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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 […]

The weekend’s matches

It’s already time to start thinking about the Championship matches involving the county that are on this coming weekend. There are three of them, all of the knockout variety, and there’s also some silverware up for grabs. All three games are available to watch this weekend and Midwest Radio will be providing commentary on them too. Let’s look at the […]

This weekend’s matches

Once again it’s time to start thinking about the weekend to come and the Championship games that are set to be contested. The hurlers have this one off, as their Rackard Cup semi-final isn’t scheduled to take place until Saturday week (14th November). In that game, by the way, they’ll face either Leitrim or Longford, with those two set to […]

Leitrim 0-10 Mayo 2-15: first hurdle cleared

The reality of playing Championship football at this time of the year was brought home clearly in the form of the rain-splattered pictures beamed into our living rooms from Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon this afternoon.  The day was wet and windy and it was obvious from early on that flowing summer football wouldn’t be in evidence. Instead, what we […]

Game day – young guns lead the charge for us today

It’s the first day of November and it’s also the day we finally get to play our first game in this year’s Championship. Such is life in this pandemic era we’re all living through. Today’s match is a Connacht SFC quarter-final against Leitrim at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon where throw-in is set for 1.15pm. Paul Faloon of Down is […]

Coverage for this weekend’s matches

Seeing as it’s Tuesday we’re officially no longer allowed to mope any more about Sunday’s result but are compelled instead to look ahead to the matches that are down for decision this coming weekend. And sure why shouldn’t we be looking to the future? It’s Hallowe’en so it must be a Championship weekend. There’s Championship action on in both hurling […]

A week ’till Sunday

So, it appears pretty much certain that the resumption of inter-county action will happen next weekend. For a brief period last Thursday it looked as if the GAA might be having second thoughts about playing out the remaining fixtures in the National League – a development reported on that day by the Irish Examiner – but this was quickly scotched […]

Inter-county prospects back on knife-edge

As the days tick down to the planned resumption of inter-county action – it’s just eleven days now until we’re supposed to be facing Galway in the National League at Tuam (throw-on on the 18th is set for 2pm) – so the number of daily Covid-19 infections increases remorselessly. This is no game but if it’s viewed as a contest […]

Finals countdown

A feast of club football finals takes place at MacHale Park this weekend, bringing down the curtain on what’s been a hugely entertaining club Championship season. It’s been a summer for of compelling contests and interesting sub-plots, with an extremely robust case being made all the while in favour of a split season between inter-county and club action. That’s something […]

The weekend’s match schedule

It’s a full weekend at MacHale Park, with four county finals down for decision over the two days at the Castlebar venue. The good news is that yesterday’s Covid-19 announcement means that a small number of supporters will be able to attend their club’s match at the weekend. Mayo GAA announced today that all Cáirde Mhaigheo season ticket holders whose […]