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U20s in action this evening

It’s semi-final night in the Connacht U20 Championship, in which our lads open their campaign with a clash against Sligo at MacHale Park. The match throws in this evening at 7.30pm. The starting team for this evening’s fixture was announced yesterday and here it is: Mayo (Connacht U20 semi-final v Sligo, 3/7/2019): Jamie McNicholas (Kiltimagh); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), Rory Brickenden […]

Sligo win sends Minors through

The county’s Minors finished up their group matches last weekend in this year’s Connacht MFC, with their hopes of advancing to the semi-final dependent on the result of this evening’s final round match between Sligo and Roscommon at Markievicz Park. We needed Sligo to win tonight to make it through ahead of Roscommon while a win for the young Rossies […]

Two losses and a draw

I think it’s safe to say that the weekend’s results for the three county teams that were in action didn’t go the desired way. On Friday evening the Minors went under to Sligo in Round 3 of the Connacht MFC, losing out at Markievicz Park by 0-16 to 0-12. It was our lads’ first defeat of the campaign, as well […]

It’s Sligo on the double this weekend

Inter-county activity continues for the county this weekend, with both the Minors and the hurlers in Championship action. The Minors are going really well in this year’s Connacht Championship, having recorded big wins over Leitrim and Roscommon in their first two round robin matches. Indeed, at this early stage they’re the only undefeated county in this year’s Connacht MFC and […]

Hurlers get Rackard Cup campaign back on track

Following last weekend’s shock defeat to Tyrone, it was in effect do-or-die for the county’s hurlers in this afternoon’s Rackard Cup Round 2 clash with Louth at MacHale Park. The lads stood up well, though, running out comprehensive winners over the Wee County on a scoreline of 3-23 to 1-13. Match report by Colm Gannon for the Mayo Advertiser is […]

May day

It’s a new month, some would say it’s a new season but it’s still cold and it’s still wet, though an upturn of sorts is expected in the weather by the weekend. Up here, Griffith Avenue has begun to show off its summer foliage (the pic above, by the way, shows the newly-appeared horse chestnut leaves on the avenue by […]