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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 […]

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 […]

Dublin 1-17 Mayo 1-16: heartbreak ending yet again

So near and yet so far. For the third time in five years, we’ve come up short in a final against Dublin by a single, miserable point. Sport sure can be horribly, unforgivably cruel at times. We certainly know this more than most. You’ll understand, I’m sure, that I’m in no fit state right now to spend the time that […]

Dublin name their team

Photo: Elverys Dublin have finally named their team for tomorrow’s final. Like us, they’ve the same team that started last time out. Will it be the team that starts? Same as ourselves, we’ll have to wait until tomorrow afternoon to find out. Here’s the team they’ve named. Dublin (All-Ireland SFC final v Mayo, 17/9/2017): Stephen Cluxton (Parnells); Philly McMahon (Ballymun […]