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Game day – a final worth winning

We’re back at Croke Park this afternoon – for the first time since last June’s All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Kerry – and we’re back competing for a national title. Galway provide the opposition in this afternoon’s National League Division One final and Kildare’s Brendan Cawley is the ref for a game that throws in at HQ at 4pm today and […]

Live podcast recording was good fun

The Mayo Football Podcast live recording we did last night in the convivial surrounding’s of Solan’s bar in Ballaghaderreen was good fun. We’ve been meaning for some time to dip our toes in this particular water – that memorable live event we held in the Oxford Arms over in London back in 2017 feels like a very long time ago […]

Team to play Galway named

We’ve just named our team to play Galway in Sunday’s National League Division One decider at Croke Park (throw-in 4pm). Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One final v Galway, 2/3/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballghaderreen), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), […]

Glancing at Galway

We’ve already played Galway twice this year. First it was the pre-season FBD kickabout in the Dome in mid-January, followed by the more serious National League Round 1 meeting at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park at the end of that month. On Sunday, at Croke Park we lock horns with them once again as we compete for the National League’s Division […]

Monday match reports

It’s a dreary, misty Monday morning in the west, more like November than the day on which the Spring Equinox falls. Despite this, there’s an undeniable spring in our collective step this morning. We’re still unbeaten, we’re in the Division One decider and we’re less than three weeks out from a Connacht SFC meeting with Roscommon, on Easter Sunday of […]