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Minor team to play Galway named

Photo: Joe.ie The county’s minor footballers have a do-or-die meeting at the weekend with Galway. Their preliminary round Connacht MFC championship fixture throws in at MacHale Park this coming Sunday (April 30th) at 2.30pm. It’s the final year that minor will be played as an U18 competition and our lads have been handed the toughest possible route through the province this […]

Hurlers come up just short

Photo: @ColmGannon Hard luck to the county’s hurlers, who were beaten by Kildare by the narrowest of margins – 0-17 to 0-16 – in this afternoon’s opening round Christy Ring Cup tie at James Stephens Park in Ballina. It was a battling performance from JP Coen’s charges, who went in four points behind at half-time and then suffered a serious setback […]

When one League ends, another starts

I came across some numbers recently from a Gaelic statistics website and I was shocked with what I saw. MacHale Park has not been a fortress for the Green and Red when it comes to the National Football League. The study done by Gaelicstats.com (here) has assessed every point gained in the National Football League by all eight teams in […]

Listen to Leeroy

Photo: Independent.ie (Sportsfile) Lee Keegan is all over the media at the minute, arising from his involvement at Croke Park yesterday in the launch of the Kelloggs GAA Cúl Camps. The current Footballer of the Year features in pieces today in the Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish News, Irish Mirror, The 42, GAA and he was also interviewed on NewsTalk’s Off […]

A few NFL stats

Photo: MichaelMaye.com I wasn’t sure if I’d done a quick stats piece at the end of the last year’s League campaign – like the one I’ve been doing every year after the FBD is over – but I checked earlier on and I did (it’s here). Which means it’s time for a similar piece on this year’s League. Which, in […]