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Monday match reports

Once again way later than I’d have wanted but, for the record, here are links to the coverage about the weekend’s matches involving the three Mayo teams who were in action. My thanks to Fergal for sourcing the bulk of these. Locals: Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror (live blog). Others: GAA, Dublin […]

Dublin review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E4

Mayo are in experimental mode this spring but despite this they put up a battling display against an experienced Dublin team at MacHale Park on Saturday evening. Jordan Flynn’s red card early in the game ultimately made the task of beating the All-Ireland champions an all but impossible one, with Dublin’s greater guile enabling them to use the extra man […]

Mayo 0-8 Dublin 1-11: red card travesty swings contest away from us

We know just how hard it is to beat Dublin. But whatever ambition any team might have of doing so, it can only realistically hope to succeed if it keeps fifteen players on the pitch against them. Tonight, however, an incredibly harsh straight red card issued to Jordan Flynn after just fifteen minutes meant we had to face the five-in-a-row […]

Dublin name experienced team for tomorrow night

Dublin tonight named their team for tomorrow night’s NFL Division One Round 2 match against our lads at MacHale Park (throw-in 7pm). It’s an extremely experienced side, laden down with players who have plenty of Championship experience and loads of All-Ireland medals in their pockets. The team they’ve picked is, to all intents and purposes, a full-on Championship one. Here […]

Four changes for Saturday night

We’ve named our team to play Dublin on Saturday night, with four changes from the side that lined out against Donegal last weekend. Here’s the team we’ve picked to face All-Ireland champions Dublin. Mayo (NFL Division One v Dublin, 2/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Oisin Mullin (Kilmaine), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore); Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Paddy […]

Top three Mayo matches of the decade

It’s been one hell of a decade for thrilling matches involving Mayo. Endless Championship jousts – particularly with Dublin, Kerry and Donegal – have produced a series of unforgettable moments and the task of trying to select a top three is no easy feat. As we approach the end of this decade, I took a stab at picking my three […]