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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 […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Mayo need a statement performance

Former Mayo player and four-time All-Star Colm Boyle has been a regular voice on the Mayo Football Podcast for some time. Today Colm makes his debut as a columnist on Patreon for our club members, where he argues that some tweaks are needed to our formation for the Cavan game, in which, he reckons, we need to see a statement […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Here come the Cavan men

Defeat to Galway means that Mayo must regroup for an All-Ireland Group Stage match against Cavan next Saturday evening.  So Mike and Paddy Finnegan join Rob to look ahead to the counties’ first championship meeting since 2007 through the prism of the Connacht final setback.  The lads talk about the mood in the county, what has to change next weekend […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo ladies lose to Galway

Galway are Connacht LGFA senior champions again after a 1-11 to to 0-9 victory over Mayo in Kiltoom on Sunday. Rob Murphy and John look back at the game and we hear from Mayo manager Liam McHale and captain Saoirse Lally. As an added bonus Liam McHale chats to us about the Mayo men in the wake of the Connacht […]

Ladies lose out to Galway in Connacht decider

Mayo this afternoon lost their LGFA Connacht SFC crown, as they came off second best to Galway in the provincial decider at Kiltoom on a scoreline of 1-11 to 0-9. On what was a perfect afternoon for football, with bright sunshine and light winds at this well-appointed, elevated venue with view of Lough Ree away in the background, this was […]