Advertiser.ie brings in the big guns to talk football

Ready to talk: At the launch of the www.advertiser.ie Connacht championship final vodcast in Breaffy House Resort were Colm Gannon (Mayo Advertiser, Sports Editor), Alan Flynn (Advertiser.ie, Digital Sales Manager), Peter Timmins (Advertiser Group Managing Director), Ray Silke, John Casey, John Maughan and Kevin Walsh. Photo: Michael Donnelly

Ready to talk: At the launch of the www.advertiser.ie Connacht championship final vodcast in Breaffy House Resort were Colm Gannon (Mayo Advertiser, Sports Editor), Alan Flynn (Advertiser.ie, Digital Sales Manager), Peter Timmins (Advertiser Group Managing Director), Ray Silke, John Casey, John Maughan and Kevin Walsh. Photo: Michael Donnelly

Advertiser.ie took another step into the future of journalism this week, by producing its first ever vodcast ahead of this Sunday’s Connacht Senior Football Final between Mayo and Galway in MacHale Park on Sunday.

Advertiser.ie in association with Breaffy House Resort, brought together four football heavyweights to pick over the game on Sunday and give their opinions on the respective teams.

The Mayo Advertiser’s Colm Gannon sat down with Mayo Advertiser columnist John Casey, former Mayo manager John Maughan, and the All Ireland winning duo from Galway Ray Silke and John Casey.

The four men who have a world of experience inside the caldron of battle in the Connacht final, are forthright in their opinions and views ahead of the game.

Contributors

John Maughan - Former Mayo, Clare and Fermanagh inter-county manager. Led Clare to Munster final win in 1992 and Mayo to three all-Ireland finals in 1996, 1997 and 2004.

John Casey - GAA columnist with the Mayo Advertiser. Former Mayo and Charlestown forward. Played with Mayo in All-Ireland finals in 1996 and 1997 and Connacht final win over Galway in 1999.

Kevin Walsh - Triple all-star winner with Galway at midfield and won All-Ireland medals in 1986 (minor ) and in 1998 and 2001 (senior ). Manager of Sligo from 2009 to 2013 and current manager of Michéal Breathnachs.

Ray Silke - GAA columnist with the Galway Advertiser. All-Ireland winning captain with Galway and Corofin in 1998.

 

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