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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 […]

Hurlers through to Rackard Cup final

The big match at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park wasn’t the only one involving the county today. There were three other Mayo games on, which resulted in a win, a draw and a loss. Let’s have a quick rundown on these three results. The draw occurred at Dr Hyde Park where the county’s Senior hurlers were in action against Roscommon in […]

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 […]

Game day – time to get moving again

After a two-week gap, we’re back in Championship action this evening as the All-Ireland SFC Group Stage gets underway. Cavan are our opponents in this opening round fixture in Group 2 and throw-in at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park is 5pm this evening. Meath’s David Coldrick is the ref and there’s no live TV or streaming coverage of the game, though […]

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 […]

Match day panel for Cavan game named

We’ve named our match day panel for tomorrow evening’s opening round All-Ireland SFC Group Stage match against Cavan. Here’s the full list: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 1 v Cavan, 18/5/2024): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Diarmuid […]

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 […]

The weekend’s fixtures

It’s midweek and, with another weekend approaching, so too are more matches involving the county. A few big ones too. Three games take place on Saturday, all at different locations. To make matters worse for those supporters who might want to take in more than one game, there are two hurling matches involving ourselves and Roscommon being played at two […]

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 […]