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Castlebar into Connacht final

Photo: Irish Times/Inpho Provincial club championship action continues apace and there were a number of championship fixtures this weekend. In Connacht, the identities of this year’s Connacht SFC finalists were revealed following today’s semi-final ties. Castlebar Mitchels are one of the clubs who’ll take part in the Connacht decider in two weeks time, as they got the better of  Sligo’s […]

Six All-Stars for us as Andy bags FOTY award

Photo: @GAA We can’t have any complaints about how the awards were dished out tonight. Six was always the maximum number of All-Stars we were going to get and we got them all, while Andy Moran, as widely expected, bagged the Footballer of the Year award. Our six All-Star winners tonight were David Clarke, who edged out Stephen Cluxton for […]

Mayo News football podcast – Rochford reign extended

It’s back! As promised, the Mayo News football podcast has returned for an autumn update and is now online. Host Rob Murphy is joined on the podcast by Mike Finnerty, where, en route from last week’s County Board meeting, they discuss the extended term handed to manager Stephen Rochford. At that meeting, Mike caught up with County Board chairman Mike […]

Busy weekend on and off the field coming up

Photo: Joe.ie We’re into November and, with it, all that cold and darkness. Championship action in high summer already feels like another country. But although the inter-county season is well over at this stage, club action is still going strong. County honours have all been claimed by now and this weekend there are several provincial club championship matches down for […]

Three-in-a-row for mighty Mitchels

Photo: @MayoGAA Castlebar Mitchels had to battle all the way in today’s county senior football championship decider against Ballintubber at MacHale Park. But battle they did, finally edging home by two points on a 0-15 to 0-13 scoreline. I must admit I fancied Ballintubber – who’d beaten Mitchels in each of their three previous final clashes in recent years – […]

Three left in the race for Moclair Cup

Photo: @MayoGAA Hurricane Ophelia is approaching our shores rapidly but before it makes landfall it’s time for a quick gallop through the weekend’s club championship action. In the senior football championship there are now three teams left standing. Ballintubber are in the final, as they followed up their quarter-final replay win over Hollymount/Carramore in midweek with a demolition job on […]