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The final four

Photo: The usual thing to say when the end of July comes around is that the real championship is about to begin. But you could as easily argue nowadays that it’s only when the field is whittled down to the last four contenders that the proper action starts. The final four in this year’s championship are a familiar bunch. Dublin, […]

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 […]

Where to now?

We are comfortable amongst our own. This blog is our blanket, our family, our haven. All our highs, our lows and doubts are ventilated and assuaged back into belief and faith. There comes a day, though, when we can look inward and forget that life outside our personal bubble goes on and maybe, just maybe, that the bus and journey […]

Monday match reports

Photo: Right, no point putting this off any longer. If it’s pain you want, then step right up – it’s all here in abundance. It’s the Monday match report misery corner and here it is: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror. Others: GAA, RTÉ (match report, quotes from Stephen […]

Teams named for Croker clash

Photo: Both ourselves and Dublin have tonight named our respective teams for tomorrow evening’s National Football League Division One clash at Croke Park (throw-in 7pm). Here’s our pick: Mayo (NFL Division One v Dublin 4/3/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Donie Newcombe (Castlebar Mitchels), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Colm Boyle (Davitts), David Drake (Ballaghadereeen); […]