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Keith Higgins our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com The votes are in and counted and the result is a decisive one. Keith Higgins has, by popular acclaim been chosen as our Man of the Match from yesterday’s roasting of the Rossies at Croke Park. In truth, there were plenty of players in Green and Red who put in strong performances for us yesterday. Aidan O’Shea (with […]

Mayo News football podcast – running riot

Another championship match involving the county – this one devastatingly different from the ones that preceded it – and so it’s time for another edition of the Mayo News football podcast. This one focuses on yesterday’s extraordinary crushing of Roscommon in the All-Ireland quarter-final replay at Croke Park. On this week’s show, we hear from Paul Earley for Sky Sports, […]

Mayo 4-19 Roscommon 0-9: return of the demolition men

Finished? After this afternoon’s devastating destruction of Roscommon at Croke Park it would appear that there’s life in this old dog yet. And some. I said this morning that August in Croke Park is when – in this wonderful post-2011 era for the county – we tend to get motoring. I felt we could up it today but there’s no […]

Game day – time to right our replay record

The latest chapter in our championship summer is set to be written at Croke Park today when the lads lock horns for a second time with Roscommon. Our All-Ireland quarter-final replay at HQ throws in at 2pm this afternoon. We know plenty about replays. Each year since 2014 we’ve ended up in them in the All-Ireland Series. Kerry in 2014, […]

The day before

Photo: MichaelMaye.com Okay, we’re getting near now. In little more than 24 hours from now Round 2 of the Connacht Croke Park showdown gets underway. Our All-Ireland quarter-final replay clash with Roscommon throws in at HQ tomorrow at 2pm and Wicklow’s Anthony Nolan refs this one. Yesterday’s two quarter-finals cut the field of remaining challengers for the Sam Maguire this […]

Unchanged team named for replay

Photo:@RMcB5Foundation We’ve named our team for Monday’s rematch with the Rossies at Croke Park (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland Quarter-Final Replay v Roscommon, 7/8/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Lee Keegan (Westport), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Aidan […]

Mayo News football podcast – Roscommon replay preview

On Bank Holiday Monday, Mayo face Roscommon in the All-Ireland quarter-final replay as this remarkable season continues for at least one more game. Rob Murphy, Edwin McGreal and Billy Joe Padden are on duty for our extra show this week and they bring you some detailed insight and analysis into what happened last week and what might change on Monday. […]