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Considering Kerry

We’ve successfully negotiated our way through the qualifiers, encountering and overcoming far tougher opposition on the way than we had to do on previous backdoor runs. Our 2019 Championship odyssey now shifts back from straight knockout to three guaranteed outings over the next four weeks in the All-Ireland Quarter-Final group stage, aka the Super 8s. Our first opponents in Group […]

Cillian could surpass scoring record in Killarney

Cillian O’Connor has for some time been on the cusp of breaking the all-time top scorer record in the Championship. He’s been our leading all-time scorer for a while and, had our Championship run in 2018 lasted anything like as long as the previous few years, then he’d surely have beaten the record by now. But then Newbridge happened and […]

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 […]

Sunday match reports

It’s Sunday, the sun’s shining, we’ve beaten Galway and we’re in the Super 8s. That makes it a Super Sunday in my book. There’s plenty of coverage about last night’s hugely satisfying and long overdue win over the neighbours. Let’s take a dive into it. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Examiner (match report, James Horan quotes, James Horan […]

Resolute Rossies land Nestor in style

At half-time in today’s Connacht final at Pearse Stadium, the outcome looked pretty settled. Galway has seized control in the second quarter to lead by five at the break. All they seemingly had to do now was to toss out the shawl and see the game out. It didn’t quite work out like that. Fair play to Roscommon. After a […]