GAA News from Ireland: Cork trumps Mayo in National Football League final

“Middle of the field, we were cleaned out, albeit Brendan Herron was a big loss to us. Basically, we were just cleaned out all over the pitch for the first 35 minutes.”

 
GAA Shorts

BRIAN Murphy is expected to get the nod at full-back in place of the injured Eoin Cadogan when Cork meet Galway in Sunday night’s NHL final in Thurles. Galway’s only injury worry concerns forward Niall Healy . . .

MICK O’Dwyer has backed his native Kerry to win this year’s All-Ireland football championship. “I think one team can do it -- Kerry,” said O’Dwyer . . .

TYRONE defender Ryan McMenamin has suffered another ankle injury on club duty, but fellow veteran Brian Dooher has returned to training with the county squad . . .

BERNARD Brogan is a major doubt for Dublin’s Leinster Championship opener against Wexford in June after picking up a knee injury on club duty over the weekend . . .

KERRY defender Tomas O Se is to undergo a scan on a knee injury picked up while playing for his club An Ghaeltacht last Saturday night . . .

MICK Foley has resumed training with the Kildare football squad, but Kevin O’Neill has reportedly quit ahead of the Leinster SFC campaign . . .

PADDY McGrath is a fitness worry for Donegal ahead of their All-Ireland under-21 FC final date with Dublin in Cavan this Saturday . . .

PAT Flanagan has been appointed manager of the Westmeath senior football team until the end of the season . . .

FORMER Dublin midfielder Ciaran Whelan has again refuted all talk of a return to inter-county football.

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