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Team to face Galway named

Photo: @RMcB5Foundation We’ve just named our starting fifteen to face Galway on Sunday a short while ago. Here’s the team we’ve named: Mayo (Connacht SFC semi-final v Galway, 11/6/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Lee Keegan (Westport), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy), Tom Parsons (Charlestown Sarsfields); […]

Joe McQuillan to ref Galway match

Photo: boylantalkssports.com It’s been announced that Joe McQuillan will ref Sunday week’s Connacht SFC semi-final between ourselves and Galway. We’ve obviously had plenty of experience – good as well as bad, it must be said – of the Cavan official down the years. The most recent match we’ve played that he’s reffed was our League match against Roscommon under the […]

Mayo News football podcast bonus episode – Brendan Harrison special

Well, the weather’s been so nice and we’re all in a such good mood so what better time to land you with an extra Mayo News football podcast helping? Here you go. This bonus episode has as its centrepiece an interview by Mike Finnerty with All-Star corner-back Brendan Harrison, which was recorded at the press event last night. I haven’t listened […]

Rochy readying his forces for Galway

Photo: @Sportsfile (Seb Daly) The press night ahead of our Connacht SFC semi-final against Galway at Salthill on Sunday week (throw-in 4pm) took place last night. What was said then will, as usual, only be reported on in-depth in the days leading up to the game but Mike Finnerty has a piece (here) in today’s Irish Examiner arising from last […]

Minors no match for Galway

Photo: @MayoGAA The county’s dismal championship record at underage in recent years continues unabated. In this afternoon’s Connacht MFC preliminary round tie at MacHale Park, Damien Gavin’s charges were no match at all for Galway. Trailing from within minutes of the throw-in, our lads ended up shipping a severe beating, losing in the end by 3-15 to 0-11. The writing was […]