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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 […]

Injury to Matthew Ruane confirmed

Both the Connaught Telegraph (here) and the Irish Independent (here) have now confirmed the news that will have already filtered through to many of you this morning, which is that midfielder Matthew Ruane broke his collarbone in training yesterday evening. No matter how you dress this up, it’s a massive, massive blow for us. First and foremost, of course, for […]

League review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E13

This year’s National Football League campaign was a hugely successful one for Mayo, yielding the county’s first national title for eighteen years while at the same time providing valuable match experience to a host of new players. But the League is now over and so attention is already turning towards the summer. In this episode of the Mayo News football […]

A few NFL stats

Every year for the last few years I’ve done a wrap-up post on the League campaign that’s just ended for us, detailing the players used, who scored what and all that. This is the 2019 version, here are the ones from previous years – 2018, 2017, 2016. A slight statistical oddity this year compared to the previous three years relates, […]

NFL prediction mini-league 2019 – the final result

The last remaining match in this year’s National Football League – the delayed Division Three final between Westmeath and Laois, in which the Lake County prevailed by three points – was played this afternoon. The conclusion of this game means we can now also bring down the curtain on this year’s NFL prediction mini-league, which was hosted once again this […]