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Hurlers and Juniors do the business + remembering Joe McDonagh

Photo: @MayoGAA Well, it’s been a productive weekend for the county, with two of its less heralded teams claiming significant wins. Both the hurlers and the Junior footballers had to battle for their respective victories but in both cases their hard work and effort paid off. The hurlers looked to be well on their way to an easy enough win […]

Looking ahead to the weekend’s action

Photo: MichaelMaye.com The weekend is once more upon us and there’s action aplenty on over the next two days, with big matches involving the county in both hurling and football. The hurlers first (for a change) where JP Coen’s charges are up against Donegal in the Nicky Rackard Cup semi-finals. This tie takes place tomorrow at O’Donnell Park, Letterkenny, where […]

Juniors through to Connacht final

Photo: @MayoAdvertSport The Juniors came through this evening’s Connacht semi-final clash against Sligo, winning out by 2-8 to 2-5 in the match played at the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA pitch. They’ll now face Galway in the provincial final later in the month. I was only following this evening’s contest on Twitter so I have just the bare bones of what happened. Here, […]

Game day: let’s bag two big HQ wins today

At last, it’s game day. And it feels bloody weird to be here, far away from the action, on such a day, bringing back as it does echoes of my days as an emigrant all those years ago. Back at home, meanwhile, a pretty monstrous crowd looks likely to converge on Croke Park this afternoon, so my absence won’t really […]

Junior All-Ireland final team named

Photo: elverysblog.com We named our team for Saturday’s All-Ireland JFC final against Kerry at Croke Park (throw-in 2pm) a short while ago tonight. Here’s the full list of the lads who’ll be wearing the black and florescent green strip as they take on the Kingdom in this year’s Junior football decider: Mayo (All-Ireland JFC final v Kerry, 8/8/2015): Blake Forkan (Kiltimagh); Pat […]