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It’s a knockout

The club Championships within the county move up a few gears this weekend, with the start of the knockout action at Senior, Intermediate and Junior levels. There are also a number of crunch relegation play-off games down for decision tomorrow and Sunday. The county will be in the national spotlight tomorrow too, with two of the Moclair Cup quarter-final ties […]

Local action goes national

The club Championship quarter-finals are on this coming weekend and it was announced today that RTÉ will be showing two of the SFC games live on Saturday evening. It’s a good call by the national broadcaster. The Mayo SFC doesn’t always make for compelling, high quality entertainment but this year’s Championship has, so far, been the best one in ages. […]

Laochra Gael featuring David Brady on this Thursday

In these sports-starved pandemic days, the only sporting action that’s on television is of the golden oldie kind. In that vein, TG4’s long-running Laochra Gael programme – this is its 18th series – has featured loads of prominent stars of yesteryear. This week the show features the county’s own David Brady. The larger-than-life Ballina Stephenites player appeared in four All-Ireland […]

Four changes for Sunday

We named our team to face Meath on Sunday earlier on today. For the record, here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Meath, 9/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), James McCormack (Claremorris), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore); Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Fergal Boland (Aghamore), Ryan O’Donoghue […]

Useful run-out for fringe players

The notion behind The Underdogs show on TG4 is that it provides a platform for footballers who haven’t made it at county level to showcase their talents. Tonight’s televised match between a Mayo selection and the Underdogs at MacHale Park was, however, as much about the emerging talent in the Green and Red jerseys as it was the lads in […]