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Any word on a manager? – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E32

As the process to appoint the next Mayo senior manager rumbles on, in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast host Mike Finnerty catches up with Colm Keys of the Irish Independent and with Mayo News columnist Billy Joe Padden to talk about the latest developments. Firstly, Colm tackles the talking point of whether or not Mayo’s managerial appointment process is working well so far […]

August is a wicked month – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E31

August used to be the month when the serious stuff happened at inter-county level but this year, with the split season in force, the inter-county year is already over. As a result, August is given over to chat about the forthcoming club Championships and, of course, the appointment process for the vacant position of Mayo manager. In this episode of […]

All-Ireland final review – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E30

The Championship is over for this year and the Sam Maguire is back in the Kingdom. Kerry were deserving winners of last Sunday’s All-Ireland final, in which Galway put it up to them impressively in the first half before Jack O’Connor’s team came back strongly after the break to win by four points. In this episode of the Mayo News […]

All-Ireland final preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E29

On this week’s show, there is only one football match to talk about – Sunday’s All-Ireland football final between Galway and Kerry. Host Rob Murphy is joined by Colin Sheridan of the Mayo News and Irish Examiner along with long-standing friend of the podcast and former Galway footballer Barry Cullinane. In the show the panel dissect the final with a […]

Goals decisive as Kerry advance to the final

Goals definitely do win games. Kerry got four of them in this afternoon’s LGFA All-Ireland SFC semi-final and we didn’t get any. We may only have ended up scoring once less than they did over the course of the game but they still won with a lot to spare, nine points to be precise, on a scoreline of 4-10 to […]

A place in the final beckons

It’s a truly glorious morning weather-wise up here in the capital and for Mayo’s women footballers a glorious opportunity awaits at Croke Park this afternoon. Their LGFA All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Kerry throws in at 2pm with the winners playing either defending champions Meath or Donegal in the decider in a fortnight’s time. Expectations for this Mayo team weren’t all […]

Mayo manager update with Colm Keys – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E28

With Kerry and Galway set to contest this year’s All-Ireland final, for Mayo it’s a place on the sidelines as one of the two counties to beat them in this year’s Championship is set to claim the Sam Maguire later this month.  In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast Rob Murphy is joined by Mike Finnerty and by Colm Keys […]

One step from the final

This year’s LGFA Senior Championship has provided a few shocks on the way to this weekend’s semi-finals. The biggest one is that neither Dublin nor Cork feature in the final four this summer, which means that it’s set to be the first final since 2002 without either of them in it. The semi-finals will be played as a double-header at […]

Unchanged team named for Minor final

A short time ago we named our team and subs for this evening’s All-Ireland Minor football final against Galway, which takes place at Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, where throw-in is 7.15pm: Here’s our match day panel for this evening’s all-Connacht Championship decider. Mayo (All-Ireland Minor football final v Galway, 8/7/2022): David Dolan (Balla); Rio Mortimer (Claremorris), John MacGonagle (Castlebar Mitchels), […]

Seán Deane calls for large Mayo support at Minor final

If you’ve listened to the interview that Mike did with Mayo Minor manager Seán Deane for our Minor final preview episode of the podcast, you’ll have heard his appeal for a large Mayo following to turn up at Dr Hyde Park on Friday evening. In doing so, Seán paid tribute to the Mayo support base and he said a big […]