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Monaghan review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E7

Mayo travelled to Clones on Sunday seeking to claim two valuable League points but, coming up against a well-drilled and hard-working Monaghan outfit, they were forced to come away from this Round 4 game empty-handed. With just three points on the board heading into the final three matches, James Horan’s team now face a battle to avoid the drop from […]

Monaghan 2-16 Mayo 0-13: a border beating

We came into this game at Clones this afternoon with plenty of positive hopes about getting the kind of result that could kick-start this League campaign for us. We’re coming out of it, however, with the most profound doubts about how we stand and what direction we’re heading in. Well matched throughout the first half, Monaghan were starting to get […]

Game day – this would be a great one to win

We’re racing through this year’s League campaign and by this evening four rounds of matches will be played. Today’s clash with Monaghan up in Clones is no more or no less important than any of our other Division One matches this year but, all the same, a win today would represent a significant statement by us. We’re underdogs heading to […]

Five changes for Sunday

Earlier today we named our starting fifteen for Sunday’s pivotal National League Division One meeting with Monaghan at St Tiernach’s Park on Sunday (throw-in 2pm). Here’s the team we’re going with in Clones. Mayo: (NFL Division One v Monaghan 23/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Lee Keegan (Westport); Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy […]

Monaghan preview – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E6

The weekend just gone saw the first break in the tightly compressed schedule of National League games. Just because Mayo’s footballers weren’t in action, however, this didn’t mean a downing of tools on the Mayo News podcast as well. In this episode of the podcast, we take stock of Mayo’s opening three matches in this year’s Division One campaign and […]