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Sligo’s withdrawal undermines integrity of Covid era Championship

I guess it was only a matter of time. While the daily Covid-19 infection rates are once more on the decline, there have been a number of outbreaks within GAA county panels in recent weeks and at some point this trend risked making it impossible for a county to field a team in a Championship game. That happened last night […]

Galway NFL review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E29

After a seven-month break the Mayo footballers were back in National League action today and they certainly hit the ground running against Galway in Tuam. James Horan placed his faith in a youthful first fifteen for this game and this selection was fully justified as Mayo stormed to a fifteen-point win over the neighbours. In this episode of the Mayo […]

Galway 0-17 Mayo 3-23: rousing restart win over the neighbours

I’ll freely admit I had no idea what to expect today. Seven months since we last played a competitive game, sending out an experimental team to face a Galway side full of unfamiliar names. It was a hard one to call – I wonder did anyone guess our fifteen-point winning margin correctly? We never really got going at all in […]

Team named for Sunday

Talk of Level 5 Covid restrictions notwithstanding, we’ve just named our team to play Galway on Sunday. Here’s it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Galway. 18/10/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Lee Keegan (Westport); Patrick Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Mark […]

Galway NFL preview – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E28

More than seven months have now passed since Mayo played their most recent match in this year’s National League campaign, with all inter-county action mothballed since then due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. County teams all over the country are, however, set to take to the field once more, with the remaining two rounds of League matches scheduled to take […]