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Galway preview – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E14

That oft-posed footballing question – will Galway bate Mayo? – is set to get another airing this coming Sunday, this time in the novel surroundings of Croke Park. It’s there that the destination of the Nestor Cup for 2021 will be decided and in this bumper episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview this weekend’s Connacht final.   Mayo […]

U20 team named for Connacht final

We named our team earlier on today for tomorrow evening’s Connacht U20 football final against Roscommon at MacHale Park (throw-in 7.30pm). Here it is: Mayo (Connacht U20 football final v Roscommon, 21/7/2021): Ronan Connolly (Ardnaree); Seán Holmes (Knockmore), Ruairí Keane (Mayo Gaels), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Conor Flynn (Knockmore), Ryan Baynes (Burrishoole), Aidan Cosgrove (Kiltimagh); Conor Dunleavy (Balla), Jack Carney […]

Mega match week ahead

This piece was updated to include details of Friday’s Connacht Minor Championship match between Mayo and Roscommon and fixture details for the Mayo/Armagh Rackard Cup tie on Saturday. The week that has just started is set to be a busy one for a number of Mayo teams. There are seven Championship encounters involving Mayo teams down for decision between now […]

Shauna lands decisive kick as ladies shade it

For the second time in less than a week a Mayo team today found itself having to undergo trial by shootout. This time it was the women’s football team and the shootout involved free kicks rather than penalties but, from our perspective, it finished in the same happy way. That wasn’t the only point of commonality between today’s LGFA SFC […]

Unchanged LGFA team for Saturday

Ladies football is where it’s at for us this weekend, with the county’s LGFA team back in Championship action on Saturday. The opposition this time are Monaghan and the venue is Ballinamore with the game fixed for 2pm. Earlier on today we named our team for this Round 2 match in Group 1 of the Senior Championship and it’s the […]

Leitrim review – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E13

Mayo galloped to an easy win over Leitrim last Sunday to book their place in this year’s Connacht football final. The Nestor Cup decider will, like last year, be a knockout clash against old rivals Galway, with the game down for decision on Sunday week. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we review Mayo’s win over Leitrim […]

Rossies advance to U20 decider

Roscommon this evening advanced to the Connacht U20 Championship final, beating Sligo at Dr Hyde Park by 4-13 to 2-12. Unlike last night’s tie between ourselves and Galway, this evening’s match was a fairly clear-cut affair. Roscommon were on top right from the off, bagging the first four points of the contest and going on to lead by 1-8 to […]