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Joe McQuillan is the ref for the final

Cavan official Joe McQuillan was today confirmed as the referee for this year’s All-Ireland final. It’s the fourth time the Kill Shamrocks clubman will officiate in a decider, having first done so for the Dublin/Kerry final in 2011. He was also in charge of two finals involving us, in 2013 and 2017, both against Dublin. Linesmen for the decider on […]

Camogie team land Nancy Murray Cup

It was tense and it was tight but in the end Mayo’s camogie team emerged with a two-point victory over Tyrone in today’s Nancy Murray Cup final. They won today’s decider, played at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon, by 3-8 to 1-12. Early on it looked as if Mayo – back competing at inter-county level in camogie this year after […]

Two camogie finals on this weekend

It’s been a year of significant achievement for Mayo Camogie, with a successful return to inter-county action at adult level after an absence of several years and great progress being made at underage too. This weekend sees all the year’s hard work come to fruition, with two camogie team from the county contesting All-Ireland finals. First up are the Minors […]

Tuesday match reports

A round-up of match reports on a Tuesday morning is a bit of a rarity here on the blog but there were matches on involving Mayo over the last three days so here’s a very quick gallop on the resultant coverage that’s out there on these games. Rackard Cup final: GAA, Mayo GAA, RTÉ, BBC, Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Western […]

The weekend’s matches

Another weekend is fast approaching – a Bank Holiday one too – and, with it, more Championship action involving teams from the county. There’s football on this coming weekend but not involving the men this time and there’s plenty of small ball action too. Let’s start with what’s surely the most significant tie of the weekend, the one where national […]

Monday match reports

We had a big win over Leitrim yesterday and there’s plenty of media coverage online about the game. Let’s dive right in. Locals: Mayo Advertiser, Leitrim Observer, Shannonside. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Times, Irish Examiner (match report, James Horan quotes), Irish Sun, Irish Mirror, OTB Sports (Terry Hyland quotes). Others: GAA, RTÉ (match report, James Horan quotes), Sky Sports, The […]

Ladies open Championship campaign with a win

Mayo got their LGFA Senior Championship campaign underway in positive fashion this afternoon at Markievicz Park. They were always too strong for Cavan in this opening round fixture in Group 1 of the Championship, winning fairly comfortably on a scoreline of 1-18 to 0-15. Key to the win was an excellent first half goal bagged by Rachel Kearns but, as […]

Ladies Championship campaign starts tomorrow

The LGFA football Championship swings into action this weekend. The Mayo women take the field tomorrow, with their opening round match in Group 1 of the Senior Championship against Cavan taking place at Markievicz Park in Sligo, where throw-in is 2pm. The game is being streamed live on the LGFA/TG4 Player, the link for which is here. Tickets are also […]