After the shadow-boxing of the last few weeks the serious football action at club level within the county gets going tomorrow. There are first round matches on this weekend in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior football Championships.
Here’s the list of Round 1 matches in the SFC:
Here are the Round 1 games in the IFC:
Here’s the list of Round 1 matches in the JFC:
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions these games are all-ticket affairs. If you don’t have a ticket but would like to catch some live action over the weekend then you might be interested in watching one or more of the games that are being streamed on Mayo GAA TV.
Tomorrow evening the SFC Group 4 game between Castlebar Mitchels and Charlestown Sarsfields (throw-in 5pm) and the Group 2 clash between Ballintubber and Aghamore (7pm) will be streamed live. Tickets to watch this double-header cost just €7 and you can buy them here.
On Sunday the match being streamed by Mayo GAA TV is the Group 4 clash between Breaffy and Westport. Tickets for this one costs €5 and are available to buy here.
There are a few bits of reading that should be of interest to you ahead of the action getting going this weekend.
The focus is on Breaffy in the Mayo News, with Mike Finnerty pondering if this could be the year that they finally make the big breakthrough – that’s here. Also in the Mayo News, Ger Flanagan – a man with plenty of first-hand experience of club football within the county – has a preview of the Junior Championship. That’s here.