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Mayo News football podcast: Kerry toppled in Tralee

The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast is now available, this one covering Saturday evening’s great win over Kerry down in Tralee. Host Rob Murphy and I were on the terrace together at Austin Stack Park and it’s from there that most of this week’s podcast was recorded. We do our in-match chat (where, as you can imagine, […]

Let’s turn Cusack Park into a home venue on Saturday

We’re hurtling ever closer to Saturday and the U21s’ date with destiny in the form of their All-Ireland football final clash with Cork at Cusack Park in Ennis, where throw-in has been set for 6pm. Many of you will, I know, already have your plans made for getting to the match. Some of you might even have your tickets organised. […]

The build-up continues

It’s Wednesday and the strangest ever build-up I can recall to a big match involving us continues apace. Sunday’s tragic event has cast a very understandable and rather profound shadow over everything to do with football (and more besides) in the county and it’s just not possible, nor is it appropriate, to continue on as if it’s just a normal week […]

Back to Bowe’s for the semi-final drinks

Photo: The Journal It’s that time of year and once again we’re in the slightly giddy position of having an All-Ireland semi-final to look forward to. Three years ago, when we were also facing into an All-Ireland semi against Kerry, the first Mayo GAA Blog pre-match drinks event took place at Bowe’s pub on Fleet Street the night before the game. […]