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Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Are we bothered?

In my latest bonus column for our club members, I look at how we’ve approached the National League this year and consider, now that we’re all but definitely safe from relegation, how bothered we might be about Sunday’s meeting with high-flying Derry. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To […]

122 years now in the results archive

A late November’s day is a good one as any to do a bit of digital gardening and, in that spirit, I’ve now added our results for this year to the archive here on the blog. Including 2023 (here), the results archive, which is also fully searchable, at this stage runs to 122 years. The landing page for the results […]

Cracking club coverage on the podcast

It’s county final weekend and, as Mayo Football Podcast club members will know, we’ve been all over the club Championship action on the podcast in recent weeks, as the battles for the Moclair, Sweeney and McDonnell Cups have gathered pace. The Senior, Intermediate and Junior football finals all take place at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park this weekend. The Intermediate decider […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E20

We had two Mayo Football Podcast shows last week and in this review episode Rob and I review extracts from these pods, featuring audio from podcast regular Billy Joe Padden and from Mayo manager Kevin McStay.   Billy Joe muses about the style of play needed in the modern game and he points to evidence of how Mayo attempted to set up […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin McStay speaks with the podcast

We’ve got another Mayo Football Podcast exclusive for our club members on Patreon. Mayo manager Kevin McStay sat down this week with Rob Murphy for a wide-ranging interview following the conclusion of the county’s first inter-county season under his stewardship. It’s a detailed interview too, running to just over an hour in length, covering such topics as how the management […]

Glancing at Galway, again

This morning’s draw for next weekend’s All-Ireland SFC preliminary quarter-finals pits us, once again, against Galway. Sunday’s match at Pearse Stadium (throw-in 3pm) will be our fourth meeting with the neighbours this year, having played them twice in this year’s National League and before that in the Dome in the pre-season FBD League. Seán Hurson of Tyrone is the ref […]

Checking in on Cork

Right, it’s time to begin the countdown to the Cork game. We’re playing them this coming Sunday at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick in what’s an All-Ireland SFC group stage Round 3 clash. Down’s Paul Faloon is the ref and the match throws in at 2pm. It’ll be streamed live on GAAGO. Our task next Sunday is a straightforward one […]