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League final preview – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E12

Mayo’s return to the top tier of the National League this spring has proved very successful, with Sunday’s win over Kildare confirming their place in the Division One final. It’ll be the county’s second appearance in the decider in four years and, like 2019, their League final opponents on Sunday at Croke Park will be Kerry, the form team so […]

Monday match reports

We enjoyed a big win over Kildare in the sun yesterday at our rather lovely temporary home by the Shannon, a result that now sends us forward to a National League decider against Kerry at Croke Park on Sunday (throw-in there will be 4pm). Here’s what’s online about yesterday’s game: Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Western People. Nationals: Irish Times, […]

Game day – place in the final there to be claimed

With almost indecent haste, we’ve arrived today at the final round of this year’s National League. Our opponents this afternoon in Round 7 of Division One are Kildare and throw-in at our temporary home of Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon is 1.45pm. Meath’s David Gough is the ref. There is, of course, another game for us in this year’s League […]

Hurlers relegated

The county’s hurlers have endured a torrid time in this year’s National Hurling League and their misery was capped this afternoon when they were beaten by Wicklow in the Division 2B relegation play-off. The Garden County won today’s match at O’Connor Park in Tullamore by 0-16 to 0-15 and so it’s us who drop down to Division 3A for next […]

Tyrone review, Kildare preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E11

The National League is nearing its conclusion and, after a positive start, Mayo’s form has gone a bit awry, just at a time where their Connacht Championship clash with Galway is coming into view. Despite those narrow losses in their last two League outings, however, James Horan’s team could still qualify to meet Kerry in the final, providing they beat […]

Three changes for Sunday

We’ve named our match day panel for Sunday’s NFL Division One Round 7 meeting with Kildare at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon (throw-in 1.45pm). Here’s the full list: Mayo (NFL Division One v Kildare 27/3/2022): Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels); Lee Keegan (Westport), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites); Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain); Jordan Flynn […]

Contemplating Kildare

Time stands still for none of us so, with Round 6 behind us, on we rush to the final round of Division One action in this year’s National League. Our Round 7 opponents on Sunday are Kildare, it’s another home-away-from-home fixture for us, this time at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon. Throw-in is at the earlier time of 1.45pm, the […]