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Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I’m well behind schedule in doing this – the rain that was falling in Mayo as I was leaving early this morning is about to start up here on the east coast now, by the looks of it – and it was my overnight stay in the west, coupled with the drive back first thing followed by other stuff […]

Mayo 1-12 Donegal 0-13: top tier status secured after torrid tussle

Going into today’s final round of this year’s League there were two potential routes open to us for preserving our Division One status. For long stretches of this afternoon’s combustible clash with Donegal it looked as if we were going to have to rely on the fall-back option of Roscommon beating Cavan to keep us up. Eventually, though, we looked […]

Game day: survival is in our own hands

Today’s the day: it’s our final League match of the year and our final chance too to maintain our long-running top tier status for another year. Our opponents Donegal are already safe but most likely will need something from this fixture if they’re to make next Sunday’s Division One decider. We all know the Division One permutations at this stage. […]

The rest of the weekend’s action

Photo: @officialgaa The main focus for us this weekend is, understandably, on MacHale Park tomorrow afternoon and the match that’ll determine our League status for next year. It’s not the only match on this weekend, though, and there were a few games of note that took place today. What better place to start than at Croke Park? It was at HQ […]

One change for Sunday

We named our team a bit earlier on (and I could point a few fingers at those who detained me at the bar this evening, which delayed me from posting this, but I won’t – that’s one for another day, following the conclusion of this League campaign). Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Donegal, 2/4/2017): David Clarke (Ballina […]