# Stephen Rochford

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# Stephen Rochford
Hoping Keegan will stay, surprise at Mullin's AFL decision move and tribute to Murphy
Stephen Rochford is back with Mayo as assistant manager, having not been attracted to any role outside the county.
# the comeback
Rochford's Mayo return - 'I loved every minute, even with difficult times'
Stephen Rochford is back with Mayo as assistant manager and coach.
# At The Helm
Kerry native and ex-Mayo boss at core of McStay's star-studded coaching team
“I willl leave no stone unturned,” declared the new Mayo manager.
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# How To Win At Dominoes
'Take what you feel is needed and go do your best' - preparing a team for a big day
Stephen Rochford shared his wisdom with Shane Keegan on this week’s coaching podcast.
# Murphy's Law
'Top-class' Rochford and 'older statesmen' - Donegal captain hopeful for continuity in 2020
Michael Murphy would rather look forward than back.
# rochy
'I never felt burdened by the pressure or expectation in Mayo. I never looked at it as a draining job'
Stephen Rochford chats about the turbulent end to his job in charge of his native county and the decision to join Donegal as coach.
# fresh faces
New kids on the block! Returning James Horan names first Mayo team for FBD League opener against Leitrim
Fionn McDonagh, Colm Moran and Brian Reape are all included, while Aidan O’Shea is missing for Sunday’s game.
# Ryan McHugh
Where to face the Dubs, being coached by Rochford and the return of star forward
Ryan McHugh on the changes and issues for Donegal in 2019.
# stephen's day
Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach
The former Mayo boss will work as part of Declan Bonner’s management team in 2019.
# left-field move
Donegal to snap up the man who came closest to taking down this Dublin team
Stephen Rochford is set for a return to the inter-county scene as Donegal coach under Declan Bonner.
# the second coming
Back in charge! Horan returns as Mayo appoint new senior football manager
The county board have confirmed their former manager is at the helm again.
# Departure
Rochford resigns as Mayo boss over lack of support from board executive
Rochford confirmed his departure in a statement this evening.
# fresh eyes
Breaffy duo to join Rochford's Mayo management team for 2019
Shane Conway and former Mayo captain Peter Ford are expected to be among the Connacht side’s selectors next year.
# rebuild
'Continuity' a positive for All-Star Barrett as Mayo wait for management team to be rubber-stamped
Mayo manager Stephen Rochford is assembling his backroom team for the 2019 season.
# Taking A Break
Relief at Rochford staying on and accepting Whatsapp invites 'you haven’t said yes to in eight or nine years'
Mayo forward Jason Doherty is enjoying the long break after a shock exit from the All-Ireland SFC.
# One More Year
Stephen Rochford commits to fourth season in charge of Mayo
Rochford is understood to have informed members of the Mayo squad last week.
# Looking Forward
Mayo boss: 'The group will dust themselves down over the winter and look to re-energise'
Stephen Rochford didn’t believe the choice of venue was a factor in his side’s 2018 exit last night.
# Trip to Tipp
'I think all of us Mayo supporters saw our footballing lives flash before our eyes in Semple Stadium'
The ‘true believers’ are on the road again with Stephen Rochford’s men, writes Eoin Butler.
# concerns
Mayo midfielder O'Shea brought to hospital for scans on suspected dislocated shoulder
Seamus O’Shea needed oxygen as he left the field in the first-half of their win over Tipperary.
# Qualifiers
Rochford makes four changes as Mayo get championship campaign back underway
Mayo enter the qualifiers with a visit to the Gaelic Grounds to face Limerick on Saturday.
# Treatment Table
'He has a knee dislocation' - major injury setback for Mayo midfielder Parsons
The 30-year-old was forced off in the second half of today’s game.
# Tribes On Top
Late Heaney goal secures victory in Connacht for Galway against 14-man Mayo
Kevin Walsh’s side claimed a third successive championship victory over Mayo.
# into the west
4 debutants and big names return as Mayo and Galway name teams for Connacht showdown
Stephen Rochford and Kevin Walsh have unveiled their starting sides.
# into the west
Stephen Rochford: 'I don't see them being a particularly dirty team to be honest'
The Mayo manager is full of praise for their opponents Galway.
# Loss Of Lee
Mayo manager on Keegan - 'I know locally they're all thinking how did Robbie Henshaw get back'
Mayo planning without the 2016 Footballer of the Year.
# Treatment Table
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.
# green and red
Two changes to Mayo team for tomorrow's league clash with Tyrone
The sides meet in Castlebar tomorrow.
# Team news
Andy Moran returns as Mayo make four changes for Dublin showdown in Castlebar
Stephen Rochford has named his side for tomorrow night’s crucial fixture.
# green and red
Familiar names recalled and U21 heroes picked as Mayo unveil Connacht league squad
With their established stars on holiday, Stephen Rochford has assembled a new panel.
# the sat nav final
'In that moment you’re thinking, I’d do anything to win' - Stephen Rochford on Lee Keegan's GPS trick
Mayo will be back, he says.
# Oh The Green And Red
Stephen Rochford to stay on as Mayo manager as he's given two-year extension
The deal will keep him with the Westerners until 2020.
# Hot Seat
Stephen Rochford to decide on his Mayo future 'during the month of October'
He also came to the defence of Donal Vaughan who was sent-off on Sunday.
# fight the good fight
'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.
# 66 years of hurt
‘As John B. Keane put it — they will need to be at their almighty best to beat Dublin’
Legendary broadcaster Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh remembers the Mayo side who last won the All-Ireland football title in 1951.
# Close Call
28 shots on goal with no reward - the day Mayo nearly came unstuck this summer
Stephen Rochford reflects on Mayo surviving a massive scare in the qualifiers.
# Rabbit From The Hat
'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.
# Oh The Green And Red
Lee Keegan starts as Rochford names his Mayo side for Kerry showdown
The 2016 Footballer of the Year returns to action after sitting out of the quarter-final.
# Last Four Battle
'They’re probably the form team in the country right now' - Kerry challenge awaits Mayo
Stephen Rochford sizes up the task facing his team.
# Sitting Out
Hospital treatment for foot injury ruled Keegan out for Mayo today
The 2016 Footballer of the Year was a late withdrawal.
# going forward
'They took the eye off the ball, those calls nearly cost them'
Bernard Flynn feels that Mayo are in with a chance of All-Ireland glory, but only if the right decisions are made on the line.