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Team named for Sunday

Photo: @RMcB5Foundation We’ve announced our starting fifteen for Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry at Croke Park (throw-in 3.30pm). Here’s the team we’ve named. Mayo (All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Kerry, 20/8/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Colm Boyle (Davitts); Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy), Tom Parsons (Charlestown Sarsfields); Kevin McLoughlin […]

Kerry name their team

Photo: @ffarry1 via Twitter Kerry have named their team for Sunday, in fact they’ve named their full match-day panel. Here it is: Kerry (All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Mayo, 20/8/2017): Brian Kelly (Killarney Legion); Shane Enright (Tarbert), Mark Griffin (St Michaels-Foilmore), Killian Young (Renard); Peter Crowley (Laune Rangers), Tadhg Morley (Templenoe), Paul Murphy (Rathmore); David Moran (Kerins O’Rahillys), Anthony Maher (Duagh); […]

Mayo News football podcast extra – Kerry scene set

With the All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry now approaching rapidly, it’s time for another helping of the Mayo News football podcast. This one sets the scene for Sunday’s game, with input from both counties. First up Mike Finnerty of the Mayo News speaks with Stephen Rochford before host Rob Murphy chats with TV3 sports correspondent and Kerry native Sinéad Kissane. Then […]

Checking on the Kingdom

Photo: Irish Independent (Brendan Moran/Sportsfile) It’s another day closer to our All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry and so time to look in a bit more detail at what Sunday’s opponents have been getting up to over the last while. While this is our seventh semi-final appearance in succession for Kerry it’s their fifth on the trot. Back in 2012 Donegal took […]

Red and black for Sunday

Photo: It was announced by Elvery’s this evening that, as expected, the lads will sport the current away strip in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry at Croke Park (throw-in 3.30pm). It’s an attire that was unveiled in the League game against the same opposition down in Tralee in February this year. That match remains the only occasion in which […]

Mayo News football podcast – keys to the Kingdom

Right, the countdown to Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry is now properly underway. No better method to get you in the mood, then, than a fresh episode of the Mayo News football podcast. In this edition host Rob Murphy is joined by Mike Finnerty, Edwin McGreal and Sean Rice in the Mayo News offices to get stuck into the detail […]

Two full decks

Photo: It’s just a week out – a whole week! – from our All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry. A little less, in fact, because this time next week, barring the need for a replay (I know! I know!), either ourselves or Kerry will have made it to the final. Both camps have already held their pre-match press nights. While much […]