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Tooreen’s three-in-a-row + the rest of the weekend’s results

At MacHale Park this afternoon Tooreen clinched their third county SHC title in a row, beating Castlebar Mitchels by 0-18 to 1-13. It was the East Mayo club’s 30th county title but they were made to battle hard by the underdogs today before eventually getting their hands on the TJ Tyrell Cup. Tooreen led by three points at the break […]

Nine All-Star nominations for the ladies

The list of nominees for this year’s TG4 LGFA All-Stars was announced this afternoon and Mayo have nine players on the list. Our nine nominees are Danielle Caldwell, Éilis Ronayne, Ciara McManamon, Ciara Whyte, Sinéad Cafferky, Niamh Kelly, Grace Kelly, Sarah Rowe and Rachel Kearns. Congrats to each and every one of them. As you’d expect, three-in-a-row champions Dublin lead […]

Moran retires, club update – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E39

Mayo’s championship run for 2019 may be over but the county was back in the headlines this week, following the announcement by Andy Moran that his playing days for the county are, after seventeen years, at an end. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we pay tribute to Andy’s long and distinguished career in the Green and […]

Ladies in All-Ireland semi-final this Sunday

The lads are all done for the year but not so the Mayo ladies. Their 2019 Championship run is still going strong and on Sunday they head to Croke Park for an All-Ireland semi-final showdown against Galway. This is the first year that the LGFA All-Ireland semi-finals have been held at HQ. Both penultimate round ties will be played at […]

Team named, two changes

We’ve just named the team for today. Here it is: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Dublin, 10/8/2019): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy), Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Lee Keegan (Westport), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); Fionn McDonagh (Westport), Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Fergal Boland (Aghamore); Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber), Darren Coen […]

Game day – major challenge, massive opportunity

Today’s the day. We’re back on the big stage, with a huge challenge facing us this afternoon at Croke Park but one that also presents us with a great opportunity in this year’s Championship. Five-in-a-row chasing Dublin are, rightly, strong favourites to beat us today. Why would it be otherwise? We haven’t taken them down in the Championship since we […]

Minors and ladies both advance

Two Mayo teams were in Championship action today and both of them enjoyed wins in high-scoring encounters. The Minors came out the right side of a 5-12 to 2-19 shootout against Dublin at Pearse Park in Longford while over at O’Connor Park in Tullamore the county’s ladies team got the better of Donegal by 1-22 to 3-12. I’m away right […]