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Over for the match New York – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E16

A Connacht championship quarter-final tie against New York is always a fixture to savour, offering as it does the opportunity to spend time in one of the great cities of the world, a place where the Irish – among them substantial numbers of Mayo people – have made their mark. Thousands of Mayo people have made the trek across the […]

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 […]

LIVE show in Rossport – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E15

As the countdown continues ahead of Mayo’s championship opener on Sunday over in New York, the Mayo News football podcast took to the road this week for a special live event episode recorded deep in the heart of the North Mayo Gaeltacht, at Gaelcholaiste Chomain in Rossport. Co-hosts Rob Murphy and I were joined in Erris for this live event […]

New York preview – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E14

The action gets going in the 2019 championship this coming Sunday, with two Connacht championship fixtures being contested that day on foreign fields. Galway and London are in action at McGovern Park in Ruislip on Sunday afternoon and then later on that evening (7.15pm Irish time) Mayo take on New York at Gaelic Park over in the Bronx. The Mayo News football […]

Early start essential for those heading to Gaelic Park

The county’s opening round fixture in this year’s Connacht Championship – against New York over in Gaelic Park – is now little more than three weeks away and so supporters’ thoughts are starting to turn to this game, especially those heading across the Atlantic for the occasion. I’m staying put here myself that weekend – as it’s my son’s football […]