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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 […]

Major win for the Minors

This evening’s Connacht MFC Round 2 clash with Roscommon at James Stephens Park in Ballina was obviously looked upon in advance as a bigger test for the county’s Minors compared to their opening round meeting with Leitrim a week ago. This was because the same evening the young Rossies had beaten fancied Galway by two points, to start their U17 […]

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 […]

Minors open with decisive win

The county’s Minors began their Connacht Championship campaign with a Round 1 win over Leitrim at Ballinamore this evening. Leading by 0-8 to 0-4 at half-time, Tomás Morley’s charges pulled away after the break to win decisively by 1-20 to 0-6. Early points from Ethan Murphy (two), Aidan Cosgrove and Paddy Heneghan settled us well into this contest and gave […]

Monday match reports

It’s Monday morning and we’re the winners of the National Football League for 2019. Here’s what’s online about yesterday’s memorable title-winning performance at Croke Park. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Times – match report, Keith Duggan piece, post-match quotes; Irish Examiner – web, print; Irish Independent – match report, post-match quotes, Billy Keane piece, Eamonn Sweeney piece; Irish […]

Monday match reports

It’s the morning after a significant day for us in this year’s League campaign, with yesterday’s Round 7 success over Monaghan sending us into the Division One decider against Kerry at Croke Park next Sunday. Here’s the coverage, from the usual sources, that’s online relating to yesterday’s match at MacHale Park. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Northern Sound. Nationals: Irish […]