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Loads of action this weekend

Saturday night sees the long-awaited start of the National Football League – in which we open the defence of the title we won at Croke Park last March – but our Round 1 opener against Donegal at MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey that evening isn’t the only Mayo-related action on this weekend. Far from it. In fact, there are no fewer […]

Tooreen edged out + U20s draw

The first matches of 2020 involving Mayo teams took place today. Tooreen were in action against Fr O’Neill’s of Cork in the All-Ireland Intermediate club hurling semi-final while the county’s U20 footballers took on Roscommon in the opening round of the Leo Murphy Cup. Tooreen were ranks outsiders this afternoon against the Cork club at O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Despite […]

This weekend’s action

There are two matches of interest this coming weekend from the county’s perspective. One is a big club Championship fixture in hurling while the other see the county’s U20 footballers get their first run-out of 2020. It’s Tooreen, of course, who are involved in the hurling match, which is an All-Ireland Intermediate club Championship semi-final tie against Fr O’Neill’s of […]

Connacht crowns for Kilmaine and Tooreen

Meat Loaf reckoned that two out of three should never be considered a bad return. So it was this weekend with Mayo teams involved in Connacht club finals, as Kilmaine and Tooreen claimed provincial titles while The Neale came up short in their Connacht decider. Kilmaine’s match – the Connacht Junior club final against Sligo’s St Michael’s – was the […]

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 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 […]

Tooreen’s three-in-a-row + the rest of the weekend’s results

At MacHale Park this afternoon Tooreen clinched their third county SHC title in a row, beating Castlebar Mitchels by 0-18 to 1-13. It was the East Mayo club’s 30th county title but they were made to battle hard by the underdogs today before eventually getting their hands on the TJ Tyrell Cup. Tooreen led by three points at the break […]

Club Championship fixture details confirmed

The draws for the SFC and IFC quarter-finals as well as the JFC semi-finals were made the other evening and fixture details for these ties, as well as related relegation play-offs, have since been confirmed. All of these ties are down for decision the weekend after next, i.e. 21st and 22nd of September. Here’s what’s in store that weekend in […]