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Mayo Football Podcast episode: Memories of Mayo’s 1983 All-Ireland U21 Title Success – now available on all podcast platforms

We’ve got a huge positive reaction to the Mayo Football Podcast show released the other day for club members on Patreon, in which Rob and I were joined by Eddie Gibbons and John Finn to look back on Mayo’s U21 All-Ireland winning campaign of 1983. This podcast is now available for free on all podcast platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud […]

Mort’s book largely misses the mark

A few days before the 2012 All-Ireland final, I was at a breakfast event in Croke Park where the two star turns were Donegal’s Kevin Cassidy and our own Conor Mortimer. Both had departed their respective county panels inside the previous twelve months – the former turfed out by Jim McGuinness, the latter of his own volition – and both […]

Time to move on

I don’t know if this is true of everyone but I find this weight of history bollocks about Mayo teams and finals to be just that – bollocks, I mean – because, fool that I am, I’ve approached every single one of them expecting us to win. Once the final whistle has confirmed the latest HQ defeat, it’s painful enough […]