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Donegal review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E3

There was late drama under the lights up at MacCumhaill Park on Saturday night as a last-gasp goal by James Durcan enabled Mayo to claim a draw from a game they looked likely to lose all evening. The result may have been rough justice on the home team but Mayo will have been delighted to come away from Ballybofey with something tangible to […]

Donegal 0-19 Mayo 2-13: Durcan’s late, late show snatches a draw

Michael Murphy had already been chosen as Man of the Match in tonight’s rip-roaring League opener by the time James Durcan was brought on with just three minutes of normal time left to play. As late cameos go, though, the Castlebar Mitchels man certainly put on a bit of a show, firing over three points (two from frees) before banging […]

U20s win Leo Murphy Cup, hurlers start with a loss

It was a case of contrasting fortunes for the first two Mayo teams in action this weekend. The county’s U20 footballers rounded off a productive Development League campaign with an emphatic win over Louth in the final of the Leo Murphy Cup competition but the Mayo hurlers were well beaten by Kerry in their opening round NHL Division 2A fixture. […]

Game day – it all starts here

Over five months on from our final competitive outing of 2019 James Horan’s Mayo team tonight take the field in their first meaningful game of 2020. A tasty one it is too, with Donegal the opposition at MacCumhaill Park this evening in the opening round of this year’s National League Division One campaign. Ref David Coldrick is set to throw […]

Ladies team to face Donegal named

The Mayo ladies team to face Donegal in Round 1 of the LGFA NFL Division One at Swinford on Sunday (throw-in 2.30pm) has been named. Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL v Donegal, 26/1/2020): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Noirín Moran (Westport), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels), Ciara McManamon (Burrishoole); Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Clodagh McManamon (Burrishoole), Ciara Whyte (Kilmoremoy); Allanah Duffy (Hollymount), […]

Loads of action this weekend

Saturday night sees the long-awaited start of the National Football League – in which we open the defence of the title we won at Croke Park last March – but our Round 1 opener against Donegal at MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey that evening isn’t the only Mayo-related action on this weekend. Far from it. In fact, there are no fewer […]

Four debutants in team named to face Donegal

We’ve just named our team to face Donegal on Saturday night. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Donegal, 25/1/2020): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Oisin Mullin (Kilmaine), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Colm Boyle (Davitts); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Tom Parsons (Charlestown Sarsfields), Jordan Flynn (Crossmolina Deel Rovers); Bryan Walsh (Ballintubber), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber), […]

League preview – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E2

The start of another year of competitive football action starts this weekend with Mayo’s defence of their National Football League title getting underway with a tough away fixture against Donegal on Saturday evening. Ahead of this opening round clash at MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey the Mayo News football podcast begins its 2020 League coverage with a preview of the spring […]