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Another chip off the shoulder?

As we embark upon a fresh Championship season, the hearts of the Mayo faithful have inevitably began to refill with hope. This has undoubtedly been aided by a successful end to the Spring. It was one that saw Mayo bring to an end an unwanted string of Croke Park final losses. It also brought to my attention something which I […]

Championship prediction mini-league 2019 – the official launch

It was only when I heard Des Cahill on the radio this morning trying to prise from Tomás Ó Sé some insightful wisdom about how Wexford will do against Louth in Leinster and what fate awaits Clare’s footballers when taking on the might of Waterford that I realised we’re on the cusp of the first proper weekend of Championship football […]

Tales from New York – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E18

Most of the Mayo supporters who made their way across the Atlantic for last weekend’s Connacht championship opener against New York have now arrived back home. They’ve taken with them memories of an enormously enjoyable weekend in the Big Apple, where the county’s presence there was felt right across the city. In this latest episode of the Mayo News football […]

Evan Regan our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Yesterday’s Connacht Championship opener against New York descended into something more akin to a training session well before half-time. By then all of our starting forwards – as well as the entire half-back line – had got their names on the scoresheet, with Evan Regan leading the charge in that respect. The Ballina Stephenites forward was in flying form yesterday, […]

U20 action gets going

All the talk this Bank Holiday weekend has understandably been about events over in New York. Back in Ballina today, meanwhile, Mike Solan’s U20 side made their first appearance of the year, as preparations start to ramp up ahead of the 2019 Championship. Arrangements for last year’s inaugural U20 Championship were a bit harum-scarum. Some provinces – including Connacht – […]

New York review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E17

The Mayo fans who descended on Gaelic Park in their thousands yesterday may not have been able to dodge the rain but James Horan’s team made short work of avoiding any threat of a shock result in their Connacht championship quarter-final tie against New York. Mayo cantered to a 21-point win in the Bronx and the Mayo News football podcast […]