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Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Supporters in wait-and-see mode as season develops

In my latest Mayo Football Podcast column, which is part of our new written content offering for our Patreon club members, I look at where I think the collective mindset of Mayo supporters is currently at, in light of the county’s positive opening to this year’s National League campaign and in the wake of the narrow defeat to Kerry on […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Forward planning can define this season

This week’s Mayo Football Podcast bonus column for club members on Patreon focuses on the options facing Kevin McStay and his management team where it comes to Mayo’s forward options this year. Edwin McGreal looks at how things are shaping up so far in the forward department and he discusses the players who may have key roles to play up […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Memories of Mayo’s 1983 All-Ireland U21 Title Success – now available on all podcast platforms

We’ve got a huge positive reaction to the Mayo Football Podcast show released the other day for club members on Patreon, in which Rob and I were joined by Eddie Gibbons and John Finn to look back on Mayo’s U21 All-Ireland winning campaign of 1983. This podcast is now available for free on all podcast platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: The Class of ’83 helped light the spark

My first column for the Mayo Football Podcast, part of our new written content offering for our club members on Patreon, focuses on the Mayo team that won the All-ireland at U21 level in 1983 and how their exploits helped to pave the way for the county’s return to prominence at senior level in the years since then. Managed by […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: opportunity knocks for project players

As we flagged last week, over at the Mayo Football Podcast we’ve introduced a new element to our offering for our Patreon club members in 2024. This is a regular written column, which will come from a variety of contributors, focusing on a topical issue. In this week’s column, Mike Finnerty looks ahead to the Dublin game and examines the […]

Mayo Football Podcast article: a matter of style

Ahead of the start of this year’s National League, we’re adding a further feature to our Patreon offering for our loyal Mayo Football Podcast club members. Each week (or close to it) from now on, club members can look forward to reading a written article on a Mayo GAA topic of interest, which will be available exclusively to them on […]

Discord chats for club members back for 2024

Those of you who are Mayo Football Podcast club members on Patreon will already know all about our Discord chat service. This is a private chat-room, hosted by Discord, which enables club members and the podcast team to interact before, during and after Mayo matches. It has proved popular with club members since we first launched it at the start […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: chatting with Niamh Kelly

The former Mayo ladies captain is back from Australia for a few weeks and reflecting on a stellar season. Niamh talks to Mike Finnerty about life in the AFLW with the Adelaide Crows and becoming only the second Irish woman to make the All-Australian team. The Bohola woman also chats about her time with Mayo, the chances of wearing the […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: chatting to Ryan O’Donoghue

We’ve got a real treat for our Mayo Football Podcast listeners here as Billy Joe Padden catches up with one of the best forwards in the country. The two Belmullet lads talk about everything from Ryan’s meteoric rise from a talented soccer player and boxer to All-Star winner, and how he feels about his first few seasons with Mayo.    […]