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Checking the foundations

I think most people will agree by now that the dispute that has occurred between Mayo GAA and the Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation (which, for the sake of brevity, I’ll refer to simply as the Foundation) is a hugely regrettable mess. I don’t, though, want to dwell on the dispute itself in this piece. Instead my aim is to […]

Big crowd expected for Dubs’ match but don’t expect to see a new jersey

The Mayo News is out, with loads about last weekend, loads more about this coming weekend and loads more besides. Let’s start with last weekend, where there’s Ed McGreal’s match report from O’Moore Park and another piece by Ed where he speaks with Alan Freeman. The Aghamore man makes light of the horrendous deflection that resulted in his goal, saying that […]

Work to restart shortly on McHale Park

This report in the Mayo News confirms that work will shortly restart on McHale Park, which will see the protracted redevelopment project finally completed by April this year. As this report makes clear, there are three drivers for making this happen, i.e. Croke Park’s acceptance of the Fundraising and Finance plan put forward by the County Board and the consequent […]

Cáirde Mhuigeo initiative looks the ticket

If you haven’t heard of Cáirde Mhuigeo yet, then the chances are that you will do so soon. A useful primer in this respect is this piece by Edwin McGreal in the Mayo News which summarises what this initiative is all about. In essence, Cáirde Mhuigeo aims to bring under one roof the various different supporters’ groupings that have developed […]

Early team news for Sunday

The Mayo News has some early-in-the-week information on who might or might not feature for us in Sunday’s shit-or-bust inconsequential league match with Monaghan at Iniskeen (throw-in 2.30 pm). As was reported by Hogan Stand earlier on today, Aidan O’Shea is out of Sunday’s match, having hurt (but not broken) his thumb against Cork.  Tom Cunniffe, who was withdrawn at […]

Predictions, three changes for Dublin + Club Mayo event details

For those of you still wondering if today is Monday or Friday (and, to be sure, there a bit of both about the day today) the fact that it’s weekend prediction time should help to clear up any confusion you might still have. There’s a full slate of matches again this weekend and your facetheball mini-league predictions need to be […]