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Diarmuid O’Connor our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com The votes are in and counted in our final Man of the Match poll of this championship campaign. There are no prizes for guessing on how this one went either. Diarmuid O’Connor put in a colossal shift for us against Kildare at Newbridge yesterday evening, leaving absolutely everything – and a whole load more – out on the […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Kildare review

The highways and byways of the qualifiers have given us great days out over the last few summers. Part of the fun has been the dicing-with-death element of these knockout fixtures, in which, up until yesterday evening, we’ve always managed to secure the wins we’ve needed to keep the run going. In yesterday evening’s Round 3 tie against Kildare, however, […]

Team to face Kildare named

We’ve just named our team to face Kildare. Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 3, 30/6/2018): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), James Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Jason Doherty […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Kildare preview

When the draw for Round 3 of the qualifiers was made on Monday morning few could have anticipated the controversy that it would generate. For a while it looked as if the our match against Kildare wouldn’t go ahead at all on Saturday but, thankfully, the issue relating to the match venue has now been resolved and so it’s all […]

Back to thinking about the match

Now that the hashtag hurricane has abated, the stand-off finally sorted, thoughts can now start to focus firmly on Saturday’s Round 3 qualifier against Kildare. The match itself, I mean, the one that throws in at St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge at 7pm. Tickets will, of course, be uppermost in everyone’s minds today. If, like me and so many others, […]