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Cúl Camps and coaching – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E33

For boys and girls alike, the GAA’s Cúl camps are an essential part of the summer right across the country. In this latest episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, Mike Finnerty visits the Mayo GAA Cúl Camp at Hollymount/Carramore GAA club to talk with some of the coaches who are working at grassroots level in the county. The pod features […]

Any word on a manager? – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E32

As the process to appoint the next Mayo senior manager rumbles on, in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast host Mike Finnerty catches up with Colm Keys of the Irish Independent and with Mayo News columnist Billy Joe Padden to talk about the latest developments. Firstly, Colm tackles the talking point of whether or not Mayo’s managerial appointment process is working well so far […]

August is a wicked month – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E31

August used to be the month when the serious stuff happened at inter-county level but this year, with the split season in force, the inter-county year is already over. As a result, August is given over to chat about the forthcoming club Championships and, of course, the appointment process for the vacant position of Mayo manager. In this episode of […]

All-Ireland final review – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E30

The Championship is over for this year and the Sam Maguire is back in the Kingdom. Kerry were deserving winners of last Sunday’s All-Ireland final, in which Galway put it up to them impressively in the first half before Jack O’Connor’s team came back strongly after the break to win by four points. In this episode of the Mayo News […]

All-Ireland final preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E29

On this week’s show, there is only one football match to talk about – Sunday’s All-Ireland football final between Galway and Kerry. Host Rob Murphy is joined by Colin Sheridan of the Mayo News and Irish Examiner along with long-standing friend of the podcast and former Galway footballer Barry Cullinane. In the show the panel dissect the final with a […]

Goals decisive as Kerry advance to the final

Goals definitely do win games. Kerry got four of them in this afternoon’s LGFA All-Ireland SFC semi-final and we didn’t get any. We may only have ended up scoring once less than they did over the course of the game but they still won with a lot to spare, nine points to be precise, on a scoreline of 4-10 to […]

A place in the final beckons

It’s a truly glorious morning weather-wise up here in the capital and for Mayo’s women footballers a glorious opportunity awaits at Croke Park this afternoon. Their LGFA All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Kerry throws in at 2pm with the winners playing either defending champions Meath or Donegal in the decider in a fortnight’s time. Expectations for this Mayo team weren’t all […]

One step from the final

This year’s LGFA Senior Championship has provided a few shocks on the way to this weekend’s semi-finals. The biggest one is that neither Dublin nor Cork feature in the final four this summer, which means that it’s set to be the first final since 2002 without either of them in it. The semi-finals will be played as a double-header at […]

All-Ireland Minor preview – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E27

Mayo’s inter-county football season is set to conclude this coming Friday evening, as the county contests a first ever all-Connacht All-Ireland final, taking on Galway in this year’s Minor decider. Dr Hyde Park in Roscommon is the venue for what will be the third meeting of these two teams in this Minor campaign but this time the Tom Markham Cup […]

The weekend’s matches

We’ve the bulk of the working week, I know, to get through first but all the same I think it’s no harm to give a bit if airtime at this point to the matches involving the county that are on this weekend. On Friday evening, we’re in the All-Ireland Minor football final in what’s a first ever all-Connacht Championship decider. […]