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Just one change for Donegal game as Cillian returns

We named our team a bit earlier on tonight for Sunday’s league match with Donegal at McHale Park (throw-in 2.30pm). Details of the starting fifteen and subs for Sunday are as follows: Mayo (NFL Division One v Donegal, 24/3/2013): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Tom Cunniffe (Castlebar Mitchels), Colm […]

Where to from here?

Well, there certainly has been plenty of debate hereabouts in the aftermath of last night’s latest league defeat. I’ve just been hunting around the match reports to see if there are any quotes to chew over but there are none in the ones I found – RTÉ, Mayo Advertiser, Sunday Independent, GAA Scores, Hogan Stand. I guess we’ll have to […]

Four changes for tomorrow night

We’ve finally named our starting fifteen and subs for tomorrow night. Here are the details: Mayo (NFL Division One v Kildare, 16/3/2013): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Tom Cunniffe (Castlebar Mitchels), Colm Boyle (Davitts); Barry Moran (Castlebar Mitchels), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Cathal Carolan (Crossmolina); […]

Kildare team named

Kildare have blinked first in the game of who-can-name-their-team-the-latest, with Geezer naming this starting fifteen earlier this evening: Kildare (NFL Division One v Mayo, 16/3/2013): Shane Connolly; Ollie Lyons, Michael Foley, Hugh McGrillen; Emmet Bolton, Peter Kelly, Eoin Doyle; Hugh Lynch, Padraig O’Neill; Daniel Flynn, Niall Kelly, Morgan O’Flaherty; Seanie Johnson, Tomas O’Connor, Johnny Doyle. The above team shows four […]

Match reports

It’s probably not of all that much interest at this stage but there are obviously plenty of match reports out there on Saturday’s defeat to Down. Perhaps the most relevant ones at this stage are those contained in the dailies, all of which have a few quotes from James. Here they are: Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner. There are […]

The view from the basement

We may have started the weekend in one of the semi-final places but as the updated Division One table above shows, we’ve ended it in one of the relegation slots with only the poor hapless Kerrymen below us. (As KOB pointed out in the comments, if only two teams are level on points, then it’s the head-to-head record and not […]