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Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E21

We had three Mayo Football Podcast shows last week and in this review episode Rob and I review extracts from these pods, where the main focus during the week was on the Mayo ladies team who were in All-Ireland semi-final action against Kerry on Saturday.   To start the show we hear audio from podcast regular Edwin McGreal, who reflects on Mayo’s […]

Sunday match reports

The day before the game’s biggest day of the year saw the curtain fall on Mayo’s year of inter-county football. Yesterday’s LGFA All-Ireland semi-final at Semple Stadium ended in a five-point defeat to title favourites Kerry. Here’s what’s online about the game: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Radio Kerry. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Mirror. Others: Ladies […]

Second half comeback comes up short

Mayo’s inter-county year came to an end at Semple Stadium in Thurles this evening, as the county lost out to Kerry in an entertaining LGFA All-Ireland semi-final. Kerry had five points to spare at the finish, as they ran out winners by 1-16 to 1-11. Mayo trailed by nine points at half-time, having played into a Salthill-like stiff breeze and […]

Team to play Kerry named

We’ve named our team and subs for tomorrow’s LGFA All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry at Semple Stadium (throw-in 5pm). Here’s our match day panel for Thurles: Mayo (LGFA All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Kerry, 29/7/2023): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Saoirse Lally (Westport), Clodagh McManamon (Burrishoole), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels); Éilís Ronayne (Davitts), Ciara Needham (Louisburgh), Kathyrn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Aoife Geraghty (Westport), […]

The weekend’s games

Mayo’s inter-county season isn’t over yet and this coming weekend there are big matches involving the county in both women’s football and camogie. Unfortunately, the two games clash as both of them are set to be played on Saturday afternoon, one in Thurles and the other in Birr. The LGFA and the Camogie Association have a poor track record, both […]

Tickets on sale for LGFA All-Ireland semi-finals

Tickets are now on sale for Saturday week’s LGFA All-Ireland semi-final double-header at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Our match against Kerry throws in that evening at 5pm, with Cork and Dublin getting underway at 7.30pm. The link for purchasing tickets online is here. Adult tickets cost €20, with concessions for OAPs and U18s. It’s free admission for kids aged under […]

LGFA All-Ireland semi-final fixture details confirmed

The LGFA have confirmed fixture details for the upcoming All-Ireland SFC semi-finals. The semi-finals are set to be played as a double-header at Semple Stadium in Thurles, on Saturday week (29th July) with our match against Kerry at 5pm followed by the Cork/Dublin game at 7.30pm. Both matches will be shown live on TG4 and ticketing information for this double-header […]

Sunday match reports

The debate here on the blog over the past 24 hours has, somewhat oddly, been focused on a match the county wasn’t involved in at all yesterday, with the one we did play generating very little interest in comparison. Time to redress that balance, then, by looking at the coverage of Mayo’s dramatic win over Galway in yesterday’s LGFA All-Ireland […]