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Monday match reports

The wild weather may have meant that the quality of football at Páirc Tailteann yesterday wasn’t hectic but the result we came away with was, from our perspective, pretty satisfying. It’s worth, then, to have a look back at the coverage of our nail-biting one-point victory over Meath. Here’s what’s online about the game, as well as the U20 match […]

Monday match reports

Once again way later than I’d have wanted but, for the record, here are links to the coverage about the weekend’s matches involving the three Mayo teams who were in action. My thanks to Fergal for sourcing the bulk of these. Locals: Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Sun, Irish Mirror (live blog). Others: GAA, Dublin […]

Mayo 0-8 Dublin 1-11: red card travesty swings contest away from us

We know just how hard it is to beat Dublin. But whatever ambition any team might have of doing so, it can only realistically hope to succeed if it keeps fifteen players on the pitch against them. Tonight, however, an incredibly harsh straight red card issued to Jordan Flynn after just fifteen minutes meant we had to face the five-in-a-row […]

Donegal 0-19 Mayo 2-13: Durcan’s late, late show snatches a draw

Michael Murphy had already been chosen as Man of the Match in tonight’s rip-roaring League opener by the time James Durcan was brought on with just three minutes of normal time left to play. As late cameos go, though, the Castlebar Mitchels man certainly put on a bit of a show, firing over three points (two from frees) before banging […]

U20s win Leo Murphy Cup, hurlers start with a loss

It was a case of contrasting fortunes for the first two Mayo teams in action this weekend. The county’s U20 footballers rounded off a productive Development League campaign with an emphatic win over Louth in the final of the Leo Murphy Cup competition but the Mayo hurlers were well beaten by Kerry in their opening round NHL Division 2A fixture. […]