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Cáirde Mhaigheo club Championship ticket update

Mayo GAA today released important information for Cáirde Mhaigheo ticket holders relating to ticketing for this year’s club Championship fixtures. You’ll find this information here. As you all know by now, the decision to pause the Phase 4 reopening of the country has had the knock-on effect of restricting attendances at GAA matches to just 200 people. With players, backroom […]

LGFA Championship fixture details confirmed

The LGFA earlier today confirmed fixture details for this year’s Championship. In light of the disruptions caused by Covid-19, the LGFA decided to scrap the provincial competitions and go instead with a round-robin format comprising four groups of three counties. The winners of the four groups advance to the All-Ireland semi-finals. Today’s announcement provides outline dates for the round-robin games […]

Results round-up

Finally, some results to report on. There was a slew of Michael Walsh League matches on this weekend and here’s a list of the results of these fixtures. This is how the Senior games went: These were the Intermediate results: And these were the Junior results: Quick plug for the Mayo GAA Lotto while I’m at it – the next […]

Reality bites on reopening plans

The new Government’s announcement yesterday evening that elements of Phase 4 of the Covid-19 reopening programme were being put on hold has come as a bit of a reality check. Within the GAA world, the measure that’s of most concern is the decision not to proceed for now with lifting the maximum allowable number for mass gatherings from 200 to […]

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 […]