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Mayo News football podcast 2018 – All-Ireland U20 final review

The third and final Mayo News football podcast of the season featuring the county’s U20s focuses on yesterday’s All-Ireland final defeat to Kildare. On a dramatic afternoon at Croke Park the lads were left with plenty to talk about. Host Rob Murphy is joined by Ger Flanagan and Edwin McGreal of the Mayo News to look back on the game. […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – All-Ireland Under 20 final preview

The Mayo Under 20s take the field at Croke Park on Sunday for their All-Ieland final meeting with Kildare, with throw-in set for 1.15pm. Michael Solan’s squad are underdogs but after their fearless and fervent performance in beating Derry in the semi-final they appear to be quietly confident of delivering another underage All-Ireland title for the county. In this final […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Under 20s beat Derry

Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada was the place to be for Mayo football supporters last Saturday afternoon. Those who made it to Carrick-on-Shannon got to witness a pulsating All-Ireland U20 semi-final contest, in which Mayo’s young guns beat off a strong challenge from Derry to emerge the winners by three points. The Mayo News football podcast was there and in this […]

Sunday match reports

We haven’t gone away, you know, and neither have I. Not yet at any rate. I’m even starting the day this morning on Holy Ground, having yesterday – for only the second time since the blog’s inception – travelled out of the county for a match involving us and then back into it afterwards. I’m off out the door again […]

The plan for the next while

Over a week has now passed since our early exit from this year’s championship. In that time the world has moved on and so too has the championship. The line-up for the inaugural Super 8 All-Ireland quarter-final group series of matches has been completed and, alone amongst this year’s Division One counties, we’re not in there. How and why this […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Kildare review

The highways and byways of the qualifiers have given us great days out over the last few summers. Part of the fun has been the dicing-with-death element of these knockout fixtures, in which, up until yesterday evening, we’ve always managed to secure the wins we’ve needed to keep the run going. In yesterday evening’s Round 3 tie against Kildare, however, […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Kildare preview

When the draw for Round 3 of the qualifiers was made on Monday morning few could have anticipated the controversy that it would generate. For a while it looked as if the our match against Kildare wouldn’t go ahead at all on Saturday but, thankfully, the issue relating to the match venue has now been resolved and so it’s all […]

Back to thinking about the match

Now that the hashtag hurricane has abated, the stand-off finally sorted, thoughts can now start to focus firmly on Saturday’s Round 3 qualifier against Kildare. The match itself, I mean, the one that throws in at St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge at 7pm. Tickets will, of course, be uppermost in everyone’s minds today. If, like me and so many others, […]