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Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E17

In this episode of the Mayo Football Podcast, Rob and I provide a sample of the audio content released on the pod over the last week, almost all of which was made available first to our club members on Patreon. We start by listening to audio from Dan Bannon of the Louth and Proud podcast on the Final Whistle show […]

Checking in on Cork

Right, it’s time to begin the countdown to the Cork game. We’re playing them this coming Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick in what’s an All-Ireland SFC group stage Round 3 clash. Down’s Paul Faloon is the ref and the match throws in at 2pm. It’ll be streamed live on GAAGO. Our task next Sunday is a straightforward one […]

Injuries update

As is so often the case over the course of a Championship campaign, we’ve an evolving story with injuries right now so it’s worthwhile setting out what’s known at this point about where we stand on that front. Speaking to the Mayo News after the Louth game on Sunday (here), Kevin McStay revealed that all-time Championship top scorer Cillian O’Connor […]

Monday match reports

It’s the day after the match, I’m still in the west and it’s still roasting. There’s nothing like an Irish summer’s day when the sun decides to shine. Here’s what’s online about our one-point win over a battling Louth side yesterday: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Dundalk Democrat, LM FM. Nationals: Irish Independent (match report, Kevin McStay quotes), […]

Mayo 0-14 Louth 1-10: narrow win in stifling conditions

Kevin McStay was at pains to point out before and after the Kerry game that the two points on offer down in Killarney would also be on offer for us against Louth and Cork. Our one-point win over the Wee County this afternoon – the first time we’ve beaten them at Castlebar – got us the two points from this […]

Game day – no-drama win the objective today

Every county in the country is playing a football Championship game of some sorts this weekend. For us, it’s an All-Ireland SFC Round 2 group stage match against Louth. The game throws in at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park at 2pm this afternoon, Cavan’s Noel Mooney is the ref and the match is live on RTÉ. We’re coming into today’s game […]

Match-day panel named for Louth game

We’ve just named our match-day panel for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC Round 2 group stage match against Louth at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC v Louth 4/6/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Matthew […]