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LGFA U16 All-Ireland final on Saturday

The final Mayo team left standing this year is the LGFA U16s and they’re shooting for All-Ireland glory this coming Saturday. Their All-Ireland U16A Championship final against Cavan is fixed for Duggan Park, Ballinasloe, where throw-in on Saturday is 2pm. Club members on Patreon who listened in to our Final Whistle show following last Sunday’s LGFA loss to Armagh (here) […]

The weekend’s matches

The Bank Holiday weekend is drawing near and so too are the four matches involving the county that are taking place. There’s camogie and football action as well as two national finals in hurling, with two games on Saturday and two more on Sunday. The camogie match is on first. This is an All-Ireland Premier Junior Championship Round 2 clash […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Are Mayo back on the horse?

After getting back to winning ways against Cavan, Mayo’s camp was hit by the news that Paddy Durcan will miss the rest of the season. So Mike and Colm Boyle had plenty to talk about when they caught up for a chat 72 hours after the Cavan match. Boyler reflects on the bad news about Paddy’s knee injury and talks […]

Cillian O’Connor is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Once a nailed-on first fifteen man for us, Cillian O’Connor yesterday started a Championship game for the first time in nearly two years. Even after coming back from the serious Achilles tendon injury he suffered in 2020, Cillian has had a constant battle with injury so it was great to see him back fighting fit against Cavan at Hastings Insurance […]

Sunday match reports

It’s a gloriously sunny summer’s morning here in the west but, sadly, I’ve little time to linger as I’m back on the road to the capital soon. Yesterday was a long one, as match days always are, and, after the Final Whistle pod had been recorded and the match report on the blog completed, I snapped the photo above before […]

Mayo 0-20 Cavan 1-8: easy on a sunny evening

We’re back on the horse. After the disappointment of the Connacht final a fortnight ago, we needed, at a minimum, a win today against Cavan at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park. We got that, easing to a nine-point victory over poorer than expected opposition in a match played in glorious summer evening sunshine in front of around 9,000 punters. We made […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo cruise past Cavan

Mayo recorded their first win of the 2024 All Ireland series with a convincing win over Cavan in Hastings Insurance MacHale Park this evening. In this Final Whistle pod John was there to catch the reaction of Colm Boyle and Edwin McGreal and to talk through the main points from the game. We’ve also got post-match reaction from Mayo manager […]

Game day – time to get moving again

After a two-week gap, we’re back in Championship action this evening as the All-Ireland SFC Group Stage gets underway. Cavan are our opponents in this opening round fixture in Group 2 and throw-in at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park is 5pm this evening. Meath’s David Coldrick is the ref and there’s no live TV or streaming coverage of the game, though […]

Mayo Football Podcast: Here Comes the Weekend – the Cavan preview

The next phase of the championship is upon us with the start of the All-Ireland Series this weekend. So Mike is joined by Colm Boyle and Damien Donohoe of the We Are Cavan podcast to set the scene for Castlebar on Saturday evening. Boyler looks at the Mayo team that’s been announced and looks at what Kevin McStay might have […]

Match day panel for Cavan game named

We’ve named our match day panel for tomorrow evening’s opening round All-Ireland SFC Group Stage match against Cavan. Here’s the full list: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 1 v Cavan, 18/5/2024): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Diarmuid […]