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James Horan special – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E8

Mayo are in the midst of a tightly compressed series of National League Division One games right now and, as often is the case at this time of year, there are positives and negatives to how the county’s senior team has performed so far. James Horan has his hands full at the minute but, despite this, the Mayo manager took time out […]

Monaghan review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E7

Mayo travelled to Clones on Sunday seeking to claim two valuable League points but, coming up against a well-drilled and hard-working Monaghan outfit, they were forced to come away from this Round 4 game empty-handed. With just three points on the board heading into the final three matches, James Horan’s team now face a battle to avoid the drop from […]

Monaghan 2-16 Mayo 0-13: a border beating

We came into this game at Clones this afternoon with plenty of positive hopes about getting the kind of result that could kick-start this League campaign for us. We’re coming out of it, however, with the most profound doubts about how we stand and what direction we’re heading in. Well matched throughout the first half, Monaghan were starting to get […]

Game day – this would be a great one to win

We’re racing through this year’s League campaign and by this evening four rounds of matches will be played. Today’s clash with Monaghan up in Clones is no more or no less important than any of our other Division One matches this year but, all the same, a win today would represent a significant statement by us. We’re underdogs heading to […]

Venue changes for LGFA and NHL matches tomorrow

Given the incessantly inclement weather we’ve been enduring in recent weeks, late venues changes for matches have understandably become more common. Once again there are a few to report this weekend, with tomorrow’s LGFA game against Cork and the NHL one against Offaly now going ahead at altered locations. For the women, the switch sees their LGFA NFL Division One […]

Croí set to be at the heart of the Kerry match on Saturday week

All thoughts are, I know, currently focused firmly in the direction of the border and Sunday’s NFL Round 4 meeting with Monaghan at St Tiernach’s Park in Clones. That’s a big one for us but so too is the clash the following weekend back on home turf at MacHale Park against All-Ireland finalists Kerry. To tie in with the Kerry […]

Seven changes in women’s team to face Cork

The Mayo team has been named for Sunday’s LGFA NFL Division One clash with Cork at Cloughduv Hurling Grounds (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division One v Cork, 23/2/2020): Aisling Tarpey (Foxrock/Cabinteely); Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Noirin Moran (Westport), Saoirse Lally (Westport); Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Ciara McManamon (Burrishoole), Clodagh McManamon (Burrishoole); Roisin Durkin (Hollymount), Sinead Cafferkey (Kilmovee […]