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Sunday match reports

The sun is shining brightly again this morning and we’re basking in the afterglow of a third straight League win. Here’s a quick gallop through the coverage that’s out there on our five-point win last night over Cavan. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Anglo Celt, Northern Sound. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Mirror, Irish Sun, Times UK (paywall). Others: […]

Mayo 1-13 Cavan 0-11: solid display yields third straight win

After the dash and verve we showed last Sunday in Omagh, tonight’s 1-13 to 0-11 win over Cavan was far more workmanlike. It was a victory we secured thanks to another hard-working and committed display, with the result never really in doubt after we goaled shortly before half-time. The playing conditions tonight were light-years away from the tempest that had […]

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 […]

Sunday match reports

Thawed out yet? Brain frozen so in need of a quick reminder about what happened at MacHale Park last night? If so you’ve come to the right place – here’s the usual post-match collection of links to the coverage that’s online. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Shannonside. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun. Others: GAA, RTÉ (match […]

Mayo 1-8 Roscommon 1-7: narrow win in near-gale conditions

Coming into tonight’s League opener the bottom line for us was to get a win. Champagne football could wait, slick, well-worked movements could be kept in store for another day. A win, any old win, would do and that was what we eventually got tonight at MacHale Park. It’s impossible to overstate just how difficult the conditions were at Castlebar […]

Diarmuid O’Connor our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com The votes are in and counted in our final Man of the Match poll of this championship campaign. There are no prizes for guessing on how this one went either. Diarmuid O’Connor put in a colossal shift for us against Kildare at Newbridge yesterday evening, leaving absolutely everything – and a whole load more – out on the […]