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Five in the hunt for U20 role

The Mayo News is reporting today (here) that there are five nominees for the vacant post of Mayo U20 manager. As expected, outgoing U17 manager Seán Deane (Breaffy) is one of the nominees and, according to that piece lined above, the other four are Tom Mulderrig (Moy Davitts), Damien Egan (Bonniconlon), James Fallon (Mayo Gaels) and Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina). The […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin McStay speaks with the podcast

We’ve got another Mayo Football Podcast exclusive for our club members on Patreon. Mayo manager Kevin McStay sat down this week with Rob Murphy for a wide-ranging interview following the conclusion of the county’s first inter-county season under his stewardship. It’s a detailed interview too, running to just over an hour in length, covering such topics as how the management […]

Seán Deane steps away as U17 manager

Mayo GAA announced this morning that Seán Deane has stepped away from the position of Mayo U17 manager, having completed a three-year term in the position. In his three seasons in charge, the Mayo U17s won back-to-back Connacht MFC titles, with last year’s crop making it all the way to the All-Ireland final where unfortunately they lost out to Galway […]

Tomorrow’s matches

There are three matches of interest tomorrow, all of great importance in different ways. Let’s start with the one in which there’s an All-Ireland title on offer. This is the LGFA U14 Platinum All-Ireland final, in which Mayo are up against Cork. The game throws in at Nenagh tomorrow afternoon at 3.30pm. The last time the county won this title […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E12

The week just gone was a hectic one for us on the Mayo Football Podcast, with four separate shows going online for our club members on Patreon during the week, featuring interviews with three separate Mayo managers. In this pod, Rob and I introduce a few segments from these four shows. Last Monday, Mike caught up with Mayo LGFA manager […]

Game day – another new beginning

After seven months waiting, we have at last a Mayo match to look forward to later on today. MacHale Park is the venue for our opening round game in Division One of this year’s National League, Galway provide the opposition and Cavan’s Joe McQuillan is the ref. Throw-in under the lights is 7.30pm and the match is being shown live […]

Podcasts with the new management team

There was a media event at MacHale Park last night with new Mayo manager Kevin McStay, along with Stephen Rochford and Damien Mulligan who are both members of the new manager’s backroom team. There’s a fair bit of media coverage on this event since, including in the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Mayo News, RTÉ, The 42. Rob and […]

Kevin McStay’s appointment, with Seán Moran of the Irish Times – Mayo Football Podcast 2022 E34

Eight weeks on from James Horan’s departure, Mayo have a new bainisteoir, with Kevin McStay appointed to the position earlier this week. The new manager brings with him a strong backroom team, comprising Stephen Rochford, Donie Buckley, Damien Mulligan and Liam McHale, who together will start with the simple aim of doing what it takes to get Mayo to the […]