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Minor team for Sunday named

We’ve named our team to play Sligo on Sunday in the Connacht MFC semi-final. The match will be played at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence at 2pm that afternoon and here’s the team we’ve selected for it. Mayo (Connacht MFC semi-fnal v Sligo, 20/12/2020): Brian O’Flaherty (Islandeady); Cian McHale (Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin), Fenton Kelly (Davitts), Malcolm MacEvilly (Westport); Shaun Dempsey (Balla), […]

Minors in action on Sunday

With all the focus, understandably, on the county’s involvement in this year’s All-Ireland Senior football final, it’s easy to forget that this isn’t the only Championship match Mayo are involved in this coming weekend. On Sunday afternoon at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence in Bekan the Mayo Minors take on Sligo in the Connacht MFC semi-final. The game throws […]

Sligo’s withdrawal undermines integrity of Covid era Championship

I guess it was only a matter of time. While the daily Covid-19 infection rates are once more on the decline, there have been a number of outbreaks within GAA county panels in recent weeks and at some point this trend risked making it impossible for a county to field a team in a Championship game. That happened last night […]

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 […]