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A week ’till Sunday

So, it appears pretty much certain that the resumption of inter-county action will happen next weekend. For a brief period last Thursday it looked as if the GAA might be having second thoughts about playing out the remaining fixtures in the National League – a development reported on that day by the Irish Examiner – but this was quickly scotched […]

Kevin McLoughlin our MOTM from yesterday

Photo: It wasn’t just yesterday’s match that was helter-skelter: the Man of the Match poll that’s been up since shortly after the game ended has featured a rip-roaring contest between two of our stand-out performers at MacHale Park. In the end, just a single vote (from a total poll of 557) separated Kevin McLoughlin and Diarmuid O’Connor and when the […]

Mayo 2-14 Fermanagh 1-12: second half revival sees us through

At half-time today I’d happily have taken any kind of win. Fermanagh were well on top with the wind in that opening period and all the problems we’d seen so graphically against Galway three weeks ago were still there. Although we’d have the gale behind us in the second half, it’d require a far better showing to overturn the six-point […]

Three changes in team for tomorrow

Photo: @MayoGAA We named our team a short while ago for tomorrow’s all-or-nothing Round 2B qualifier clash with Fermanagh. The line-up we’ve named shows three changes from the team that started against Galway in last month’s Connacht semi-final. Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland Qualifier Round 2B v Fermanagh 9/7/2016): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Kevin Keane (Westport), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); […]