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This weekend’s club Championship action

It’s another jam-packed weekend on the club front, this time with the added piquancy of knock-out clashes. It’s quarter-final action in both the Senior and Intermediate Championships while it’s semi-finals at Junior A level. For good measure there are several nervy relegation play-off clashes on too. Here’s the SFC list: And here’s the IFC schedule: Here’s what’s on at JFC […]

2019 season review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E41

Mayo’s inter-county year ended last month at the All-Ireland semi-final stage. With the 2019 championship now over it’s time to place the county’s performances this year in context, which is what we do in this latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast. Co-hosting this season review podcast episode, Rob Murphy and I look back on an eventful year for […]

Championship prediction mini-league 2019 – the final result

Right, we’re into that shoving-stuff-up-into-the-attic time of the year so, in that vein, here’s an item that needs to be tagged and filed away. Yes, it’s final results time in the Championship prediction mini-league for 2019. We’ve a clear winner this year, with Peter H leading the way for much of the summer and holding on with some ease to […]

Dublin seal historic five-in-a-row

They’ve done it. At the second attempt Dublin made no mistake, winning this evening’s All-Ireland football final replay by a comfortable margin of six points. Jim Gavin’s all-conquering team made history at Croke Park by running out winners over Kerry by 1-18 to 0-15 to seal their fifth All-Ireland title in a row. I was in two minds in the […]

Cafferkey retires, club update – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E40

The club championships are now in full swing within the county and so it’s club football – as well as a notable retirement within the inter-county panel – that’s the focus of the latest episode of the Mayo News football podcast.  In this episode host Rob Murphy is joined by Mayo News sports editor Mike Finnerty to provide an overview […]

Club Championship fixture details confirmed

The draws for the SFC and IFC quarter-finals as well as the JFC semi-finals were made the other evening and fixture details for these ties, as well as related relegation play-offs, have since been confirmed. All of these ties are down for decision the weekend after next, i.e. 21st and 22nd of September. Here’s what’s in store that weekend in […]

Ger Cafferkey calls it a day

The announcement yesterday evening by Ger Cafferkey calling time on his inter-county career didn’t come as a surprise. It does, though, mark another loosening of the ties between the current playing panel and the group, Ger included, who represented the county with such distinction throughout this decade. Full-back on the Minor team that made it all the way to the […]

Club Championship action this weekend

Club Championship matches are on once again this coming weekend, with action in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships. Here’s a quick run-down on the games taking place on Saturday and Sunday. First up, the Senior Championship where the concluding round of matches in the four groups take place in order to determine who makes the play-offs and who is […]