Mayo GAA Blog

Mayo GAA news, views and over a century of results

Sunday September 29th 1996

Our championship ambitions for 2011 would seem to stretch no further than a possible provincial title and the need to avoid embarrassment if and when we make it to Croke Park.  If this is truly our aim for this year, it’s worth reminding ourselves, as ontheroad does here in his latest appearance on the guest slot, that we weren’t always […]

Sunday July 21st 1968

I’m delighted to welcome back into the guest slot ontheroad who sets out some evocative memories of the first major championship clash he attended – against Galway, who else? – at McHale Park slightly more than a few years ago. Our green Morris Minor nicknamed Lizzy motored towards Castlebar. Lizzy’s registration number was LIZ 249. She had a shiny bottle […]

The Heather v The Heron – the tangled relationship between Galway and Mayo

It’s my pleasure to welcome back into the guest slot this fine morning my fellow Mayo blogger An Spailpín Fánach who turns his mind to the nature of our relationship with the next-door neighbours and, in doing so, suggests where our loyalties might perhaps lie in this weekend’s U21 All-Ireland final. The cliché has it that the Connacht Championship is […]

Making the most of now

Starting off the Spring Series of guest appearances here on the site, I’m delighted to welcome back Edwin McGreal who provides his thoughts on where we’re at following James Horan’s first league campaign at the helm, with thoughts now turning firmly towards the summer campaign. ‘We are where we are.’ A phrase that is fast becoming the cliche of post-Celtic […]