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#Aidan O'Shea

# aidan-oshea - Friday 18 December, 2020

'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward
# Contenders
# Contenders

'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward

Dec 18th 2020, 11:38 AM 4,412 Views 3 Comments

Aidan O’Shea doesn’t feel time is running out to add that elusive All-Ireland medal.

# aidan-oshea - Thursday 10 December, 2020

O'Shea says families of players deserve to attend All-Ireland final 'as much as anybody else'
# Spare Seats
# Spare Seats

O'Shea says families of players deserve to attend All-Ireland final 'as much as anybody else'

Dec 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 6,127 Views 9 Comments

He also feels the winning team should be allowed to bring home the Sam Maguire.

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Mayo capture first Connacht crown since 2015 after holding off late Galway rally
# Green And Red
# Green And Red

Mayo capture first Connacht crown since 2015 after holding off late Galway rally

Nov 15th 2020, 3:37 PM 14,083 Views 17 Comments

James Horan’s men march on after lifting the Nestor Cup.

# aidan-oshea - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Top scorer Flynn is key as Breaffy bounce back against Westport to book Mayo senior final spot
# Final Bound
# Final Bound

Top scorer Flynn is key as Breaffy bounce back against Westport to book Mayo senior final spot

Sep 5th 2020, 8:39 PM 10,905 Views 0 Comments

The winners atoned for their loss earlier in the Mayo championship in the group stages.

# aidan-oshea - Thursday 28 May, 2020

'If we open up the pitches, it's going to be jammers... one death is too many'
# Caution
# Caution

'If we open up the pitches, it's going to be jammers... one death is too many'

Updated May 28th 2020, 9:30 PM 38,783 Views 54 Comments

Mayo captain Aidan O’Shea believes the GAA needs to be cautious about reopening pitches.

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Mayo confirm O'Shea will captain side for 2020 season
# Leading The Way
# Leading The Way

Mayo confirm O'Shea will captain side for 2020 season

Feb 23rd 2020, 5:47 PM 10,535 Views 15 Comments

James Horan confirmed Aidan O’Shea will captain the side for the rest of the campaign.

# aidan-oshea - Saturday 3 August, 2019

'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'
# Talisman
# Talisman

'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'

Aug 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 28,902 Views 30 Comments

Ahead of this evening’s crunch Super 8s clash against Donegal, we caught up with Mayo star Aidan O’Shea.

# aidan-oshea - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane
# Player Watch
# Player Watch

Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane

Apr 2nd 2019, 5:45 PM 9,573 Views 13 Comments

Mayo’s centre-field pair were hugely influential in their Division 1 final defeat of Kerry.

# aidan-oshea - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'The game is fine the way it is. We just have a team that's really, really good at the moment'
# New Rules
# New Rules

'The game is fine the way it is. We just have a team that's really, really good at the moment'

Oct 10th 2018, 5:05 PM 9,996 Views 6 Comments

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea has his say on the proposed rule changes to Gaelic football.

# aidan-oshea - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'I don't think James would come back if he didn't think there was potential for us to win an All-Ireland'
# Take Two
# Take Two

'I don't think James would come back if he didn't think there was potential for us to win an All-Ireland'

Oct 9th 2018, 7:27 PM 12,961 Views 15 Comments

Aidan O’Shea is delighted with James Horan’s return to the Mayo helm.

# aidan-oshea - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'Watch out for that' - Gooch feels O'Shea could be the one to man-mark Comer
# Connacht Clash
# Connacht Clash

'Watch out for that' - Gooch feels O'Shea could be the one to man-mark Comer

May 12th 2018, 5:29 PM 7,906 Views 5 Comments

‘If Mayo want to throw something different in, this could be it.’

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'I switched social media off during some of the stupid stuff that happened earlier in the year'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'I switched social media off during some of the stupid stuff that happened earlier in the year'

Dec 24th 2017, 9:30 PM 31,127 Views 16 Comments

Aidan O’Shea chats to The42 about a busy year in the spotlight.

# aidan-oshea - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'I was out in Australia and boys were asking me was it true': O'Shea baffled by Keegan illness rumour
# False Rumour
# False Rumour

'I was out in Australia and boys were asking me was it true': O'Shea baffled by Keegan illness rumour

Nov 28th 2017, 8:28 PM 15,790 Views 1 Comment

Lee Keegan had to come out and squash claims he’s been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

'I looked up to him as a young fella, got to play with him and now obviously a very good friend of his'
# Legend
# Legend

'I looked up to him as a young fella, got to play with him and now obviously a very good friend of his'

Nov 28th 2017, 3:10 PM 5,094 Views 2 Comments

Aidan O’Shea pays tribute to Alan Dillon, who announced his retirement from Mayo duty today.

