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More final thoughts – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E30

It’s now two weeks on from Mayo’s latest, hugely disappointing All-Ireland final defeat. The debate about how and why the final was lost continues to rumble on, as the county comes to terms with the fact that yet another opportunity to land the Sam Maguire has once again slipped from its grasp. In this episode of the Mayo News football […]

All-Ireland final fallout – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E29

The grim reality of yet another All-Ireland final loss is now sinking in with Mayo supporters, following the county’s defeat to Tyrone in last Saturday’s Sam Maguire decider. As the number of finals lost continues to mount so too does the sense of frustration about Mayo’s repeated inability to take that last, decisive step to glory.    In this episode […]

Looking ahead

Right, 72 hours or so have passed since the final whistle was blown in this year’s All-Ireland final – and, with it, time called once again on our hopes of lifting the Sam Maguire – and the world has kept on turning. As it always must, as it always will. Fair play to the lot of you, you’ve kept the […]

All-Ireland final review – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E28

After all the anticipation of being back in another All-Ireland final comes the crushing disappointment of yet another defeat for Mayo in a Sam Maguire decider. Tyrone were full value for their five-point win but their road to glory was aided by a below-par Mayo performance on the big day. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we […]

Final thoughts: the Preview – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E27

For the last few weeks we’ve been building up steadily to this year’s All-Ireland football final. The build-up is now nearly complete, with the big match between Mayo and Tyrone throwing in at Croke Park at on 5pm on Saturday. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview the Sam Maguire decider. Mayo News sports editor Mike […]

Final thoughts: the Players, Chris Barrett and Séamie O’Shea with Billy Joe – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E26

As Saturday’s All-Ireland final comes ever nearer, supporters will obviously be wondering what these final few days ahead of the big game are like for the players. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we bring you some insights into the lead-in to the final from the perspective of those contesting the match. Mayo News columnist Billy Joe […]

Final thoughts: the Coach (Stephen Rochford) – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E25

It’s less than a week out now from the final so it’s definitely the right time to be talking tactics. In this latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast, as we continue our build-up to the big game, it’s tactics all the way. Mayo News columnist Billy Joe Padden hosts this episode, featuring special guest Stephen Rochford, who knows […]

Final thoughts: the fans – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E24

With the All-Ireland final against Tyrone now fast approaching, Mayo supporters are doubtless finding it hard to concentrate on anything other than the big game, with all the questions that this contest throws up. Questions from supporters often end up being of the rhetorical kind but in this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we’ve aimed to answer them, […]

All-Ireland final scene set – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E23

Following Tyrone’s shock win over Kerry in last Saturday’s second All-Ireland semi-final, the countdown to this year’s Sam Maguire decider now begins in earnest. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we set the scene for the lead-in to what is set to be a novel All-Ireland final, with Mayo and Tyrone meeting for the first ever time […]

Get your podcast questions ready

One of the Mayo News football podcast episodes we’re planning to host ahead of the All-Ireland final on 11th September is a Questions and Answers show, in which a panel of podcast regulars will answer questions relating to the Mayo team posed by listeners. We’re now inviting listeners to send us in questions they’d like to hear our panel answer. […]