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Return of the Mac is a timely boost

This afternoon’s announcement by Mayo GAA (here) that county footballing legend Ciaran McDonald has joined James Horan’s backroom team in a coaching capacity is the kind of good news Mayo fans everywhere will welcome. There’s still over a month to go before our opening match in 2020 – we play Galway in the FBD League semi-final on 12th January and […]

Delight for Na Brídeoga, despair for MacHale Rovers

It was a case of contrasting fortunes for the two Mayo clubs in All-Ireland final action this afternoon, with the camogie players of Na Brídeoga ending the day on a high while the footballers of CL MacHale Rovers were left to nurse a heartbreaking one-point loss after extra-time. I’ve very little information to share, I’m afraid, about today’s All-Ireland Junior […]

Two ladies club All-Irelands this weekend

The Christmas decorations are starting to go up but the on-field action at club level for 2019 still isn’t over. This weekend, from the county’s perspective, it’s the turn of the ladies with two separate All-Ireland final contests down for decision on Sunday. The first of these is the Junior B All-Ireland camogie final where East Mayo camogie club Na […]

Club Stars Team of the Year shortlist announced

The shortlist for this season’s Club Stars Team of the Year was published in this week’s Mayo News – full details here. A total of 35 players are on the shortlist, with ten clubs represented this year. As expected, Senior champions Ballintubber lead the way with eleven nominees, followed by beaten county finalists Ballaghaderreen on eight. Other clubs to feature […]

Connacht crowns for Kilmaine and Tooreen

Meat Loaf reckoned that two out of three should never be considered a bad return. So it was this weekend with Mayo teams involved in Connacht club finals, as Kilmaine and Tooreen claimed provincial titles while The Neale came up short in their Connacht decider. Kilmaine’s match – the Connacht Junior club final against Sligo’s St Michael’s – was the […]

Provincial club finals coming up

More club dates for your diaries, this time involving matches with some silverware on offer. This coming Saturday at MacHale Park, the Connacht Intermediate and Junior football finals are being contested. The county has skin in both games, with Kilmaine bidding for provincial glory in the JFC decider while neighbours The Neale have their sights set on the Connacht IFC […]

The weekend’s matches

It was three wins out of four for teams from the county who were involved in club Championship action over the weekend. The Neale and Kilmaine both had big wins yesterday, while MacHale Rovers qualified for the LGFA Junior final today. Ballintubber lost out to Corofin this afternoon but they went down fighting. Let’s start, for a change, with the […]