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Team named, two changes

We’ve just named the team for today. Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Dublin, 10/8/2019): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy), Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Fergal Boland (Aghamore); Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber), Darren Coen […]

Armagh review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E27

Qualifier matches with Mayo always seem to be rollercoaster experiences and this was certainly the case with Saturday evening’s gripping Round 3 tussle against Armagh. Both sides gave it everything as they battled desperately to keep their Championship hopes alive but when the dust had settled it was Mayo who had emerged with the narrowest of wins. In this episode […]

Sunday match reports

Holy moly, that one was close. Such was the meltdown we suffered in those final few frantic moments at MacHale Park last night that the coverage this morning could easily have been about our Championship exit. But it’s not, we won and the media reports are all about that heart-stopping, blood-and-thunder, old-fashioned knockout Championship victory we managed to secure. Here’s […]

Team named, four changes

We named our team a short while ago this morning for tomorrow evening’s Round 3 qualifier clash with Armagh at MacHale Park (throw-in 7pm). The selection we’ve named for this knockout tie is as follows: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 3 v Armagh, 29/6/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), […]

Armagh preview – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E26

With the Round 2 qualifier win over Down last weekend now boxed away the next challenge facing Mayo comes in the form of another Ulster county, with Armagh rolling into Castlebar on Saturday evening. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview this coming weekend’s Round 3 meeting with the Orchard County and assess how James Horan’s team […]

Diarmuid’s season-ending injury is an absolute disaster

Disaster strikes again. Hot on the heels of Mattie Ruane’s broken collarbone, which ruled the young Breaffy midfielder out of action for the summer, comes confirmation this morning that captain Diarmuid O’Connor has also suffered a season-ending injury. The captain broke his wrist in training last night and won’t play for us again this year. The parallels with last summer […]