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Mayo Football Podcast episode: Here Comes the Weekend – and the Dubs

The countdown is on to Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 3 game between Mayo and Dublin.  So Rob and Billy Joe Padden sit down to look at the teams and squads that have been announced and to chat through some of the main talking points.  They also discuss Fergal Boland’s two-match suspension and the impact it might have on […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Stakes start to get higher for Mayo

In his latest bonus column for club members on Patreon, Mike looks ahead to Sunday’s big game between Mayo and Dublin in the novel surroundings of Dr Hyde Park, a venue that has become an unlikely home from home for the Green and Red this summer. Mike notes that, although all roads lead back once again to Roscommon this Sunday, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Leeroy and Boyler on Mayo v Dublin

As part of the build-up to next Sunday’s All-Ireland senior championship group game against Dublin, we’ve brought two Mayo legends together to talk football.  Colm Boyle and Lee Keegan sat down with Mike to talk about the rivalry with the Dubs in their day, what they make of Mayo’s style of play and current form, and how they feel Kevin […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo no match for Dublin

All-Ireland champions Dublin cruised to a comfortable eight-point win over Mayo in the first group game of the All-Ireland LGFA Senior Championship at Parnell Park.   Mike and John were both there and they caught up afterwards with former Mayo ladies forward Sinéad Stagg to reflect on a disappointing day for Liam McHale’s team.  Sinéad also helped to set the […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle -Mayo Minors Beat Cork

On the whistle report from Ennis as the Minor footballers advance to All-Ireland semi-final. Rob Murphy caught up with both managers after today’s game and has a post match chat with John Stagg. This new podcast episode is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access to this pod and to all […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Charlestown development a fitting tribute to Colm Horkan

In our latest bonus column for our Patreon club members, Mike reflects on the impressive Memorial Pitch and Community Walkways officially opened last weekend by Charlestown Sarsfields, which honours the memory of the late Colm Horkan. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access to this column and […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Thoughts now turn to Dublin

In the wake of Mayo’s win over Roscommon, the focus has shifted to a date with the All-Ireland champions.  The venue has been decided, the tickets are on sale and the conversations about injuries, match-ups and the spread have already started.  So John, Mike and Rob gathered for a chat about the mood on the ground, the likely talking points, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Some second thoughts from The Hyde

All roads will lead to Dr Hyde Park on Sunday week for Mayo against Dublin.  But we wanted to take another look back at last weekend’s win over the Rossies first in the company of Colm Boyle. Mike and Rob join Boyler to talk through some of the pros and cons of Mayo’s performance, and to tease out some of […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo beat the Rossies again

Two second half goals helped Mayo to their third win over Roscommon in the space of three months in Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC Series at Dr Hyde Park.  Rob, John and Mike chat with former Armagh star Aaron Kernan afterwards. This new podcast episode is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Here Comes the Weekend – it’s the Rossies again!

Another local derby against Roscommon awaits Mayo this weekend as the All-Ireland series continues.  Colm Boyle joins Mike to set the scene for the third meeting of the teams in three months and to pore over the team selections that have been announced. The lads also talk about tactics, match-ups and how Mayo can get motivated after already having beaten […]