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Game day – time to stand up

We’re not yet half-way through February but today at Pearse Stadium we’re due to play our third match in this year’s National Football League campaign. Galway, already feeling right at home on their return to top tier spring football, provide the opposition and the match throws in today at 2pm, preceded by the ladies’ League clash between the same counties, […]

Tribesmen test up next for us

Image: @MayoGAA It’s definitely time to close the book on last Saturday night’s defeat to Kerry and look ahead instead to our next match in this year’s League campaign. In Round 3 this coming Sunday we face newly-promoted Galway at Pearse Stadium, where throw-in is 2pm and where the LGFA match between the same two counties acts as the curtain-raiser […]

Club Stars award winners

Photo: @Mayonewssport The 13th annual Mayo News/O’Neills Club Stars awards, held in association with AIB, were announced last night at a reception held in the Knockranny Hotel in Westport. Here’s a quick run-down on the list of winners that were revealed at last night’s event. Club Stars Team of the Year: Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels); Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Ger McDonagh […]

Christmas cheer for Carnacon

Photo: RTÉ For the first time since 2013 and the sixth time ever, Carnacon are the All-Ireland LGFA senior champions. They beat Cork’s Mourneabbey in this afternoon’s All-Ireland decider at Parnell Park by 0-15 to 1-10 to take the Dolores Tyrrell Memorial Cup back to Mayo once again. For Cora Staunton it’s the perfect send-off ahead of her delayed departure […]

Tooreen’s title + the rest of the club action

Photo: @AIB_GAA It’s been another weekend of provincial action at club level, with a number of matches taking place involving teams from the county. Pride of place this weekend has to go to Tooreen, who this afternoon became the first ever club team from Mayo to win a provincial hurling title. This year’s county champions beat Galway’s Ballinderreen today by […]

Mayo News football podcast – ladies final review

The county was back in action at Croke Park yesterday and the Mayo News football podcast was there too to capture the action and reaction from the LGFA All-Ireland final. Host Rob Murphy, Daniel Carey and I watched the match from the press box in the Upper Hogan and we take you through the action as it unfolded. Afterwards, Rob […]

Ladies well beaten in decider 

Like their males counterparts seven days ago, the Mayo ladies this afternoon suffered defeat against Dublin in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Unlike the lads, though, this one didn’t come down to the wire, with three Dublin goals in the final ten minutes pushing their margin of victory out to twelve clear points. Dublin won in the finish by […]