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Want to win All-Ireland final tickets?

Photo: Sportsfile/Piaras O Midheach We’re back in the final, people – that was the first thought that hit my cranium when I came to this morning and it’s one that’s still there now. Four weeks of build-up, then the biggest hurdle of all for the lads to clear in the decider, with immortality the prize on offer. And Sam, of course. […]

Looks like Diarmuid should be good to go for Saturday

Photo: GAA The best-kept secret in the run-up to Saturday’s Round 4B match against Westmeath was the injury concern that eventually ruled Diarmuid O’Connor out of the fixture. I didn’t hear a whisper about it in advance and so the first I knew about Diarmuid’s unavailability was when the murmurings began to spread around the Cusack Stand just before the lads ran […]

Mayo News football podcast: Westmeath toppled, Tyrone await

The latest Mayo News football podcast is now available and this edition was recorded last Saturday evening. It features football-related chat recorded before, during and after our Round 4B qualifier win over Westmeath, covering both the Westmeath match itself and looking ahead to next Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Tyrone. The podcast is hosted by Rob Murphy and it features Sky Sport’s Paul […]

Our complete record against Galway

Now that the politicians have (momentarily at least) stopped their jibber-jabber, there’s some headspace to consider other matters.  Ahead of our bottom-of-the-table, basement battle against the next-door neighbours in Tuam on Sunday, what better to talk about than our complete record against them in league and championship down the years?  Okay then, here goes. We’ve met the Tribesmen far more […]

Team to face Kerry named

We’ve just named our starting fifteen and subs for Sunday’s NFL Division One clash with Kerry at McHale Park (throw-in 2.30 pm). Here are the full details: Mayo (NFL Division One v Kerry, 20/2/2011): Robert Hennelly (Breaffy); Tom Cunniffe (Castlebar Mitchels), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Chris Barrett (Belmullet); Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina), Trevor Howley (Knockmore), Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore); Jason Gibbons (Ballintubber), […]