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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 […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E15

Over the past week, we released four new shows on the Mayo Football Podcast and in this episode Rob Murphy and I provide a sample of this content, almost all of which was made available first to our club members on Patreon. Voices you’ll hear on this show include Colm Boyle, Marc Ó Sé, Edwin McGreal and Billy Joe Padden as they looked back on […]

Louth game confirmed for 4th June

Fixture details for our All-Ireland SFC group stage Round 2 match against Louth have today been confirmed. What will be only our second ever Championship meeting with the Wee County has been fixed for Hastings Insurance MacHale Park on Sunday, 4th June. Throw-in will be 2pm and the match will be broadcast live on RTÉ. There’s still no word on […]

Louth’s Group 1 place confirmed

As expected, Louth will occupy the spot reserved for the beaten Leinster finalists in Group 1 of the upcoming All-Ireland SFC group stage. They lost out this afternoon in the Leinster decider to Dublin, who wrapped up their gazillionth provincial title in a row on a scoreline of 5-21 to 0-15. As the Leinster runners-up, Louth now join Kerry, ourselves […]

Another goal glut for hurlers staves off relegation

On what has proved to be a hugely historic day for Ireland’s rugby team, Mayo’s hurlers this afternoon put in their second big performance in a row to seal their second win in this year’s NHL Division 3A campaign. As they did last weekend against Monaghan, they banged in five goals today against Louth, winning at Darver by 5-19 to […]