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Club Stars and Galway FBD review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E1

We’re starting 2020 on the Mayo News football podcast with a mixture of off-field and on-field action. Our first episode of the year focuses on the Club Stars annual awards banquet, which attracted a bumper attendance to the Knockranny Hotel in Westport on Saturday night, before moving onto MacHale Park in Castlebar yesterday afternoon where Mayo took on Galway in […]

Club Stars + yesterday’s action

The Club Stars event last night was great fun, with the added advantage that I’m waking up here in Westport this morning with only only a short trot to complete to get to MacHale Park a bit later on. The ballroom in the Knockranny was full to capacity last night, with a succession of award winners honoured on the night. […]

The weekend’s action

While the main focus for most supporters this weekend will be the FBD semi-final against Galway at MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon (throw-in 2pm), that’s not the only action that’s on. Tomorrow there’s a choice between club and county, with matches of interest taking place in Ennis and Ballina. At Cusack Park in Ennis Kilmaine face Na Gaeil of Kerry […]

This weekend’s action

There are two matches of interest this coming weekend from the county’s perspective. One is a big club Championship fixture in hurling while the other see the county’s U20 footballers get their first run-out of 2020. It’s Tooreen, of course, who are involved in the hurling match, which is an All-Ireland Intermediate club Championship semi-final tie against Fr O’Neill’s of […]

End of year special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E50

It’s been a long year of Mayo GAA action – we’ve had club and county, underage and senior, ladies and lads, League and Championship. There’s been plenty of chat about all of these and more on the Mayo News football podcast over the the last twelve months and now, on New Year’s Eve, we’re signing off on 2019 with our […]

Moffatt maps out his plans

Following his election yesterday as the new Chairman of the Mayo County Board, Liam Moffatt addressed delegates at the Convention in Belmullet. A piece by Mike Finnerty in today’s Irish Examiner (here) gives a flavour of what the new man had to say in assuming office. The points covered by the incoming Chairman chime closely with what he had to […]

Chairman election special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E49

The annual Mayo GAA Convention takes place this coming Sunday and one of the major items down for decision then is the vote for Chairman of the County Board Executive. Two candidates are in competition for the position, Breaffy’s Seamus Tuohy and Liam Moffatt of Crossmolina Deel Rovers. In this special episode of the Mayo News football podcast we hear […]

Club finals review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E48

Saturday evening’s county final double-header at MacHale Park saw a mixture of familiarity and novelty as regards the victorious clubs. In the senior final, Ballintubber captured their second Moclair Cup title in a row and their fifth in what’s been a remarkable decade of success for them. The Neale, meanwhile, experienced the thrill of a first ever Intermediate championship success, […]