Mayo GAA Blog

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Big day out

Photo: @Caramcq (via Twitter) We’ve become very accustomed to outnumbering – and outshouting – the opposition in terms of supporters at matches in recent years. Last Saturday was probably our apogee in this regard – conservative estimates put our numerical advantage over Cork at the Gaelic Grounds at somewhere in excess of 10:1. That won’t be the case this coming […]

Cillian O’Connor our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com We need to alter our focus, I know, to Roscommon next Sunday – they’ve named their team, by the way, it’s here – but we’ve still some pescado para freír from yesterday. This is the Man of the Match poll, where when the shutters came down a short while ago, a pleasingly neat 1,000 votes had been cast. Most […]

Team named to face Cork

Photo: @RMcB5Foundation Apologies, all, but as you can understand I’m a small bit off the pace for this one. I’ve just seen that our team for tomorrow’s Round 4A qualifier against Cork tomorrow evening was announced a bit earlier on tonight. Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 4A v Cork,22/7/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey […]

Mayo News football podcast extra – Cork scene set

This week’s bonus extra episode includes Billy Joe Padden along with Rob Murphy and myself as we get you ready for tomorrow evening’s showdown with Cork at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick (throw-in 5pm). Memories of 2014 come up and thoughts about how this might play out continue while Billy Joe takes you through the 12 teams left in the […]

Still under the radar

Photo: Irish Examiner/Jim Coughlan Less than 48 hours to go now from throw-in at the Gaelic Grounds and our Round 4A qualifier match still isn’t garnering any column inches. Cork is in the news alright but the focus is on the shiny, new and gorgeous-looking Páirc Uí Chaoimh, where close on 11,000 punters turned up last evening for the first […]