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It’s all action on the podcast this week

Those of you who’ve joined our podcast club on Patreon will know that we’ve been busy since the start of the year. By this Wednesday evening, in fact, we’ll have released our 60th podcast of the year, with fifteen of those also made available for free on other podcast platforms. If anything, we’re quickening our pace this week, ahead of […]

Game day – place in the final there to be claimed

With almost indecent haste, we’ve arrived today at the final round of this year’s National League. Our opponents this afternoon in Round 7 of Division One are Kildare and throw-in at our temporary home of Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon is 1.45pm. Meath’s David Gough is the ref. There is, of course, another game for us in this year’s League […]

Sunday match reports

The long, long weekend is nearing its end and we’re coming to terms with our second defeat on the spin in this year’s National League campaign. Oh well, here’s what’s online about last night’s hugely annoying loss to Tyrone. Locals: Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Mirror (live blog). Others: GAA, RTÉ, BBC, Sky Sports. Photos: […]

Game day – chance to get back to winning ways

We’re back in National League action this evening, this time up in Healy Park where we take on All-Ireland champions Tyrone. Throw-in at Omagh is 5.45pm, the match is live on RTÉ2 and Maurice Deegan is the ref. It would be tempting to see this as a rematch of last September’s All-Ireland final but we all know it’s no such […]

‘Here Comes the Weekend’ a podcast highlight this year

Those of you who have already signed up as podcast club members on Patreon will know all about the volume of podcast content we’ve made available so far this year. We have, to be precise, put online 38 podcast episodes since we launched the service back in January, with loads more in the same vein to come over too over […]

Team to play Meath named

We’ve named our team for Saturday’s LGFA NFL Division One semi-final against All-Ireland champions Meath at St Tiernach’s Park in Clones (throw-in 3pm). Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division One semi-final v Meath, 19/3/2022): Aisling Tarpey (Foxrock Cabinteely); Éilis Ronayne (Davitts), Roisín Flynn (Knockmore), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels); Ciara Needham (Louisburgh), Fiona McHale (Carnacon), Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); […]

Kerry review, Tyrone preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E10

Mayo were narrowly edged out of it by Kerry last weekend but the next test facing James Horan’s team is approaching rapidly, as they head to Omagh on Saturday to renew acquaintances with All-Ireland champions Tyrone. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, host Rob Murphy is joined by podcast regulars Ger Flanagan and Stephen Drake, as well […]

Sunday match reports

The rain has finally stopped here in the deep south, I’ve a small bit of a porter head on me after last night and miles to go before I sleep. Time to rattle through this quickly enough, then, before I bid my farewells to Tralee and hit the road. Here’s what’s online today about our one-point loss to Kerry last […]

Kerry 1-12 Mayo 0-14: just edged out of it

Our unbeaten start to this year’s National League, along with our long-standing unbeaten run away to Kerry in the League, both came to an end in the rain, wind and cold at Austin Stack Park in Tralee tonight. Chasing the game for most of the evening, it looked as if we’d timed our run perfectly coming down the closing stretch […]