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Monday match reports

Photo: It’s like bloody Groundhog Day here – another Monday morning when I’m rushing out the door before too long but first have to sort a whole pile of match coverage about a game we lost. Punxsutawney Phil’s going to get it in the neck shortly if he’s not careful. Okay, then, here goes: Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: […]

Mayo News football podcast – Dublin defeat

On a freezing night in Castlebar there were precious few home comforts for Mayo last night when they took on Dublin at MacHale Park, with Stephen Rochford’s team falling to their third defeat in a row in this year’s league campaign. This latest loss plunges the county back into an all-too-familiar battle to avoid relegation, though with three matches still […]

Mayo 0-12 Dublin 2-10: misses prove costly as Dubs dominate again

Championship meetings between ourselves and Dublin in recent years have, without exception, been of the highest quality. League encounters between the two counties have, in contrast, been forgettable and, for us, depressingly familiar in how they’ve played out. Tonight’s four-point loss to Dublin under the lights at MacHale Park represents but the latest chapter in a long run of dispiriting […]

Four changes for tomorrow night

We’ve named our team to face Dublin at MacHale Park tomorrow night (throw-in 7pm). Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Dublin 24/2/2018): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Caolan Crowe (Garrymore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Michael Hall (Breaffy), David Drake (Ballaghaderreen); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Jason Gibbons (Ballintubber); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); […]

Another date with Dublin

Image: @MayoGAA Saturday night is fast approaching and, with it, yet another joust for us with Dublin. Throw-in for the match in MacHale Park is 7pm that evening and the ref is Roscommon’s Paddy Neilan. The ladies’ Division One League match is on beforehand, that one throws in at 5pm. I usually find this previewing-the-opposition post good for refreshing my […]

Mayo News football podcast – Rochford reign extended

It’s back! As promised, the Mayo News football podcast has returned for an autumn update and is now online. Host Rob Murphy is joined on the podcast by Mike Finnerty, where, en route from last week’s County Board meeting, they discuss the extended term handed to manager Stephen Rochford. At that meeting, Mike caught up with County Board chairman Mike […]

Mayo News football podcast – ladies final review

The county was back in action at Croke Park yesterday and the Mayo News football podcast was there too to capture the action and reaction from the LGFA All-Ireland final. Host Rob Murphy, Daniel Carey and I watched the match from the press box in the Upper Hogan and we take you through the action as it unfolded. Afterwards, Rob […]