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The Sit Down with Billy Joe Padden and John Maughan – Mayo News Football Podcast 2020 E18

The GAA world is inching ever closer to a return to play, As the long wait continues, however, this leaves time for more considered debate and so in this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we’re back with another one-on-one discussion.     Billy Joe Padden returns to the interviewer’s chair for this episode and his guest on this occasion […]

Football, interrupted VII – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E17

The gradual reopening of the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic moved a step forward on Monday, with an easing of a number of restrictions that were in place since March. As the country starts to get moving again the GAA is also in the midst of planning its return to play, with the focus initially on club […]

Football, interrupted VI: Cillian O’Connor special – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E16

This week sees the culmination of the Top 100 Club Footballers series in the Mayo News. Over the past few weeks the top 20 Junior footballers and the top 30 Intermediate players have been unveiled, along with the first tranche of Senior players to make the cut. In this week’s paper, the top 25 Senior players have been announced and […]

Football, interrupted V – Mayo News football podcast 2020 e15

With this extended break from live sporting action showing no sign of coming to an end any time soon, it’s an ongoing challenge to fill the sports pages. But every challenge also represents an opportunity and it’s in this vein that the Mayo News has risen to the occasion with its ‘Top 100 Mayo club footballers’ series. In this episode […]

Football, interrupted IV – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E14

With the May Day Bank Holiday now behind us, we should all be gearing up for the start of another summer of Championship action. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, however, means that this isn’t going to happen any time soon, if at all, this year. Despite this, there’s still plenty of football-related talk to be had and we’ve got loads of […]

Football, interrupted III – Mayo News football podcast 2020, E13

As the Covid-19 pandemic rumbles on, the realisation is now dawning on everyone that we’ll be living with this new normal for quite a while. So many things we took for granted, football included, are struggling to get a look in at this time, though here on the Mayo News football podcast we’re determined to keep the football chat going, […]

Football, interrupted II – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E12

The Covid-19 pandemic remains a central feature in all of our lives right now, pushing so many other things – sport included – to the margins. In this so strangely altered world, the Mayo News football podcast has been pushed out of its comfort zone too but we haven’t been pushed completely off the agenda either. In this latest episode […]