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Poll: who’ll win the Connacht club title?

Yesterday wasn’t just county final day in Mayo as the senior club deciders in both Galway and Roscommon were played as well. The matches at both Hyde Park and Tuam Stadium produced emphatic outcomes, with St. Brigid’s sealing their fifth Roscommon title in a row when they had fourteen points to spare over St. Faithleach’s […]

Third county title for the Tubber

Ballintubber 2014

Photo: Performa Sports via Twitter It was only in 2010 that Ballintubber finally made the breakthrough to win their first ever Mayo SFC title but this afternoon at MacHale Park they claimed the Moclair Cup for the third time in five years when they dethroned defending champions Castlebar Mitchels on a 2-9 to 1-9 scoreline. […]

Design options for new Mayo jersey revealed

Mayo GAA new jersey design 1

Image: @MayoGAA via Twitter Earlier on tonight, the County Board published on Twitter three options for a newly designed Mayo GAA jersey and they’re looking for feedback on which variant to go with. Whichever design is chosen, the new jersey will be making its inter-county debut in the New Year, which means that the current […]

Sunday’s county final is live on TG4

GAA Beo

Photo: TG4 Good news for those of you who can’t make it to MacHale Park on Sunday – TG4 announced earlier today that they’ll be showing the county final between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber live on their GAA Beo programme. Transmission starts on Sunday at 3pm, ahead of the 3.30pm throw-in at McHale Park. This […]

Poll: who’ll win the county final?

Crests

Next Sunday is senior county final day, where, for the third time in five years, Castlebar Mitchels will lock horns with Ballintubber in the decider at MacHale Park (throw-in 3.30pm). Mitchels are the defending champions but the previous two times the teams met in the final it was Ballintubber who left MacHale Park with the Moclair […]

Ballyhaunis are hurling top dogs again

Ballyhaunis hurling champs

Photo: Mayo Advertiser via Twitter It was county final day on the hurling front today, with holders Tooreen hosting the decider in glorious sunshine at the East Mayo village against close neighbours and fierce rivals Ballyhaunis. Last year, Tooreen ended their neighbours’ push for six county titles in a row by beating them decisively in […]

Mayo GAA – a new vision

Mayo flag

I was reflecting this morning on one of Dalai Lama’s instructions for life where he states “When you realise you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it”. What a pity our County Board don’t follow the Dalai Lama’s words of wisdom! Even against the backdrop of what has happened recently it is never […]

Looks like a semi-final in Salthill for us

The draws for the 2015 provincial championships have just taken place and, in case you haven’t seen the Connacht one yet, we’re on the Galway/New York/Leitrim side of things. It’s the Tribesmen’s turn to hit the Big Apple next May and the winners of that one (definitely Galway) have been drawn to play Leitrim in the […]

Six All-Star nominations for us

The nominations list for this year’s All-Stars was published earlier this morning. We’ve got six on it this year – Colm Boyle, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Aidan and Seamus O’Shea and Cillian O’Connor – and the list features ten different counties. Kerry, as you’d expect, lead the way with eleven, Donegal and Dublin both have […]

Horan heading for the Hills?

Photo: GAA.ie There’s been a frothy bubble of speculation over the past 24 hours about the vacant manager’s position in Donegal and whether or not James Horan might be going for it. Originally a 33/1 outsider for the post, a number of large wagers yesterday on the recently departed Mayo manager have seen him backed […]