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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 […]

Darren Coen our MOTM from yesterday’s game

I know that this might not interest everyone but it’s practice here on the blog to celebrate standout performances on good days as well as bad. Yesterday was, for sure, one of the latter. Darren Coen has enjoyed a fruitful time since his recall to the county panel following James Horan’s reappointment as manager. Yesterday against Roscommon he led the […]

Mayo 0-17 Roscommon 2-12: Clinical Roscommon win it at the death

Mayo started off the match on the right footing, putting over the first two scores of the game within five minutes. James Horan, however, was left to rue his side’s wastefulness in front of the posts as they could easily have been five points to the good at that early stage. This wastefulness was punished in the fifth minute as […]

Arrangements for tomorrow evening

I’m in a bit of an odd mindset ahead of tomorrow evening’s match against Roscommon, for the simple fact that I’m not going to be there. Nor have I any hope of following the game from a distance either. Lookit, it’s not the first Championship match involving us that I’ve missed in recent years. Doubtless it won’t be the last […]