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New playing rules for 2020

It’s a time of change as regards the playing rules of Gaelic football. Following on from the experimental rules that were road-tested in last year’s National League, the Special Congress held in October approved the introduction of some new rules on a permanent basis. These rules come into effect for matches played this year and so we should get a […]

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 […]

Return of the Mac is a timely boost

This afternoon’s announcement by Mayo GAA (here) that county footballing legend Ciaran McDonald has joined James Horan’s backroom team in a coaching capacity is the kind of good news Mayo fans everywhere will welcome. There’s still over a month to go before our opening match in 2020 – we play Galway in the FBD League semi-final on 12th January and […]

U20 and Minor Championship draws confirmed

It’s definitely time to turn the focus back onto on-field matters. What better way to do so than with some Championship draw news? The other evening the draws were made for next year’s 2020 provincial Championships at both U20 and Minor levels. Full details of the draws are here. The Minor one can be dealt with swiftly, as it’s being […]