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Mayo News football podcast – Tipperary preview + U20s win Connacht

The trip to Tipp for our next qualifier test is fast approaching but the weekend just gone provided a nice interlude, with the county’s U20 team claiming the first ever provincial title contested at this level. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we look back on Mayo’s big win over Roscommon in the Connacht U20 decider and […]

Monday match reports

Photo: Independent.ie (Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile) The U20s’ exploits yesterday got a fair bit of coverage so it’s as well to start the week with some links to that Connacht title winning event. Not least given that it’ll help us to avoid the uncomfortable reality that, yet again, we’d no part to play this year in the main event on Nestor […]

U20s storm to provincial success

Photo: @SportRnaG We might be forgiven for feeling a tad glum this afternoon, bystanders the lot of us as Galway and Roscommon contest a third successive Connacht senior football final. If so, today’s curtain-raiser at Dr Hyde Park provided the perfect antidote, with Mayo’s U20s blowing Roscommon out of the water, winning the first-ever provincial title at this grade by […]

Teams for Connacht U20 decider named

We named our team a bit earlier today for Sunday’s inaugural Connacht U20 football decider. The final against Roscommon takes place at Hyde Park where it’s the curtain-raiser to Sunday’s senior provincial decider. The U20 final throws in at 1pm that afternoon and here’s the team we’ve named for it: Mayo (Connacht U20 football final v Roscommon, 17/6/2018): Patrick O’Malley (Westport); […]

Championship prediction mini-league 2018 – first update

This is well overdue, given that the provincial championships are nearing their conclusion while the qualifiers are up and running, but better late than never. The battle to be the prediction champion of this Sam Maguire campaign is heating up nicely too. There’s only 30 points separating the top five contestants and with loads of matches still to play this […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Limerick review

Mayo’s latest qualifier campaign started off in fine style and in glorious weather down at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick yesterday evening. With Cillian O’Connor racking up a total of 3-9 as he surpassed Conor Mortimer to become the county’s all-time highest scorer, Stephen Rochford’s charges eased to an 18-point win over the Shannonsiders. In this latest edition of the […]