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Club and county co-operation the way for now

The club versus county rumpus that has arisen across the country in recent weeks was as predictable as it was depressing. So much for the still-ongoing Covid-19 crisis being used by the GAA as an opportunity to do things better. Instead it was just more of the same old story. It’s good, then, to read Mike Finnerty’s interview with Mayo […]

LGFA Championship draw made

The draw was made yesterday evening for this year’s LGFA Championship, with separate picks made for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior competitions. The LGFA often tend to be more progressive in their thinking than their counterparts in the GAA. Faced with the need to rejig their Championships due to Covid-19, they opted to jettison the provincial competition element and move […]

Inter-county fixtures published

The GAA have this morning published details of their plans for this year’s inter-county fixtures, following the expected return to play at county level in October. You’ll find full details published by the GAA here. On the football side of things there are no major surprises in the fixture list, as the GAA’s proposals were well trailed in advance. There […]

The Sit Down with Billy Joe Padden and John Maughan – Mayo News Football Podcast 2020 E18

The GAA world is inching ever closer to a return to play, As the long wait continues, however, this leaves time for more considered debate and so in this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we’re back with another one-on-one discussion.     Billy Joe Padden returns to the interviewer’s chair for this episode and his guest on this occasion […]

It’s a knockout?

It looks as if the GAA are set to unveil their proposals for this year’s Championships in the near future. An announcement on that is now expected as early as Monday next. Damian Lawlor was on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland show this morning and he sketched out the bones of the GAA’s plans as he understood them – his subsequent piece […]

Colm Horkan RIP

The country awoke this morning to the awful news of the tragic death last night of Detective Garda Colm Horkan, who lost his life in the line of duty in Castlerea. Colm Horkan was a proud GAA man who was an active member of Charlestown Sarsfields for most of his life and he was also an avid supporter of the […]