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Monday match reports

Lookit, you don’t really want to see these and I certainly could have done without the trauma of having to gather them all together. But it’s Monday, there was a match involving us yesterday so here’s a taste of what’s online about it. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Western People. Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Mirror (live […]

Mayo 0-16 Galway 1-14: late surge masks flat display as visitors edge it

Well, the new pitch looked bloody gorgeous. Setting eyes on the carpet-like playing surface for the first time today, the one thought that came into my mind was that we needed to put on a display to grace the new underfoot conditions. What we got, sadly, was a performance several levels below this. I argued on the Final Whistle podcast […]

Game day – it’s a high stakes homecoming

It’s here – the day that’s been pencilled in so many diaries for the last number of months, the match everyone said was the real focus when both ourselves and Galway were playing our final few respective League matches, the game that could make or break either of us this year. Yes, it’s here and it’s happening today. Unlike our […]

Team to play Galway named

We named our team and subs for the Galway game a short time ago. Here’s the full match day list: Mayo (Connacht SFC v Galway, 24/4/2022): Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels); Lee Keegan (Westport), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Matthew Ruane (Breaffy); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Ryan […]

Galway preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E16

We’re now just days away from the Connacht Championship meeting between Mayo and Galway and in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast we preview the big game on Sunday at MacHale Park. Joining Rob Murphy in looking ahead to the match are ex-Mayo player and RTÉ analyst Kevin McStay and ex-Galway player and Galway Bay FM analyst Barry […]

Injury news is far from upbeat

Despite the ongoing radio silence from team management, in this week’s Mayo News Mike Finnerty provides a comprehensive update on injuries affecting the panel ahead of the Galway game on Sunday. It doesn’t make for an upbeat read and it’s online here. Let’s start with the bad news. According to Mike’s piece, Brendan Harrison, David McBrien, Jordan Flynn and Fionn […]

This week’s matches

It’s another busy week of Mayo matches, with five Championship games in all taking place across three codes between now and Sunday. The action starts tomorrow and in the first match there’s significant silverware on offer. This is the Connacht U20 final against Sligo which throws in at Markievicz Park at 6pm. The match is being streamed live by TG4 […]

Scene set for the week ahead – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E15

A big week lies ahead for Mayo GAA, with Championship matches involving the county taking place over the coming days at Senior, Under 20 and Minor (U17) levels. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, Mike Finnerty, Rob Murphy and I set the scene for what’s going to be a busy week on and off the field. We […]

It’s all action on the podcast this week

Those of you who’ve joined our podcast club on Patreon will know that we’ve been busy since the start of the year. By this Wednesday evening, in fact, we’ll have released our 60th podcast of the year, with fifteen of those also made available for free on other podcast platforms. If anything, we’re quickening our pace this week, ahead of […]