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Tipp team named

Tipperary have tonight named their starting fifteen and subs for Sunday’s All-Ireland football semi-final against our lads at Croke Park (throw-in 3.30pm). Here’s the match day panel they’ve named: Tipperary (All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Mayo, 6/11/2020): Evan Comerford (Kilsheelan-Kilcash); Alan Campbell (Moyle Rovers), Jimmy Feehan (Killenaule), Colm O’Shaughnessy (Ardfinnan); Bill Maher (Kilsheelan-Kilcash), Kevin Fahey (Clonmel Commercials), Robbie Kiely (Barryroe); Steven […]

The road to Croker VI – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E42

In the lead-in to this Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final between Mayo and Tipperary we’ve been running ‘The Road to Croker’ series on the Mayo News football podcast. With the big day fast approaching, we’ve now reached the end of this particular road with the sixth and final episode in this podcast series. In this episode host Rob Murphy is joined by […]

Minor Championship to get going

It was announced yesterday that, with the Level 5 restrictions lifted, the Minor football Championship will get going later this month. The competition will spill over into early in the New Year. The Connacht MFC gets going the weekend after next, with Galway meeting Leitrim in a preliminary round tie on Sunday 12th (throw-in 2pm). The two semi-finals take place […]

The road to Croker V – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E41

As Mayo’s All-Ireland semi-final with Tipperary on Sunday draws ever nearer, the Mayo News football podcast is back with another episode in ‘The Road to Croker’ series. In this episode we welcome back to the podcast former Mayo star and RTÉ pundit Kevin McStay. Host Rob Murphy catches up with Kevin to discuss Sunday’s semi-final in detail, focusing on why […]

2020, meet 1920 … and 1922

It’s funny the way things go. Earlier this year, when the Covid-19 pandemic had wiped all live sporting activity, as well as so much more besides, from the map, I went scrabbling for the record books to see if I could find a comparable year, one in which the Championship hadn’t been contested. I had to go back all the […]

The Road to Croker IV – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E40

There are six days to go now until Mayo’s All-Ireland semi-final meeting with Tipperary and on ‘The Road to Croker’ series of the Mayo News football podcast the build-up to the big match on Sunday continues apace.  In this podcast episode co-hosts Rob Murphy and I focus on Tipperary, both in terms of their recent League and Championship form and […]

Thoughts about Tipperary

We’re a week out now from the All-Ireland semi-final so I guess it’s time to start thinking about Tipperary, focusing on how they’ve been getting on of late, our meetings with them and all that. While the wider world may, in the context of the Premier County’s fairytale Munster title success last weekend, view our meeting with them next Sunday […]

Tile style

A few initiatives from Mayo GAA are worth a mention, not least in light of our appearance, once again, in an All-Ireland semi-final this year. The first is a project entitled Laochra Mhaigh Eo that seeks to honour teams that have represented the county with distinction down the years. This will be done via a celebration wall at MacHale Park […]

The Road to Croker III – Mayo News Football Podcast 2020 E39

‘The road to Croker’ series is running here on the Mayo News football podcast as the build-up continues ahead of Mayo’s clash with Tipperary at GAA HQ in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday week.  In this latest episode in the series, host Rob Murphy chats with Mayo News duo Edwin McGreal and Ger Flanagan as well as with podcast regular […]