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Connacht club championship round-up

The club championships have now moved onto the provincial stage and the first shots were fired today in this year’s Connacht club senior football championship. Two quarter-final ties were played this afternoon. From a Mayo perspective the focus today was on newly-crowned Moclair Cup winners Ballintubber who faced Sligo champions Tourlestrane at Quigibar, near Enniscrone. The Abbeysiders are renowned for […]

Deadline day for 2019 season ticket renewals

With the management situation sorted and a widespread talent-spotting process for new players underway, the focus at inter-county level is already firmly fixed on 2019. While it’s still close on three further months before next year’s League gets going it’s safe to say that plenty of supporters are already making plans for our Division One campaign in the spring. With […]

Podcast hitting the pause button

It’s been a hectic two months since we launched the club championship series on the Mayo News football podcast. Now, with the McDonnell, Sweeney and Moclair Cups all safely ensconced in their winter lodgings, we’ve a bit of time to catch our collective breath. The plan at the outset for the podcast club series was to take listeners through the […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – club finals review

The Senior and Intermediate club football championships came to a conclusion under the lights at MacHale Park on Saturday night. The Sweeney and Moclair Cups double-header drew a big attendance to the Castlebar venue and the Mayo News football podcast was there too to take you into the heart of the action. In Rob Murphy’s absence, I stepped into the […]

Ballintubber and Belmullet land the silverware

A crowd of around 8,000 turned up at MacHale Park this evening to see the Senior and Intermediate club football finals, which were played out in incredibly mild late October weather under the lights in Castlebar. When the dust had settled on the two deciders it was the players and supporters of Belmullet and Ballintubber who went off into the […]

Cracking club finals in prospect tomorrow night

MacHale Park is the destination tomorrow evening, with the Sweeney and Moclair Cups the prizes on offer as this year’s Intermediate and Senior club football championships come to a conclusion. A cracking night of football is in prospect under the lights in Castlebar then. It’s been a while since either Belmullet or Burrishoole got their hands on a county title. […]

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, […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – club finals preview

On Saturday night at MacHale Park this year’s Senior and Intermediate club football titles will both be up for grabs. At Intermediate level Belmullet and Burrishoole will be battling it out for the Sweeney Cup after which neighbours Ballintubber and Breaffy will take the field for the Senior decider, with the Moclair Cup the prize on offer. In this episode […]