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The day the music died

Not exactly full of enthusiasm about Sunday’s All-Ireland final? Sure, me too. But fear not because the gift that just keeps on giving – the GAA equivalent of a Netflix blockbuster series – has come good once again. No county does GAA soap operas like we do and, boy, this time we’ve put on quite the production. I understand, though […]

Rochy resigns

Photo: Independent.ie After a day of rumours and counter-rumours, Stephen Rochford has this evening announced he’s stepping down as Mayo manager. Here, in full, is the statement he’s just issued, bringing to an end his three-year tenure: After a meeting of the Mayo GAA Board’s Executive Committee last night, held to discuss the management team I had assembled to manage […]

Christmas lunch was a cracking event

December Fridays in Dublin city centre are always special, with the shops, streets, restaurants and bars thronged, as day merges into evening and on into night. It’s a great time to be out in town, with a real pre-Christmas buzz in the air. Which made the timing for yesterday’s inaugural Christmas lunch with the Mayo senior team, hosted by Cairde […]

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 […]

Rochford extends to 2020

Photo: Independent.ie It was widely known that an announcement about Stephen Rochford’s future as Mayo manager was expected this week and all the noises in advance pointed to the likelihood that he would be staying on. There was, though, no indication that he’d be willing to extend his tenure in the post so this evening’s confirmation from Mayo GAA that […]

Club championship draws being streamed live tonight

Photo: GAA In what surely must be a global first, tonight’s draws for this year’s county senior, intermediate and junior club championships will be streamed live across the globe. The 2017 championship draws take place in MacHale Park but will be streamed from there to the four corners of the earth by Local Streaming. The action throws in tonight at […]

Looking ahead

Photo: jonizquierdo.com I think it really is time to start moving on from Saturday’s events and this week’s issue of the Mayo News (out today, paper and digital format) helps that process considerably. Daniel Carey has a piece on the front page of the sports section of the paper (here), which contains a very brief statement from County Board PRO […]