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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 […]

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 […]

Team named, four changes

We’ve named our team for tomorrow evening’s all-or-nothing, do-or-die, shuddering knockout Championship clash with Galway. This Round 4 qualifier tie throws in at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick at 7pm tomorrow evening and here’s the starting fifteen we’ve named for it: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifier Round 4 v Galway, 6/7/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), […]

U20s in action this evening

It’s semi-final night in the Connacht U20 Championship, in which our lads open their campaign with a clash against Sligo at MacHale Park. The match throws in this evening at 7.30pm. The starting team for this evening’s fixture was announced yesterday and here it is: Mayo (Connacht U20 semi-final v Sligo, 3/7/2019): Jamie McNicholas (Kiltimagh); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), Rory Brickenden […]

Team named, four changes

We named our team a short while ago this morning for tomorrow evening’s Round 3 qualifier clash with Armagh at MacHale Park (throw-in 7pm). The selection we’ve named for this knockout tie is as follows: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 3 v Armagh, 29/6/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), […]

Five changes for tomorrow evening

The team we named a short while ago this evening – which is the same as the one leaked earlier today – for the Round 2 qualifier match against Down at Páirc Esler in Newry tomorrow evening (throw-in 7pm) is as follows: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 2 v Down, 22/6/2019): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison […]

Arrangements for tomorrow evening

I’m in a bit of an odd mindset ahead of tomorrow evening’s match against Roscommon, for the simple fact that I’m not going to be there. Nor have I any hope of following the game from a distance either. Lookit, it’s not the first Championship match involving us that I’ve missed in recent years. Doubtless it won’t be the last […]

Team named for Saturday night

This has caught me on the hop a bit, as I’m still out and about and heading for a work meeting shortly so, without further ceremony, here’s the starting fifteen we’ve named for Saturday evening’s Connacht semi-final against Roscommon at MacHale Park (throw-in 7pm). Mayo (Connacht SFC semi-final v Roscommon, 25/5/2019): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), […]

Team to play New York named

Around about the time a short while ago that the plane carrying James Horan and his panel of players parted company with terra firma on its way across the Atlantic, details of the starting fifteen for Sunday’s Connacht Championship quarter-final match with New York at Gaelic Park (throw-in 2.15pm local time, 7.15pm Irish time) were announced. Here’s the team we’ve […]