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A reflection to find direction – lessons must be learned quickly from defeat

I humbly returned to Dublin on the Sunday evening after the Roscommon game with my 8 year-old son. He has been dyed and donned in the Green and Red since birth despite our Dublin 15 postcode. I felt it my duty to fight the good fight against the sky blue epidemic that has swept the capital this past decade. He […]

Clones road trip – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E22

A week on from Mayo’s Connacht championship semi-final defeat to Roscommon, it’s time to put some distance between the county and this latest provincial setback. The Mayo News football podcast did this literally, by hitting the road for Clones where, with Sunday’s Ulster semi-final between Cavan and Armagh as the backdrop, the talk quickly turned towards Mayo’s reversal in Castlebar […]

Diarmuid O’Connor our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com The votes are in and counted in our final Man of the Match poll of this championship campaign. There are no prizes for guessing on how this one went either. Diarmuid O’Connor put in a colossal shift for us against Kildare at Newbridge yesterday evening, leaving absolutely everything – and a whole load more – out on the […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Kildare review

The highways and byways of the qualifiers have given us great days out over the last few summers. Part of the fun has been the dicing-with-death element of these knockout fixtures, in which, up until yesterday evening, we’ve always managed to secure the wins we’ve needed to keep the run going. In yesterday evening’s Round 3 tie against Kildare, however, […]

Team to face Kildare named

We’ve just named our team to face Kildare. Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Qualifiers Round 3, 30/6/2018): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), James Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Jason Doherty […]