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Strange days

We’ve an extremely important League match on Sunday – one which could potentially be decisive in terms of our long-standing Division One status – but, to be honest, it’s getting increasingly hard to think about football at all. It’s hard, indeed, to concentrate on anything other than the ever-spreading coronavirus, which the WHO today finally pronounced to be a global […]

Team to play Kerry named

We’ve named our team to play Kerry at MacHale Park tomorrow afternoon (throw-in 1pm). Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Kerry 1/3/2020): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Lee Keegan (Westport); Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy, captain), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Jordan Flynn (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), […]

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 […]

Five changes for Sunday

Earlier today we named our starting fifteen for Sunday’s pivotal National League Division One meeting with Monaghan at St Tiernach’s Park on Sunday (throw-in 2pm). Here’s the team we’re going with in Clones. Mayo: (NFL Division One v Monaghan 23/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Lee Keegan (Westport); Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy […]

LGFA and hurling action on this weekend

Another weekend, another storm roaring in off the Atlantic. Will Storm Dennis prove as disruptive to fixtures over the next two days as Ciara was last weekend? I guess we’ll find out soon enough. This weekend’s a rest one for the lads in the National League and so, from a Mayo perspective, the matches of interest involve the women’s footballers […]

Team news for U20s tomorrow and women’s League match on Sunday

There were two Mayo team announcements made earlier today and here they are. First up is the team named for tomorrow’s Connacht U20 Championship quarter-final against Galway at MacHale Park (throw-in 2pm). The starting fifteen for this all-or-nothing provincial Championship knockout tie is as follows: Mayo (Connacht U20 Championship quarter-final v Galway, 8/2/2020): Jamie McNicoholas (Kiltimagh); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis, captain), […]

Four changes for Sunday

We named our team to face Meath on Sunday earlier on today. For the record, here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Meath, 9/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), James McCormack (Claremorris), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore); Eoin O’Donoghue (Belmullet), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Fergal Boland (Aghamore), Ryan O’Donoghue […]

Dublin name experienced team for tomorrow night

Dublin tonight named their team for tomorrow night’s NFL Division One Round 2 match against our lads at MacHale Park (throw-in 7pm). It’s an extremely experienced side, laden down with players who have plenty of Championship experience and loads of All-Ireland medals in their pockets. The team they’ve picked is, to all intents and purposes, a full-on Championship one. Here […]

Four changes for Saturday night

We’ve named our team to play Dublin on Saturday night, with four changes from the side that lined out against Donegal last weekend. Here’s the team we’ve picked to face All-Ireland champions Dublin. Mayo (NFL Division One v Dublin, 2/2/2020): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Oisin Mullin (Kilmaine), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore); Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Colm Boyle (Davitts), Paddy […]

Ladies team to face Donegal named

The Mayo ladies team to face Donegal in Round 1 of the LGFA NFL Division One at Swinford on Sunday (throw-in 2.30pm) has been named. Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL v Donegal, 26/1/2020): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Noirín Moran (Westport), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels), Ciara McManamon (Burrishoole); Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Clodagh McManamon (Burrishoole), Ciara Whyte (Kilmoremoy); Allanah Duffy (Hollymount), […]