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Stephen speaks about Sunday

Photo: Sky Sports/Sportsfile Today seems to be Stephen Rochford day in the media. Ahead of Sunday’s seismic showdown with the neighbours, Stephen is featured in several places today. Take your pick from this lot – Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror, Irish Independent, RTÉ, Sky Sports. These pieces were all culled from the Connacht championship launch last week, […]

Rochy rules out Lee for Galway game

Photo: Balls.ie The Connacht championship launch took place at the Centre of Excellence in Bekan yesterday and there’s a fair bit of coverage arising from it in the papers today. Mike Finnerty was there for the Mayo News football podcast and you can hear more on that when the episode goes online later on tonight. Stephen Rochford was there to […]

Mayo News football podcast – Rochford reign extended

It’s back! As promised, the Mayo News football podcast has returned for an autumn update and is now online. Host Rob Murphy is joined on the podcast by Mike Finnerty, where, en route from last week’s County Board meeting, they discuss the extended term handed to manager Stephen Rochford. At that meeting, Mike caught up with County Board chairman Mike […]

Rochford extends to 2020

Photo: Independent.ie It was widely known that an announcement about Stephen Rochford’s future as Mayo manager was expected this week and all the noises in advance pointed to the likelihood that he would be staying on. There was, though, no indication that he’d be willing to extend his tenure in the post so this evening’s confirmation from Mayo GAA that […]

Provisional dates for next year’s League fixtures published

Photo: GAA.ie There, didn’t I say it? As soon as the GAA circulates provisional dates for the following year’s League fixtures they escape out into the public domain in short order. The source from which the leak emerged this year may have been a little unusual – the Irish Sun, full details here – but the fact that it happened represents […]

Rochford’s reffing reference

Photo: Extra.ie The All-Ireland final media event for our camp took place last night and no doubt we’ll be hearing, in dribs and drabs between now and the 17th, about all that was said then. One morsel that the nationals have, understandably, run with straight away was Stephen Rochford’s comments about the ref for the final. There’s coverage of this […]