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Breaffy topple Tubber

Photo: @MayoGAA There’s been so much action on this sporting days of days, which within the county saw the destination of the senior hurling title decided as well as the finalists in the senior football championship identified. Hurling first, where Ballyhaunis clinched back-to-back senior hurling titles titles on their home turf by beating near neighbours Tooreen in today’s final on a […]

Seven All-Star nominees for us

Photo: GAA Time for some light relief, I reckon. The list of nominees – 45 in all – for this year’s GAA/GPA Football All-Stars was released overnight and we’ve seven players on the list. Chris Barrett, Keith Higgins, Lee Keegan, Tom Parsons, Diarmuid O’Connor, Aidan O’Shea and Cillian O’Connor all make this year’s shortlist. In addition, Diarmuid has, as expected, […]

No confidence vote by players passed

Photo: Irish Times Okay, it’s out officially – the story broken overnight by the Mayo News and the Connaught Telegraph that a majority of the players met on All-Ireland final weekend and passed a vote of no confidence in Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes. Notice of this vote was, according to Mike Finnerty who was speaking on RTÉ radio just […]

Quick recap on club action

This is just a quick one, to summarise the weekend’s club action and provide links to reports on the matches that took place. The Mayo Advertiser is the place to head to if it’s match reports you’re looking for. Here they are: Breaffy/Garrymore, Castlebar/Aghamore, Ballintubber/Ballina, Killala/Achill. The same paper has a handy round-up on where things are at on the club […]

Minors and Masters lose out to Tyrone

The county had young lads and older lads – the former in hurling, the latter in football – in action today, both involving matches against Tyrone. Sadly for both the Minor hurlers and the Masters footballers both contests ended in defeat. Photo: @MayoGAA The hurlers were back in Ballinamore to face the Red Hand County in their All-Ireland Minor C final […]

Club action this weekend

Photo: Joe.ie This coming weekend the senior club championship resumes and so, with what looks like a settled spell of weather having finally arrived, it’s a good opportunity to get out in the fresh autumn conditions to catch some decent live action on home turf. The race for the Moclair Cup has now reached the quarter-final stage but by Sunday evening […]

Cillian tops the scoring charts again

Photo: The 42 The GAA announced a bit earlier on that Cillian O’Connor is the 2015 Golden Boot award winner, with his 3-34 in this year’s championship seeing him pip Fermanagh’s Seán Quigley, who racked up 2-36 over the course of the summer, by a single point. Bernard Brogan finished third on 6-21. The Dublin forward’s haul is, arguably, the […]