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Game day – get back to winning ways

Another Saturday evening of football beckons, another double-header of League Division One matches featuring the ladies and the lads. Galway provide the opposition in both matches at MacHale Park, with the LGFA one throwing in at 5.15pm while the lads get going at 7.15pm. After last weekend’s loss to Dublin, tonight’s clash with the Tribesmen is an important one for […]

Team named to face Galway

We’ve just named our team to play Galway tomorrow evening at MacHale Park (throw-in 7.15pm). Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Galway, 2/3/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Donal Vaughan (Castlebar Mitchels); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), […]

Dublin review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E7

Mayo were back at Croke Park on Saturday night for the first time since the 2017 All-Ireland final but it proved to be an unhappy return. James Horan’s side came into this meeting with Dublin with an unbeaten record in this year’s National League but they left Croke Park having suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of the four-in-a-row […]

Sunday match reports

Right, I may as well get this one over with as quickly and painlessly as possible. Here’s a rundown of the coverage on last night’s NFL defeat to Dublin at Croke Park, along with the available reports on the much more competitive LGFA encounter between the two counties at the same venue yesterday evening. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: […]

Dublin 1-12 Mayo 0-7: no contest

Well, that wasn’t much fun. There was always a danger that tonight’s match against Dublin was going to provide us with a reality check and it sure proved to be that. We were flat, bereft of ideas and utterly lacking in conviction. We ended up well beaten by a Dublin team who never left second gear, for the simple reason that […]

Bits and pieces ahead of tomorrow evening’s game

We’ve named our team, they most likely won’t reciprocate until some time tomorrow – and then, of course, make a few further switches just prior to throw-in – so all that’s left to do now is to point you towards various things that need to be pointed towards as we head into our first meeting for a while with Dublin. […]

Monday match reports

The sun is out, the icy cold of late appears to have departed and we’re sitting pretty on top of Division One after two rounds of League games. There are worse ways to face into the week than this. So let’s add to that good mood by splashing around in the coverage that’s out there on yesterday’s heartwarming nine-point win […]