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Drive for five delayed … for now

After all the hype and all the chatter – which made it sound like it was the first bloody All-Ireland to be contested in a decade – the day ends with no winner. They go again on Saturday week. Letdowns don’t come much greater than All-Ireland finals that end all-square. I’ve been in Croke Park to witness such an outcome […]

Ladies in All-Ireland semi-final this Sunday

The lads are all done for the year but not so the Mayo ladies. Their 2019 Championship run is still going strong and on Sunday they head to Croke Park for an All-Ireland semi-final showdown against Galway. This is the first year that the LGFA All-Ireland semi-finals have been held at HQ. Both penultimate round ties will be played at […]

LIVE: All-Ireland MFC quarter-final

Below is the live stream to this afternoon’s All-Ireland MFC quarter-final between Mayo and Dublin, which throws in at Pearse Park in Longford at 3pm. The live stream will also stay up for the Galway/Dublin All-Ireland U20 semi-final and the Galway/Kildare All-Ireland MFC quarter-final which take at the Longford venue today. The live stream is provided over YouTube courtesy of […]

Ladies and Minors in action this Saturday

This coming weekend, at last, allows everyone to draw breath after five hectic weekends of Championship action. But that’s just the Senior team. Two other Mayo teams are in action this Saturday and, for both of them, these are crunch games. The ladies have an All-Ireland Championship round-robin clash with Donegal – aside from anything else, this is a timely […]

U20s outgunned by Galway

Mike Solan’s Mayo U20s came to Tuam Stadium this evening seeking to land the county’s second Connacht title in a row at this level. While Galway went into tonight’s provincial decider as favourites, there were high hopes that our lads might upset those odds and land us another win over the neighbours. Sadly, however, it wasn’t to be. Galway took […]

Same again for U20s

The team for tomorrow evening’s Connacht U20 football final at Tuam Stadium (7.30pm) was named earlier this evening. It’s the same team that started the semi-final against Sligo last week and here it is: Mayo (Connacht U20 final v Galway 10/7/2019): Jamie McNicholas (Kiltimagh); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), Rory Brickenden (Westport), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine); Aaron McDonnell (Ballinrobe), Conor Beirne (Breaffy), Eoghan […]

Galway review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E29

The Mayo/Galway rivalry is one in which all the momentum has been in Galway’s favour in recent years but on Saturday night at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick the tide at last began to turn. Mayo’s win over the neighbours dumps Galway out of the championship and sends James Horan’s team through to the Super 8s.  The Mayo News football […]