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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 […]

Lee Keegan is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Yesterday’s All-Ireland final wasn’t a day when the Mayo team shone as a whole. Tyrone fully deserved their five-point win in a game where only a few Mayo players played to their potential. Chief among them was Lee Keegan. Always a man for the big day, Lee put in yet another lion-hearted All-Ireland final performance at Croke Park yesterday. He […]

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 […]

Tyrone 2-14 Mayo 0-15: error-ridden display does for us

There are many ways a team can lose an All-Ireland, as well we know. But when a team performs well below its potential and makes basic errors from start to finish, then defeat is guaranteed. And that’s what happened us today. First off, though, it’s only right and proper to salute Tyrone on their All-Ireland victory. They were the better […]

Game day – we have only one plan

It’s All-Ireland final day. Once again, for the sixth time in ten years, we’re in it, striving with everything we’ve got to win it. Those of a certain age – for sure, everyone of my generation – have to pinch themselves to believe that year after year we’ve remained up at these giddy heights. That this level has become our […]

Tyrone name unchanged team

Tyrone have named their team (and subs!!!) for the final. The team is the same as that which started against Kerry in the semi-final and here, along with details of their bench, it is: Tyrone (All-Ireland SFC final v Mayo, 11/9/2021): Niall Morgan (Edendork); Michael McKernan (Coalisland), Ronan McNamee (Aghyaran), Padraig Hampsey (Coalisland); Frank Burns (Pomeroy), Peter Harte (Errigal Ciarán), […]