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New playing rules for 2020

It’s a time of change as regards the playing rules of Gaelic football. Following on from the experimental rules that were road-tested in last year’s National League, the Special Congress held in October approved the introduction of some new rules on a permanent basis. These rules come into effect for matches played this year and so we should get a […]

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 […]

End of year special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E50

It’s been a long year of Mayo GAA action – we’ve had club and county, underage and senior, ladies and lads, League and Championship. There’s been plenty of chat about all of these and more on the Mayo News football podcast over the the last twelve months and now, on New Year’s Eve, we’re signing off on 2019 with our […]

Top three Mayo matches of the decade

It’s been one hell of a decade for thrilling matches involving Mayo. Endless Championship jousts – particularly with Dublin, Kerry and Donegal – have produced a series of unforgettable moments and the task of trying to select a top three is no easy feat. As we approach the end of this decade, I took a stab at picking my three […]