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Team named, one change

We’ve named our team for tomorrow’s All-Ireland quarter-final Group 1, Phase 1 meeting with Kerry at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney (throw-in 4pm). Here’s the starting fifteen we’ve going with for this opening Super 8s fixture: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC quarter-final, Group 1, Phase 1 v Kerry 14/7/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee […]

Kerry team named

With thanks to Gamechanger for the heads-up about the announcement, Kerry have this evening named their team for Sunday’s mouth-watering Super 8s meeting with our lads. Here’s the team they’ve named for it: Kerry (All-Ireland SFC quarter-final, Group 1, Phase 1 v Mayo 14/7/2019): Shane Ryan (Rathmore); Jason Foley (Ballydonoghue), Tadhg Morley (Templenoe), Tom O’Sullivan (Dingle); Paul Murphy (Rathmore), Jack […]

Kerry preview – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E30

Saturday evening’s win over Galway not only ended a long losing run against the Tribesmen it also guaranteed Mayo three further games in this year’s championship. The first of these ‘Super 8s’ matches takes place on Sunday at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney, with James Horan taking his team down to Kerry’s home patch for a meeting that is a repeat […]

U20s outgunned by Galway

Mike Solan’s Mayo U20s came to Tuam Stadium this evening seeking to land the county’s second Connacht title in a row at this level. While Galway went into tonight’s provincial decider as favourites, there were high hopes that our lads might upset those odds and land us another win over the neighbours. Sadly, however, it wasn’t to be. Galway took […]

Same again for U20s

The team for tomorrow evening’s Connacht U20 football final at Tuam Stadium (7.30pm) was named earlier this evening. It’s the same team that started the semi-final against Sligo last week and here it is: Mayo (Connacht U20 final v Galway 10/7/2019): Jamie McNicholas (Kiltimagh); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), Rory Brickenden (Westport), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine); Aaron McDonnell (Ballinrobe), Conor Beirne (Breaffy), Eoghan […]

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 […]