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Sunday match reports

We haven’t gone away, you know, and neither have I. Not yet at any rate. I’m even starting the day this morning on Holy Ground, having yesterday – for only the second time since the blog’s inception – travelled out of the county for a match involving us and then back into it afterwards. I’m off out the door again […]

Dublin find a way to win … again

There was a pivotal period in the second half of this afternoon’s less than enthralling National Football League Division One final when Dublin, shorn of several first team regulars and now reduced as well to fourteen men, looked extremely vulnerable and more than a bit rattled. The title was there to be won by Galway but they just couldn’t do […]

Monday match reports

Photo: 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 […]

Four changes in team named to face Cavan

Photo: O’Neills We’ve just named our team to play Cavan on Sunday. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Cavan, 19/3/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Lee Keegan (Westport), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe); Tom Parsons (Charlestown), Danny Kirby (Castlebar Mitchels); Fergal Boland (Aghamore), Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber), Conor O’Shea […]

Cavan name their team for Sunday

Photo: Cavan named their team and subs a short while ago for Sunday’s Round 5 NFL Division One clash with our lads at MacHale Park (throw-in 2pm). Here’s the list – which runs to thirty players – that they’ve named: Cavan (NFL Division One v Mayo 19/3/2017): Raymond Galligan (Lacken); Killian Brady (Mullahoran), Rory Dunne (Redhills), Jason McLoughlin (Shannon […]