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Hitting all the wrong notes

Regardless of how the 2011 League campaign had gone, Mayo’s first year under new manager James Horan was ultimately going to be judged by what kind of championship we had. A Connacht title followed by defeat with honour in Croke Park, preferably not at the quarter-final stage, was probably the height of our ambitions going into that championship season. That […]

Club championship round-up

Photo: Londain GAA (via @MariaCoyne1) It was a case of mixed fortunes for teams from the county in their respective Connacht club championship matches this weekend. Four Mayo clubs were in action over the weekend, with two of them progressing to the provincial final stage while the other two bowed out of contention. Let’s start with Tooreen and that historic outing […]

Connacht club action this weekend

It’s a big weekend of club championship action at provincial level, with the winners of all three football titles within the county seeking to progress at provincial level while Tooreen fly the flag for the small ball code. Ballintubber came through an ultra-cagey preliminary round tie last weekend against Sligo champions Tourlestrane and on Sunday they face Leitrim’s Aughawillan in […]

May day

It’s a new month, some would say it’s a new season but it’s still cold and it’s still wet, though an upturn of sorts is expected in the weather by the weekend. Up here, Griffith Avenue has begun to show off its summer foliage (the pic above, by the way, shows the newly-appeared horse chestnut leaves on the avenue by […]

Mayo News football podcast – Over for the Match, Part 2

One episode of the Mayo News football podcast was never going to be enough to do justice to the Over for the Match live event that took place at the Oxford Arms in Camden last week. Here, then, is Part 2 of the London tapes. This episode begins back over this side of the water where host Rob Murphy and […]

Mayo News football podcast – Over for the Match, Part 1

The Mayo News football podcast Over for the Match live event took place at the Oxford Arms in London on Wednesday evening. In this first part of the podcast put together from the event we provide a flavour of the discussion that took place on the night. The event in Camden was fronted by Rob Murphy, Mike Finnerty and myself. The […]