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Playing for time

Sporting events everywhere are being postponed or else cancelled outright due to the restrictions necessitated by the ongoing and still escalating Covid-19 crisis. No sport is immune from this, the GAA included. So far, the GAA are playing a cautious game in relation to what might have to be done to its fixtures calendar for 2020 in light of the […]

Women’s team to play Westmeath named

With the lads having a weekend off from competitive action and the hurlers having completed their League campaign, the field is clear tomorrow for the county’s women footballers. And sure why not? Tomorrow is, of course, International Women’s Day. The Mayo women are in LGFA League action tomorrow, their NFL Division One Round 5 clash against Westmeath at Swinford Amenity […]

Monday match reports

Given the game-of-two-halves nature of yesterday’s one-point defeat to Kerry, it’s not too painful to pull together the links to the match reports. Not least given that, once again, Fergal did all the heavy lifting. Here’s the coverage on the weekend’s action. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph (match report, Andy Moran’s assessment), Kerry Sports Hub. Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, […]

Women footballers lose, hurlers relegated

The one-point loss to Kerry at MacHale Park wasn’t, I’m afraid, the county’s only loss in competitive action today. We also went under in the two other games we played this afternoon. The women’s football team were beaten by Cork in their NFL LGFA Division One match at Mallow. Leading by two points at the break, Mayo found the going […]

Women’s match tomorrow is OFF

It was announced a short while ago that the LGFA NFL Division One match against Cork is now OFF. The venue had been switched to Mallow but the incessant rain clearly has won out on this occasion and so the game has had to be postponed. Here’s the official announcement. ? POSTPONED Sunday‚Äôs @lidl_ireland National League Division 1 fixture between […]

Venue changes for LGFA and NHL matches tomorrow

Given the incessantly inclement weather we’ve been enduring in recent weeks, late venues changes for matches have understandably become more common. Once again there are a few to report this weekend, with tomorrow’s LGFA game against Cork and the NHL one against Offaly now going ahead at altered locations. For the women, the switch sees their LGFA NFL Division One […]

Seven changes in women’s team to face Cork

The Mayo team has been named for Sunday’s LGFA NFL Division One clash with Cork at Cloughduv Hurling Grounds (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division One v Cork, 23/2/2020): Aisling Tarpey (Foxrock/Cabinteely); Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Noirin Moran (Westport), Saoirse Lally (Westport); Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Ciara McManamon (Burrishoole), Clodagh McManamon (Burrishoole); Roisin Durkin (Hollymount), Sinead Cafferkey (Kilmovee […]