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3.30pm throw-in time for Fermanagh match

There’s still no official confirmation from the GAA on this but my understanding is that Saturday’s Round 2B qualifier clash with Fermanagh at MacHale Park will definitely have a throw-in time of 3.30pm. In addition, while there’s no official confirmation of this yet from RTÉ, I also gather that the match is being broadcast live by them that afternoon. I guess we’ll […]

Backlashes and banged heads

Photo: RTÉ If there was any danger of complacency creeping into our collective mindset ahead of Sunday’s League clash with Tyrone at MacHale Park then ex-Red Hand great Peter Canavan, speaking last evening on the Off The Ball show on Newstalk, should put us to rights. While the Tyrone legend had plenty to say about his county’s ongoing slide from […]

TV coverage of league matches

Photo: Hogan Stand (INPHO/Donall Farmer) I know you’ll have made your New Year’s resolution to get to every single one of our matches this year and although such plans might already have bitten the dust with a less than 100% attendance rate for the FBD campaign, your already flagging resolve may have this week been boosted by the arrival of […]

Sunday’s county final live on TG4

As is now normal practice, TG4 will be broadcasting Sunday’s county final live from MacHale Park. The historic Moclair Cup decider between Castlebar Mitchels and Breaffy throws in at 3.30pm and TV4’s GAA Beo coverage of the event gets underway at 3pm. Midwest will, of course, also be doing radio coverage of the match that afternoon. The day’s curtain raiser […]

James cranks it up

Photo: Irish Examiner It wasn’t planned that way, of course, but the team’s media event on Sunday evening was perfectly timed for a few juicy quotes from our camp, in light of our drawing Donegal the previous evening and Jimmy McGuinness’s ludicrous outburst following his team’s qualifier win over Laois a few hours before then. Our man didn’t disappoint, either, […]

First thoughts on next Sunday’s game

Midweek already with the warm glow of sending the Kerry lads back home crying to their mammies without a second half score to show for their troubles now receding and the prospect of the significant challenge that Tyrone will represent this coming weekend starting to come into view. It’s another one I’ll be sitting out, I’m afraid – this one […]