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Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: McStay’s way can work against Derry

In our latest Patreon column for club members, Edwin McGreal provides his thoughts on last Sunday’s dramatic draw with Dublin and looks ahead to the county’s do-or-die clash against Derry facing Kevin McStay’s charges in Castlebar on Saturday evening. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access to […]

Mayo Football Podcast free episode: There’s plenty to talk about

John, Mike and Rob meet up for a quick chat about a big week for the Mayo senior team. The lads look back at last Sunday’s draw with Dublin and look ahead to next Saturday’s All-Ireland prelim quarter-final against Derry in Castlebar.  Plus, they shoot the breeze about some of the talking points that have cropped up in recent days and […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Are Mayo back? Had they gone away?

Between reflecting on the Dublin game and looking ahead to the Derry match, there’s plenty to talk about for Mayo supporters this week. Mike is joined by Billy Joe Padden and Colm Keys of the Irish Independent to look back on some of the talking points from Dr Hyde Park on Sunday and to cast an eye over the prospect […]

Aidan O’Shea is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Yesterday’s clash with Dublin was as near as we’ve come so far ths summer to a full-throated Championship encounter. Man-on-man contests all over the pitch, the scoreboard ticking over from first to last and drama aplenty, in particular right at the death. It was strange, then, to see that only two players who graced the turf at Dr Hyde Park […]

Monday match reports

Well, I picked a good one to miss, didn’t I? I saw most of yesterday’s pulsating Championship encounter with Dublin on TV – by the look of the sea of blue in the shots of the crowd, I was far from the only Mayo supporter following the action in that way – but this contest was surely one best experienced, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo draw with Dubs

It looked Mayo were set to snatch a surprise win against the All-Ireland champions, but Dublin came back from the brink to earn a draw the denied Mayo top spot in the group.  Rob, Colm Boyle and Ed McGreal react to a dramatic day at Dr Hyde Park while Mike catches up with Kevin McStay and Tommy Conroy. This new […]

Mayo 0-17 Dublin 0-17: Mayo draw cold comfort

Almost. Mayo almost pulled off the shock of the season. With time running out, Ryan O’Donoghue kicked Mayo in front with a ballsy free from the right wing.  There was time for one more play though and Dublin showed why they are All-Ireland champions. Ciarán Kilkenny soared to pluck Stephen Cluxton’s kick-out from the skies. He fed Jack McCaffrey who […]

Game day – opportunity knocks

It’s Mayo v Dublin, with a significant twist. Those heady All-Ireland final days, when it would have been possible to fill Croke Park twice over such was the insatiable demand for tickets, are long gone. Instead, it won’t be a full house this afternoon when we meet the team we established such a rivalry with over the past decade. Instead […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo canter to easy win over Kildare

Mayo bounced back from last weekend’s loss to Dublin as they overwhelmed Kildare by a margin of sixteen points in this afternoon’s second round group game in the LGFA All-Ireland Senior Championship. Today’s victory in bright summer sunshine at James Stephens Park guarantees Mayo’s place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals, where they’ll be hoping for a favourable draw as they bid […]

Ladies cruise to win over Kildare

The Mayo ladies got their Championship campaign back on track this afternoon with a comfortable win over Kildare at James Stephens Park in Ballina. After a strong start, the home side went in at the break twelve points in front and they ran out winners by an extremely comfortable margin of sixteen points. A win today was pretty much a […]