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State of the Gaelic football nation

Like every county, Mayo have now played four games of their 2019 Allianz National League campaign. The League is the perfect format for each county to pit themselves against teams of a similar standard, thereby providing an accurate gauge for fans of where their team stands in the overall pecking order. In my view, the League structure is the format […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Christmas special

Chestnuts roasting by an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir … and the Mayo News football podcast playing on your iPhone. Co-hosts Rob Murphy and I get this end of year review episode of the podcast moving, by looking back on the year that’s ending and turning our thoughts towards 2019. […]

Cillian’s set to be out of action early in 2019

It was right at the start of James Horan’s first tenure as Mayo manager that a teenage Cillian O’Connor was first given his chance playing at senior level for the county. Eight years on, the Ballintubber man – who captained the county team during Stephen Rochford’s reign – is set to be sidelined for the beginning of James Horan’s second […]