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Seven Championship debutants named to start on Sunday

We’ve named our team for Sunday’s Connacht SFC quarter-final against Leitrim at Carrick-on-Shannon (throw-in 1.15pm). Here’s the team we’re going with: Mayo (Connacht SFC v Leitrim, 1/11/2020): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Oisin Mullin (Kilmaine), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Lee Keegan (Westport); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Rory Brickenden (Westport), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers); Bryan Walsh […]

Leitrim preview – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E31

Just a few days have passed since Mayo’s relegation from Division One of the National League but already the focus has shifted to the Championship, which swings into action across the country this coming weekend. For Mayo, it’s a rare chance to lock horns with Leitrim, a county they last met in Connacht in 2012, with the teams having last contested […]

Looking at Leitrim

So, then, who’s ready for a bit of November Championship action? According to the results archive here on the site, this is the first year since 1924 that we’ve played a Connacht SFC match – indeed, any Championship match – in November. On 8th November that year we beat Galway 2-6 to 0-5 at Tuam in a replayed Connacht final. […]

Coverage for this weekend’s matches

Seeing as it’s Tuesday we’re officially no longer allowed to mope any more about Sunday’s result but are compelled instead to look ahead to the matches that are down for decision this coming weekend. And sure why shouldn’t we be looking to the future? It’s Hallowe’en so it must be a Championship weekend. There’s Championship action on in both hurling […]

Monday match reports

Right, let’s start with some positivity – it’s a Bank Holiday Monday and the sun is shining outside. And next spring – if it’s in the spring that the National League next year will be contested – we’ll get to rub shoulders with all our besties from the qualifiers. Clare, Cork, Down, Kildare – what a fun we’ll have together. […]

Hurlers open Rackard campaign with a convincing win

The county’s hurlers began their Nicky Rackard Cup campaign in fine style this afternoon. Monaghan proved no match for Derek Walsh’s free-scoring side at Clontibret today, as the Mayo lads came out on top by 3-32 to 2-10. The visitors didn’t take long to assert their authority at O’Neill Park today. With David Kenny minding the shop with calm efficiency […]

Two changes for Tyrone game

We named our team a bit earlier this evening for Sunday’s National Football League Round 7 clash with Tyrone at MacHale Park. Here it is: Mayo (NFL Division One v Tyrone, 25/10/2020): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Lee Keegan (Westport); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Conor Loftus […]