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Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Tipperary review

Mayo’s wanderings through the qualifiers over the last few summers have given the county’s loyal followers plenty of memorable days out. Yesterday at Semple Stadium in Thurles, in sizzling hot and sunny conditions, was another one to add to the list, as well as another back door game that had supporters’ nerves jangling before that blistering late spell saw us […]

Sunday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I want to head out and grab a bit of this glorious sunshine but best get the coverage on yesterday’s rip-roaring qualifier out of the way first. Okay, here goes: Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Tipperary Star, Nationalist, Tipp FM (includes post-match audio with Michael Quinlivan). Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Evening Echo, Irish Mirror (live blog, […]

Mayo News football podcast – Tipperary preview + U20s win Connacht

The trip to Tipp for our next qualifier test is fast approaching but the weekend just gone provided a nice interlude, with the county’s U20 team claiming the first ever provincial title contested at this level. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we look back on Mayo’s big win over Roscommon in the Connacht U20 decider and […]

Monday match reports

Photo: Independent.ie (Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile) The U20s’ exploits yesterday got a fair bit of coverage so it’s as well to start the week with some links to that Connacht title winning event. Not least given that it’ll help us to avoid the uncomfortable reality that, yet again, we’d no part to play this year in the main event on Nestor […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Limerick review

Mayo’s latest qualifier campaign started off in fine style and in glorious weather down at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick yesterday evening. With Cillian O’Connor racking up a total of 3-9 as he surpassed Conor Mortimer to become the county’s all-time highest scorer, Stephen Rochford’s charges eased to an 18-point win over the Shannonsiders. In this latest edition of the […]

Mayo News football podcast – Limerick preview

The football qualifiers get underway on Saturday and, once again, Mayo are seeking to start a backdoor run that will propel them all the way to Croke Park. Limerick provide the opposition in Round 1 and this edition of the Mayo News football podcast previews Saturday’s clash at the Gaelic Grounds. The centrepiece of this podcast episode comes in the […]

A quick look at Limerick

Photo: Live95fm.ie The draw has been made and we’re heading for Limerick on Saturday week. I’d meant to put together a brief primer earlier on today about our Round 1 opponents but work got in the way and so it never happened. Instead, you’ll have to make do with this thrown-together bit of background info on the Shannonsiders. Let’s start […]

Mayo News football podcast – Galway review

There was an element of Groundhog Day for the large home support at MacHale Park yesterday with another red card for Mayo proving hugely costly as the county crashed to a third successive Connacht championship defeat to Galway. The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast captures the action from this tense and cagey Connacht quarter-final clash at Castlebar. […]