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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 […]

A few thoughts on what James had to say

That flurry of coverage generated by James Horan’s interviews with the local media is, I know, a bit old hat by now but I meant to do a piece arising from it and I guess it’s still current enough to do this. You’ve probably seen the relevant pieces on James’ interviews at this stage but, in case you haven’t, here […]

Horan sounds happy ahead of the return to the fray

James Horan has been quiet enough on the media front since last December’s All-Ireland final but he’s returned to the circuit in recent days. I gather there’ll be a bit of coverage with him in the local print media over the coming week and, ahead of this, the Mayo manager did an interview with Caoimhín Rowland for CRCfm’s Saturday Sport […]

Maurice Sheridan is the new U20 manager

Mayo GAA tonight ratified Maurice Sheridan as the county’s U20 manager. Both he and former Minor manager Tomás Morley were interviewed for the position this week and following this the Balla native was appointed to the post. The new manager comes into the role with plenty of management and coaching experience, to say nothing of his nine years as a […]

Monday match reports

We’re back in the final and, because yesterday’s match was an All-Ireland semi-final, there’s obviously oodles of coverage about it. Here are all your Monday morning links to what’s online relating to yesterday’s big win for the lads over Tipperary at a fog-bound Croke Park. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph (match report, post-match quotes), Tipperary Live. Nationals: Irish Times (live […]

Resumption of inter-county action fast approaching

The pandemic is still with us – very much so, Marty, as Martin Carney would say – but we’re getting ever closer to the date when inter-county football is set to resume. It’s certainly a weird year in footballing terms, as it is for pretty much every aspect of life right now. Over the next four weeks, while the leaves […]

James Horan special – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E8

Mayo are in the midst of a tightly compressed series of National League Division One games right now and, as often is the case at this time of year, there are positives and negatives to how the county’s senior team has performed so far. James Horan has his hands full at the minute but, despite this, the Mayo manager took time out […]