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# offaly-football - Monday 10 August, 2020

Doubts persist over inter-county season on sobering week for GAA

The GAA have informed clubs in Kildare, Offaly and Laois that outdoor facilities can re-open for training.

What impact will GAA shutdown have on Kildare, Laois and Offaly club schedules?

What impact will GAA shutdown have on Kildare, Laois and Offaly club schedules?

Action in the three counties was brought to a halt last Friday.

# offaly-football - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

‘One of the greatest privileges of my life was training with Matt Connor’

40 years ago this summer the Offaly legend gave one of the greatest individual displays ever witnessed in Croke Park.

# offaly-football - Saturday 23 May, 2020

'I was at home before Paddy was in the graveyard' - paying respects to GAA heroes in era of Covid-19

Offaly legend Paddy Fenning was laid to rest in Tullamore this week, where strict social distancing measures took place.

# offaly-football - Friday 15 May, 2020

Two-time Offaly All-Ireland winner passes away after battle with illness

Paddy Fenning bagged a crucial goal against Kerry in the 1972 final replay.

# offaly-football - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Offaly GAA pay tribute after passing of coach who guided them to All-Ireland football final RIP

Offaly GAA pay tribute after passing of coach who guided them to All-Ireland football final

Fr Tom Scully coached Offaly in the decider against Kerry in 1969.

# offaly-football - Sunday 2 February, 2020

# offaly-football - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Scoring subs prove key to help Cork defeat Offaly in football league opener

Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosted tonight’s game.

# offaly-football - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Fresh injury setback for Hurley adds to Cork's absent list for start of league

Cork start out in Division 3 of the football league against Offaly on Saturday.

# offaly-football - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Put your feet up and dive into some of the best pieces of writing we’ve enjoyed over the past week.

# offaly-football - Saturday 11 January, 2020

0-8 for Allen as Offaly defeat Westmeath to book place in O'Byrne Cup final

A five-point success for the home side in Tullamore today.

# offaly-football - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Duignan set to battle under fire chairman Byrne for top role in Offaly

Two-time All-Ireland winner Michael Duignan is contesting the position at next month’s county convention.

# offaly-football - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Maughan and Sugrue take opposing views on Tier 2 championship proposal

“I think it’s only a matter of time before it will be introduced,” said Offaly boss Maughan.

# offaly-football - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Kingston brothers fire 0-10 as Laois gun down Offaly to move within one game of Super 8s

John Sugrue’s side had five points to spare over Offaly in O’Moore Park this evening.

# offaly-football - Sunday 23 June, 2019

McNamee on the double as Offaly power past Sligo

The Faithful were in fine form this afternoon.

# offaly-football - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Wexford boss resigns after heavy Derry defeat while Antrim upset favourites Louth

Earlier today, Offaly and Leitrim booked their places in Monday’s round 2 draw.

# offaly-football - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Dublin county senior winner included in Offaly side to face Meath

Shane Horan will make his first championship for Offaly on Sunday.

# offaly-football - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

History maker - Offaly boss will have managed in all four provincial championships by next Sunday

John Maughan feels it is time for a two-tier All-Ireland football championship.

# offaly-football - Monday 25 March, 2019

Offaly forward pulls off masterclass in time-wasting at the death of relegation battle Keep The Faith This post contains videos

Offaly forward pulls off masterclass in time-wasting at the death of relegation battle

Shane Tierney took one for the team yesterday by booting the Sligo goalkeeper’s ball off the tee.

# offaly-football - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'He is just back' - Offaly boss Maughan confirms prolific forward's retirement U-turn

Rhode ace Niall McNamee has returned to the Offaly set-up.

# offaly-football - Friday 4 January, 2019

Offaly bring Kilmacud Crokes forward on board through parentage rule

Shane Horan will line out with the Faithful County in 2019.

