Keith Higgins

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Irish Examiner
Cluxton and Clarke hoping to become first keeper named Footballer of Year since 1982Durcan, Seamus O’Shea and Donal Vaughan. Clarke and Moran have been honoured as
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Durcan, Seamus O’Shea and Donal Vaughan. Clarke and Moran have been honoured as well as Chris Barrett, Brendan Harrison, Keith Higgins, Colm Boyle, Lee Keegan, Tom Parsons, Kevin McLoughlin, Aidan O’Shea, Jason Doherty and Cillian... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cavanagh is Ulster's main hope as Dublin and Mayo lead All Star raceJack McCaffrey, Cian O'Sullivan, Michael Fitzsimons, Philly McMahon, John Small
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Jack McCaffrey, Cian O'Sullivan, Michael Fitzsimons, Philly McMahon, John Small, Johnny Cooper (all Dublin), Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Chris Barrett, Colm Boyle, Brendan Harrison (all Mayo), Tadgh Morley, Paul Murphy (both Kerry),... Read more
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1d
GAA Football & Hurling
Football All Stars: 13 nominations for Dublin, 12 for MayoMorgan (Tyrone) Jack McCaffrey, Cian O’Sullivan, Michael Fitzsimons, Philip Mc
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
Morgan (Tyrone) Jack McCaffrey, Cian O’Sullivan, Michael Fitzsimons, Philip McMahon, John Small, Jonny Cooper (Dublin), Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Chris Barrett, Colm Boyle, Brendan Harrison (Mayo), Pádraig Hampsey, Tiernan McCann (Tyrone), Paul... Read more
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3d
GAA Football & Hurling
Substitutions cost Mayo - Flynnsitting beside you on the bench when you have to close a game out,” the former
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
sitting beside you on the bench when you have to close a game out,” the former Meath attacker told RTE. "To take off [Keith] Higgins, [Colm] Boyle, Seamie O'Shea (having a great game), Kevin McLoughlin, Jason Doherty, Andy Moran - all on the... Read more
4d
GAA Football & Hurling
HS football team of the weekreader of the game with strong positioning sense, the Kilmacud Crokes star is t
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
reader of the game with strong positioning sense, the Kilmacud Crokes star is tailor-made for the role of sweeper. 4. Keith Higgins (Mayo) Another heart-breaking Croke Park outing for the Ballyhaunis dynamo who, once again, proved that he is... Read more
4d
GAA Football & Hurling
Dublin and Mayo dominate Sunday Game Team of the YearFootball Team Of The Year is: 1. Stephen Cluxton (Dublin) 2. Mick Fitzsimons
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
Football Team Of The Year is: 1. Stephen Cluxton (Dublin) 2. Mick Fitzsimons (Dublin) 3. Cian O’Sullivan (Dublin) 4. Keith Higgins (Keith Higgins) 5. Colm Boyle (Mayo) 6. Chris Barrett (Mayo) 7. Jack McCaffrey (Dublin) 8. Tom Parsons... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Spare the Mayo sympathy. They don’t want it67th-minute point to level it at 1-16 apiece. It was his sixth point of the sec
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
67th-minute point to level it at 1-16 apiece. It was his sixth point of the second half. At the other end of the field, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan and Chris Barrett were duelling with gods and ghosts and winning, but such was the pitch of the... Read more
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5d
Irish Examiner
3 in a row; Dublin narrowly beat Mayo in All-Ireland finalfisted the ball over the bar after Barrett almost cut out a Connolly crossfield
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
fisted the ball over the bar after Barrett almost cut out a Connolly crossfield ball only for O’Connor to equalise. When Keith Higgins made a despairing but successful block on Bernard Brogan and Connolly struck a weak wide, fortune looked to be... Read more
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6d
GAA Football & Hurling
'Mayo players are living in a culture where it's alright to be a loser'done for the county over the past seven years. That's great. That's fantastic b
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
done for the county over the past seven years. That's great. That's fantastic but... there is a but. What if Aidan O'Shea, Keith Higgins, Colm Boyle, Cillian O'Connor etc were from Dublin or Kerry and trying to make the breakthrough? "Anyone... Read more
6d
GAA Football & Hurling
Mayo won't stand back like Tyrone did, says Morrisonnot stand back like Tyrone did, they love to attack." The Armagh man remains g
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
not stand back like Tyrone did, they love to attack." The Armagh man remains good friends with Andy Moran, David Clarke, Keith Higgins, Barry Moran and Alan Dillon, who are all survivors from that famous All-Ireland semi-final victory over the... Read more
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7d
GAA Football & Hurling
Mayo keep faithlast month. More to follow... Mayo (All-Ireland SFC final v Dublin): David Cl
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
last month. More to follow... Mayo (All-Ireland SFC final v Dublin): David Clarke; Brendan Harrison, Donal Vaughan, Keith Higgins; Lee Keegan, Chris Barrett, Colm Boyle; Seamus O'Shea, Tom Parsons; Kevin McLoughlin, Aidan O'Shea, Diarmuid... Read more
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7d
Irish Examiner
Mayo reveal team to face Dublin in Sunday's All Irelandlast month. MAYO v Dublin: David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites) Brendan Harris
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
last month. MAYO v Dublin: David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites) Brendan Harrison (Aghamore) Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe) Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis) Lee Keegan (Westport) Chris Barrett (Belmullet) Colm Boyle (Davitts) Seamus O'Shea... Read more
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7d
