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Two losses and a draw

I think it’s safe to say that the weekend’s results for the three county teams that were in action didn’t go the desired way. On Friday evening the Minors went under to Sligo in Round 3 of the Connacht MFC, losing out at Markievicz Park by 0-16 to 0-12. It was our lads’ first defeat of the campaign, as well […]

Hurlers get Rackard Cup campaign back on track

Following last weekend’s shock defeat to Tyrone, it was in effect do-or-die for the county’s hurlers in this afternoon’s Rackard Cup Round 2 clash with Louth at MacHale Park. The lads stood up well, though, running out comprehensive winners over the Wee County on a scoreline of 3-23 to 1-13. Match report by Colm Gannon for the Mayo Advertiser is […]

Tyrone review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E5

Mayo supporters become accustomed in recent years to enduring tough National League campaigns, where wins invariably prove to be hard-fought ones. James Horan has only two competitive matches under his belt back since taking up the reins once again as manager, however, but already he has brought his Mayo team close to Division One safety. Yesterday’s nine-point win over Tyrone […]

Monday match reports

The sun is out, the icy cold of late appears to have departed and we’re sitting pretty on top of Division One after two rounds of League games. There are worse ways to face into the week than this. So let’s add to that good mood by splashing around in the coverage that’s out there on yesterday’s heartwarming nine-point win […]

Swing towards youth continues with three changes for Sunday

We’ve named our team for Sunday’s NFL Division One Round 2 meeting with Tyrone at Healy Park in Omagh (throw-in 2.30pm). Here’s the starting fifteen we’ve named for this one: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone, 3/2/2019): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); James McCormack (Claremorris), Lee Keegan (Westport), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Diarmuid […]