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Hello to 2018

Image: So, 2018 has begun and the new year of football action is a day closer to getting going. This time around there seems to be an air of real enthusiasm among the county faithful for the return of inter-county activity. While the first round of the FBD League takes place this coming Wednesday we have to wait until […]

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, […]

Joe Corcoran RIP

Image: Ardnaree Sarsfields website Like the rest of you, I was saddened to learn earlier on today of the death of Joe Corcoran, who has passed away at the age of 77. An Ardnaree Sarsfields clubman, Joe represented his county from 1958 until 1974. He made his inter-county debut in a League fixture against Sligo in November 1958 – scoring […]

Red and black for Sunday

Photo: It was announced by Elvery’s this evening that, as expected, the lads will sport the current away strip in Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry at Croke Park (throw-in 3.30pm). It’s an attire that was unveiled in the League game against the same opposition down in Tralee in February this year. That match remains the only occasion in which […]