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Meath review – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E6

It’s now three wins from three outings for Mayo in this year’s National League campaign and so, after topping Division Two North, James Horan’s side are now set for a trip to Ennis for a promotion-deciding divisional semi-final meeting with Clare on Sunday week.  In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast, we review Sunday’s leisurely win in the […]

Monday match reports

With most of the action involving us over the previous two weeks taking place on the Saturday, it’s made sense to do this post on the Sunday but the weekend just gone saw matches involving us on both days with the men’s match taking place yesterday. That means shifting this one to today so as a result it’s welcome to […]

The day before

The time is now ticking down rapidly ahead of the footballers’ first competitive outing of 2021. In fact we’re now less than 24 hours out from the big throw-in. To complicate matters, there are three separate Mayo matches that are worth keeping track of tomorrow. The footballers’ NFL Division Two North clash with Down at MacHale Park at 2pm we […]

Mayo News football podcast – Banner beaters

The latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast is now available, this one covering last Saturday’s Round 3A qualifier win over Clare and looking forward to our Round 4A meeting with Cork on Saturday week. Host Rob Murphy and I take you through the action from our vantage point of the covered terrace across from the stand at Cusack […]

Aidan O’Shea our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Photo: MichaelMaye.com Two outstanding performances in two weeks and so, for the second championship match in a row, Aidan O’Shea is our Man of the Match. He put in a scintillating display against Clare yesterday, his power and drive proving central to our wresting control of the contest after the break and this was reflected in the poll numbers. The […]

Clare 0-13 Mayo 2-14: second half surge does it

Up until today we’d never won a qualifier match played on the opposition’s home patch. It was, then, wholly appropriate that a venue close to so many Mayo supporters’ hearts should be the location where we broke that particular duck. Cusack Park, Ennis, looked resplendent in the bright warm sunshine today. The pitch was a green, sun-kissed carpet and, packed […]