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Final thoughts on the Galway game

For obvious reasons, last Sunday’s league semi-final with Galway has been taking up more processing power in my head than this coming Sunday’s final encounter with Donegal. Sure, what’s to come this Sunday is a final and, of course, a national title and some silverware (handed out at Croker too) would be nice but, admit it, we’ve already got the […]

Doctor will see you now

Pretty full waiting room this morning, by the looks of it (well, that’s according to the Indo anyway). Let’s start from the back, shall we? Goalkeeper David Clarke is doubtful due to what is described as a back-related hamstring injury which he sustained at some point during the Galway match. Clarkie didn’t have much to do against Galway, apart from […]

Tuesday roundup

Quick one today, stuff to do and all that. First, the U21 All-Ireland semi-final takes place this coming Saturday in Hyde Park. We’re up against Leinster champions Laois, who retained their provincial title at the weekend when they beat Offaly by three points in the Leinster final. Throw-in at the Hyde on Saturday is, according to, at 3pm. I […]

More videos uploaded

I’ve now uploaded to the YouTube channel some more videos from yesterday’s action at Croke Park. Clips of all Mayo’s scores are now on the channel, along with Kildare’s penalty goal against Donegal. You might need to check back with the site a few times to see them all: sometimes they’re all shown as being there but I find they […]

Four changes in team for Sunday

Our team for the league semi-final clash with Galway at Croke Park on Sunday has been named. As expected, the players rested for the Omagh trip are all restored to the starting fifteen. Conor Mortimor has also been passed fit to play. Here’s the lineup: D Clarke; L O’Malley, J Kilcullen, K Higgins; E Devenney, BJ Padden, P Gardiner; D […]