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Two changes for Sunday

We’ve just named our team for Sunday. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone 26/3/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Lee Keegan (Westport), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Tom Parsons (Charlestown Sarsfields), Danny Kirby (Castlebar Mitchels); Fergal Boland (Aghamore), Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber), Conor O’Shea (Ballintubber); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), […]

Two changes for Tyrone

Tyrone have named their team to play us on Sunday. Heaven’s above, they’ve even named their subs as well. Here’s the full list they’ve named: Tyrone (NFL Division One v Mayo, 26/3/2017): Niall Morgan (Éadan na dTorc); Pádraig Hampsey (Oileán a’Ghuail), Ronan McNamee (Achadh Uí Aráin), Cathal McCarron (An Droim Mór); Rory Brennan (Trí Leac), Justin McMahon (An Omaigh), Tiernan McCann (Coill an Chlochair); Colm Cavanagh (An Mhaigh), Declan […]

The coming weekend’s action

I’ve just done a quick scan of all the matches involving the county this coming weekend and it’s a bit of a list. It’s worth, then, providing an overview of what’s on so you can check the diary and see which ones you might be able to make. First up is the double-header at Tuam Stadium on Saturday. The curtain-raiser there […]

Thinking ahead to Tipp

Two days on from our All-Ireland quarter-final win and the warm glow of victory is taking its own sweet time to dissipate. I was about to say that we could get used to it but we already are – this was our sixth successive All-Ireland quarter-final success, which means that once again we have championship football in the second half […]

Mayo News football podcast: Tyrone toppled

Still in the zone, are you? Well, then, here’s just the thing for you. The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast is now online and it’s all about yesterday’s nerve-shredding All-Ireland quarter-final win over Tyrone. Rob Murphy is once more in the chair and I pop in and out throughout as well. I did a few short bits […]

Game day: go for it

With dizzying speed, here we are again: once more it’s game day, all-or-nothing day, this time the day where we get the chance to claim a place in this year’s All-Ireland semi-finals. Although we lost our safety net in this year’s championship the evening we fell unexpectedly to Galway in the Connacht semi-final back in June, it’s only now that […]

Diarmuid back to face Tyrone

We’ve just named our team to play Tyrone. There’s one change from the team that started against Westmeath in the quarters last weekend and it’s a significant one – Diarmuid O’Connor is fit to start and he replaces Jason Doherty in the starting line-up. Here’s the team: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC quarter-final v Tyrone, 6/8/2016): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), […]