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Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com Sitting here with the Mayo News football podcast playing in the background, picking through the reports on our heartwarming win on Saturday night over Kerry – yes, there are worse ways to start the week. Here’s your Monday morning match report collection. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Tralee Today. Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Sun. Others: GAA, RTÉ, […]

Mayo News football podcast: Kerry toppled in Tralee

The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast is now available, this one covering Saturday evening’s great win over Kerry down in Tralee. Host Rob Murphy and I were on the terrace together at Austin Stack Park and it’s from there that most of this week’s podcast was recorded. We do our in-match chat (where, as you can imagine, […]

Parsons in for Kirby in team to face Kerry

Photo: @CompassBar Hot on the heels of Kerry’s team announcement, we’ve just named our starting fifteen for tomorrow night’s match in Tralee. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Kerry, 11/2/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Donie Newcombe (Castlebar Mitchels), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), David Drake (Ballaghaderreen); Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe), Tom […]

Three changes for Kerry

Photo: Breaking News Kerry named their team a short time ago for tomorrow evening’s League match against us at Austin Stack Park, Tralee (throw-in 7pm). Here’s their match-day 26 for this Round 2 NFL tie: Kerry (NFL Division One v Mayo, 11/2/2017): Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion); Ronan Shanahan (Austin Stacks), Mark Griffin (St Michaels-Foilmore), Killian Young (Renard); Jonathan Lyne (Killarney Legion), Peter Crowley (Laune […]

Poll: Dublin or Kerry?

This particular debate is already up and running, I know, but it’d be no harm to provide a numerical angle to the discussion. The game’s two heavyweights clash in the second of this year’s All-Ireland football semi-finals with this sell-out fixture down for decision at Croke Park on Sunday (throw-in 3.30pm). One of them will emerge from this tie to face […]

Game day: go for it

With dizzying speed, here we are again: once more it’s game day, all-or-nothing day, this time the day where we get the chance to claim a place in this year’s All-Ireland semi-finals. Although we lost our safety net in this year’s championship the evening we fell unexpectedly to Galway in the Connacht semi-final back in June, it’s only now that […]