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Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I’m well behind schedule in doing this – the rain that was falling in Mayo as I was leaving early this morning is about to start up here on the east coast now, by the looks of it – and it was my overnight stay in the west, coupled with the drive back first thing followed by other stuff […]

Mayo 1-12 Donegal 0-13: top tier status secured after torrid tussle

Going into today’s final round of this year’s League there were two potential routes open to us for preserving our Division One status. For long stretches of this afternoon’s combustible clash with Donegal it looked as if we were going to have to rely on the fall-back option of Roscommon beating Cavan to keep us up. Eventually, though, we looked […]

U21s gunned down by Galway

Photo: @mayonewssport The county’s reign as Connacht and All-Ireland U21 football champions is over, following this evening’s 2-13 to 1-10 defeat to Galway at Tuam in the Connacht semi-final. By all accounts, the young Tribesmen were full value for their victory and were well on top all evening. They weren’t, however, able to translate this dominance fully onto the scoreboard […]

Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com There’s no easy way to do this, I know, so maybe it’s best just to leap right in. Here, then, are the match reports on our latest depressing inter-county engagement. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Anglo-Celt.  Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Sun, Irish News. Others: GAA, RTÉ (match report, quotes), The 42, Hogan Stand (match […]

Mayo 0-15 Cavan 1-14: relegation looms after another craven display

Well, whatever that looked like in the flesh I have to admit that, from the sofa, it didn’t make for comfortable viewing. Back on home soil after that chastening defeat to Dublin some sort of redemption should have been forthcoming. Instead what unfolded – for me on the TV – was another alarmingly inept performance, one that gave a game […]

Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com Right, no point putting this off any longer. If it’s pain you want, then step right up – it’s all here in abundance. It’s the Monday match report misery corner and here it is: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror. Others: GAA, RTÉ (match report, quotes from Stephen […]

Monday match reports

Photo: MichaelMaye.com It’s all old news at this stage, I know, but, if it’s positive stuff, old reports are still worth perusing. So, then, here’s a selection of the match reports and all the rest from Saturday evening’s win over the Rossies. Locals: Mayo News, Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times, Irish Sun (match report, […]