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Donegal deserving Rackard winners

Up until the first water break, the county’s hurlers were well in charge of today’s Rackard Cup decider at Croke Park. A steady succession of points – the bulk of them frees from Shane Boland – saw us open up a six-point gap at the end of the first quarter. From then on, though, it was underdogs Donegal who showed […]

Looking ahead to the Rackard Cup decider

The county’s hurlers aren’t often in the limelight but they will be this coming Sunday. They don’t often get to play at Croke Park either but that’s happening on Sunday too, as HQ is the venue for the Nicky Rackard Cup final, in which Mayo take on Donegal. The Rackard decider shares a double bill at Croke Park on Sunday. […]

Hurlers heading for HQ

While most of the attention has been focused in recent weeks on the exploits of the county’s footballers, the hurlers have been tipping along nicely as well. Next weekend it’s they who move centre-stage. With wins recorded over Monaghan, Tyrone and Leitrim, Derek Walsh’s team have enjoyed an untroubled passage into the final of this year’s Nicky Rackard Cup. The […]

Resumption of inter-county action fast approaching

The pandemic is still with us – very much so, Marty, as Martin Carney would say – but we’re getting ever closer to the date when inter-county football is set to resume. It’s certainly a weird year in footballing terms, as it is for pretty much every aspect of life right now. Over the next four weeks, while the leaves […]

Donegal review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E3

There was late drama under the lights up at MacCumhaill Park on Saturday night as a last-gasp goal by James Durcan enabled Mayo to claim a draw from a game they looked likely to lose all evening. The result may have been rough justice on the home team but Mayo will have been delighted to come away from Ballybofey with something tangible to […]