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When one League ends, another starts

I came across some numbers recently from a Gaelic statistics website and I was shocked with what I saw. MacHale Park has not been a fortress for the Green and Red when it comes to the National Football League. The study done by (here) has assessed every point gained in the National Football League by all eight teams in […]

Summing up 2013

Image: Seaofgreenandred 2013, with its soaring highs and crashing lows, is almost behind us: two weeks tomorrow is New Year’s Day and once the lads get back from Dubai shortly after that the FBD will have started up and the first of those Club ’51 banners will have been unfurled. But before all that, the above infographic – which comes […]

Maurice Deegan to ref our semi against Tyrone

Photo: Mayo Mick The GAA have today announced that Maurice Deegan will take charge of our All-Ireland semi-final against Tyrone on Sunday week (throw-in 3.30pm). The weak-as-water Laois whistler needs no introduction to Mayo supporters, given the total bags he made of the two national finals we were involved in last year, and he certainly wouldn’t have been my choice […]

A week on

It’s a week on from our league semi-final defeat to Dublin and I’d intended to set down some thoughts before now on the match and the league campaign and all that. However, work and normal life got in the way and now it’s already seven days on from then and with a work trip starting tomorrow I’m not going to […]

Dubs name their team for tomorrow

Dublin have named their team for tomorrow’s NFL Division One semi-final against our lads at Croke Park (throw-in 3.45pm). Well, to be more precise they named their team last night but the pints I ended up having last night combined with this morning’s U8 hurling have meant that I’ve only got around to posting details now. Here’s the Dubs’ starting […]

Team for Sunday named

We’ve just named our team and subs for Sunday’s league semi-final with the Dubs at Croke Park (throw-in 3.45pm). Here are the full details: Mayo (NFL Division One Semi-Final v Dublin, 14/4/2013): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Kevin Keane (Westport), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Lee Keegan (Westport), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe), Colm Boyle (Davitts); Jason Gibbons (Ballintubber), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); […]