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Mayo News football podcast – Galway win again

Another League game, a second defeat of the campaign and another episode of the Mayo News football podcast has hit the airwaves. Those events are coincidental, by the way. In this episode of the podcast host Rob Murphy starts proceedings after the event by getting post-match analysis from Mayo News regulars Sean Rice and Edwin McGreal. In the in-match segment […]

Monday match reports

Right – I’m in a major hurry this morning so I’ll make this brief. Here are the usual links to the coverage that’s out there about yesterday’s match against Galway. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Galway Bay FM (match tracker). Nationals: Irish Independent (web, paper), Irish Examiner (web, paper), Irish Times, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror. Others: GAA (includes video highlights), RTÉ […]

Game day – time to stand up

We’re not yet half-way through February but today at Pearse Stadium we’re due to play our third match in this year’s National Football League campaign. Galway, already feeling right at home on their return to top tier spring football, provide the opposition and the match throws in today at 2pm, preceded by the ladies’ League clash between the same counties, […]

Two changes for Sunday

We’ve named our team for Sunday’s League clash with Galway at what’s set to be a cold, wet, windy (is it ever anything else?) and rather full Pearse Stadium (throw-in 2pm). Here’s the pick we’ve named: Mayo (NFL Division One v Galway, 11/2.2018): David Clarke (Ballina Stepenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey), Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Stephen Coen […]

Tribesmen test up next for us

Image: @MayoGAA It’s definitely time to close the book on last Saturday night’s defeat to Kerry and look ahead instead to our next match in this year’s League campaign. In Round 3 this coming Sunday we face newly-promoted Galway at Pearse Stadium, where throw-in is 2pm and where the LGFA match between the same two counties acts as the curtain-raiser […]

Twelve-man Galway grind it out in the wind and rain

Photo: @Mayonewssport Despite the wet and windy weather, a big crowd of over 2,500 assembled at MacHale Park tonight for the refixed FBD League game between ourselves and Galway. What they got to witness sounded like a real blood and thunder pre-season clash, one in which the visitors extended their recent winning run over us, this time despite having no […]

Team to play Galway tonight named

We’ve just named our team to play Galway in tonight’s refixed FBD League Round 2 match at MacHale Park (throw-in 7.30pm). Here’s the team we’ve named for this one: Mayo (FBD League v Galway, 12/1/2018): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Steven Duffy (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Kevin Keane (Westport), Jamie Oates (Garrymore); Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Michael Hall (Breaffy), Shairoze Akram (Ballaghaderreen); Ger McDonagh […]