# aidan-oshea - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Irish captaincy a fitting honour for Aidan O'Shea after a whirlwind year under the spotlight
# Skipper
# Skipper

Irish captaincy a fitting honour for Aidan O'Shea after a whirlwind year under the spotlight

Oct 25th 2017, 10:20 PM 16,100 Views 15 Comments

O’Shea will captain the Irish International Rules side in Australia next month.

# aidan-oshea - Monday 16 October, 2017

Emotional O'Shea pays tribute to lost clubmates as Breaffy end difficult year on a positive note
# Heartfelt
# Heartfelt

Emotional O'Shea pays tribute to lost clubmates as Breaffy end difficult year on a positive note

Oct 16th 2017, 3:27 PM 14,684 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo star held back the tears as he gave a powerful speech.

# aidan-oshea - Friday 15 September, 2017

'I reacted to the dark arts and ended up getting sent off and losing the game'
# Twin Towers
# Twin Towers

'I reacted to the dark arts and ended up getting sent off and losing the game'

Sep 15th 2017, 11:04 AM 37,928 Views 57 Comments

Kieran Donaghy reflects on his battle with Aidan O’Shea in the All-Ireland semi-finals.

# aidan-oshea - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Quiz: How well do you know the Mayo squad chasing the All-Ireland senior title?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know the Mayo squad chasing the All-Ireland senior title?

Sep 14th 2017, 7:55 PM 15,552 Views 2 Comments

The men from the west aim to land Sam at last.

# aidan-oshea - Friday 25 August, 2017

'There seemed no doubt that putting O'Shea on Donaghy was like the time Ed Sheeran was in Game of Thrones'
# Column
# Column

'There seemed no doubt that putting O'Shea on Donaghy was like the time Ed Sheeran was in Game of Thrones'

Aug 25th 2017, 12:00 PM 23,532 Views 28 Comments

However, revisionist history says it’s complicated, writes Tommy Martin.

# aidan-oshea - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Trying to stop Donaghy - Tyrone's plan in 2008 All-Ireland final versus Mayo's tactic last Sunday
# Stopping Star
# Stopping Star

Trying to stop Donaghy - Tyrone's plan in 2008 All-Ireland final versus Mayo's tactic last Sunday

Aug 24th 2017, 12:15 PM 8,511 Views 0 Comments

Owen Mulligan on Tyrone’s strategy nine years ago.

# aidan-oshea - Monday 21 August, 2017

'It was a bizarre decision playing Aidan O'Shea back there' - Gooch takes Mayo to task
# Front To Back
# Front To Back

'It was a bizarre decision playing Aidan O'Shea back there' - Gooch takes Mayo to task

Aug 21st 2017, 9:56 AM 10,429 Views 25 Comments

This move got everybody talking.

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'Andy Moran, possibly one of the smartest players ever' - GAA world reacts to that Kerry v Mayo epic
# Hot Takes
# Hot Takes

'Andy Moran, possibly one of the smartest players ever' - GAA world reacts to that Kerry v Mayo epic

Aug 20th 2017, 7:59 PM 22,945 Views 7 Comments

We’re ready for round two.

'One of our best tacklers' and 'physical presence' - Mayo boss on moving O'Shea to full-back
# Rabbit From The Hat
# Rabbit From The Hat

'One of our best tacklers' and 'physical presence' - Mayo boss on moving O'Shea to full-back

Aug 20th 2017, 6:57 PM 15,933 Views 17 Comments

Mayo’s full-back selection was not widely forecast.

# aidan-oshea - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'If a kid wants a picture, I'll do what I asked when I was 10': O'Shea responds to selfie storm
# Suit Yourselfie
# Suit Yourselfie

'If a kid wants a picture, I'll do what I asked when I was 10': O'Shea responds to selfie storm

Jul 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 73,913 Views 43 Comments

Mayo star “switched off” after Bernard Flynn’s criticism.

# aidan-oshea - Monday 10 July, 2017

Analysis: Mayo clicking again, Clare's serious progress and Aidan O'Shea finding his form
# Expert View
# Expert View

Analysis: Mayo clicking again, Clare's serious progress and Aidan O'Shea finding his form

Jul 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 20,218 Views 18 Comments

The42′s analyst Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday’s game in Ennis.

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 2 July, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
# Pics Of The Week
# Pics Of The Week

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Jul 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 13,055 Views 0 Comments

From the weekend’s GAA action to the Confederations Cup, it’s been another busy week in sport.

# aidan-oshea - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Doherty to start against Galway, O'Shea in reserve again and Moran set for 150th Mayo appearance
# The Green And Red
# The Green And Red

Doherty to start against Galway, O'Shea in reserve again and Moran set for 150th Mayo appearance

Jun 8th 2017, 1:48 PM 5,694 Views 8 Comments

The sides meet in Pearse Stadium in Sunday’s Connacht semi-final.

