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Kevin McStay special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E43

Kevin McStay’s autobiography The Pressure Game was launched in his native Ballina last week. Afterwards Kevin sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Mayo News sports editor Mike Finnerty, which we’re now making available as a special episode of the Mayo News football podcast. In  this in-depth interview, Kevin speaks about his years playing with Mayo, during which time he […]

Club quarter-final review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E42

The race for honours in the club championships is hotting up nicely with the Senior, Intermediate and Junior title races all now at the knockout stages. It’s down to the final four in both the SFC and IFC championships while only two teams remain standing at Junior level.  Mayo News duo Mike Finnerty and Ger Flanagan present this latest episode […]

Nine All-Star nominations for the ladies

The list of nominees for this year’s TG4 LGFA All-Stars was announced this afternoon and Mayo have nine players on the list. Our nine nominees are Danielle Caldwell, Éilis Ronayne, Ciara McManamon, Ciara Whyte, Sinéad Cafferky, Niamh Kelly, Grace Kelly, Sarah Rowe and Rachel Kearns. Congrats to each and every one of them. As you’d expect, three-in-a-row champions Dublin lead […]

This weekend’s club Championship action

It’s another jam-packed weekend on the club front, this time with the added piquancy of knock-out clashes. It’s quarter-final action in both the Senior and Intermediate Championships while it’s semi-finals at Junior A level. For good measure there are several nervy relegation play-off clashes on too. Here’s the SFC list: And here’s the IFC schedule: Here’s what’s on at JFC […]

2019 season review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E41

Mayo’s inter-county year ended last month at the All-Ireland semi-final stage. With the 2019 championship now over it’s time to place the county’s performances this year in context, which is what we do in this latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast. Co-hosting this season review podcast episode, Rob Murphy and I look back on an eventful year for […]

Championship prediction mini-league 2019 – the final result

Right, we’re into that shoving-stuff-up-into-the-attic time of the year so, in that vein, here’s an item that needs to be tagged and filed away. Yes, it’s final results time in the Championship prediction mini-league for 2019. We’ve a clear winner this year, with Peter H leading the way for much of the summer and holding on with some ease to […]