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#Cillian O'Connor

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

'You've got the older players coming back and wondering, 'Am I being rested now or have I lost my place?''

Cillian O’Connor says Mayo’s new wave of youngsters have been a breath of fresh air for the squad.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Cillian O’Connor influential as Ballintubber claim fifth Mayo title since 2010

Their expertise at closing out a game when it matters came to the fore.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'He’s going to deserve it' - Gooch on prospect of O'Connor overtaking his scoring record in Killarney

Cillian O’Connor needs five points to pass out Colm Cooper on the all-time championship scoring list.

# cillian-oconnor - Monday 15 April, 2019

Good news for Mayo as leading scorer and ex-AFL player make returns from injury in club action

Cillian O’Connor and Cian Hanley made their comebacks over the weekend.

# cillian-oconnor - Monday 1 April, 2019

Good news for Mayo and Kerry as managers hopeful that stars set to come back from injury

James Horan and Peter Keane are hopeful they will have a stronger hand for their championship openers.

# cillian-oconnor - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Mayo set to be without key attacker for early league games

Cillian O’Connor is recovering from the knee surgery he underwent last month.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Mayo captain on comeback trail after undergoing surgery on his knee

Cillian O’Connor is expected to back in action in the coming weeks.

# cillian-oconnor - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Cillian O'Connor scores 0-7 as Ballintubber book semi-final spot while Breaffy see off Westport

Ballintubber and Breaffy booked their places in the Mayo Senior Football Championship semi-finals.

# cillian-oconnor - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Keegan to miss Mayo's Connacht opener but hope that O'Connor will be back for Galway game

Mixed news on the injury front for Mayo manager Stephen Rochford.

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'I actually remember thinking, 'This is the first free I've taken since the All-Ireland''

Cillian O’Connor chats about getting over the All-Ireland final defeat and the rise in hip surgeries in the GAA.

# cillian-oconnor - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Cillian O'Connor hits five points as Ballintubber cruise into the Mayo county final

Diarmuid O’Connor and Allan Dillon also got their names on the scoresheet for Ballintubber.

# cillian-oconnor - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

O'Connor sent off but 0-9 from him and Dillon put Ballintubber into Mayo senior semi-finals

A quarter-final replay win for Ballintubber tonight against Hollymount-Carramore.

# 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.

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