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Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Stakes start to get higher for Mayo

In his latest bonus column for club members on Patreon, Mike looks ahead to Sunday’s big game between Mayo and Dublin in the novel surroundings of Dr Hyde Park, a venue that has become an unlikely home from home for the Green and Red this summer. Mike notes that, although all roads lead back once again to Roscommon this Sunday, […]

The weekend’s matches

Teams from the county are involved in three different Championship matches this coming weekend. Here are the details of these fixtures. Two of the games take place on Saturday at 2pm. One of them is a camogie match while the other is in women’s football. The camogie game is an All-Ireland Premier Junior Championship Round 3 meeting with Roscommon at […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Thoughts now turn to Dublin

In the wake of Mayo’s win over Roscommon, the focus has shifted to a date with the All-Ireland champions.  The venue has been decided, the tickets are on sale and the conversations about injuries, match-ups and the spread have already started.  So John, Mike and Rob gathered for a chat about the mood on the ground, the likely talking points, […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Some second thoughts from The Hyde

All roads will lead to Dr Hyde Park on Sunday week for Mayo against Dublin.  But we wanted to take another look back at last weekend’s win over the Rossies first in the company of Colm Boyle. Mike and Rob join Boyler to talk through some of the pros and cons of Mayo’s performance, and to tease out some of […]

Dublin match confirmed for Dr Hyde Park on Sunday week

The GAA have now confirmed that our All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 3 match against Dublin will take place at Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, on Sunday 16th June. Throw-in for the game will be 3.45pm and it’ll be shown live on RTÉ. Remarkably, this will mean it’s the third time in this Championship campaign – as well as the second […]

Eoghan McLaughlin is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

The voting has closed in our latest MOTM poll and this one has produced a decisive result. With 36% of the vote, you’ve chosen Eoghan McLaughlin as our MOTM from the game against Roscommon. The Westport player was an extremely influential performer for us yesterday. With no Paddy Durcan in the team punching his trademark holes in the opposition’s backline, […]

Sunday match reports

It’s a sunny and bright bank holiday weekend Sunday morning, we won yesterday so let’s have a very quick review of what’s online about yesterday’s two-point victory over Roscommon. Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Midwest Radio, Roscommon Herald, Roscommon People, Shannonside. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent (match report, post-match quotes from Kevin McStay and Davy Burke), […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Final Whistle – Mayo beat the Rossies again

Two second half goals helped Mayo to their third win over Roscommon in the space of three months in Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC Series at Dr Hyde Park.  Rob, John and Mike chat with former Armagh star Aaron Kernan afterwards. This new podcast episode is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon – it’s HERE. To get access […]

Roscommon 1-15 Mayo 2-14: job done, just about

Mayo this evening got their second win over Roscommon in this year’s Championship in five weeks. It was less decisive than the five-point victory we enjoyed over them at Dr Hyde Park in April but today’s win at the same venue was more consequential, as we’re now guaranteed, at worst, a home All-Ireland preliminary quarter-final berth, with a shot at […]