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The road to Croker II – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E38

‘The road to Croker’ series on the Mayo News football podcast aims to set the scene ahead of Mayo’s appearance at GAA HQ on Sunday week when they take on Munster champions Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final. In this second episode in the series, we’re looking back, both on last weekend’s action and on the tragic events that took place […]

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 […]

Team to play Galway named

We’ve just named our team for Sunday. Here it is: Mayo (Connacht SFC final v Galway, 15/11/2020): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Chris Barrett (Clontarf), Lee Keegan (Westport); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Matthew Ruane (Breaffy); Kevin McLoughin (Knockmore), Mark Moran (Westport), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Tommy Conroy (The […]

The weekend’s matches

It’s already time to start thinking about the Championship matches involving the county that are on this coming weekend. There are three of them, all of the knockout variety, and there’s also some silverware up for grabs. All three games are available to watch this weekend and Midwest Radio will be providing commentary on them too. Let’s look at the […]