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Podcast is humming along nicely

Those of you who have already signed up as Mayo Football Podcast club members on Patreon will know that we’re chugging along nicely so far this year, doing what we can to keep step with the impressive swathe being cut in recent weeks by Kevin McStay’s New Model Mayo team. The condensed schedule of League matches has meant we’ve established […]

Aidan O’Shea is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

The votes are in and counted on the MOTM poll from yesterday’s hugely satisfying win over Donegal up in Ballybofey. This one had an obvious winner and it’s no surprise that you’ve voted Aidan O’Shea as our MOTM from the game. He was also selected for the honour on TG4 as well as being included in the GAA’s Team of […]

Monday match reports

It’s a dreary, misty Monday morning in the west, more like November than the day on which the Spring Equinox falls. Despite this, there’s an undeniable spring in our collective step this morning. We’re still unbeaten, we’re in the Division One decider and we’re less than three weeks out from a Connacht SFC meeting with Roscommon, on Easter Sunday of […]

Donegal 0-9 Mayo 1-17: demolition job seals our place in the final

It’s been a long wait for us to record our first ever victory over Donegal on their home patch. That wait is now over following today’s demolition job over the O’Donnell County at MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey, a venue where they’re notoriously difficult to beat but where we cantered to an eleven-point win today. While a first ever win for […]

The weekend’s matches

Right, it’s approaching midweek so time to think about the matches involving the county that are on this coming weekend. There are four such matches, two on Saturday and the other two on Sunday. In camogie, we’ve a Camogie League Division 3A match against Kildare. That’s a home game, which has been fixed for Adrian Freeman Park in Tooreen where […]

Beanies gone but discount for annual podcast membership remains

You might recall that we’ve been running an offer for some time on the Mayo Football Podcast in which we’ve made annual membership to the podcast club on Patreon available at a 10% discount off the standard monthly rate. We also offered a free beanie hat (like the one pictured about) to those availing of the annual membership option. We’ve […]

Monday match reports

After another win for us yesterday – our third in a row in this year’s National League campaign – we’re sitting pretty at the top of the Division One table. That means more positive match coverage to wade through, which is never a bad way to start the week. Let’s start this particular week, though, with a quick look at […]

Game day – drive on

All roads lead to Dr Hyde Park for this afternoon’s top-of-the-table National League Division One meeting between ourselves and Roscommon. The game throws in at 2.45pm, Kildare’s Brendan Cawley is the ref and it’s being shown live on TG4. Although neither of us can yet be mathematically sure that we’ll even be playing Division One football again next year, both […]

Shall we surf the wave? Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E7

In this latest Mayo Football Podcast episode, host Rob Murphy is joined by Billy Joe Padden and Colm Keys of the Irish Independent to reflect on Mayo’s fast start to the season and try to assess what it means for the team’s prospects for the Championship. This episode of the Mayo Football Podcast is now online and is available to […]

Enda Hession is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

The votes are in and counted in the MOTM poll from last night’s match against Tyrone. There was a wide spread of support for a number of players in this one but, in the end, you’ve voted Enda Hession as the winner of the award. The Garrymore man came out on top having secured 28% support in the poll. Other […]