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It was a harsh lesson for Mayo last Sunday as an understrength side were thought a lesson by a hungrier Cork side in round one of the National Football League. In this weeks www.advertiser.ie Mayo GAA podcast, Mayo Advertiser Sports Editor Colm Gannon and former Mayo player and www.advertiser.ie columnist John Casey look back over that defeat on Leeside and look forward to the visit of Dublin to MacHale Park on Saturday night.
Galway kept up their great start to the season on the football field by following up their FBD League success with a win over Laois on the road last Sunday. In this weeks www.advertiser.ie Galway GAA podcast, Alan Flynn and Colm Gannon look back over that win and preview Galway’s biggest test to date this year when Tyrone come to Salthill this Sunday in round two.
THE ACCLAIMED Galway folk, roots, and Americana trio, The Whileaways, will play the first Show Up and Show Off, a new concert series at the Foróige Galway City Youth Café on The Fairgreen.
With the greatest respect to the pre-season provincial leagues, they are really what they are, challenge matches with large attendances. They are a means to an end, to prepare you for the competitions that matter, the National league and the championship. They are to build up fitness, improve your football skills, and try to unearth a player or two that might make a difference in bigger more important games. Unlike some folk out there, Mayo’s defeat by Roscommon in the final group game in the FBD league does not bother me in the slightest. After all Mayo, like most, were experimenting and playing with a very under strength team. There are two matters that do concern me however; firstly the delay in appointing Stephen Rochford means Mayo are a full month behind the other counties in terms of work done, and secondly the number of players Mayo have out injured for the start of the league.
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