, 2014

5 talking points as All-Ireland finalists Castlebar defend Mayo crown against Ballintubber

Since 2009 Castlebar and Ballintuber will have made six county final appearances between them in the five years.

# cillian-oconnor - Monday 29 September, 2014

Here’s the six goals Cillian O’Connor and his brothers scored in Mayo semi-final

The O’Connor family were central to Ballintubber’s demolition job.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Ballintubber hit nine goals with Cillian O’Connor scoring hat-trick to reach Mayo final

Ballintubber went goal crazy against Knockmore in today’s semi-final.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 24 August, 2014

O'Connor: Great fightback but first half wasn't good enough

The Mayo forward was left to lament his side’s poor first half showing.

Poll: Who was your man of the match from today’s Kerry vs Mayo All-Ireland semi-final? Man Of The Match This post contains a poll

Mayo and Kerry to do it all over again after epic draw

Mayo’s looked to have done enough before Kieran Donaghy turned the game on its head.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 24 July, 2014

'If Cillian O'Connor isn't classed as a marquee forward, I don't know who is'

Mayo keeper Rob Hennelly bats away any lingering doubts about the Connacht champions’ attacking options.

# cillian-oconnor - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

# cillian-oconnor - Friday 11 April, 2014

Any hangover Mayo had after All-Ireland disappointment is over – Cillian O’Connor

The Ballintubber man is unsure if he’ll play in the league semi-final with Derry this weekend.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Cillian O’Connor to make first start of the season as Mayo name team to face Cork

Meanwhile, Shane McHale also comes into the side.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Cillian O’Connor returns as Mayo see off Westmeath in Mullingar

James Horan’s side enjoyed a successful trip to Mullingar.

# cillian-oconnor - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Mayo All-Ireland drama helps inspire award winning Young Scientist gumshield entry

Three students at St Gerald’s College in Castlebar were awarded third place overall for their sports related entry.

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