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Mayo Football Podcast episode: Galway and Armagh show the way

Watching our neighbours and the Orchard County qualify for the All-Ireland final got John, Mike and Rob thinking about what might have been. The three lads sat down to chat about the weekend’s semi-finals from the perspective of Mayo’s season and teased out some of the issues that have got supporters in the county talking a lot since the team’s […]

Glory awaits for Galway or Armagh

So, this year’s All-Ireland will be won either by Galway or Armagh. Let there be no doubt either: both of them deserve their place in this year’s final. Galway dethroned defending champions Dublin in the quarters while Armagh saw off favourites Kerry this weekend at the semi-final stage. Having felled the big two, they now both deserve their shot at […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Johnno never lost the faith

It’s just over a week since John O’Mahony’s passing and in his latest column for club members on Patreon Mike Finnerty pays tribute to the life and legacy of the man known simply as Johnno. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access to this column and to […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Club matters back on the agenda

Mike is joined by Colm Boyle and Ger Flanagan to talk about the club football scene in Mayo as the countdown begins to the start of the club championship next month. They chat about how the Senior Leagues are shaping up, why the structure needs tweaking, which teams are moving well, and how the split-season works for them. The lads […]

Mayo Football Podcast free episode: Remembering John O’Mahony

Earlier this week, in the wake of the enormously sad news of John O’Mahony’s passing, Mike was joined for a special Mayo Football Podcast episode by Edwin McGreal, Martin Carney, Andy Moran and Stephen Drake to remember Johnno’s life and legacy. This episode was originally released on Patreon for club members (here). As a mark of respect to the late […]

Funeral details for John O’Mahony

Few will need reminding that the funeral of the late John O’Mahony takes place in Ballaghaderreen today but I thought it would be useful to provide the relevant details. The funeral Mass takes place in the Cathedral in Ballaghaderreen at midday. Burial will take place afterwards at Kilcolman Cemetery, Ballaghaderreen. The funeral Mass is being streamed live and the link […]

LGFA U16 All-Ireland final on Saturday

The final Mayo team left standing this year is the LGFA U16s and they’re shooting for All-Ireland glory this coming Saturday. Their All-Ireland U16A Championship final against Cavan is fixed for Duggan Park, Ballinasloe, where throw-in on Saturday is 2pm. Club members on Patreon who listened in to our Final Whistle show following last Sunday’s LGFA loss to Armagh (here) […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Remembering John O’Mahony

The passing of the legendary ‘Johnno’ has cast a long shadow across Mayo, the West of Ireland and the GAA world this week. Mike is joined by Edwin McGreal, Martin Carney, Andy Moran and Stephen Drake to talk about John’s life and his legacy, and why he will always be remembered as both one of the great Gaelic football managers […]

Monday match reports

Mayo’s inter-county year ended at senior level yesterday, with our LGFA All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Armagh up at the Athletic Grounds. Here, then, is the final Monday match reports post of 2025, with links to the online coverage of yesterday’s game. Locals: Mayo News, Western People, Connaught Telegraph, Sideline Eye. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish News. Others: […]