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Kilmaine just do it

The Junior football Championship final ended a short while ago and it’s Kilmaine who are the champions. They only just edged out a heroic young Kilmeena side, capturing the Pete McDonnell Cup on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-12. This was a real high quality decider played in perfect conditions in a sunwashed MacHale Park. The vantage point provided by […]

Finals countdown

A feast of club football finals takes place at MacHale Park this weekend, bringing down the curtain on what’s been a hugely entertaining club Championship season. It’s been a summer for of compelling contests and interesting sub-plots, with an extremely robust case being made all the while in favour of a split season between inter-county and club action. That’s something […]

The weekend’s match schedule

It’s a full weekend at MacHale Park, with four county finals down for decision over the two days at the Castlebar venue. The good news is that yesterday’s Covid-19 announcement means that a small number of supporters will be able to attend their club’s match at the weekend. Mayo GAA announced today that all Cáirde Mhaigheo season ticket holders whose […]

Club semi-finals review – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E23

It’s been another hectic weekend of club Championship action, at the conclusion of which we’re down to the finalists at Senior, Intermediate and Junior levels. In this latest edition of the Mayo News football podcast, we’ve got an array of voices talking about all of the weekend’s action and more besides. Host Rob Murphy is back in the saddle for […]

Classy Knockmore best Ballina

The weather was better today at MacHale Park than it was last night and so too was the Mayo GAA TV live stream which stayed up for the entirety of the two matches played this afternoon. The football was good too, with Knockmore and Balla securing very different kinds of wins in their respective county semi-finals. Knockmore’s win was a […]

Sizzling semi-finals on this weekend

The kids are, at last, back at school, the nights are beginning to draw in with alarming rapidity and the leaves are starting to carpet the ground. Summer’s at an end and the lowering temperatures are evidence of that. On the club Championship front, however, we’re set for sizzling conditions over the weekend, with semi-final action taking place at Senior, […]

It’s a knockout

The club Championships within the county move up a few gears this weekend, with the start of the knockout action at Senior, Intermediate and Junior levels. There are also a number of crunch relegation play-off games down for decision tomorrow and Sunday. The county will be in the national spotlight tomorrow too, with two of the Moclair Cup quarter-final ties […]

Local action goes national

The club Championship quarter-finals are on this coming weekend and it was announced today that RTÉ will be showing two of the SFC games live on Saturday evening. It’s a good call by the national broadcaster. The Mayo SFC doesn’t always make for compelling, high quality entertainment but this year’s Championship has, so far, been the best one in ages. […]

Group matches concluded, now it’s onto the quarters

The Round 3 matches in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior football Championships all took place over the weekend. A hectic weekend of football it proved to be too and, as the dust begins to settle on it, the group placings have been decided and the draws for the quarter-finals have been made, as well as for the dreaded relegation play-offs. […]