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Mayo Football Podcast column: Remembering Ger Brady

In our weekly bonus column for our Patreon club members yesterday, Mike provided some reflections on Ger Brady, the Claremorris and Mayo footballer who died this week and who is being laid to rest today. To mark Ger’s passing, we’re making Mike’s column available to all. THE sense of sadness and loss around Claremorris this weekend is unmistakeable. Grief has […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Remembering Ger Brady

In this week’s Mayo Football Podcast bonus written column, Mike remembers former Claremorris and Mayo footballer Ger Brady, who passed away on Thursday after a brave battle with Motor Neurone Disease. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access to this column and to all our other great […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: New gear, club training and the 20s

Catching up with Ger Flanagan always means the conversation could go anywhere. So it proved when Mike and Ger sat down to talk football this week and ended up covering a lot of ground. Ger tells us about working with some Mayo players on an Elverys shoot, being back in training with Balla, and how the Mayo Under-20s are shaping […]

Monday match reports

We’ve had our first Mayo match of the year, our first defeat of the year in the form of a first-ever loss to London and we’ve also had the first call made by a contributor here on the blog this year for the management team to consider their positions. What a time to be alive. It’s definitely time, too, for […]

The weekend’s matches

The first weekend of the new year is fast approaching, the decorations are coming down and from a Mayo perspective there are two matches of interest on, one on Saturday and the other on Sunday. Lahardane MacHales have an All-Ireland Junior football semi-final date with Listowel Emmets of Kerry on Saturday. The match is fixed for O’Connor Park in Tullamore […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Dome comforts and new faces

A new year means Mayo are back in FBD Connacht League action again. Colm Boyle and Kilmeena manager John Reilly join Mike to chat about the start of a new season. John talks about seeing Mayo up close in last weekend’s charity match against the Club All Stars and tells us who and what caught his eye. Boyler also picks […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo v Club Stars charity game

Our final Final Whistle pod of 2023 took us back to the Dome for this afternoon’s fundraising game in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association which featured a Mayo selection up against a Club Stars team. In a high-scoring encounter played in the weather-proof conditions under the Dome, Mayo ran out the winners by 7-20 to 0-17. After […]