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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 […]

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 – […]

Mayo News football podcast – two weeks out

The countdown to the big day on Sunday week is gathering pace and so it’s time for another edition of the Mayo News football podcast. The first of our All-Ireland final build-up shows is a busy one. Host Rob Murphy and I set the scene for our trip over to London for our podcast event in the Oxford Arms in […]

Hurlers come up just short

Photo: @ColmGannon Hard luck to the county’s hurlers, who were beaten by Kildare by the narrowest of margins – 0-17 to 0-16 – in this afternoon’s opening round Christy Ring Cup tie at James Stephens Park in Ballina. It was a battling performance from JP Coen’s charges, who went in four points behind at half-time and then suffered a serious setback […]

The rest of the weekend’s action

Photo: @officialgaa The main focus for us this weekend is, understandably, on MacHale Park tomorrow afternoon and the match that’ll determine our League status for next year. It’s not the only match on this weekend, though, and there were a few games of note that took place today. What better place to start than at Croke Park? It was at HQ […]