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Mayo Football Podcast episode: recently on the podcast

In our first highlights show of 2024, Rob and John take a sample of voices our Patreon club members will already have heard on the Mayo Football Podcast over the last few weeks. On this pod, Rob Hennelly talks about his hopes for the year, Colm Boyle lists the players who impressed him in Mayo’s recent FBD match against London, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: FBD League learnings etc.

The GAA season came back with a bang last weekend so there’s plenty to talk about. Mike and Rob chat about Mayo’s defeat to London and what talking points it threw up. We also hear from the two managers at the Dome, Kevin McStay and Michael Maher. Plus, the two lads check in on the Sigerson Cup, Connacht Colleges season […]

Monday match reports

We’ve had our first Mayo match of the year, our first defeat of the year in the form of a first-ever loss to London and we’ve also had the first call made by a contributor here on the blog this year for the management team to consider their positions. What a time to be alive. It’s definitely time, too, for […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo lose out to London

Mayo have crashed out of the FBD League following a 1-8 to 0-12 defeat to London in the University of Galway Connacht GAA Air Dome, Bekan, this afternoon. In our latest Final Whistle pod, Mike caught instant reaction at the Dome from Colm Boyle and John Gunnigan after the game. This podcast is now online and is available to our […]

Team named to play London

A bit earlier this evening we named our team and subs for Sunday’s FBD opener against London (throw-in at the Dome is 1pm). Here’s the match day panel we’ve named for this pre-season outing: Mayo (FBD Connacht League quarter-final v London, 7/1/2024): Rob Hennelly (Raheny, Dublin); Aaron McDonnell (Ballinrobe); Rory Brickenden (Westport), Ruairí Keane (Mayo Gaels); Tomás Fahey (Kilmaine), Conor […]

The weekend’s matches

The first weekend of the new year is fast approaching, the decorations are coming down and from a Mayo perspective there are two matches of interest on, one on Saturday and the other on Sunday. Lahardane MacHales have an All-Ireland Junior football semi-final date with Listowel Emmets of Kerry on Saturday. The match is fixed for O’Connor Park in Tullamore […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Dome comforts and new faces

A new year means Mayo are back in FBD Connacht League action again. Colm Boyle and Kilmeena manager John Reilly join Mike to chat about the start of a new season. John talks about seeing Mayo up close in last weekend’s charity match against the Club All Stars and tells us who and what caught his eye. Boyler also picks […]

Tickets for London FBD game go on sale on New Year’s Day

Connacht GAA have announced that tickets for the FBD quarter-final match against London at the Dome on 7th January (throw-in 1pm) will go on sale via the Universe ticketing platform on New Year’s Day at 3pm. Seeing as the match is being played at the Dome, tickets are sure to be limited. In addition, given the likely pent-up demand amongst […]