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Lowdown on the Lilywhites

Photo: So the draw has paired us at home against Kildare, a match that’ll be played next weekend. An announcement is expected shortly on the precise details for the game. (UPDATE: It’s now been confirmed that the game will take place on Saturday evening at 7pm). As I mentioned last night, we’ve only ever played them once before in the […]

Barry is a Gooner

Photo: Mayo News Sport (via Twitter)  The Mayo News, one of the media outlets that broke the story yesterday, has more information today on the Barry Solan to Arsenal story. The main issue that this piece resolves is Barry’s involvement for the remainder of the championship, with Mike Finnerty quoting Mike Connelly who says that the S&C man will remain […]

Poll: will Galway bate Mayo?

Right, less than a week to go now until our Connacht semi-final meeting against Galway at Pearse Stadium, which throws in next Sunday at 4pm. It’ll be our eighth championship clash with the neighbours in the last decade, a stretch where we’ve had the better of things. Since 2006, we’ve recorded five Connacht victories over the Tribesmen (in 2006, 2009, […]

Alan Freeman our leading scorer in this year’s League campaign

Photo: Mayo Mick Not wishing to open old wounds or anything but the decision to withdraw Alan Freeman so early in last year’s All-Ireland final had many scratching their heads both on the day itself and for months afterwards. Alan was, with some justification, seen as one of our principal scoring threats that day and over the course of our just-concluded […]