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Provincial club championship dates announced

Photo:  @MayoGAA The club championships within the county are set – barring replays – to be concluded this coming weekend. With the dark nights drawing ever closer and the cold starting to bite, that can only mean that it’s time for the various provincial club championships to get underway and the other day Connacht GAA published the full schedule of matches, […]

A few thoughts on the draw

Photo: RTÉ So the draw’s been made for next year’s provincial championships, giving us a bit of clarity about the shape of early summer for us next year. Not a bad shape either, you’d have to say. It’s not an ultra-easy draw for us or anything. For the sixth year in a row we’ve been handed the task of beating […]

Mayo News football podcast – Tipperary preview + U20s win Connacht

The trip to Tipp for our next qualifier test is fast approaching but the weekend just gone provided a nice interlude, with the county’s U20 team claiming the first ever provincial title contested at this level. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we look back on Mayo’s big win over Roscommon in the Connacht U20 decider and […]

Monday match reports

Photo: Independent.ie (Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile) The U20s’ exploits yesterday got a fair bit of coverage so it’s as well to start the week with some links to that Connacht title winning event. Not least given that it’ll help us to avoid the uncomfortable reality that, yet again, we’d no part to play this year in the main event on Nestor […]

U20s storm to provincial success

Photo: @SportRnaG We might be forgiven for feeling a tad glum this afternoon, bystanders the lot of us as Galway and Roscommon contest a third successive Connacht senior football final. If so, today’s curtain-raiser at Dr Hyde Park provided the perfect antidote, with Mayo’s U20s blowing Roscommon out of the water, winning the first-ever provincial title at this grade by […]

Teams for Connacht U20 decider named

We named our team a bit earlier today for Sunday’s inaugural Connacht U20 football decider. The final against Roscommon takes place at Hyde Park where it’s the curtain-raiser to Sunday’s senior provincial decider. The U20 final throws in at 1pm that afternoon and here’s the team we’ve named for it: Mayo (Connacht U20 football final v Roscommon, 17/6/2018): Patrick O’Malley (Westport); […]

Mayo News football podcast – Galway review

There was an element of Groundhog Day for the large home support at MacHale Park yesterday with another red card for Mayo proving hugely costly as the county crashed to a third successive Connacht championship defeat to Galway. The latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast captures the action from this tense and cagey Connacht quarter-final clash at Castlebar. […]