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Five changes in team named to face Cavan

We’ve just named our team to play Cavan on Saturday night. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Cavan, 9/2/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stepnenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber), Matthew Ruane (Breaffy); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Aidan O’Dhea (Breaffy, captain), Jason Doherty […]

Time to consider Cavan

Right, that’s enough luxuriating over the result in Omagh. Another Ulster challenge awaits us this coming weekend, with Cavan heading to face us in Castlebar on Saturday evening. This match throws in under the lights at MacHale Park at 7pm that evening where Wicklow’s Anthony Nolan is the man with the whistle. We haven’t seen that much of the Breffni […]

Tyrone review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E5

Mayo supporters become accustomed in recent years to enduring tough National League campaigns, where wins invariably prove to be hard-fought ones. James Horan has only two competitive matches under his belt back since taking up the reins once again as manager, however, but already he has brought his Mayo team close to Division One safety. Yesterday’s nine-point win over Tyrone […]

Monday match reports

The sun is out, the icy cold of late appears to have departed and we’re sitting pretty on top of Division One after two rounds of League games. There are worse ways to face into the week than this. So let’s add to that good mood by splashing around in the coverage that’s out there on yesterday’s heartwarming nine-point win […]

Swing towards youth continues with three changes for Sunday

We’ve named our team for Sunday’s NFL Division One Round 2 meeting with Tyrone at Healy Park in Omagh (throw-in 2.30pm). Here’s the starting fifteen we’ve named for this one: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone, 3/2/2019): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); James McCormack (Claremorris), Lee Keegan (Westport), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Diarmuid […]