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Talking football with Tommy Rooney – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E20

With the draw for the football qualifiers fast approaching, Mike and Rob are joined in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast by Tommy Rooney of Off The Ball and host of The Football Pod. The lads talk all things football from Championship structures to Mayo’s place in the minds of pundits and supporters as another summer campaign gathers […]

U17 team named to play Galway this evening

We’ve named our match day panel for this evening’s Connacht U17 Championship clash with Galway at Tuam Stadium (throw-in 7pm). Here’s the list of the starting team and subs we’ve named for this Round 4 fixture: We’ve made one change to the team that got the better of Sligo last weekend. Back into the starting team comes James Maheady – […]

Qualifiers, contenders and LGFA preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E19

As the football Championship begins to gather pace, in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast Mike and Rob are joined by Colm Keys of the Irish Independent to chat about the summer campaign and Mayo’s possible place in it. They start by looking at the qualifiers and kind of draw that Mayo can expect in it. Colm then […]

Three from three for U17s

Mayo’s Connacht U17 Championship campaign continued in a positive vein this evening. In a high-scoring encounter at James Stephens Park in Ballina, Seán Deane’s charges made it three wins from three outings as they overcame Sligo by 2-21 to 3-10. This latest win secures Mayo’s place in the knockout stages of the provincial Championship. They’re guaranteed at least a place […]

Team announcements for this weekend’s matches

It’s clearly team announcement day, with details published today of the three Mayo teams in action this weekend. I’m in a bit of a dash myself at the minute so I’m going to do this one the short way. Details of the playing panel for this evening’s Connacht U17 clash with Sligo at James Stephens Park are as follows: This […]

Club Championship draws – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E18

The Senior, Intermediate and Junior club Championship draws were made at MacHale Park earlier this evening. In this bonus episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, Mike Finnerty and Rob Murphy are joined by Edwin McGreal and Ger Flanagan to review the three draws in detail, picking out all the big clashes and the likely contenders for the Moclair, Sweeney […]

Club Championship draws

The draws for this year’s Senior, Intermediate and Junior club Championships were made at MacHale Park earlier on this evening. Here’s how the groupings came out in each: As ever, the focus is always on the quartet that earns the ‘Group of Death’ moniker. This one’s a slam dunk this year – it’s Group 4 of the Intermediate Championship that […]

Upcoming fixtures + club Championship draws

There are fixtures involving the county this weekend but there are also other matches coming up in the weeks ahead so it’s worthwhile setting out what’s on when. Before that, though, it’s only right to report on two Mayo matches played this evening. These were in Masters football and, at the other end of the age spectrum, U16 ladies football. […]

U17s dig out good win

I was out tonight and so I didn’t see the U17s’ Connacht Championship match earlier on against Roscommon and, of course, it’s too late now to go into it in any detail. The win is worth mentioning, though, as it was one chiselled out in the face of some adversity. The opening half in this evening’s game saw Roscommon race […]