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# down-football - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'You were a true son of Down': Two-time All-Ireland winner passes away aged 55 RIP

'You were a true son of Down': Two-time All-Ireland winner passes away aged 55

Eamonn Burns managed Down to the Ulster final in 2017.

# down-football - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Mayo still have a mad streak, but handle the heat in Down

Conor Loftus helped Mayo build a big lead to see off Down.

# down-football - Thursday 13 June, 2019

'Very unfair on players and fans' - Mayo hit out at throw-in time for Down game

The match will take place at 7pm on 22 June.

# down-football - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Armagh claim first Ulster victory in five years with extra-time win over Down in goal-fest

Rian O’Neill posted eight points for the winners, while Andrew Murnin hit a vital 1-1 off the bench.

# down-football - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Down on verge of immediate return to Division 2, while Laois take big leap

Here’s how the action went in Division 3 today.

# down-football - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Westmeath, Down, Kildare and Leitrim unveil starting teams for Sunday's pre-season clashes

Jack Cooney, Paddy Tally, Cian O’Neill and Terry Hyland have announced their sides.

# down-football - Thursday 15 November, 2018

After 5 county manager roles and huge success with Slaughtneil, a role with Down club is next up for Moran

Mickey Moran has been appointed to take charge of Kilcoo.

# down-football - Friday 26 October, 2018

'I got the feel of it, enjoyed it again, stayed on' - the All-Ireland winner playing club football at 55

After a stellar career with Down, Mickey Linden continues to show what he can do for Mayobridge.

# down-football - Friday 24 August, 2018

How much will Paddy Tally's appointment as Down boss hurt Galway?

Tally was widely praised for the role he played with Kevin Walsh’s squad this season.

Galway's defensive mastermind Paddy Tally appointed new Down manager

Tyrone native was a key part of Kevin Walsh’s backroom team this season.

# down-football - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'My role is certainly not in terms of the scouting side of it. I suppose that is a bit of a dirty term in the GAA.'

Former Down and Collingwood player Marty Clarke on how he is helping GAA players that have been targeted by Aussie Rules clubs.

A GAA playing comeback 'not on the radar', following Down and Champions League final clashes

Marty Clarke is at peace with his enforced retirement last year.

# down-football - Friday 11 May, 2018

'I think he's a massive future ahead of him' - Down native's influence on Carlow's football rising

Steven Poacher has made a major impact in coaching the Carlow footballers.

# down-football - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Down claim second league victory of campaign with five-point win over 14-man Roscommon

Roscommon’s Ian Kilbride was sent off after just 15 minutes.

# down-football - Thursday 1 February, 2018

O'Neill starts at full-forward as Cork make 3 changes for trip to face Down

Páirc Esler hosts Sunday’s game.

# down-football - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Cavanagh brothers set for All-Ireland club semi-final after Tyrone's Moy lift Ulster crown

A narrow victory for Moy against Rostrevor this afternoon.

# down-football - Friday 17 November, 2017

Key forward in Down's march to 2010 All-Ireland season final retires after 13 seasons involved

Mark Poland was centre-forward for Down in that September decider.

# down-football - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Monaghan gain revenge on Down and secure spot in All-Ireland quarter-finals

Conor McManus kicked 0-10 for the winners.

As it happened: Monaghan v Down, All-Ireland SFC qualifier

It was a rematch of last month’s Ulster semi-final.

# down-football - Friday 28 July, 2017

Monaghan unchanged for Croker clash against Down

Malachy O’Rourke is sticking with the same XV that defeated Carlow for Saturday’s All-Ireland Round 4B qualifier.

# down-football - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Clinical Tyrone power past Down to retain Ulster crown

Ronan O’Neill scored two second-half goals to kill off Down in Clones.

Analysis: How Down can get at Tyrone, the Red Hand's speedy counter-attack and the kick-out battle

3 key tactical questions ahead of today’s Ulster final showdown between Tyrone and Down.

# down-football - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Dark horses Down hang on by a thread to stun Monaghan and book Ulster final

Down are back in their first Ulster final since 2012.

As it happened: Down v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final

Could the Farney make it to their fourth provincial final in five years?

# down-football - Monday 17 April, 2017

Patrick Kielty on growing up immersed in the GAA and winning an All-Ireland minor title at 16 Past Life This post contains videos

Patrick Kielty on growing up immersed in the GAA and winning an All-Ireland minor title at 16

Kielty played alongside James McCartan with Down minors in 1987.

# down-football - Friday 7 April, 2017

Former underage GAA star wins League Two Player of the Month Standing Out This post contains videos

Former underage GAA star wins League Two Player of the Month

Shay McCartan’s impressive form with Accrington Stanley has been recognised.

# down-football - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Super sub Slattery at the double as Kildare take a big step towards promotion

The half-time substitute bagged two goals in the second period.

# down-football - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Rare medical condition forces Down's Marty Clarke to retire aged 29

The former Down footballer has been forced to call time on his career on the back of medical advice.

# down-football - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Why is injury so common for GAA players who switch codes to Aussie Rules?

“The clock is stopping, the pitch is twice as big and the game is twice as long. It’s a lot more impact and load than you’re used to.”

# down-football - Sunday 13 November, 2016

# down-football - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Just the 46 scores in Newry thriller as Longford claim qualifier win over Down

Substitutes Seamus Hannon and Mark Hughes scored vital extra-time goals for Longford.

# down-football - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Dan Shanahan's prophecy, Dublin's riches — weekend GAA talking points

Plus, has Ulster football lost its minefield?

Monaghan move into Ulster semi-final with 19-point win over dismal Down

Kieran Hughes and Owen Duffy found the net as Monaghan began the defence of their Ulster crown.

As it happened: Clare v Waterford, Galway v Westmeath, Offaly v Laois — Sunday GAA match tracker

The third installment of Clare-Waterford took place at Semple Stadium.

# down-football - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Mayo withstand Down rally to finish their league campaign with a win

Mayo finished their campaign with a three-point win over already relegated Down.

# down-football - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Cork take big step towards securing Division 1 status as their win relegates Down

Five points between the teams at the final whistle at Páirc Uí Rinn.

# down-football - Saturday 12 March, 2016

1-4 for Costello as Jim Gavin's unstoppable Dublin make it 5 from 5 in Down

Dublin recovered from a sluggish start to get the job done at Páirc Esler.

As it happened: Cork v Kilkenny, Down v Dublin - Saturday night National League tracker

We were following an enthralling Cork-Kilkenny clash at Páirc Uí Rinn, as Dublin’s footballers won again.

# down-football - Sunday 6 March, 2016

They lost home advantage but Roscommon won third Division 1 game in a row today

Down were the victims by nine points today in Pearse Park.

# down-football - Monday 8 February, 2016

Tributes pour in an after sudden death of former Down footballer RIP

Tributes pour in an after sudden death of former Down footballer

Peter Turley was a member of the Saval club.

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