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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 […]

Poll: who was our Player of the Year for 2021?

With the inter-county season now behind us it’s time to consider who was the Mayo GAA Blog Player of the Year for 2021. Past winners of this award – chosen by you – are Cillian O’Connor (twice), Diarmuid O’Connor, Lee Keegan, Andy Moran and Colm Boyle. To compile the shortlist for the Player of the Year award I use the […]

What to do about online abuse?

The vitriolic online abuse directed at Mayo players, as well as the county in general, in the wake of our latest All-Ireland final defeat has received a fair bit of airtime over the last few days. While this is welcome, the root cause of this problem – the unmoderated baying that people are able to engage in with impunity on […]

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 […]

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 […]