Sunday 17 December 2017

Diarmuid Connolly watch: Quiet game for Ireland's most talked about footballer

Diarmuid Connolly, Dublin, celebrates after the game. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay, Dublin v Mayo. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
Diarmuid Connolly, Dublin, celebrates after the game. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay, Dublin v Mayo. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE
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All eyes were on Diarmuid Connolly after the DRA rescinded his one-game ban in the early hours of this morning but it was a subdued performance from the St Vincent's man with Lee Keegan shading their mini-battle.

6 mins: Connolly booed after getting his first touch in the lead-up to a Paddy Andrews point.

9 mins: Dispossesses his nemesis Lee Keegan but Mayo retrieve and Mayo made it three points apiece.

17 mins: Robbed of possession by a great tackle from Aidan O'Shea.

29 mins: Slipped away from Lee Keegan and earned a free but loses the ball in the next play and goes down clutching his face.

33 mins: Diarmuid Connolly's marker Lee Keegan kicks a score to make it nine points apiece.

45 mins: Involved in a Dublin attack which comes to nothing

47 mins: Fouled by Barry Moran. Dean Rock.

55 mins: Connolly's first shot of the day drifts wide.

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