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The day before

It’s nearly upon us. The start of yet another championship campaign and all that’s currently unknowable about it set to be revealed, episode by episode, for as long as we’re involved in it. It’s the same every summer but in recent years we’ve become accustomed to our county being one of the central characters in the championship’s main plot-line, in […]

That Friday feeling

Photo: RTÉ It’s Friday afternoon, the weekend is upon us and the hours are now ticking down rapidly to Sunday afternoon at MacHale Park and all that. Part of me holds firmly to the view that a clash of such importance so early in the year is utterly bonkers but, then again, that pretty much sums up the current creaking […]

Championship prediction mini-league 2018 – the official launch

The action in this year’s championship gets going in earnest this coming weekend (and don’t we know) so it’s time for the formal launch of this year’s championship prediction mini-league. This is the tenth year the competition has been running here on the site and, as has been the case every year it’s been on, all the necessary under-the-bonnet wizardry […]

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, […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Galway preview

We’re less than a week out now from Mayo’s much-anticipated Connacht championship opener against Galway. It’s a hugely important championship start for both counties and a match that’s been firmly pencilled into everyone’s diaries for several months. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast, we preview the match in detail. Host Rob Murphy, Mike Finnerty and I are […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Connacht championship launch

We’re into May and the start of the summer’s action is now only days away. The 2018 Connacht championship was officially launched earlier this week and Mike Finnerty was there for the Mayo News football podcast with his mic and his recorder to get the views of a number of those who’ll have an active say in how this year’s […]