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Club fixture details confirmed

Just a quick one to start the week in order to confirm a few upcoming club championship fixtures within the county. The Senior football championship semi-final replay between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber will be played under the MacHale Park lights this coming Saturday evening (13th October), where throw-in has been fixed for 7pm. The IFC and SFC finals will then […]

Super semi-final action this weekend

Photo: Irish Mirror/Inpho It’s down to the semi-final stage in both the Senior and Intermediate club championships, with the penultimate round ties in both competitions set to be played at MacHale Park this coming weekend. It promises to be a serious weekend of club football within the county and I’m looking forward to heading west tomorrow to catch the matches […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Club championship update, Balla triumph + semi-final previews

The weekend that’s just gone by saw the first piece of silverware claimed at club level within the county this year while this coming weekend sees two further final line-ups decided. In this week’s edition of the Mayo News football podcast club series we review Sunday’s Junior football championship final, in which Balla proved too strong for Achill, and we […]

Juicy Junior final on tomorrow

Photo: Mayo GAA TV (via Facebook) The first of this year’s club finals within the county takes place tomorrow afternoon. MacHale Park is the venue and the Junior football title is the prize on offer, with Achill and Balla facing off for possession of the Pete McDonnell Cup. Tomorrow’s decider throws in at 3pm. The curtain-raiser at MacHale Park is […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – Junior final preview

On Sunday at MacHale Park this year’s county Junior football championship reaches its climax as Achill and Balla battle it out for possession of the Pete McDonnell Cup. Days like this are the very essence of club football and so to mark the occasion we’ve got a bonus episode of the Mayo News football podcast to preview the JFC decider. […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – club quarter-finals and manager update

Two topics dominate in Mayo GAA at the moment. Off the field of play it’s the question of who will be appointed as the next Mayo manager while on the pitch it’s all about the club championships. Both issues are covered in this episode of the Mayo News football podcast. Host Rob Murphy and I throw in the ball for […]

Club championship round-up

Photo: @MayoGAA It’s down to the final four in both the Senior and Intermediate football championships following another jam-packed weekend of club action. Here’s a quick rundown on all the weekend’s results. The SFC quarter-finals were played out in two double-headers at McHale Park, with Breaffy facing Westport and Ballintubber taking on Moy Davitts yesterday evening while this afternoon it […]

It’s a knockout weekend on the club front

The Senior and Intermediate club football championships within the county have reached the knockout stages and this weekend the quarter-finals are set to be played out in both. So, while off-field machinations have been centre-stage in the world of Mayo GAA over the last few days, there is, thankfully, plenty of on-field action to focus on over the weekend. We’ve […]

Mayo News football podcast – manager update

This Wednesday is the deadline for clubs to submit nominations for the vacant post of Mayo senior football manager. Ahead of this deadline it’s difficult to speculate on when the new manager will be in place or indeed who that new manager might be but this latest managerial furore to engulf the county does raise a number of pertinent questions […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – club latest, quarter-final previews

The football club championships within the county are coming nicely to the boil, with the Junior championship now down to the final two following the weekend’s semi-finals while the knockout stages are about to begin at both the Senior and Intermediate level. This latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast reviews the JFC semi-final action and previews this coming […]