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Mayo Football Podcast episode: some second thoughts on Saturday

Mayo’s first home league win over Dublin for 12 years has given us plenty of food for thought. So Stephen Drake and Michael Foley of the Sunday Times join Rob to reflect on the match, Mayo’s performance and some of the main talking points. They look at Mayo’s defence and attack in the first two league games and try to […]

Monday match reports

We had three matches over the weekend, with two wins and a loss to show for our efforts. Here’s the online coverage I’ve unearthed about these games. The obvious place to start is the win for the lads over the Dubs on Saturday night: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Midwest Radio, Dublin Live (live blog). Nationals: Irish Examiner, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo ladies beaten by Dublin

The Mayo ladies suffered a 2-08 to 2-15 defeat to All-Ireland champions Dublin in Ballina, this afternoon. Mike and John were there to catch the post-match reaction from Sinéad Stagg, Mayo ladies manager Liam McHale and Dublin manager Mick Bohan. This new podcast episode is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get […]

Ladies lose out in game of two halves

At half-time in today’s LGFA National League match against Dublin, everything was going fine from our perspective. Playing with a strong wind, we’d gone in 2-7 to 0-4 in front. We looked well set then for a second win in this Division One campaign. By the finish, though, Dublin had eased to a seven-point victory. With the wind behind them, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo edge out Dublin

Mayo have beaten All-Ireland champions Dublin by a single point, on a scoreline of 1-12 to 0-14. Rob caught the reaction of John Gunnigan, Colm Boyle, Mike Finnerty and Edwin McGreal. You can also hear post-match reaction from Kevin McStay. This new podcast episode is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get […]

Mayo 1-12 Dublin 0-14: Boland’s beaut snatches long-awaited success over the Dubs

We’ve all got the scars from all those matches where we’ve lost out to Dublin by a single point. Games we could have won, games we should have won, but didn’t. Tonight, in a game where we didn’t play all that well for much of the time, it was finally our turn to snatch victory at the death. And sweet […]

Game day – we need to back up last week’s display tonight

After the rain and the wind in Salthill last Sunday, it’s back to home turf tonight where the breezes are expected to be lighter, the rain should hold off and the generator will be humming loudly to power the lights at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park. A big crowd is expected at tonight’s game – on our Here Comes the Weekend […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Here Comes the Weekend – bring on the Dubs

The All-Ireland champions come to Castlebar on Saturday evening chasing a fifth straight away win over Mayo. Colm Boyle and Conor McKeon from the Irish Independent join Mike to set the scene, look at some talking points and chat about the rivalry. Boyler begins by taking a look at the Mayo team that’s been selected and also tells us which […]

Team to play Dublin named

We’ve named our starting fifteen to face All-Ireland champions Dublin in Round 2 of the National League at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park tomorrow evening (throw-in 7.30pm). Here’s the team we’ve named: Mayo (NFL Division One v Dublin 3/2/2024): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David Rory Brickenden (Westport), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain), David McBrien (Ballaghderreen), […]