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Injury to Matthew Ruane confirmed

Both the Connaught Telegraph (here) and the Irish Independent (here) have now confirmed the news that will have already filtered through to many of you this morning, which is that midfielder Matthew Ruane broke his collarbone in training yesterday evening. No matter how you dress this up, it’s a massive, massive blow for us. First and foremost, of course, for […]

Drawing Down – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E23

Over three weeks have passed since Mayo’s Connacht semi-final loss to Roscommon and there’s been plenty of introspection since then on the causes and consequences of that unexpected reversal. Having now been paired with Down in Round 2 of the qualifiers, however, it’s time to shift the focus towards what lies ahead and the challenge that awaits us in Newry […]

Need to finish this campaign on a high

We started this League campaign in the worst possible way with that thumping we endured down in Cork on the final weekend in January but this afternoon at MacHale Park we have the chance to end it on a positive note. We haven’t yet won at home in the 2016 NFL so today against already-relegated Down presents us with the […]

Catching up

As you’ve no doubt noticed, I’ve been off the map for the last few days, which was due to sad family reasons back at home in the west. Sometimes, football-related stuff has to take a back seat. I should maybe add in parenthesis that absences of this kind serve to demonstrate the downside of, as well as the inevitable unsustainability inherent […]