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Hurling team named for London clash

The county’s hurlers are in action over in Ruislip tomorrow, as they take on London in Round 3 of the Christy Ring Cup. After their win on the road over Wicklow last time out, Derek Walsh’s charges will be aiming to keep this run going against the Exiles. Throw-in at McGovern Park is 4pm tomorrow and here’s the match day […]

Tyrone review, Kildare preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E11

The National League is nearing its conclusion and, after a positive start, Mayo’s form has gone a bit awry, just at a time where their Connacht Championship clash with Galway is coming into view. Despite those narrow losses in their last two League outings, however, James Horan’s team could still qualify to meet Kerry in the final, providing they beat […]

Ryan O’Donoghue is our MOTM from yesterday’s game

For the second successive weekend, Mayo lost out narrowly to opponents they may well encounter later this year in the Championship. Both losses were frustrating but they had something else in common too, as both of them saw sparkling performances from Ryan O’Donoghue. Down in Tralee last weekend, the Belmullet clubman was without doubt our standout player. Last night up […]

Sunday match reports

The long, long weekend is nearing its end and we’re coming to terms with our second defeat on the spin in this year’s National League campaign. Oh well, here’s what’s online about last night’s hugely annoying loss to Tyrone. Locals: Connaught Telegraph. Nationals: Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Mirror (live blog). Others: GAA, RTÉ, BBC, Sky Sports. Photos: […]

Meath second half surge is decisive

Mayo battled hard against Meath in this afternoon’s LGFA NFL semi-final at St Tiernach’s Park in Clones but ultimately they were undone by the Royals’ second half surge. A very strong third quarter from the All-Ireland champions saw them wipe out a three-point half-time deficit, hitting 2-5 without reply to seize control of the game and they won by six […]

Game day – chance to get back to winning ways

We’re back in National League action this evening, this time up in Healy Park where we take on All-Ireland champions Tyrone. Throw-in at Omagh is 5.45pm, the match is live on RTÉ2 and Maurice Deegan is the ref. It would be tempting to see this as a rematch of last September’s All-Ireland final but we all know it’s no such […]

Kerry review, Tyrone preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E10

Mayo were narrowly edged out of it by Kerry last weekend but the next test facing James Horan’s team is approaching rapidly, as they head to Omagh on Saturday to renew acquaintances with All-Ireland champions Tyrone. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, host Rob Murphy is joined by podcast regulars Ger Flanagan and Stephen Drake, as well […]

Fixture details for weekend’s camogie games

I promised I’d provide fixture details for the two camogie matches involving the county this weekend when they became available. Caroline from Mayo Camogie has now got back to me with those details so here they are. The Camogie League Division 4 meeting with Tyrone on Saturday has been fixed for Tooreen where throw-in is 2pm. There may be a […]

Five changes for Tyrone game

We’ve named our match day 26 for the match against Tyrone on Saturday evening. Here’s the list of team and subs we’ve named: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone, 19/3/2022): Rob Hennelly (Breaffy); Lee Keegan (Westport), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain); Jordan Flynn (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Matthew Ruane […]