The playing conditions were tough on a heavy pitch at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday. The rain and the wind didn’t help matters either but, thanks to a masterclass performance from Cillian O’Connor, Mayo opened their Connacht Championship campaign with an eleven-point win over Leitrim and now go forward to meet defending provincial champions Roscommon in the semi-final next weekend.
In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we review Mayo’s victory over Leitrim. Mayo News reporter Ger Flanagan was at the game in Carrick-on-Shannon and along with Rob Murphy he hosts this podcast episode.
First up we hear Ger’s thoughts on the game soon after the final whistle had sounded then it’s over to Billy Joe Padden for his review of the contest. Ger then provides further background from Páirc Seán to this strangest of Championship days before James Horan gives his post-match reaction to his team’s eleven-point win.
In the final segment of the podcast Rob chats with Edwin McGreal of the Mayo News and me about how the game played out and what it means as Mayo get ready to take on Roscommon next weekend.
This latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast is now online and is available to listen to on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Podomatic. You can also listen to it directly on the Mayo News website as well as here on the blog using the SoundCloud player below or the one on the panel on the right.
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