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Diarmuid’s season-ending injury is an absolute disaster

Disaster strikes again. Hot on the heels of Mattie Ruane’s broken collarbone, which ruled the young Breaffy midfielder out of action for the summer, comes confirmation this morning that captain Diarmuid O’Connor has also suffered a season-ending injury. The captain broke his wrist in training last night and won’t play for us again this year. The parallels with last summer […]

Down review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E25

Mayo hit the road at the start of another qualifier campaign this weekend, with a large travelling contingent from the county descending on Newry on Saturday night for a Round 2 knockout clash against Down. The Mayo News football podcast was there too to catch the atmosphere at the game in Pairc Esler and to assess the merits of Mayo’s five-point […]

Sunday match reports

Time tends to get concertinaed in the qualifiers. This time tomorrow we’ll know who we’re up against in a Round 3 match that’ll already have been played a week from now. Early this afternoon our match-day episode of the Mayo News football podcast from Páirc Esler will be online. That means I need to get this run through the media […]

Down 1-11 Mayo 1-16: one down on the qualifier road

There’s one thing about the qualifiers that’s more important than anything else and it’s a simple thing. You have to win your matches. This we did at Páirc Esler in Newry this evening and so we’re into the Round 3 draw on Monday morning. We controlled this match for most of the evening. True, when Down rocked us back after […]