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Mayo Football Podcast episode: All roads lead to The Hyde again

Game five of a rollercoaster championship for Mayo sees them return to Roscommon next Saturday evening.  Rob is joined by Billy Joe Padden and former Roscommon forward and manager Paul Earley to look ahead to the second round of the All-Ireland Group Stage.  Mayo come into the game on the back of a comfortable win over Cavan while Roscommon came […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Hope rising slowly as the big challenges approach

In our latest bonus column for club members on Patreon, Rob muses about how we seem to have gone beyond the exaggerated highs and lows of previous years, concluding that, while we still can’t be sure about where the Mayo team currently stands, hopes are slowly rising as the big challenges of the summer draw near. This bonus column is […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo Minors win Connacht

The Mayo Minors have been crowned Connacht champions for the third year in a row after beating Roscommon by a scoreline of 0-14 to 0-10. Rob Murphy is joined by Mike Finnerty who was at Dr. Hyde Park to see the game. You can also hear post-match audio from Mayo minor joint manager David Heaney. This new podcast episode is […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Are Mayo back on the horse?

After getting back to winning ways against Cavan, Mayo’s camp was hit by the news that Paddy Durcan will miss the rest of the season. So Mike and Colm Boyle had plenty to talk about when they caught up for a chat 72 hours after the Cavan match. Boyler reflects on the bad news about Paddy’s knee injury and talks […]

Connacht Minor final fixed for Hyde Park on Friday evening

The county’s Minor footballers are set to take on Roscommon on Friday evening in the Connacht MFC final. The game has been fixed for Dr Hyde Park where throw-in is 7.30pm. If you’re planning on going to the game – and, if you haven’t yet seen this Mayo team in the flesh, they’re well worth a look – the ticket […]

Sunday match reports

It’s a gloriously sunny summer’s morning here in the west but, sadly, I’ve little time to linger as I’m back on the road to the capital soon. Yesterday was a long one, as match days always are, and, after the Final Whistle pod had been recorded and the match report on the blog completed, I snapped the photo above before […]

Mayo 0-20 Cavan 1-8: easy on a sunny evening

We’re back on the horse. After the disappointment of the Connacht final a fortnight ago, we needed, at a minimum, a win today against Cavan at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park. We got that, easing to a nine-point victory over poorer than expected opposition in a match played in glorious summer evening sunshine in front of around 9,000 punters. We made […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo cruise past Cavan

Mayo recorded their first win of the 2024 All Ireland series with a convincing win over Cavan in Hastings Insurance MacHale Park this evening. In this Final Whistle pod John was there to catch the reaction of Colm Boyle and Edwin McGreal and to talk through the main points from the game. We’ve also got post-match reaction from Mayo manager […]

Mayo Football Podcast: Here Comes the Weekend – the Cavan preview

The next phase of the championship is upon us with the start of the All-Ireland Series this weekend. So Mike is joined by Colm Boyle and Damien Donohoe of the We Are Cavan podcast to set the scene for Castlebar on Saturday evening. Boyler looks at the Mayo team that’s been announced and looks at what Kevin McStay might have […]