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Rackard Cup draw details confirmed

The draw was made today for this year’s Nicky Rackard Cup, hurling’s fourth tier Championship in which we’ll once again be competing this summer. Last year we lost out narrowly in the decider to Donegal and that’s who we face first in this year’s competition. I’d always thought that the Rackard winners compete at Christy Ring level the following year […]

Connacht Championship draw on next Monday evening

The draws for the various provincial Championships in hurling and football are set to be made next week. The draws will be made live on RTÉ, split across the Morning Ireland show on Radio One and the station’s Six-One TV news programme. It’s on the latter programme, next Monday evening, that the Connacht Championship draw will be made. They might […]

Fixture schedule is published

The GAA today published its updated Master Fixtures calendar for 2021, confirming that the year’s inter-county football action will get underway in the middle of May. The National Football League starts on the weekend of 15th/16th May, five weeks from Sunday, and, as signalled previously, it’ll be run this year on a regionalised basis, comprising groups of just four teams. […]

Football by numbers – the Dublin secret

As we gradually edge our way out of the madness, induced by Covid lockdowns, the mind turns slowly back to football. For years, Mayo GAA has been a passion that has consumed us when the action was underway and that gave us serious withdrawal symptoms when the year’s action was over. Throughout the last twelve months, the radical changes in […]