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Monday match reports

Mayo’s inter-county year ended at senior level yesterday, with our LGFA All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Armagh up at the Athletic Grounds. Here, then, is the final Monday match reports post of 2025, with links to the online coverage of yesterday’s game. Locals: Mayo News, Western People, Connaught Telegraph, Sideline Eye. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish News. Others: […]

Mayo Football Podcast: Final Whistle – Mayo ladies lose to Armagh

A disappointing championship season for the Mayo ladies came to an abrupt end at the hands of Armagh in Sunday’s All-Ireland LGFA SFC quarter-final. Mike and John caught up Sinéad Stagg after the match to chat about Mayo’s third defeat in four championship games and to talk about the story behind the scoreline of 2-11 to 0-11. This new podcast […]

Easy for Armagh

Mayo’s LGFA Championship campaign for this year came to an end at the hands of Armagh in this evening’s All-Ireland quarter-final at the Athletic Grounds. The home side were always in charge in a match in which they never trailed and which they won comfortably by 2-11 to 0-11. The timing for this game, where throw-in was shortly before six […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Lies, damned lies and statistics

To try and make sense of the numbers behind Mayo’s season, we talk to one of the top GAA analysts in the country. Stephen O’Meara, who has worked with both the Galway and Donegal senior teams in the recent past, is the presenter of ‘The Square D’ football analysis show. He joins Colm Boyle and Mike to talk through some […]

Team to play Armagh named

We’ve named our team to play Armagh in this Sunday’s LGFA All-Ireland SFC quarter-final. Here it is: Mayo (LGFA All-Ireland SFC quarter-final v Armagh, 7/7/2024): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Saoirse Lally (Westport, captain), Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels); Éilís Ronayne (Davitts), Ciara Durkan (Knockmore), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels); Aoife Geraghty (Westport), Erin Murray (Ballyhaunis); Fionnuala McLaughlin (Westport), Annie Gough […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Mayo weren’t good enough for long enough

In his latest Mayo Football Podcast column for club members on Patreon, Colm Boyle looks back on last weekend’s penalty shoot-out defeat to Derry and points to how and where the game – and, with it, Mayo’s involvement in this year’s Championship – was lost. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: A second look at the Derry defeat

With the dust settling on Mayo’s championship exit, we go back for a second look at how the year ended at the hands of Derry.  Mike is joined by Billy Joe Padden and Colm Keys of the Irish Independent to reflect on the match itself, the way the game played out, and how Mayo went about trying to get the […]