Mayo GAA Blog

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We’re on the road again

Almost a full month has passed since I last touched base here on the blog. College life got in the way big time, so much so that I spent my FBD days fulfilling my PRO duty and covering NUIG’s matches. I haven’t, though, lost touch with my green and red side completely. Mayo born boys such as Adam Gallagher, Steven Conroy, […]

Wonderful Westport win it in extra-time

Photo: @AIB_GAA Marketing campaigns, by their nature, tend towards vacuous twaddle but the one about the club championships being the toughest is more accurate than most. This was illustrated down at Cusack Park, Ennis, this afternoon when unfancied Westport slugged it out in the rain with Kenmare, eventually winning their All-Ireland IFC club semi-final after extra-time by 1-10 to 0-11. […]

Looking towards the League opener

Photo: With our 2017 FBD League campaign now safely squared away, thoughts can begin to turn to our opening match in this year’s National Football League. Monaghan rock into town on Saturday night week (4th February) with throw-in at MacHale Park set for 7pm that evening. We’ve done okay against the Farney lads in recent years. Last March we […]

A few FBD stats

Photo: For the last few years it’s been an annual job for me at the end of January to do a round-up on who lined out for us in the FBD campaign just concluded and to take a look at how a few numbers stack up against those from previous years. Here’s the 2017 edition of this pre-season analysis. […]

Monday match reports

Photo: It’s another cracking morning out there weather-wise and there’s the coverage from yesterday’s feisty and thoroughly entertaining FBD League encounter with Roscommon to wade through. Let’s get to it. As I was at this one, I did my normal post-match audio mumbling yesterday, which, if you’re interested, is here. The most comprehensive account of yesterday’s game comes from […]