# aidan-oshea - Friday 19 May, 2017

The motives behind that Holmes-Connelly interview and the 'very harsh' criticism of Aidan O'Shea
# Tough At The Top
# Tough At The Top

The motives behind that Holmes-Connelly interview and the 'very harsh' criticism of Aidan O'Shea

May 19th 2017, 6:35 AM 17,947 Views 19 Comments

Conor Mortimer gives his thoughts on the recent issues surrounding the Mayo footballers.

# aidan-oshea - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo
# Aidan O'Shea
# Aidan O'Shea

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo

May 2nd 2017, 5:25 PM 7,306 Views 9 Comments

The 26-year-old turned to another sport in the wake of their All-Ireland final loss.

# aidan-oshea - Friday 3 March, 2017

Higgins set to make his 129th Mayo senior appearance, while McCaffrey drops to Dublin bench
# All-ireland Finalists
# All-ireland Finalists

Higgins set to make his 129th Mayo senior appearance, while McCaffrey drops to Dublin bench

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:34 PM 6,374 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Rochford makes just one change, while Jim Gavin makes two.

# aidan-oshea - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Here's the draw for the 2017 Mayo senior football championship
# Pot Luck
# Pot Luck

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

Feb 8th 2017, 10:31 PM 7,027 Views 2 Comments

There are some interesting ties in store.

# aidan-oshea - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Aidan O'Shea is returning to basketball for the first time in 7 years
# Winter Months
# Winter Months

Aidan O'Shea is returning to basketball for the first time in 7 years

Nov 3rd 2016, 2:16 PM 8,336 Views 9 Comments

O’Shea will link up with ex-Mayo star Ronan McGarrity with the Sligo All-Stars.

# aidan-oshea - Saturday 15 October, 2016

O'Sheas and Hennelly on scoresheet as Breaffy advance to Mayo semis
# Breaffy
# Breaffy

O'Sheas and Hennelly on scoresheet as Breaffy advance to Mayo semis

Oct 15th 2016, 6:56 PM 9,369 Views 9 Comments

Kevin McLoughlin’s Knockmore also won their quarter-final this evening.

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'O'Shea and McManamon were swinging at each other' - Dublin and Mayo's pre-match fracas
# Best Of Enemies
# Best Of Enemies

'O'Shea and McManamon were swinging at each other' - Dublin and Mayo's pre-match fracas

Sep 18th 2016, 11:58 PM 20,073 Views 18 Comments

Tensions between the two sides threatened to boil over on a couple of occasions.

All-Ireland final journeys, looking up to Mike Frank, Westmeath roots and Mayo's brothers in arms
# Aidan O'Shea
# Aidan O'Shea

All-Ireland final journeys, looking up to Mike Frank, Westmeath roots and Mayo's brothers in arms

Sep 18th 2016, 10:27 AM 13,762 Views 4 Comments

Aidan O’Shea knows All-Ireland final day but today wants to succeed.

# aidan-oshea - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

'We’ve lost too many semi-finals over the last couple of years and I wasn’t losing another one'
# Must-win
# Must-win

'We’ve lost too many semi-finals over the last couple of years and I wasn’t losing another one'

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:00 AM 4,681 Views 2 Comments

Aidan O’Shea says the win over Tipperary was all that mattered.

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's football man-of-the-match award?
# MOTM
# MOTM

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's football man-of-the-match award?

Aug 21st 2016, 10:27 PM 12,172 Views 12 Comments

Jarlath Burns, Dessie Dolan and Tomás Ó Sé delivered their verdict this evening.

# aidan-oshea - Friday 29 July, 2016

No changes for Mayo team to face Westmeath
# As You Were
# As You Were

No changes for Mayo team to face Westmeath

Jul 29th 2016, 9:57 PM 4,376 Views 2 Comments

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

# aidan-oshea - Sunday 17 July, 2016

'My conscience is clear' - Aidan O'Shea responds to 'unfair' dive criticism
# Bullish
# Bullish

'My conscience is clear' - Aidan O'Shea responds to 'unfair' dive criticism

Jul 17th 2016, 12:50 PM 9,705 Views 30 Comments

The Mayo star was in the spotlight this week following a controversial incident in their win over Fermanagh.

# aidan-oshea - Monday 11 July, 2016

Poll: Has criticism of inter-county players and managers gone too far?
# Out Of Hand
# Out Of Hand

Poll: Has criticism of inter-county players and managers gone too far?

Jul 11th 2016, 4:00 PM 10,818 Views 29 Comments

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