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Provincial club finals coming up

More club dates for your diaries, this time involving matches with some silverware on offer. This coming Saturday at MacHale Park, the Connacht Intermediate and Junior football finals are being contested. The county has skin in both games, with Kilmaine bidding for provincial glory in the JFC decider while neighbours The Neale have their sights set on the Connacht IFC […]

The weekend’s matches

It was three wins out of four for teams from the county who were involved in club Championship action over the weekend. The Neale and Kilmaine both had big wins yesterday, while MacHale Rovers qualified for the LGFA Junior final today. Ballintubber lost out to Corofin this afternoon but they went down fighting. Let’s start, for a change, with the […]

Crunch club clashes on this weekend

This is just a quick one, to remind everyone about the three do-or-die Connacht club football Championship ties involving teams from the county that are down for decision this weekend. Starting at Senior level, on Sunday county champions Ballintubber take on seven-in-a-row Galway champions Corofin at Tuam Stadium. Fresh from their close shave against Tuam Stars, defending All-Ireland champions Corofin […]

The weekend’s club action

Here’s a quick review of the provincial club Championship action that was on this weekend. The short version – three matches, three wins for teams from the county. Let’s start with the hurling. Tooreen were in Connacht IHC action this afternoon at Athleague where they met London’s Robert Emmet’s to battle it out for a place in the provincial final. […]

Today’s club results

This is just a quick one to confirm two club championship results from matches played today involving clubs from the county. Both were winning performances too. First up it’s Tooreen who began their Connacht Intermediate hurling championship campaign this afternoon at Athleague with a win over Four Roads of Roscommon. As the photo above confirms, Tooreen came out on top […]

Club finals review – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E48

Saturday evening’s county final double-header at MacHale Park saw a mixture of familiarity and novelty as regards the victorious clubs. In the senior final, Ballintubber captured their second Moclair Cup title in a row and their fifth in what’s been a remarkable decade of success for them. The Neale, meanwhile, experienced the thrill of a first ever Intermediate championship success, […]

Title triumphs for Tubber and The Neale

County final night under the MacHale Park lights didn’t disappoint, with two tightly contested deciders played out in front of a big attendance at the Castlebar venue. In the end it was Ballintubber who emerged victorious in the Senior final to claim back-to-back Moclair Cup successes while in the Intermediate final The Neale enjoyed a first ever Sweeney Cup victory. […]

Big finals night tomorrow

It’s club finals night on the double at MacHale Park tomorrow. The Intermediate decider between Ballyhaunis and The Neale throws in at 5pm, with the Senior final between Ballintubber and Ballaghaderreen getting underway at 7pm. For those who are planning on going along tomorrow evening – and who don’t have Cáirde Mhaigheo season tickets (if you do, your admission is […]

Ballyhaunis special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E47

The second of our county Intermediate final special podcast episodes focuses on Ballyhaunis GAA club. Mayo News sports editor Mike Finnerty travelled to the east Mayo town at the weekend to find out a little more about the side that has made tremendous progress this season and who now sit on the verge of a return to senior football. Selector […]