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Sunday match reports

The sun is shining brightly again this morning and we’re basking in the afterglow of a third straight League win. Here’s a quick gallop through the coverage that’s out there on our five-point win last night over Cavan. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Anglo Celt, Northern Sound. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Mirror, Irish Sun, Times UK (paywall). Others: […]

Mayo 1-13 Cavan 0-11: solid display yields third straight win

After the dash and verve we showed last Sunday in Omagh, tonight’s 1-13 to 0-11 win over Cavan was far more workmanlike. It was a victory we secured thanks to another hard-working and committed display, with the result never really in doubt after we goaled shortly before half-time. The playing conditions tonight were light-years away from the tempest that had […]

Five changes in team named to face Cavan

We’ve just named our team to play Cavan on Saturday night. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Cavan, 9/2/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stepnenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber), Matthew Ruane (Breaffy); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Aidan O’Dhea (Breaffy, captain), Jason Doherty […]

Time to consider Cavan

Right, that’s enough luxuriating over the result in Omagh. Another Ulster challenge awaits us this coming weekend, with Cavan heading to face us in Castlebar on Saturday evening. This match throws in under the lights at MacHale Park at 7pm that evening where Wicklow’s Anthony Nolan is the man with the whistle. We haven’t seen that much of the Breffni […]

Tyrone review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E5

Mayo supporters become accustomed in recent years to enduring tough National League campaigns, where wins invariably prove to be hard-fought ones. James Horan has only two competitive matches under his belt back since taking up the reins once again as manager, however, but already he has brought his Mayo team close to Division One safety. Yesterday’s nine-point win over Tyrone […]