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Mayo Football Podcast episode: A few Tralee takeaways

Billy Joe Padden and Edwin McGreal join Rob to take a closer look at the stories behind Saturday’s final scoreline. Everything from some of the key stats from Mayo’s first defeat of the campaign to the team’s patterns of play are discussed. The lads chat also give their takes on why Mayo are struggling to create goal chances and what […]

Sunday match reports

I’m still in Tralee but will be hitting the road soon after I’m done here. While out for a morning walk around the town earlier on I came on evidence of the flags that people had mentioned here on the blog, which were put up to mark last night’s game. They’re in the photo above and very nice they look […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Kerry edge Mayo

A last gasp David Clifford point snatched the points for Kerry against 14-man Mayo on Saturday evening. Mayo only led for a minute at the start but, despite having Sam Callinan sent off, they fought back from three points down in the closing stages to level the tie going into injury time only to lose it on the last kick […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo ladies draw with Kerry

Mayo claimed a dramatic draw in this afternoon’s LGFA NFL Division One Round 4 clash with Kerry at Fitzgerald Stadium. Twice they battled back from three points in arrears in a low-scoring contest, with late points from Sinéad Walsh and Maria Cannon giving the Westerners a deserved share of the spoils.  After the game Rob chatted with Cormac Reape, former […]

Game day – are we travelling more in hope than in confidence for this one?

It’s Austin Stack Park under the lights for us tonight. Our NFL Division One Round 3 meeting with Kerry throws in at the Tralee venue at 7.30pm where Denis O’Mahoney of Tipperary is the ref. The game is live on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player and Midwest have live radio commentary as well. The pre-match polls here on the blog […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Here Comes the Weekend – Boyler previews Kerry v Mayo

Round 3 of the National League sees Mayo make the trip to Tralee on Saturday evening. Colm Boyle joins Mike to set the scene and look ahead to the latest renewal of this keen rivalry. The lads chat about away games and going on the road with Mayo, Kevin McStay’s team selection, what playing Kerry is really like and how […]

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: Chatting with Austy O’Malley

Fatherhood, forward-play and the current state of the Mayo football team were all on the agenda when Mike chatted to Austy. The former Mayo attacker – who runs Hexagon Performance and works with high-performing teams and individuals in the corporate and sporting world – gives us some great insights into how Mayo’s forwardline is shaping up at the moment. Austy […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – St Gerald’s take Connacht crown

There was Connacht Post-Primary Schools Senior ‘A Championship glory for St Gerald’s College, Castlebar this afternoon. The Mayo school beat Claregalway College by two points at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence to win the Aonghus Murphy Cup for the seventh time. Afterwards, Mike chatted with Colm Boyle about the game. He also caught up with man of the match […]

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 […]