Following Mayo's footballers

It’s McStay or Connelly/Holmes

Photo: The Score (Donall Farmer/Inpho) The deadline for nominations for the vacant Mayo manager’s post passed at 11pm last night and this morning the County Board has revealed that just two applications have been received – one from Kevin McStay and a joint one from Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes. The County Board Executive is […]

Poll: who’ll win the final?

Today’s an interesting day for us (as well as for Scotland), with the time ticking down to tonight’s 11pm deadline for nominations from clubs for the Mayo manager’s job. I’ve no idea what form the process will take once the deadline passes but I guess it’s at least possible that this time tomorrow we’ll know […]

Next year’s League fixtures published

The dust may not have fully settled yet on our 2014 season but tonight the provisional list of our NFL Division One fixtures for next year have been published. Full details are here. Those responsible for putting together these fixtures have shown they’ve a sense of humour, albeit a bit of a warped one, as […]

Looks like it’s between McStay and Connelly

Photo: The Score (Donall Farmer/Inpho) The deadline for applications for the vacant position of Mayo manager is fast approaching, with clubs having to submit their nominations by 11pm this coming Thursday (18th). The Mayo News is reporting today that it look increasingly like a straight shootout between early favourite Kevin McStay and Noel Connelly, both […]

James lashes out

James Horan

Photo: James Horan’s interview with Michael Gallagher in this week’s Western People was well trailed in advance is being an unmissable read and, based on this piece on it by Malachy Clrekin in the Irish Times (thanks to Davy J and achillmanindublin for the heads-up on this), it’s easy to see why. On the basis […]

The weekend’s club action

Croagh Patrick First Station

I was in the vicinity of MacHale Park shortly before throw-in in the first of yesterday evening’s club SFC quarter-finals but only fleetingly so as I was hot-footing it back to the capital at that stage having completed a very enjoyable Croagh Patrick climb a bit earlier on. It was a cracking day for the […]

Next Thursday the deadline for nominations


Photo: The County Board have this morning announced that next Thursday (September 18th) is the deadline for clubs to submit nominations for the vacant Mayo manager’s position. Nominations from clubs have to be in by 11pm that night and have also to include written confirmation from the person being nominated that they’re happy to […]

All applicants welcome

Photo: The Score (Donall Farmer/Inpho) County Board PRO Aiden McLoughlin has told the Mayo News that it’s open season for applicants who fancy taking on the vacant position as manager of the senior football team. He confirmed that the process is still at an early stage, with no candidates nominated as yet and no interviews […]

Poll: who would you like to see as the next Mayo manager?

Right, I think that’s enough time for suggested names to be included in the poll on the vacant post of Mayo manager. Twelve names have made it onto the list so which one of them would you like to see in the Bainisteoir bib next year? Time to vote.

Who would you like to see become the next Mayo manager?


Photo: The Score (Donall Farmer/Inpho) I’ve made two attempts over the last few days to pen a “Time to Move On” piece but I can’t do it, it’s not in me. The first time I was gearing up for it that fucking photograph derailed me completely and then I tried again last night but to […]