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Cork 1-14 Mayo 1-11: we blew it, badly

Going into today’s match against Cork at the Gaelic Grounds we knew exactly what we needed to do. In an alarmingly lethargic first half, it looked like we couldn’t believe that Cork had deployed the Kevin Walsh-inspired blanket that everyone expected him to roll out. Then we beat the blanket to roar six ahead with fifteen minutes to go. Game […]

Armagh open with a win in LGFA Championship Group 1

The group stage of the LGFA SFC Championship got underway this weekend. We’re in Group 1 with Armagh and Laois and these two counties met today in the opening round. Armagh won this afternoon’s encounter at O’Moore Park by 3-12 to 2-8. The Orchard County – who lined out without their star turn Aimee Mackin, though she joined the fray […]

Match-day panel named for Cork game

We’ve named our match-day 26 for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC Round 3 group stage match with Cork at the Gaelic Grounds (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC v Cork 18/6/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites); Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Stephen Coen […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E17

In this episode of the Mayo Football Podcast, Rob and I provide a sample of the audio content released on the pod over the last week, almost all of which was made available first to our club members on Patreon. We start by listening to audio from Dan Bannon of the Louth and Proud podcast on the Final Whistle show […]

Cillian should be back in the mix for Sunday

Cillian O’Connor, since 2019 the all-time top scorer in the football Championship, has had a frustrating time of it this year, only seeing action intermittently off the bench. The Ballintubber man’s most recent cameo for the county came in the defeat to Roscommon back in April, where he joined the fray as a second half substitute and kicked an outrageous […]

Checking in on Cork

Right, it’s time to begin the countdown to the Cork game. We’re playing them this coming Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick in what’s an All-Ireland SFC group stage Round 3 clash. Down’s Paul Faloon is the ref and the match throws in at 2pm. It’ll be streamed live on GAAGO. Our task next Sunday is a straightforward one […]

Tickets on sale for Monaghan and Cork games

Tickets are now on sale for our upcoming matches against Monaghan and Cork, details of which are as follows. First, the All-Ireland MFC quarter-final match against Monaghan, which throws in at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon, this coming Saturday (10th June) at 5.15pm. This is a double-header, with the Derry/Galway quarter-final on first, at 3.30pm. Tickets for this one are available […]

Injuries update

As is so often the case over the course of a Championship campaign, we’ve an evolving story with injuries right now so it’s worthwhile setting out what’s known at this point about where we stand on that front. Speaking to the Mayo News after the Louth game on Sunday (here), Kevin McStay revealed that all-time Championship top scorer Cillian O’Connor […]