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If the opportunity doesn’t knock, sometimes you have to build yourself a door

Alright.  So, I shouldn’t have taken the Galway flag from its perfectly positioned place on our kitchen door and thrown it on the ground on Sunday night. And it probably wasn’t a good idea to sing – to the air of ‘If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands’ – “You can stick your Connacht medal up your […]

Match-day panel named for Dublin game

We’ve just named our match-day 26 for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Dublin at Croke Park (throw-in 4pm). Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC quarter-final v Dublin, 2/7/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Jason Doherty (Burrishoole), Jack Carney […]

Dublin game fixed for Sunday at 4pm

The GAA have now confirmed fixture details for next weekend. Our All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Dublin will be played at Croke Park on Sunday, where throw-in will be 4pm. David Gough of Meath will ref it. The Derry/Cork quarter-final will also be played that day, with that game throwing in at 1.45pm. Joe McQuillan has the whistle for that one. […]

It’s Dublin

The draw for next weekend’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals has just been made. We’ve been paired with Dublin. Dates and times for next weekend’s last eight fixtures, which will all be played at Croke Park, are expected to be confirmed at some stage today. Rob and I will be recording a bonus episode of the Mayo Football Podcast a short while […]

Louth’s Group 1 place confirmed

As expected, Louth will occupy the spot reserved for the beaten Leinster finalists in Group 1 of the upcoming All-Ireland SFC group stage. They lost out this afternoon in the Leinster decider to Dublin, who wrapped up their gazillionth provincial title in a row on a scoreline of 5-21 to 0-15. As the Leinster runners-up, Louth now join Kerry, ourselves […]

Sunday match reports

With our second emphatic win in a week, the coverage we’re getting at the minute makes for easy reading. I’ve a particular interest myself in seeing the reports on last night’s match, as I wasn’t at it and only caught some of the first half on Midwest. I’m really looking forward to sitting down in front of the TV and […]