Following Mayo's footballers

Vincents on the march again

Vincents 2014

We didn’t manage to get back up from the west this evening in time for throw-in at Parnell Park where our local club up here, St. Vincents, were aiming to secure back-to-back Dublin county football titles for the first time in thirty years, while their opponents, St. Oliver Plunketts/Eoghan Ruadh, were bidding for their first […]



Photo: Sportsfile/Paul Mohan Great photo, great players, All-Stars for sure. Well done, lads, congrats on the well-deserved recognition you got tonight.

Change on the way at the top

At last night’s County Board meeting, chairman Paddy McNicholas confirmed that he plans to step down from the position at this year’s Convention before Christmas, ending a four-year term in the role. It’s expected that vice-chairman Mike Connolly (who despite the slightly different spelling in his surname is indeed Noel Connelly’s brother) will shift up […]

Keith, Colm and Cillian bag richly deserved All-Stars


Photo: GAA (Sportsfile) Ahead of the big annual bash in the Convention Centre tomorrow night, this morning the football All-Star team for 2014 was announced and we have three players on the chosen fifteen – Keith Higgins at corner-back, Colm Boyle at wing-back and Cillian O’Connor at corner-forward. Stars they all sure are and their […]

Noel and Pat’s interview a questionable County Board initiative


Photo: @MayoGAA via Twitter It’s taken four days – and a series of increasingly giddy tweets from @MayoGAA since it was recorded, heralding its imminent approach – to get the interview conducted last Saturday at MacHale Park by County Board PRO Aiden McLoughlin with new managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes up on YouTube but […]

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


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?


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 […]