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End of year special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E50

It’s been a long year of Mayo GAA action – we’ve had club and county, underage and senior, ladies and lads, League and Championship. There’s been plenty of chat about all of these and more on the Mayo News football podcast over the the last twelve months and now, on New Year’s Eve, we’re signing off on 2019 with our […]

2019 season review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E41

Mayo’s inter-county year ended last month at the All-Ireland semi-final stage. With the 2019 championship now over it’s time to place the county’s performances this year in context, which is what we do in this latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast. Co-hosting this season review podcast episode, Rob Murphy and I look back on an eventful year for […]

Dissecting Donegal

The time is now ticking down rapidly ahead of Saturday evening’s pivotal Super 8s clash between ourselves and Donegal. This All-Ireland quarter-final Group 1 Phase 3 meeting between the counties throws in at 6pm that evening in MacHale Park. Meath’s David Gough is the ref for it. Thinking about how to frame this background piece on Donegal, the logical point […]

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 […]