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#Noel Connelly

# noel-connelly - Friday 23 December, 2016

Make the GAA Great Again: We can't ignore game's 'deplorables' in 2017

What will bubbling dissatisfaction among GAA community mean for the game, asks Tommy Martin in his final column of the year.

# noel-connelly - Friday 27 November, 2015

'We don't operate on the basis of rabble rousing' - GPA defends role in Galway and Mayo heaves

Dessie Farrell calls for charter to govern inter-county appointments.

# noel-connelly - Monday 2 November, 2015

6 big challenges facing new Mayo senior football manager Stephen Rochford

The Corofin boss will be confirmed as Mayo’s new supremo shortly.

# noel-connelly - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

'Tears were running down their faces, they knew there was a great mistake being made'

Mayo GAA chairman Mike Connelly addressed delegates at Monday night’s county board meeting.

# noel-connelly - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

When will Mayo appoint their next football manager?

The county board met last night to set a timeline for the process.

# noel-connelly - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'The Mayo players have shown amazing unity in what they’ve done'

Former Mayo and Armagh star Billy Joe Padden has backed the controversial player heave against Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly.

# noel-connelly - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

'Are Mayo's players cutting off their nose to spite their face?' - Mortimer

Former Mayo corner back Kenneth Mortimer has warned the current players that their controversial recent stance could prove counter productive.

# noel-connelly - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Galway hurling in crisis as players issue vote of no confidence in manager Anthony Cunningham

After guiding the team to two All-Ireland finals in four years, the St. Thomas’ man is under pressure.

# noel-connelly - Friday 2 October, 2015

Holmes and Connelly thank players for their efforts as they step down as managers

Mayo are on the lookout for a new manager.

# noel-connelly - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

5 key considerations for a divided Mayo

As Connelly and Holmes decide whether to stay or go, Mayo face an uncertain future.

We'll Leave It There So: Irish jockey assaulted, Mayo crisis 'a bombshell' and all today's sport

Meanwhile, Jared Payne is an injury doubt for Ireland’s World Cup clash with Italy on Sunday.

Ex-Mayo star Conor Mortimer says player heave has been coming for a while

The Parnell’s clubman is reluctant to apportion blame to the pair for Mayo’s failure to win the All-Ireland title.

# noel-connelly - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

No confidence vote from players is 'a bombshell', admits Mayo county board

Co-managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly are under pressure.

Mayo football in crisis as players revolt against managers Connelly and Holmes - reports

Mayo county officials yet to issue statement following reported vote of no confidence.

# noel-connelly - Monday 10 August, 2015

'They came to Castlebar in the league and gave us a whipping' - Mayo wary of Dubs challenge

League memories remain fresh for Mayo ahead of championship battle.

# noel-connelly - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Mayo boss Connelly warns Donegal about doubling-up on Aidan O'Shea

O’Shea has been a handful at the edge of the square.

# noel-connelly - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Mayo name starting XV for this weekend's All-Ireland quarter-final

They take on Donegal at Croke Park on Saturday evening.

# noel-connelly - Saturday 18 July, 2015

6 talking points as Mayo and Donegal seek to defend provincial crowns

It’s provincial football final weekend in Connacht and Ulster.

# noel-connelly - 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

# noel-connelly - Friday 8 May, 2015

Mayo's football captain was never forced to stop playing hurling

Keith Higgins made the decision on his own according to Mayo joint-boss Noel Connelly.

# noel-connelly - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The 15 new intercounty Gaelic football managers for 2015

Who’s ready for the new season?

# noel-connelly - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Mayo GAA chief admits manager search was 'a little clumsy' and apologises to Kevin McStay

Things got a bit messy out west when Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes were appointed.

# noel-connelly - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Connelly and Holmes ratified in Mayo as chairman survives controversy

The managerial partnership will succeed James Horan after his four-year term ended.

# noel-connelly - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Confirmed - Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes set for Mayo senior football job GAA

Confirmed - Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes set for Mayo senior football job

Connelly and Holmes form the managerial ticket which will replace outgoing boss James Horan

# noel-connelly - Friday 19 September, 2014

McStay and Connelly/Holmes nominated for Mayo senior football job GAA

McStay and Connelly/Holmes nominated for Mayo senior football job

County Board executive will meet later today to decide on their next step.