Let the games begin

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

This weekend sees the start of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship with eight games taking place across four different groups. Knockmore are the defending champions and the rest of the pack will be going all guns blazing to hunt down Ray Dempsey's men this time around. We look ahead to all the action over a hectic weekend of games.

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Nothing is easy at the middle grade

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

The hardest thing to predict before the start of any championship season is who is going to win the intermediate title.

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Final fallout continues

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

The fallout from Mayo's disappointing All-Ireland final loss to Tyrone has gained much unnecessary momentum with news/rumours breaking daily of rifts, upheaval and resignations from James Horan's back room team.

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The team that played the best on the day won the prize

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

It was the first time since 1951 that we entered an All-Ireland final as favourites. Every Mayo person, myself included, genuinely felt this was our time.

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Mayo have to go away and dream it all up again

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

It was always going to be a game where everything had to go right for Mayo, or at least 90 per cent right. On Saturday they fell well short of that.

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Tyrone goals kill off Mayo’s All Ireland dream

Sat, Sep 11, 2021

This one will sting, more so than the other recent defeats in the concrete caldron on Jones Road on the biggest day of all. 

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Dreams are strange things - but we got our hands on the cup

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

I had a dream two weeks ago, that Mayo won the 2021 All-Ireland football final. It was a joyous but weird dream.

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Planning to get as much as possible right to deliver on the day

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

Nobody knows better than Mayo supporters that anything can happen once the ball is thrown in on All Ireland Senior Final day; two own goals in the first half, the ball bouncing off the ground and spinning up and over the bar, our most important player sent off after playing a minimal part in a mass brawl - all things Mayo fans can remember vividly.

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The green and red flag should finally be flying from the highest tower of all

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

At the end of the Mayo-Dublin All-Ireland semi-final five weeks ago, as the ‘Green and Red of Mayo’ boomed out over the loudspeakers, the chorus reverberated around the ground like a war-cry signalling the end of the most hurtful oppression imaginable at the hands of Dublin for over a decade.

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Don't take your eyes off it right from the start

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

Just sit back and take in everything that happens in the first 90 seconds once the ball is thrown in on Saturday night; that's the advice of former Mayo captain Andy Moran.

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No regrets for O'Shea the elder ahead of final showdown

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

It all started for Seamus O'Shea in the green and red in a senior jersey on a wintry Sunday afternoon in Ballinrobe in January 2008 - the eldest of the O'Shea brothers got his first game time for Mayo as a senior as sub against NUIG in the FBD League that day.

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Lá mór i bPáirc an Chrócaigh

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

An é seo an bhliain? Aistear fada, lán le misneach, fiú amháin ar na laethanta pianmhar. Is minic go raibh Maigh Eo beagnach ar bharr an gcnoic.

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