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Mayo Football Podcast episode: Are Mayo back? Had they gone away?

Between reflecting on the Dublin game and looking ahead to the Derry match, there’s plenty to talk about for Mayo supporters this week. Mike is joined by Billy Joe Padden and Colm Keys of the Irish Independent to look back on some of the talking points from Dr Hyde Park on Sunday and to cast an eye over the prospect […]

Aidan O’Shea is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

Yesterday’s clash with Dublin was as near as we’ve come so far ths summer to a full-throated Championship encounter. Man-on-man contests all over the pitch, the scoreboard ticking over from first to last and drama aplenty, in particular right at the death. It was strange, then, to see that only two players who graced the turf at Dr Hyde Park […]

Monday match reports

Well, I picked a good one to miss, didn’t I? I saw most of yesterday’s pulsating Championship encounter with Dublin on TV – by the look of the sea of blue in the shots of the crowd, I was far from the only Mayo supporter following the action in that way – but this contest was surely one best experienced, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo draw with Dubs

It looked Mayo were set to snatch a surprise win against the All-Ireland champions, but Dublin came back from the brink to earn a draw the denied Mayo top spot in the group.  Rob, Colm Boyle and Ed McGreal react to a dramatic day at Dr Hyde Park while Mike catches up with Kevin McStay and Tommy Conroy. This new […]

Mayo 0-17 Dublin 0-17: Mayo draw cold comfort

Almost. Mayo almost pulled off the shock of the season. With time running out, Ryan O’Donoghue kicked Mayo in front with a ballsy free from the right wing.  There was time for one more play though and Dublin showed why they are All-Ireland champions. Ciarán Kilkenny soared to pluck Stephen Cluxton’s kick-out from the skies. He fed Jack McCaffrey who […]

Game day – opportunity knocks

It’s Mayo v Dublin, with a significant twist. Those heady All-Ireland final days, when it would have been possible to fill Croke Park twice over such was the insatiable demand for tickets, are long gone. Instead, it won’t be a full house this afternoon when we meet the team we established such a rivalry with over the past decade. Instead […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Here Comes the Weekend – and the Dubs

The countdown is on to Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 3 game between Mayo and Dublin.  So Rob and Billy Joe Padden sit down to look at the teams and squads that have been announced and to chat through some of the main talking points.  They also discuss Fergal Boland’s two-match suspension and the impact it might have on […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Stakes start to get higher for Mayo

In his latest bonus column for club members on Patreon, Mike looks ahead to Sunday’s big game between Mayo and Dublin in the novel surroundings of Dr Hyde Park, a venue that has become an unlikely home from home for the Green and Red this summer. Mike notes that, although all roads lead back once again to Roscommon this Sunday, […]

Match day panel for Dublin game named

We’ve just named our team and subs for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 3 match with Dublin at Dr Hyde Park (throw-in 3.45pm). Here’s the full list: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 3 v Dublin, 16/6/2024): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Eoghan […]

The weekend’s matches

Teams from the county are involved in three different Championship matches this coming weekend. Here are the details of these fixtures. Two of the games take place on Saturday at 2pm. One of them is a camogie match while the other is in women’s football. The camogie game is an All-Ireland Premier Junior Championship Round 3 meeting with Roscommon at […]