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Johnno TD

Bertie Ahern and Fianna Fail may be heading for an historic third term in office, but our man Johnno looks poised to capture a third seat for Fine Gael in Mayo. The count has now been adjourned till the morning but Johnno looks likely to win the fourth seat, steering clear of the dogfight for the final one. It’s difficult […]

Dish ear

Yes, folks, that time of year is almost upon us once more. While there are many hints to let you know that it’s championship time again, one factor always seems to stand out for me to confirm that the real stuff is on again. No, it’s not that godawful theme tune they have on the Sunday Game Live, nor is […]

U21s have injury problems too, Johnno on the hustings

Mayo’s U21s start the defence of their Connacht and All-Ireland titles tomorrow afternoon in Pearse Stadium against Galway but Pat Holmes has, according to Hogan Stand, plenty of injury worries ahead of this local showdown. Senior player Aidan Campbell is a doubt (what hope has he of lasting the full 70 minutes the following day against Dublin, if he’s to […]

New beginnings

January is over and almost over too is the four-month hibernation in the GAA world. I’ve thought about starting this blog for months but it’s only now, three days before national competitive action resumes, that I’ve finally got around to doing it. I’ve followed Mayo’s footballers for longer than I care to recall. Briefly, I was first taken to Connacht […]