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Two changes for Sunday

We’ve just named our team for Sunday. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone 26/3/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Lee Keegan (Westport), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Tom Parsons (Charlestown Sarsfields), Danny Kirby (Castlebar Mitchels); Fergal Boland (Aghamore), Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber), Conor O’Shea (Ballintubber); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), […]

Two changes for Tyrone

Tyrone have named their team to play us on Sunday. Heaven’s above, they’ve even named their subs as well. Here’s the full list they’ve named: Tyrone (NFL Division One v Mayo, 26/3/2017): Niall Morgan (Éadan na dTorc); Pádraig Hampsey (Oileán a’Ghuail), Ronan McNamee (Achadh Uí Aráin), Cathal McCarron (An Droim Mór); Rory Brennan (Trí Leac), Justin McMahon (An Omaigh), Tiernan McCann (Coill an Chlochair); Colm Cavanagh (An Mhaigh), Declan […]

The coming weekend’s action

I’ve just done a quick scan of all the matches involving the county this coming weekend and it’s a bit of a list. It’s worth, then, providing an overview of what’s on so you can check the diary and see which ones you might be able to make. First up is the double-header at Tuam Stadium on Saturday. The curtain-raiser there […]

Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com There’s no easy way to do this, I know, so maybe it’s best just to leap right in. Here, then, are the match reports on our latest depressing inter-county engagement. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Anglo-Celt.  Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Sun, Irish News. Others: GAA, RTÉ (match report, quotes), The 42, Hogan Stand (match […]

Mayo 0-15 Cavan 1-14: relegation looms after another craven display

Well, whatever that looked like in the flesh I have to admit that, from the sofa, it didn’t make for comfortable viewing. Back on home soil after that chastening defeat to Dublin some sort of redemption should have been forthcoming. Instead what unfolded – for me on the TV – was another alarmingly inept performance, one that gave a game […]