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Kevin’s back

Photo: Mayo News The Mayo News reports today (paper and digital versions) that Kevin Keane is back training with the senior squad ahead of the new season that’s now beginning to loom into view. The Westport defender tore his cruciate in the early stages of the Intermediate club All-Ireland final back in February and he’s been on the long and lonely […]

Two big club moves

Photo: Mayo News The Mayo News has tonight come out with two exclusives concerning high-profile moves within the club scene. One is on the playing side and the other relates to management. The player in question is Donal Vaughan, with Mike Finnerty reporting (here) that he’s in the process of completing a transfer from Ballinrobe to Castlebar Mitchels. Ballinrobe dropped […]

Corofin crack Castlebar in extra-time

Photo: RTÉ Club titles are rarely won easily. Proof of that came at Tuam Stadium this afternoon where Galway’s Corofin eventually got the better of Mayo champions Castlebar Mitchels in the Connacht senior club football final but only after these two provincial heavyweights ended deadlocked at the end of normal time. Corofin should, in truth, have put this contest to […]

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 […]

Tooreen’s title + the rest of the club action

Photo: @AIB_GAA It’s been another weekend of provincial action at club level, with a number of matches taking place involving teams from the county. Pride of place this weekend has to go to Tooreen, who this afternoon became the first ever club team from Mayo to win a provincial hurling title. This year’s county champions beat Galway’s Ballinderreen today by […]

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 […]