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From the bog to the blog

In a WhatsApp group I’m in, one man took great pleasure in Mayo’s late win over Roscommon. “That’s the stuff for them bloggers,” he wrote. I thought that was a tad harsh on poor Willie Joe and his ilk. Or unfair on the Rossies, depending on your outlook. Of course auto-correct was playing havoc with him and he meant to […]

Searching for that golden ticket

If there’s one constant every year Mayo are in the All-Ireland Final, it is the elusive search for tickets as Edwin McGreal from The Mayo News reports. Photo: Independent.ie A friend of mine got a phonecall within ten minutes of the final whistle on Sunday last. It was his mother-in-law with a simple order – six tickets side by side […]

This weekend’s club action: Part 2 – ‘Tubber look like the team to beat

Yesterday he provided a comprehensive preview of this weekend’s Junior and Intermediate action and today Edwin McGreal is back with his thoughts on the two Senior semi-finals that are down for decision on Saturday and Sunday. The Senior Championship has been an intriguing one in Mayo and it says something for Ballintubber that they are many people’s favourites, including this […]

This weekend’s club action: Part 1 – Junior and Intermediate semi-finals

There’s a raft of club championship action on this weekend and I’m delighted to welcome back into the guest slot Edwin McGreal who takes a look at what’s on offer. In this, the first of two previews, Ed assesses the weekend’s Junior and Intermediate semi-finals and tomorrow he’ll be back with his take on the Senior action.  There are so many […]

Making the most of now

Starting off the Spring Series of guest appearances here on the site, I’m delighted to welcome back Edwin McGreal who provides his thoughts on where we’re at following James Horan’s first league campaign at the helm, with thoughts now turning firmly towards the summer campaign. ‘We are where we are.’ A phrase that is fast becoming the cliche of post-Celtic […]