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Game day – another new beginning

After seven months waiting, we have at last a Mayo match to look forward to later on today. MacHale Park is the venue for our opening round game in Division One of this year’s National League, Galway provide the opposition and Cavan’s Joe McQuillan is the ref. Throw-in under the lights is 7.30pm and the match is being shown live […]

Team named for Galway game

We’ve named our team to play Galway tomorrow evening in the opening round of this year’s National League Division One. Here’s the first selection of the Kevin McStay era: Mayo (NFL Division One v Galway 28/1/2023): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), Rory Brickenden (Westport), Enda Hession (Garrymore); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar […]

Galway name their team for Saturday

A short while ago, Galway named their team and subs for Saturday evening’s National League Division One opener against our lads at MacHale Park (throw-in 7.30pm). Here’s the full match-day list they’ve named: That’s a strong starting line-up, featuring eleven of the team that started in last year’s All-Ireland final. Out from then go Kieran Molloy (injured), Liam Silke (unavailable), […]

National League scene set – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E3

Seven months have passed since the Mayo senior team last played a competitive match, which was that All-Ireland quarter-final loss to Kerry at the end of June last year. With a new management team, headed by Kevin McStay, having taken over since then, the start of a new year feels in large part like a new start for the county’s […]

As a Mayo GAA fan I was happy Galway got to the All-Ireland final

Ah – the things you do for love.  Myself and my Tuam-ian fiancée met just one month out from the All-Ireland final in 2016. To be exact, it was the night before Mayo’s All-Ireland semi-final clash with Tipperary. On the weekend of the final she came to Dublin and met my sister for the very first time and, while she […]

Podcast plans for the next while

The National League campaign gets underway this coming weekend and, as the rhythm of a new inter-county season takes hold, on the Mayo Football Podcast we’re once more gearing up for all of the action to come. As was the case in 2022, our podcast club members on Patreon can expect oodles of audio content from us over the coming […]