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Club and county co-operation the way for now

The club versus county rumpus that has arisen across the country in recent weeks was as predictable as it was depressing. So much for the still-ongoing Covid-19 crisis being used by the GAA as an opportunity to do things better. Instead it was just more of the same old story. It’s good, then, to read Mike Finnerty’s interview with Mayo […]

LGFA Championship draw made

The draw was made yesterday evening for this year’s LGFA Championship, with separate picks made for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior competitions. The LGFA often tend to be more progressive in their thinking than their counterparts in the GAA. Faced with the need to rejig their Championships due to Covid-19, they opted to jettison the provincial competition element and move […]

Inter-county fixtures published

The GAA have this morning published details of their plans for this year’s inter-county fixtures, following the expected return to play at county level in October. You’ll find full details published by the GAA here. On the football side of things there are no major surprises in the fixture list, as the GAA’s proposals were well trailed in advance. There […]

It’s a knockout?

It looks as if the GAA are set to unveil their proposals for this year’s Championships in the near future. An announcement on that is now expected as early as Monday next. Damian Lawlor was on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland show this morning and he sketched out the bones of the GAA’s plans as he understood them – his subsequent piece […]

Football, interrupted VII – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E17

The gradual reopening of the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic moved a step forward on Monday, with an easing of a number of restrictions that were in place since March. As the country starts to get moving again the GAA is also in the midst of planning its return to play, with the focus initially on club […]

Club fixtures published

Mayo GAA today published details of its club fixture schedule for this summer, following the GAA’s return to play at the end of July as the Covid-19 restrictions continue to be eased. Details of the full fixtures schedule published today by Mayo GAA are here. The action is set to get going on 31st July and, on the football side, […]

Poll: would you go to a GAA match this year?

With the country starting to open up and people once again beginning to move around more freely as the Covid-19 restrictions are slowly unwound, the notion of being able to see some live sporting action no longer appears all that fanciful. If things continue on as schedule, then within the GAA there should be club matches played in August and […]

Light at the end of the tunnel

Finally, more than three months on from when the first Covid-19 case was confirmed in this country, the prospect of some semblance of normality returning to our lives seems to be coming into view. In tandem with the Government’s Phase 2 reopening announcement today the GAA unveiled its plans for a return to action. Full details of the GAA’s proposals, […]