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Match-day panel named for Kerry game

We’ve just named our 26-man panel for tomorrow’s match against Kerry at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney (throw-in 3pm). Here’s the full list we’ve announced: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 1 v Kerry, 20/5/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stpehenites); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Matthew […]

Build-up to Kerry game continues

We’re only two sleeps out now from the Kerry game but, after this yawning six-week gap since the Roscommon match, time seems to be dragging by so slowly. It doesn’t help, I guess, that the build-up has been as low key as it has ahead of what’s set to be the biggest clash so far in this year’s Championship. The […]

This weekend’s matches

The sole focus this coming weekend for most people is, understandably, the big match against Kerry in Killarney on Saturday. It’s not, though, the only game involving the county that’s on this coming weekend. Here’s your essential info on the three matches that are taking place in which Mayo are involved. As usual, it’s the Minors who are up first. […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E12

The week just gone was a hectic one for us on the Mayo Football Podcast, with four separate shows going online for our club members on Patreon during the week, featuring interviews with three separate Mayo managers. In this pod, Rob and I introduce a few segments from these four shows. Last Monday, Mike caught up with Mayo LGFA manager […]

It’s Kerry in Killarney next for us

Today’s two dreadful provincial deciders answered a few questions and offered a few hints about how the summer might pan out. From our perspective, the main point of clarification was that Kerry’s facile Munster SFC final win over Clare confirms their place as the top-seeded team in Group 1. This means our opening match in the new All-Ireland group stage […]

Super Sligo march on to U20 final

This is a big weekend for Sligo’s footballers but, after this evening’s enthralling U20 All-Ireland semi-final win for the county over Kerry, it’s already guaranteed to be a great one. Tomorrow’s Nestor Cup decider is, of course, important for the Yeats County but a first-ever Championship win over Kerry, guaranteeing Sligo only their second ever appearance in an All-Ireland final, […]

Kerry review – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E6

Mayo enjoyed an emphatic win over All-Ireland champions Kerry at MacHale Park on Saturday night – the biggest win the county has recorded over the Green and Gold since 1948 – and in this podcast episode, which was made available to our club members the day after the game was played, we review the match against Kerry and get some […]