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Chris looks back and ahead

Photo: Mayo Advertiser/Sportsfile Chris Barrett has always been the kind of player who does his talking on the pitch. No more so than last year, when a succession of standout performances over the course of our long and winding road to September, topped by quite a sensational display in the All-Ireland final, propelled him to an All-Star award. I doubt […]

Christmas cheer for Carnacon

Photo: RTÉ For the first time since 2013 and the sixth time ever, Carnacon are the All-Ireland LGFA senior champions. They beat Cork’s Mourneabbey in this afternoon’s All-Ireland decider at Parnell Park by 0-15 to 1-10 to take the Dolores Tyrrell Memorial Cup back to Mayo once again. For Cora Staunton it’s the perfect send-off ahead of her delayed departure […]

Alan Dillon calls it a day

Photo: RTÉ It was announced a bit earlier on this morning that, at the age of 35, Alan Dillon has decided to retire as an inter-county player. The news was broken on the Mayo GAA website, with the announcement including statements from County Board Chairman Mike Connelly, manager Stephen Rochford and the man himself – it’s here. As the announcement confirms, […]

Six All-Stars for us as Andy bags FOTY award

Photo: @GAA We can’t have any complaints about how the awards were dished out tonight. Six was always the maximum number of All-Stars we were going to get and we got them all, while Andy Moran, as widely expected, bagged the Footballer of the Year award. Our six All-Star winners tonight were David Clarke, who edged out Stephen Cluxton for […]

Mayo News football podcast – ladies final review

The county was back in action at Croke Park yesterday and the Mayo News football podcast was there too to capture the action and reaction from the LGFA All-Ireland final. Host Rob Murphy, Daniel Carey and I watched the match from the press box in the Upper Hogan and we take you through the action as it unfolded. Afterwards, Rob […]