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Let’s turn Cusack Park into a home venue on Saturday

We’re hurtling ever closer to Saturday and the U21s’ date with destiny in the form of their All-Ireland football final clash with Cork at Cusack Park in Ennis, where throw-in has been set for 6pm. Many of you will, I know, already have your plans made for getting to the match. Some of you might even have your tickets organised. […]

Gearing up for Saturday’s U21 decider

Image: @MayoGAA Time is moving on and we’re inching ever closer to Saturday’s All-Ireland U21 football final, in which Mike Solan’s young guns take on Cork at Cusack Park, Ennis, where throw-in is scheduled for 6pm. While the match is being shown live on TG4 a huge Mayo following is expected to descend on the Clare county town on Saturday […]

Stupendous Sunday match reports

Photo: Inpho/Donall Farmer I’ve had no time today before now to get to the reports on yesterday’s heart-stopping All-Ireland U21 semi-final win over Dublin but better late than never. Here’s a quick selection of the coverage that’s out there on the game that saw us qualify for our first decider at this level in ten years: Match reports: Mayo Advertiser, […]

U21s snatch sensational All-Ireland semi-final win

Well, that was fun. Not good for the heart, perhaps, but definitely of positive benefit to the soul. As a county we’ve come out on the wrong side of more than our fair share of closely-fought classics over the years so it felt very sweet to emerge from this one on the right side. The happy side, the sloppy grin […]

Best of luck to the U21s tomorrow

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I know that county-related songs have their place in the scheme of things but of more pressing concern is the match we’ve got to look forward to tomorrow. Not any old match either – it’s an All-Ireland semi-final, our first at U21 level for all of seven years, with Dublin the formidable opposition facing us at O’Connor Park in […]