# offaly-football - Friday 28 December, 2018

'Matt Connor was the best footballer I've ever seen, even now - he was just an absolute genius'

A documentary on Offaly’s famous All-Ireland victory over Kerry in 1982 airs tonight.

# offaly-football - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Maughan's Offaly reign begins in defeat as Kildare romp to 12-point win

U20 Footballer of the Year Jimmy Hyland scored 0-6 for the victors.

# offaly-football - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

New documentary to look back at Offaly's famous All-Ireland win that ended Kerry's five-in-a-row dream 1982 This post contains videos

New documentary to look back at Offaly's famous All-Ireland win that ended Kerry's five-in-a-row dream

Players of the Faithful will be broadcast on RTÉ One on 28 December.

# offaly-football - Friday 12 October, 2018

'A fear of sitting in front of the TV every evening - it frightened me!': Maughan on his inter-county return

John Maughan has confirmed his backroom team as Offaly gear up for the 2019 campaign.

# offaly-football - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Former Mayo boss Maughan rubber-stamped as new Offaly football manager

Maughan takes the reins with the Faithful’s footballers.

# offaly-football - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Ex-Mayo boss Maughan set to take charge of Offaly footballers for 2019

Maughan has previously been in charge of Clare, Mayo, Roscommon and Fermanagh teams.

# offaly-football - Friday 29 June, 2018

Red-hot Lilywhites blow Offaly away in 8 minutes to book place in Leinster U20 final

Kildare will face either Dublin or Meath in the final of the EirGrid Leinster U20 Football Championship.

# offaly-football - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Here are the Offaly and Kildare sides for tomorrow's EirGrid Leinster U20 Football semi-final

O’Connor Park, Tullamore hosts the first of this year’s Leinster semis.

# offaly-football - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Clare finish strongest in Tullamore to seal spot in round 3 of All-Ireland qualifiers

The Banner’s greater depth proved decisive as they scored four points without reply in the closing minutes.

# offaly-football - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Offaly advance to Leinster U20 semi-final with seven-point win over Westmeath

Jack Darcy’s goal helped the hosts to a comfortable win.

# offaly-football - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Paul Rouse begins Offaly reign with convincing eight-point qualifier win over Antrim

Elsewhere in Round 1 of the backdoor competition, Cavan dumped Wicklow out.

# offaly-football - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Dublin All-Ireland winner sounded out over interest in role as interim co-manager of Offaly footballers

Vinnie Murphy and Niall Hobbert, joint managers of St Peregrine’s club in Dublin, were contacted this morning about their interest.

# offaly-football - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Stephen Wallace's reign in charge of Offaly reaches crisis point as several players depart panel

The suspended Wallace watched from the stands as Offaly lost to Wicklow on Sunday.

# offaly-football - Monday 14 May, 2018

'There's a lot of mountains in Kerry, the same in Wicklow. We know how to handle mountainy men'

John Evans is following in the footsteps of fellow Kerryman Mick O’Dwyer in Wicklow.

# offaly-football - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Keeper scores 0-7 as Wicklow pick up first Leinster win in 5 years and book Dublin showdown

John Evans’s side defeated Offaly by five points after extra-time.

# offaly-football - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Offaly boss Stephen Wallace looking at eight-week ban

The proposed suspension relates to incidents in last month’s Kerry intermediate club championship game between his club Ardfert and John Mitchels.

# offaly-football - Monday 19 March, 2018

3 red cards, 2 black cards and a late equaliser - Offaly and Sligo finish level in relegation dogfight

Niall Murphy’s 73rd minute free sealed draw for Sligo in Tullamore.

Kilkenny see off spirited Offaly with two late scores to book hurling league semi-final

Late scores from TJ Reid and Walter Walsh saw the Cats past the hosts.

# offaly-football - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'Micko said it still haunts him. It still haunts me, would you believe, to this day'

The brilliant documentary ‘Micko’ brought memories flooding back for Kerry forward Mikey Sheehy.

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