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Out of the limelight

It’s Connacht final week but, from our perspective, you wouldn’t really know it, would you? Sure, the minors are on the card for Sunday at Pearse Stadium – and good luck to them, their provincial final against Galway throws in at midday – but the senior decider isn’t of great concern to us. It’s the first Galway/Roscommon final since 1998 […]

Ladies clinch Connacht title in style

Photo: @Mayo_LGFA It was Mayo v Galway in this afternoon’s Connacht LGFA senior final at MacHale Park and it was the Mayo ladies who claimed victory in decisive fashion, running out winners by 3-20 to 0-16. In doing so, they captured the Connacht title for the first time since 2011, denying today’s opponents a fifth successive provincial crown in the […]

Ladies Connacht final this Sunday

Image: Jen Murphy Sketches (@JenJen_Murf) With everything becalmed over the coming few days on the lads’ side of the house (there’s no further word since, by the way, on the throw-in time for our Round 2B qualifier against Fermanagh tomorrow week) it’s the turn of the ladies to take centre-stage this weekend. They do so in the shape of a […]

Mayo 0-12 Galway 1-12: six-in-a-row hopes smashed

We came, confidently expecting this to be the first step on the way to an unprecedented six Connacht titles in a row, the first match on the road back to Croke Park, back to where the real championship starts. We left a wet and grey MacHale Park later this evening, however, with those hopes in tatters, our long unbeaten run […]

One change in team named to face Galway

Just a quick one to confirm that we’ve named our starting fifteen (but not our subs list) for the Connacht semi-final clash with Galway at MacHale Park on Saturday evening (throw-in 7pm). Here it is: Mayo (Connacht SFC semi-final v Galway, 18/6/2016): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Kevin Keane (Wesport), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), […]