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Weather looks okay for Sunday

Whatever about Aiden O’Shea’s thumb or Shane Nally’s ligaments or the difficulties in sourcing tickets, at least the weather forecast for next Sunday seems to be fairly positive.  Once this latest bout of rain (which, I know, began at some point back in May) clears away, it appears that, from midweek on, the weather is finally going to settle.  Sure, […]

Pathetic ref denies our minors a deserved win over Kingdom

Mayo 1-7 Kerry 0-10 All-Ireland Minor Football Semi-Final Those of us who made the trip to Croke Park this afternoon for our minors’ All-Ireland semi-final with Kerry were made to feel what life was like in Kenny Egan’s corner in Beijing this morning. Referee Martin Higgins from Fermanagh gave two late frees to Kerry for incidents which replays showed were […]

Our exit in print

The Mayo News has oodles on The Match for those of you with masochistic leanings. With Mike Finnerty on TV3 duties, Sean Rice did the match report and he also has an analysis piece where he thumbs through our many failings. As does Kevin McStay who, like Austin Garvin in his analysis, points to the dearth of top-class players within […]