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Mayo News football podcast: 24 hours to go to the replay

We’re nearly there, folks and, to help you along the road, it’s Mayo News football podcast time once again. This is the second and final part of the All-Ireland final replay preview and in it host Rob Murphy has a good chat with ex-Mayo and Connacht and Ireland rugby player Gavin Duffy. There’s some old blather from me in there as […]

Unchanged team named for replay

We’ve just named our team for tomorrow’s All-Ireland final replay against Dublin at Croke Park (throw-in 5pm). As expected, we’ve named the same team that started in the drawn encounter two weeks ago and here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC final replay v Dublin 1/10/2016): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan […]

Nearly there for the rematch

Photo: @louisemchugh With all the brouhaha that’s been going on about the Leeroy and Diarmuid tango – which reached a delicious apotheosis yesterday with #ThingsLeeDid – you’d be forgiven for losing focus on the match itself. We can’t afford to do so, though, as it’s coming close now, very close in fact, with throw-in at 5pm the day after tomorrow. Dublin […]

Mayo News football podcast: replay preview

It’s Mayo News football podcast time again and this one is the first of a two-part series setting the scene ahead of Saturday evening’s All-Ireland final replay. In this edition, Rob Murphy previews Saturday’s rematch with Seán Rice and Edwin McGreal of the Mayo News and I have some chat with Rob as well about the media coverage surrounding the […]

Dub campaign to smear Lee gathers pace

Photo: Irish Independent Another day, another article in the Dublin-centric “national” media quoting a former Dublin player alleging that a current Dublin player, Diarmuid Connolly, was targeted unfairly by one of our players. Yes, folks, it’s the latest round in the smear-Lee-Keegan campaign and you can read it in the Irish Independent here. Clarke’s critique is wrapped in honeyed words […]