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Mayo 4-10 Tyrone 0-12: Tyrone trounced

It’s hard not to grab the attention of the nation when you beat the last two All-Ireland champions by a combined 17 points in seven days.  After beating 2022 champs Kerry by seven points last Saturday, Mayo followed it up with an emphatic 10-point win over 2021 champions Tyrone tonight.  Mayo were, as against Kerry, solid and disciplined at the […]

Game day – we’re due a win over these lads too

It’s another big night under the MacHale Park lights for us later on – the final home night-time one, in fact, of this National League campaign – and another serious test for Kevin McStay’s developing young side. Tyrone provide the opposition in this Division One Round 4 fixture, for which Cavan’s Noel Mooney is the ref. The game is being […]

Team to play Tyrone named

We’ve just named our team to play Tyrone tomorrow evening. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone, 25/2/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Enda Hession (Garrymore); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Bob Tuohy (Castlebar Mitchels), Jordan Flynn […]

Kerry review – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E6

Mayo enjoyed an emphatic win over All-Ireland champions Kerry at MacHale Park on Saturday night – the biggest win the county has recorded over the Green and Gold since 1948 – and in this podcast episode, which was made available to our club members the day after the game was played, we review the match against Kerry and get some […]

The weekend’s matches

It’s only Monday but already we need to start thinking about the matches coming up next weekend. There are three of them, two on Saturday and one on Sunday, and here are the essential details about these games. First a heads-up on the U20 footballers, who aren’t playing this weekend. The original fixture schedule for the Leo Murphy Cup had […]

National League fixtures for next year

Provisional fixtures for next year’s National League have been provided to counties, with details reported in the media today. Colm Keys in today’s Irish Independent has a piece on this (here), which fills in some of the detail on our forthcoming Division One campaign. Having played all seven League matches away from home last year while the pitch redevelopment works […]

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 […]