The draw for Round 1 of the qualifiers has been made and in it Mayo have been paired with Limerick.
There was an element of Groundhog Day for the large home support at MacHale Park yesterday with another red card for Mayo proving hugely costly as the county crashed to a third successive Connacht championship defeat to Galway. The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast captures the action from this tense and cagey Connacht quarter-final clash at Castlebar
We’re into May and the start of the championship is now only days away. The 2018 Connacht championship was officially launched earlier this week and Mike Finnerty was there for the Mayo News football podcast with his mic and his recorder to get the views of a number of those who'll have an active say in how this year's Nestor Cup title race plays out.
We're less than a week out now from Mayo's much-anticipated Connacht championship opener against Galway. It's a hugely important championship start for both counties and a match that's been firmly pencilled into everyone's diaries for several months.
April is proving to be a long month for Mayo's football fans, with the helter-skelter League campaign already becoming a bit of a distant memory while there's still some time to go until the championship season starts to rev up