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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 […]

Match reports

It’s probably not of all that much interest at this stage but there are obviously plenty of match reports out there on Saturday’s defeat to Down. Perhaps the most relevant ones at this stage are those contained in the dailies, all of which have a few quotes from James. Here they are: Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner. There are […]