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May day

It’s a new month, some would say it’s a new season but it’s still cold and it’s still wet, though an upturn of sorts is expected in the weather by the weekend. Up here, Griffith Avenue has begun to show off its summer foliage (the pic above, by the way, shows the newly-appeared horse chestnut leaves on the avenue by […]

Ladies League semi-final details plus other stuff

Image: @Mayo_LGFA It’s still only mid-April so there’s a bit to go yet until this rather strange lacuna in the GAA’s calendar is dealt with. Unlike other years, there’s no U21 championship action to fill the gap between spring and summer and while, in some counties, club matches are being played this month – there’s a full round of league […]

Things other than team news

Photo: @ConnachtGAA It’s Saturday evening and there’s still no sign of a team announcement from our side ahead of tomorrow’s crunch NFL Division One clash against Kildare at St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge (throw-in 2pm). Not to worry – here are a few other bits and pieces, some related to tomorrow’s match, some not, to keep you going. Stuff of relevance […]

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 […]