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Today’s match is ON

It was announced a short while ago that, following a pitch inspection earlier in the morning, today’s match against Meath at Páirc Tailteann is ON. Here’s the official announcement from Meath GAA: Following a pitch/venue inspection at Páirc Tailteann this morning at 08:30, @MeathGAA have decided that: 1. The Allianz Football League game goes ahead as fixed at 2pm. 2. […]

Women’s League match against Waterford tomorrow is OFF

With Storm Ciara set to sweep in across the North-West tomorrow, the eminently sensible decision was taken tonight to call off tomorrow’s LGFA NFL Division One match between Mayo and Waterford. The cancellation of the game was confirmed on Twitter earlier tonight in the following terms: Lidl NFL Division 1 Round 3 v Waterford Please note tomorrow’s league game against […]

Navan pitch inspection in the morning

Meath GAA announced a short while ago that a pitch inspection of Páirc Tailteann in Navan will be undertaken at 8.30am tomorrow morning. ??PITCH INSPECTION@MeathGAA will inspect Páirc Tailteann at 08:30 Sunday morning. We will review if the venue can host both games as scheduled. Please stay tuned to our social media for updates. #GAA #MeathGAA #MeathFootball pic.twitter.com/kduJk6NeQn — Meath […]

Four changes for Sunday

We named our team to face Meath on Sunday earlier on today. For the record, here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Meath, 9/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), James McCormack (Claremorris), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore); Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Fergal Boland (Aghamore), Ryan O’Donoghue […]

Monday match reports

Once again way later than I’d have wanted but, for the record, here are links to the coverage about the weekend’s matches involving the three Mayo teams who were in action. My thanks to Fergal for sourcing the bulk of these. Locals: Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror (live blog). Others: GAA, Dublin […]

Dublin review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E4

Mayo are in experimental mode this spring but despite this they put up a battling display against an experienced Dublin team at MacHale Park on Saturday evening. Jordan Flynn’s red card early in the game ultimately made the task of beating the All-Ireland champions an all but impossible one, with Dublin’s greater guile enabling them to use the extra man […]

Mayo 0-8 Dublin 1-11: red card travesty swings contest away from us

We know just how hard it is to beat Dublin. But whatever ambition any team might have of doing so, it can only realistically hope to succeed if it keeps fifteen players on the pitch against them. Tonight, however, an incredibly harsh straight red card issued to Jordan Flynn after just fifteen minutes meant we had to face the five-in-a-row […]