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Ladies dethrone the champions

Photo: @ColmGannon The Mayo ladies took the field in their LGFA Senior All-Ireland semi-final against Cork at Breffni Park this afternoon as rank outsiders.  They produced a stunning performance at the Cavan venue, however, to dethrone the long-standing champions and set up an All-Ireland final meeting with Dublin in three weeks time. The ladies won in the finish by two […]

Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com We’re two days on from the replay win over Kerry and there’s a thicket of fawning guff about the Dubs to wade through in the media but Saturday’s win was one that put us through to our second All-Ireland final appearance on the trot. It’s definitely worth, then, spending a bit of time looking back on the match […]

Dublin on the final frontier once more

Photo: Joe.ie We didn’t have long to wait this afternoon to find out who our opponents will be in this year’s All-Ireland final. Five minutes into what turned into a truly forgettable semi-final Con O’Callaghan blasted the ball to the net and Tyrone were goosed. Mickey Harte’s team were worse than awful today. No ambition, no attacking plan, no match at […]

Mayo News football podcast – Kingdom quashed

It’s the day after but most of you will, for sure, still have your minds locked on yesterday’s match at Croke Park. Let’s take you back there with the latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast. This jam-packed episode was recorded at Croke Park yesterday and it was edited by host Rob Murphy here at Mayo GAA Blog HQ […]

Mayo 2-16 Kerry 0-17: Kingdom conquered

These are the days of our lives. We’ve known for a fair while what a special team this is but this year has proven the point beyond doubt. Today’s win over Kerry – a first championship win over the Kingdom in 21 long years – rams it home. Going into today’s All-Ireland semi-final replay, I was full of the kind […]

Unchanged team named for replay

It won’t, I’m sure, come as an enormous shock to you to learn that we’ve named the same team that started in last Sunday’s drawn match for tomorrow’s All-Ireland semi-final replay against Kerry at Croke Park tomorrow (throw-in 3pm). For the record, here’s the team we’ve named. Mayo (All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay v Kerry, 26/8/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison […]

Walsh back for Kerry

Photo: Kerry GAA Kerry have just named their team for tomorrow’s replay. Here it is: Kerry (All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay v Mayo, 26/8/2017): Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion); Shane Enright (Tarbert), Mark Griffin (St Michaels-Foilmore), Killian Young (Renard); Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers), Tadhg Morley (Templenoe), Paul Murphy (Rathmore); David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys), Anthony Maher (Duagh);Stephen O’Brien (Kenmare Shamrocks), Johnny Buckley (Dr Crokes), […]