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Mayo v Kildare preview with Donal Vaughan and Michael Foley – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E23

After waiting for six weeks for a game, now Mayo have two matches in the space of a week with the Round 2 Qualifier against Kildare fixed for Croke Park next Saturday. To preview this do-or-die knockout meeting with the Lilywhites, Rob is joined on the pod by former Mayo footballer Donie Vaughan and Michael Foley of the Sunday Times. […]

Sunday match reports

The dust is starting to settle on yesterday’s at times heart-stopping clash with Monaghan and, as it does, we can reflect on the undisputed fact that we’re still in this year’s Championship. Our name is in the bowl for tomorrow morning’s draw and that was always the main objective from yesterday’s qualifier game. Sure, the performance was a bit all […]

Mayo 1-13 Monaghan 0-12: disjointed display but good enough to win the day

We’re still alive in this year’s Championship. Ourselves and Monaghan both looked like teams that were staring down the barrel of elimination at MacHale Park today and, as that prospect grew ever closer for both of them, quality largely went out the window as a more elemental struggle for survival took hold. It was one we eventually won but Monaghan […]

Team named for tomorrow

I’m a bit late to the party on this one as I’ve been offline for much of the day but here’s the team we’ve named for tomorrow’s all-or-nothing qualifier clash with Monaghan: Mayo (All-Ireland Qualifiers Round 1 v Monaghan, 4/6/2022): Rob Hennelly (Breaffy); Lee Keegan (Westport), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Enda Hession (Garrymore); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), […]

The weekend’s matches

Unless you’ve been closeted away in a cave over the last while, you’ll know that we’ve a big knockout Championship game on this weekend. That’s not the only match involving the county that’s taking place this Bank Holiday weekend – there are, in fact, three Mayo games on – so here’s a quick reminder about what’s on and when and […]

Monaghan preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E22

The waiting is finally over and now the countdown is on in earnest ahead of Mayo’s Round 1 qualifier clash with Monaghan on Saturday. To preview this do-or-die knockout meeting with the Farney County, in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast Rob Murphy is joined by Colm Boyle and Kevin McStay. They start by looking back at the […]

It’s knockout from here on

It’s been a helter-skelter weekend of provincial final action – and May’s not over yet! – with four impressive champions emerging from each of their respective deciders. Impressive in different ways but all of them will head into the All-Ireland Series feeling pretty okay about themselves. Kerry had their expected stroll in the Munster decider yesterday against Limerick. While Dublin […]