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Team to face Sligo named

We’ve just announced details of our first starting line-up in this year’s championship. Here’s the team we’ve named to face Sligo at MacHale Park on Sunday (throw-in 2pm): Mayo (Connacht SFC quarter-final v Sligo, 21/5/2017): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Colm Boyle (Davitts), Lee Keegan (Westport), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Seamus O’Shea […]

Mayo News football podcast: 2017 championship preview

Summer’s back! It certainly felt like that down at the Connacht GAA HQ in Bekan last week where the 2017 Connacht championship was launched and where host Rob Murphy and I, along with a cast of veritable luminaries, recorded the first Mayo News football podcast of the summer. Photo: @Mayonnewssport We’re certainly starting the summer campaign on the podcast with […]

Championship prediction mini-league 2017: the official launch

It’s championship launch season so, in that spirit, it’s time to crack the bottle of bubbly across the bow of this year’s championship prediction mini-league and let it slide of the slipway and into the sea. The cup for this tournament wintered in our gaff, where the young lad polished his silverware on a regular basis during those long, dark […]

Connacht championship launched

Photo: Galway Bay FM I’m just back in the door from a day in the west, where, in sizzling Bekan, I attended the official launch of this year’s Connacht championship. The weather was absolutely glorious there today, perfect conditions to fire the starting gun for this year’s provincial championship west of the Shannon. Whether or not the provincial championships should […]