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LGFA team to play Donegal named

We’ve named our team to play Donegal in Round 3 of the LGFA’s NFL Division 1A on Sunday. The match takes place at the Connacht Centre of Excellence (throw-in 2pm) and here’s the team we’ve named to start in it: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division 1A v Donegal, 6/3/2022): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Éilis Ronayne (Davitts), Roisín Flynn (Knockmore), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar […]

The weekend’s matches

The lads aren’t in action this weekend but that doesn’t mean there aren’t Mayo teams to follow this Saturday and Sunday. There are – three of them to be precise. Let’s start with the women footballers. They’ve made a great start to their League campaign this spring and, with two wins from two outings, they’re already guaranteed of a place […]

Our week on Patreon – a podcast a day

It’s been another podcast-filled week for our club members on Patreon and, for those of you who haven’t taken the plunge yet, it’s worth letting you know what we’ve been up to over the last few days. In short, it’s been a case of a podcast a day. Starting on match day at Markievicz Park last Sunday, we had a […]

Monday match reports

The football’s back and so too are the match reports. Here’s a quick gallop through the online coverage of our dramatic draw with Donegal yesterday. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Donegal Live, Donegal News, Donegal Daily. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Mirror, Irish Sun. Others: GAA, RTÉ, Sky Sports, BBC, The 42, Balls.ie, The Girl That Writes […]

Mayo 0-11 Donegal 0-11: Robbie digs us out at the death

At half-time in this afternoon’s opening round National League match against Donegal, we looked to be in bother. When we were reduced to fourteen men with twenty minutes to go, with Donegal awarded a penalty, it looked like curtains for us. But then we did that most Mayo of things and came roaring back to claim a dramatic last-gasp draw. […]

Game day – we’re off again

This is it – the start of another inter-county season. Markievicz Park is our home away from home today for our return to Division One of the National Football League, where, at 1.45pm this afternoon, we lock horns with Donegal. Cavan’s Noel Mooney is the ref and the match is live on TG4 with radio commentary on Midwest. I don’t, […]

Team named for Sunday

We’ve just named our starting fifteen and subs for Sunday. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Donegal, 30/1/2022): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Lee Keegan (Westport), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Conor O’Shea (Breaffy), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Aiden Orme (Knockmore), Diarmuid […]

Donegal preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E3

The start of a new inter-county season is now only days away, with Mayo back in Division One of the National League and facing Donegal at Markievicz Park in the opening round. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, we preview Sunday’s Round 1 clash with Declan Bonner’s side. Rob Murphy hosts the show and he’s joined by […]