The performance is as important as the result against Mayo 

Paul Brennan Kerry will hardly travel to Castlebar next weekend hell bent on looking to avenge last August's All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Mayo, but after thawing out over the winter after that chastening Championship exit, next Saturday presents the Kerry management - and those players involved - the opportunity to rinse that defeat fully from their system. Not that the result next Saturday will alter anything that happened last summer, and after their...

Long 'unavailable' list gives others chance to shine 

At first we thought Eamonn Fitzmaurice had lost the run of himself. He's only gone and given us the team for Sunday week, we figured. And it looked a decent team too. Fionn Fitz, Griffin, Tom O'Sullivan, Morley, Crowley and Gavin White in defence. Moran and Maher at midfield. Nice combination of experience and youth in the attack. He's even managed to persuade Donaghy to swap the Spalding for the O'Neills. Donegal will have their work cut out, we opined.

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