The National League is nearing its conclusion and, after a positive start, Mayo's form has gone a bit awry, just at a time where their Connacht Championship clash with Galway is coming into view
Mayo were narrowly edged out of it by Kerry last weekend but the next test facing James Horan's team is approaching rapidly, as they head to Omagh on Saturday to renew acquaintances with All-Ireland champions Tyrone
Kerry and Mayo have both reached Round 5 of this year's National League campaign unbeaten, with the Kingdom currently edging top spot in the Division One table on points difference
With four rounds of National League matches already played, there's a break in the action this coming weekend ahead of Mayo's next assignment, a tough trip to Tralee to face Kerry.
Saturday evening's five-point win over Dublin wasn't just Mayo's second win in a row over Dessie Farrell's side, it was also the first time in over fifty years that Mayo had beaten Dublin in a League game played in the capital
All roads lead to Croke Park on Saturday night and in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast we preview the latest meeting of Dublin and Mayo
In this mid-term review episode of the podcast, Mike chats with Malachy Clerkin of the Irish Times and with former Mayo player and RTE co-commentator Martin Carney about how Mayo's League campaign is going so far
The inter-county season began with a bang last weekend, with three of the four Round 1 games in Division One finishing level. There's little time to draw breath either, with the second round of matches on this weekend.
The start of a new inter-county season is now only days away, with Mayo back in Division One of the National League and facing Donegal at Markievicz Park in the opening round
A number of players have worn the Mayo jersey with great distinction over the past decade. One of these epitomised the county's new never-say-die attitude in the years since 2011 more than most and it's no coincidence that four-time All-Star Colm Boyle became such a fans' favourite during this time.
The New Year has already seen football action at both inter-county and club levels, with Mayo edged out by Galway in the FBD League in the novel surroundings of the Air Dome at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence, while Kilmeena and Knockmore experienced contrasting fortunes in their respective Connacht football finals