GAA Football & Hurling
Cora hopes Dillon finally gets his just rewardfor girls to be playing football. "I'd love to see him get his opportunity and
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
for girls to be playing football. "I'd love to see him get his opportunity and to see the likes of himself, Andy (Moran), Keith Higgins, David Clarke, who have been around a long, long time, get up those steps and get that trophy because it is one... Read more
8d
Herald.ie
Clarke will find it tough on kick-outsdefensive structure and organisation has been excellent in recent games and the
Herald.ie / Posted 8 days ago
defensive structure and organisation has been excellent in recent games and their game-management, in freeing up Keith Higgins to drop in front of their full-back line, has allowed them to flood the midfield area with a high press in the... Read more
9d
Irish Examiner
Colm Cooper: Beware a Mayo ambushgame to the Dubs by pressing up on their kick-outs and trusting in the man-mark
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
game to the Dubs by pressing up on their kick-outs and trusting in the man-marking skills further back of players such as Keith Higgins and Lee Keegan. Sitting back, he said, is tantamount to surrender. If Mayo win then, well, the whole country... Read more
25d
GAA Football & Hurling
HS football team of the weekpositioning the Breaffy man in the full-back spot but he stuck to his guns and
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 25 days ago
positioning the Breaffy man in the full-back spot but he stuck to his guns and the bold move paid off in the replay. 4. Keith Higgins (Mayo) Combined his defensive duties with driving his team on a forward footing at every available opportunity,... Read more
27d
Irish Examiner
Mayo rise high to break 21-year Kerry hoodoodid fight back to half that advantage and were denied three times in the space
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
did fight back to half that advantage and were denied three times in the space of five seconds in the 45th minute when Keith Higgins, David Clarke and Colm Boyle all stopped shots. Boyle also did well to block Geaney from finding the goal... Read more
28d
GAA Football & Hurling
Mayo unchanged for replayan unchanged side for tomorrow afternoon’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay ag
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 28 days ago
an unchanged side for tomorrow afternoon’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay against Kerry. The Croke Park clash will mark Keith Higgins’ 140th game (80 league, 60 championship) for his county as he makes up a full-back line which also consists of... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
HS football team of the weekits fair share of criticism but Young & Co didn't receive much protection from
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 1 months ago
its fair share of criticism but Young & Co didn't receive much protection from their team-mates further out the field. 4. Keith Higgins (Mayo) A tour de force performance in defence from Higgins who also provided his team with forward impetus at... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Brolly: Aidan O'Shea was all over the placeshould be on the pitch from the very beginning and he kicked a great point. “T
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 1 months ago
should be on the pitch from the very beginning and he kicked a great point. “The problem is where do you accommodate (Keith) Higgins, Boyle, (Lee) Keegan and Durcan? I think they should accommodate one of those players in the half-forward... Read more
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Herald.ie
Mayo have talent to push Kingdom to the limit againvery qualities that brought them firmly back into All-Ireland contention. If t
Herald.ie / Posted 1 months ago
very qualities that brought them firmly back into All-Ireland contention. If they're overly defensive, and the likes of Keith Higgins, Paddy Durcan and the presumably restored Lee Keegan aren't given licence to run at Kerry, then it's hard to... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Keegan returns at wing-backis no place for Ger Cafferkey once again. Mayo (All-Ireland SFC v Kerry): Davi
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 1 months ago
is no place for Ger Cafferkey once again. Mayo (All-Ireland SFC v Kerry): David Clarke; Brendan Harrison, Donal Vaughan, Keith Higgins; Lee Keegan, Chris Barrett, Colm Boyle; Seamus O'Shea, Tom Parsons; Kevin McLoughlin, Aidan O'Shea, Diarmuid... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Brolly takes swipe at O'Donoghue and offers advice on who should mark Keeganhe won't play the team game," he said." "He made his reputation in those two s
Irish Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
he won't play the team game," he said." "He made his reputation in those two semi-finals against Mayo when he was marking Keith Higgins, but he wasn't being marked and he ran riot. "Don't forget in the final that year against Donegal he didn't... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
SFC preview: are Kerry about to end Mayo's run?end up being won at the other end where Kieran Donaghy will undoubtedly be stat
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 1 months ago
end up being won at the other end where Kieran Donaghy will undoubtedly be stationed on Mayo’s square come business time. Keith Higgins may have been inspirational for Mayo the last day but one would imagine he won’t get the same joy going forward... Read more
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Herald.ie
Kerry attack holds key to titanic dueland immediately began to right the wrongs for the second. Of obvious benefit t
Herald.ie / Posted 1 months ago
and immediately began to right the wrongs for the second. Of obvious benefit to Mayo was Stephen Rochford's deployment of Keith Higgins in a role where he could do what he does best. He also liberated his half-backs to attack the ball more and... Read more
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