Photo: @RMcB5Foundation We named our team a short while ago for tomorrow’s Round 3A qualifier clash with Clare at Cusack Park, Ennis (throw-in 5pm). Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC qualifiers Round 3A v Clare, 8/7/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe); Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy), […]
Right, just to whet your appetite a bit further ahead of tomorrow’s Round 3A qualifier clash with Clare there’s another episode of the Mayo News football podcast to listen to. Do these lads ever go home, I hear you ask. In this bonus episode, host Rob Murphy and I chat about tomorrow’s match while there are special guest appearances from […]
Photo: MichaelMaye.com It’s Thursday already and so the time is ticking down rapidly to our next all-or-nothing championship clash of the summer. Having gone the qualifier route last year, this glut of games shouldn’t really be a shock but, compared to the gentle schedule involved when going through the front door, it does take a bit of getting used to, […]
The crowd in the stand at MacHale Park rose in unison in the dying moments of Saturday evening’s rollercoaster qualifier tie against Derry as Footballer of the Year Lee Keegan was helped off the field. He was hobbling badly at that stage, raising obvious concerns about whether or not he’d be okay to go back into battle once more just […]
A bit later than usual this week but the new espisode of the Mayo News football podcast is worth the wait. The delay is all the fault of the qualifiers because, with the Round 3A draw coming hot on the heels of the win over Derry, it made sense to wait for that to facilitate the inclusion in this episode […]
Photo: Irish Mirror/Cathal Noonan This is the seventeenth season since the qualifiers were introduced and so the number of counties we haven’t yet met in the championship has got whittled down a good bit in the years since 2001. Clare are one of the counties we still have to cross off our list but that’s a job we’ll get to […]
Photo: MichaelMaye.com The GAA have now confirmed fixture details for our Round 3A qualifier meeting with Clare. The match will take place at Cusack Park in Ennis next Saturday (8th July) and throw-in has been set for 5pm that evening. As most of you know, Cusack Park is a small enough ground, with capacity no higher than 15,000. Tickets for […]
Photo: farmyard.ie The Round 3A qualifier draw has just been made and we’ve been paired away with Clare. More later.