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Club Championship round-up

The opening weekend of matches in this year’s Mayo Senior, Intermediate and Junior football Championships is over. While yesterday evening’s games were played in decent weather, the wet going this afternoon after a morning of rain in the west made conditions underfoot a good bit trickier. In the SFC defending champions Knockmore got their campaign going yesterday evening with a […]

More final thoughts – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E30

It’s now two weeks on from Mayo’s latest, hugely disappointing All-Ireland final defeat. The debate about how and why the final was lost continues to rumble on, as the county comes to terms with the fact that yet another opportunity to land the Sam Maguire has once again slipped from its grasp. In this episode of the Mayo News football […]

Reminder about the weekend’s club Championship action

The Senior, Intermediate and Junior club Championships all get underway this coming weekend so I thought it might be worthwhile just to remind everyone about the arrangements for the matches that are taking place tomorrow and Sunday. First, a list of all the matches that are on this weekend in the SFC, IFC and JFC is here. Next, if you’re […]

Poll: who was our Player of the Year for 2021?

With the inter-county season now behind us it’s time to consider who was the Mayo GAA Blog Player of the Year for 2021. Past winners of this award – chosen by you – are Cillian O’Connor (twice), Diarmuid O’Connor, Lee Keegan, Andy Moran and Colm Boyle. To compile the shortlist for the Player of the Year award I use the […]

What to do about online abuse?

The vitriolic online abuse directed at Mayo players, as well as the county in general, in the wake of our latest All-Ireland final defeat has received a fair bit of airtime over the last few days. While this is welcome, the root cause of this problem – the unmoderated baying that people are able to engage in with impunity on […]

More on Mayo GAA TV coverage

Ahead of the opening round of matches this weekend in the club Championships, Mayo GAA provided some more information today (here) about the games they play to stream live via their Mayo GAA TV service. This coming weekend they’re streaming matches on both Saturday and Sunday. The first of these features Moclair Cup holders Knockmore who open the defence of […]

All-Ireland final fallout – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E29

The grim reality of yet another All-Ireland final loss is now sinking in with Mayo supporters, following the county’s defeat to Tyrone in last Saturday’s Sam Maguire decider. As the number of finals lost continues to mount so too does the sense of frustration about Mayo’s repeated inability to take that last, decisive step to glory.    In this episode […]