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Club Championship draws – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E18

The Senior, Intermediate and Junior club Championship draws were made at MacHale Park earlier this evening. In this bonus episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, Mike Finnerty and Rob Murphy are joined by Edwin McGreal and Ger Flanagan to review the three draws in detail, picking out all the big clashes and the likely contenders for the Moclair, Sweeney […]

Club Championship draws

The draws for this year’s Senior, Intermediate and Junior club Championships were made at MacHale Park earlier on this evening. Here’s how the groupings came out in each: As ever, the focus is always on the quartet that earns the ‘Group of Death’ moniker. This one’s a slam dunk this year – it’s Group 4 of the Intermediate Championship that […]

Upcoming fixtures + club Championship draws

There are fixtures involving the county this weekend but there are also other matches coming up in the weeks ahead so it’s worthwhile setting out what’s on when. Before that, though, it’s only right to report on two Mayo matches played this evening. These were in Masters football and, at the other end of the age spectrum, U16 ladies football. […]

Any Other Craic? – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E8

With four rounds of National League matches already played, there’s a break in the action this coming weekend ahead of Mayo’s next assignment, a tough trip to Tralee to face Kerry. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, specially extended for our club members on Patreon, Mike sits down with Ed McGreal and Ger Flanagan for a general […]

Our week on Patreon – it’s been another busy one

Just another quick update about what we’ve been up to over on Patreon, where club members have again had to cope with a significant amount of podcast content and other stuff coming in their direction. The fun started on Discord on Sunday where we were across the matches at St Tiernach’s Park – where Mike, in effect, had a live […]

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 […]

Monday match reports

Yesterday really was a mega Mayo GAA day – this was reflected in the daily hit count here on the blog, which first crashed through the 50,000 barrier for the first time and then, a few hours later, passed the 60,000 mark, ending the day on 65,586 page views over the 24-hour period – and this morning there’s a bit […]

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 […]

Game day – this one’s a tough test

The lads head north today for our Round 2 outing in this year’s League campaign. Monaghan provide the opposition in this one, with throw-in at St Tiernach’s Park in Clones set for 2pm. Tyrone’s Seán Hurson is the ref for it. The match isn’t on television nor is it being streamed so if you don’t plan to be in Clones […]