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Club semi-finals review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E23

It’s been another hectic weekend of club Championship action, at the conclusion of which we’re down to the finalists at Senior, Intermediate and Junior levels. In this latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast, we’ve got an array of voices talking about all of the weekend’s action and more besides. Host Rob Murphy is back in the saddle for […]

Sizzling semi-finals on this weekend

The kids are, at last, back at school, the nights are beginning to draw in with alarming rapidity and the leaves are starting to carpet the ground. Summer’s at an end and the lowering temperatures are evidence of that. On the club Championship front, however, we’re set for sizzling conditions over the weekend, with semi-final action taking place at Senior, […]

Club semi-finals preview – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E22

The race for the Moclair Cup is coming nicely to the boil and, following last weekend’s quarter-final action, just four clubs remain in contention for the title. With reigning champions Ballintubber out of the race, as are Ballaghaderreen and Castlebar Mitchels, this year’s senior championship has been blown wide open and all four semi-finalists will harbour realistic hopes of lifting […]

It’s a knockout

The club Championships within the county move up a few gears this weekend, with the start of the knockout action at Senior, Intermediate and Junior levels. There are also a number of crunch relegation play-off games down for decision tomorrow and Sunday. The county will be in the national spotlight tomorrow too, with two of the Moclair Cup quarter-final ties […]

Club quarter-finals preview – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E21

The group stages in this year’s Mayo club football Championships were concluded last weekend while this coming weekend sees the quarter-finals played out in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships. With the races for the Moclair, Sweeney and McDonnell Cups now hotting up nicely, in this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we review the action from last weekend […]

Club Championship update – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E20

With no inter-county action this summer due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the club championships within the county are generating more interest than usual. Clubs are also getting the chance to play championship ties in summertime and the two rounds of games contested so far have produced several high-quality contests. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we […]

Gavin Duffy meets Billy Joe – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E19

Billy Joe Padden’s interviewing skills have been a major feature here on the Mayo News football podcast in recent months and in this episode he’s back with another special guest. This time, Billy Joe sits down for an in-depth discussion with Mayo GAA and Connacht Rugby star Gavin Duffy. The Ballina native enjoyed a varied sporting career, mainly in rugby […]

The weekend’s action

There was a raft of football and hurling action on within the county this weekend, with a second round of matches in the Michael Walsh Leagues in the former while in the latter the first shots were fired in this year’s county Championship. Let’s start with that SHC action from last night. Four teams are contesting the TJ Tyrell Cup […]

John Maughan meets Billy Joe – 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 […]