# Aidan O'Shea

This year
Aidan O'Shea has 'emphatically answered' critics - Lee Keegan
Keegan reckons O’Shea was an ‘easy target’ for criticism when Mayo came up short of All-Ireland success.
Unhealthy levels of obsession with O'Shea as the Mayo ship sails on
15 years into his Mayo career, the Breaffy man still is as relevant as ever
Aidan O'Shea's time is running out. I hope he finds what he's searching for
The Mayo player has enjoyed brilliant days but has also endured ridicule and crushing defeats in pursuit of his singular ambition.
Aidan O'Shea continues to defy criticism and lead Mayo's charge in rebirth under McStay
The Breaffy star is in resurgent form under Kevin McStay.
Last year
Tipperary youngsters ovecome Limerick to reach Munster Championship semi-final
A Fionn Fitzgerald goal helped his side earn a convincing victory.
All time
'It happens to all players at some stage where you just have a bad day and it doesn't go for you'
Seamie O’Shea believes brother Aidan will ‘have a big final’ against Tyrone.
Garrymore defender Hession handed Mayo debut in league opener against Down
Aidan O’Shea not named in Mayo XV following knee injury scare last month.
Mayo receive O'Shea knee injury boost
Aidan O’Shea is set to be fit for the start of their league campaign.
O'Shea departs Mayo training session with knee injury on first night back
The Mayo captain is expected to undergo a scan later this week.
'This is the first time I’ve had a right run of it' - Mayo captain on move to full-forward
Aidan O’Shea doesn’t feel time is running out to add that elusive All-Ireland medal.
O'Shea says families of players deserve to attend All-Ireland final 'as much as anybody else'
He also feels the winning team should be allowed to bring home the Sam Maguire.
Mayo capture first Connacht crown since 2015 after holding off late Galway rally
James Horan’s men march on after lifting the Nestor Cup.
Top scorer Flynn is key as Breaffy bounce back against Westport to book Mayo senior final spot
The winners atoned for their loss earlier in the Mayo championship in the group stages.
'If we open up the pitches, it's going to be jammers... one death is too many'
Mayo captain Aidan O’Shea believes the GAA needs to be cautious about reopening pitches.
Mayo confirm O'Shea will captain side for 2020 season
James Horan confirmed Aidan O’Shea will captain the side for the rest of the campaign.
'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'
Ahead of this evening’s crunch Super 8s clash against Donegal, we caught up with Mayo star Aidan O’Shea.
Inside O'Shea's dominant midfield display and his growing partnership with Ruane
Mayo’s centre-field pair were hugely influential in their Division 1 final defeat of Kerry.
'The game is fine the way it is. We just have a team that's really, really good at the moment'
Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea has his say on the proposed rule changes to Gaelic football.
'I don't think James would come back if he didn't think there was potential for us to win an All-Ireland'
Aidan O’Shea is delighted with James Horan’s return to the Mayo helm.
'Watch out for that' - Gooch feels O'Shea could be the one to man-mark Comer
‘If Mayo want to throw something different in, this could be it.’
'I switched social media off during some of the stupid stuff that happened earlier in the year'
Aidan O’Shea chats to The42 about a busy year in the spotlight.
'I was out in Australia and boys were asking me was it true': O'Shea baffled by Keegan illness rumour
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'
Aidan O’Shea pays tribute to Alan Dillon, who announced his retirement from Mayo duty today.
Irish captaincy a fitting honour for Aidan O'Shea after a whirlwind year under the spotlight
O’Shea will captain the Irish International Rules side in Australia next month.
Emotional O'Shea pays tribute to lost clubmates as Breaffy end difficult year on a positive note
The Mayo star held back the tears as he gave a powerful speech.
'I reacted to the dark arts and ended up getting sent off and losing the game'
Kieran Donaghy reflects on his battle with Aidan O’Shea in the All-Ireland semi-finals.
Quiz: How well do you know the Mayo squad chasing the All-Ireland senior title?
The men from the west aim to land Sam at last.
'There seemed no doubt that putting O'Shea on Donaghy was like the time Ed Sheeran was in Game of Thrones'
However, revisionist history says it’s complicated, writes Tommy Martin.
Trying to stop Donaghy - Tyrone's plan in 2008 All-Ireland final versus Mayo's tactic last Sunday
Owen Mulligan on Tyrone’s strategy nine years ago.
'It was a bizarre decision playing Aidan O'Shea back there' - Gooch takes Mayo to task
This move got everybody talking.
'Andy Moran, possibly one of the smartest players ever' - GAA world reacts to that Kerry v Mayo epic
We’re ready for round two.
'One of our best tacklers' and 'physical presence' - Mayo boss on moving O'Shea to full-back
Mayo’s full-back selection was not widely forecast.
'If a kid wants a picture, I'll do what I asked when I was 10': O'Shea responds to selfie storm
Mayo star “switched off” after Bernard Flynn’s criticism.
Analysis: Mayo clicking again, Clare's serious progress and Aidan O'Shea finding his form
The42′s analyst Rob Carroll takes a closer look at Saturday’s game in Ennis.
It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
From the weekend’s GAA action to the Confederations Cup, it’s been another busy week in sport.
Doherty to start against Galway, O'Shea in reserve again and Moran set for 150th Mayo appearance
The sides meet in Pearse Stadium in Sunday’s Connacht semi-final.
The motives behind that Holmes-Connelly interview and the 'very harsh' criticism of Aidan O'Shea
Conor Mortimer gives his thoughts on the recent issues surrounding the Mayo footballers.
A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo
The 26-year-old turned to another sport in the wake of their All-Ireland final loss.
Higgins set to make his 129th Mayo senior appearance, while McCaffrey drops to Dublin bench
Stephen Rochford makes just one change, while Jim Gavin makes two.
Here's the draw for the 2017 Mayo senior football championship
There are some interesting ties in store.