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Light at the end of the tunnel

Finally, more than three months on from when the first Covid-19 case was confirmed in this country, the prospect of some semblance of normality returning to our lives seems to be coming into view. In tandem with the Government’s Phase 2 reopening announcement today the GAA unveiled its plans for a return to action. Full details of the GAA’s proposals, […]

Football, interrupted VI: Cillian O’Connor special – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E16

This week sees the culmination of the Top 100 Club Footballers series in the Mayo News. Over the past few weeks the top 20 Junior footballers and the top 30 Intermediate players have been unveiled, along with the first tranche of Senior players to make the cut. In this week’s paper, the top 25 Senior players have been announced and […]

Football, interrupted V – Mayo News football podcast 2020 e15

With this extended break from live sporting action showing no sign of coming to an end any time soon, it’s an ongoing challenge to fill the sports pages. But every challenge also represents an opportunity and it’s in this vein that the Mayo News has risen to the occasion with its ‘Top 100 Mayo club footballers’ series. In this episode […]

Return to action this year is now looking unlikely

I was wrong about The Sunday Game the other night. The re-run they featured of the 2017 final might have been one to avoid – I certainly couldn’t face its bittersweet pain – but John Horan’s appearance on the show was of some interest. What the GAA President had to say about the likely timeframe for a return to action […]

Another time, another place

This afternoon at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon our Connacht Championship campaign was meant to get underway. Of course, like so much of life nowadays, that fixture, along with plans for the entire Championship, has been mothballed. Today’s scheduled meeting with Leitrim would certainly have had a novel air about it. We’ve only met Leitrim once in Connacht since the […]