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Connacht Championship draw on next Monday evening

The draws for the various provincial Championships in hurling and football are set to be made next week. The draws will be made live on RTÉ, split across the Morning Ireland show on Radio One and the station’s Six-One TV news programme. It’s on the latter programme, next Monday evening, that the Connacht Championship draw will be made. They might […]

Monday match reports

We’re back in the final and, because yesterday’s match was an All-Ireland semi-final, there’s obviously oodles of coverage about it. Here are all your Monday morning links to what’s online relating to yesterday’s big win for the lads over Tipperary at a fog-bound Croke Park. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph (match report, post-match quotes), Tipperary Live. Nationals: Irish Times (live […]

Tipperary review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E43

Mayo’s footballers have provided so many memorable Croke Park performances over the past decade. The devastating way that they put Tipperary to the sword in an eerily empty and fog-bound Croke Park was one to savour by Mayo supporters, even if they all had to do this watching on at home on TV. The Mayo News football podcast was, though, […]

Mayo 5-20 Tipperary 3-13: Cillian runs riot in Tipp thumping

Well, hands up all those of you who saw that coming. I did have the idle thought ahead of throw-in today that, if we started well in today’s All-Ireland semi-final with Tipperary, we might just gut them but I still didn’t expect it to happen. But gut them we did and this game was well over as a contest before […]

Game day – semi-finals are for winning

So here we are. It’s a perishingly cold morning here in the capital, where, after a night of hard frost, a thick mist hangs over the December air. We live not far from the sea here and at regular intervals the mournful calling from out on the bay of a ship’s horn breaks the Sunday morning silence. And we’re in […]

The day before

Christmas is approaching and it’s All-Ireland semi-final weekend. What a bonkers year this truly is. Darkness has already fallen here in the capital and it’s cold out, with frost likely tonight under the clear sky. It’s December weather but it’s still Championship season. Down the road from me here – little more than a twenty-minute tramp – the weekend’s first […]

The Road to Croker III – Mayo News Football Podcast 2020 E39

‘The road to Croker’ series is running here on the Mayo News football podcast as the build-up continues ahead of Mayo’s clash with Tipperary at GAA HQ in the All-Ireland semi-final on Sunday week.  In this latest episode in the series, host Rob Murphy chats with Mayo News duo Edwin McGreal and Ger Flanagan as well as with podcast regular […]