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Best of luck to the ladies in today’s final

Image: Jen Murphy Sketches Another Sunday, another huge day for the county, another All-Ireland final at Croke Park against Dublin. This time it’s the ladies who are in the limelight, with a record attendance for a final expected at HQ today as the two counties battle it out for possession of the Brendan Martin Cup. The LGFA senior final throws […]

Ladies final set to lead the way in attendance levels

Photo: Irish Examiner The LGFA takes centre-stage at Croke Park tomorrow, with All-Ireland finals at Junior, Intermediate and Senior levels all taking place. In the big one at 4pm it’s Mayo against Dublin and chances are that many of those who were there last Sunday will be back again at Croke Park tomorrow. The Connaught Telegraph reported yesterday (here) that […]

Mayo News football podcast – ladies final preview

Last Sunday may still be a raw wound – as well as a proudly defiant memory – for many but the action isn’t over for the year just yet. This coming Sunday, the county is back in action at Croke Park contesting another All-Ireland final against Dublin, this time in the LGFA senior football championship. This latest edition of the […]

Great champions need to be good winners too

Photo: Irish Mirror (Inpho/James Crombie) The match is over and, painful though it is for us to admit it, Dublin won. They’re the champions. They are, in fact, the three-in-a-row champions, the first time such a feat has been achieved since Kerry completed a trio of All-Irelands back in 1986. That was a great Kerry team. I saw them in […]

Twelve All-Star and two FOTY nominations for us

The list of the 2017 GAA/GPA football All-Stars have been published and, as you’d expect, we feature heavily on it. We’re well represented in both All-Star nominations and on the Footballer of the Year shortlist. Dublin, predictably, lead the way with 13 nominations, we’re next on 12, then it’s Tyrone (6), Kerry (5), 2 apiece for Roscommon, Kildare and Down, […]

Looking ahead to the ladies final

  Image: @Ladies Football The ‘We Go Again’ rallying call is pretty apt this week because, just seven days after our agonising loss to Dublin in the All-Ireland final, there’s another All-Ireland against the same opposition set to be played at Croke Park. The LGFA SFC All-Ireland final between Mayo and Dublin throws in at Croke Park on Sunday at […]

Mayo News football podcast – heroics, heartbreak and hope

A little bit later than first envisaged but the Mayo News football podcast All-Ireland final edition is a jam-packed episode capturing the noise and emotion of the day, along with post-match reaction and analysis. As usual host Rob Murphy and I take you through the match itself and then we get stuck into some post-match therapy by way of more […]