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Monday match reports

Photo: You don’t really want to see these, I don’t particularly want to present them to you but, hey, there’s a certain routine to starting the week by providing links – for whomever does want to see them – to the coverage on Saturday night’s defeat to Kerry. Here we go. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Radio Kerry (includes […]

Mayo News football podcast – Kerry beat Mayo

Last night’s game won’t be remembered fondly from our perspective, as Kerry’s hard-hitting young guns claimed the spoils at MacHale Park, but it’s a performance that still needs to be analysed and this is what we do in the last edition of the Mayo News football podcast. In this week’s episode we take you through the action as it happened, […]

Some team news ahead of the Kerry game

Time to start looking ahead, if you haven’t already begun to do so, to our next match in this year’s National Football League. It’s Kerry for us in this one, under the lights at at MacHale Park on Saturday evening (throw-in 7pm). I guess we’ll be naming our team as usual on Friday evening but ahead of that there are a […]

FBD League action starts tonight

Photo: Connacht GAA Our lads don’t take the field until Sunday but Round 1 of the pre-season Connacht FBD League gets going tonight. This year, the FBD returns to its roots, with the third-level colleges not involved so it’s four rounds of inter-county matches, followed by a final (scheduled for next month) between the top two. This evening’s matches see […]

Hello to 2018

Image: So, 2018 has begun and the new year of football action is a day closer to getting going. This time around there seems to be an air of real enthusiasm among the county faithful for the return of inter-county activity. While the first round of the FBD League takes place this coming Wednesday we have to wait until […]

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 […]

Busy weekend on and off the field coming up

Photo: We’re into November and, with it, all that cold and darkness. Championship action in high summer already feels like another country. But although the inter-county season is well over at this stage, club action is still going strong. County honours have all been claimed by now and this weekend there are several provincial club championship matches down for […]