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A gawk at Galway

We’re now just a week out from the Galway game so it’s definitely time to turn the beams in the direction of this one. Just seven days on from Easter Sunday, our meeting with Galway in the quarter-final of the Conancht SFC is a pivotal Championship encounter for both of us. With the back door restored this year, defeat isn’t […]

Contemplating Kildare

Time stands still for none of us so, with Round 6 behind us, on we rush to the final round of Division One action in this year’s National League. Our Round 7 opponents on Sunday are Kildare, it’s another home-away-from-home fixture for us, this time at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon. Throw-in is at the earlier time of 1.45pm, the […]

Mid-term review – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E5

In this mid-term review episode of the podcast, Mike chats with Malachy Clerkin of the Irish Times and with former Mayo player and RTE co-commentator Martin Carney about how Mayo’s League campaign is going so far. Malachy outlines why he feels Mayo supporters have plenty to be optimistic about this year while Martin picks out some players who he feels […]

Reliving Kilmeena’s day of glory

A quiet – or, perhaps, not so quiet – sense of satisfaction is sure to be settling in now way out west, as Kilmeena adjust to their newly elevated status in life, that of All-Ireland champions. They’re only the fourth ever Mayo club to win an All-Ireland club title, following in the footsteps of Crossmolina Deel Rovers, Ballina Stephenites and […]

Kilmeena are the kings of Junior football

While those of us at Clones were focused first and foremost on the match being played out in front of our eyes at St Tiernach’s Park, there was plenty of interest too in what was happening down at Croke Park. Updates were being shouted over and back amongst us in the Mayo fraternity in the stand and plenty in the […]

Classy Kilmeena cruise on to Croker

Semi-finals, so the saying goes, are for winning. Well, Kilmeena did that and more in this afternoon’s All-Ireland JFC semi-final against Clonbullogue of Offaly at Pearse Park in Longford where they romped away to a massive 1-18 to 0-6 win. They now head for Croke Park tomorrow week to contest the All-Ireland final against Kerry’s Gneeveguilla. The Mayo lads were […]