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Mega match week ahead

This piece was updated to include details of Friday’s Connacht Minor Championship match between Mayo and Roscommon and fixture details for the Mayo/Armagh Rackard Cup tie on Saturday. The week that has just started is set to be a busy one for a number of Mayo teams. There are seven Championship encounters involving Mayo teams down for decision between now […]

Leitrim review – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E13

Mayo galloped to an easy win over Leitrim last Sunday to book their place in this year’s Connacht football final. The Nestor Cup decider will, like last year, be a knockout clash against old rivals Galway, with the game down for decision on Sunday week. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we review Mayo’s win over Leitrim […]

Connacht final confirmed for Croke Park

Connacht Council Secretary John Prenty, in an interview on the live stream for the Connacht U20 semi-final, has just confirmed that the venue for this year’s provincial final is being shifted to Croke Park. John Prenty stated that this decision was confirmed by the Connacht Council inside the past hour and it will enable an attendance of 18,000 for the […]

U20 team named

We’ve named our team for this evening’s Connacht U20 football semi-final against Galway at Tuam (throw-in 7pm). Here it is: Mayo (Connacht U20 semi-final v Galway, 13/7/2021): Ronan Connolly (Ardnaree Sarsfields); Seán Holmes (Knockmore), Ruairí Keane (Mayo Gaels), Eoin Gilraine (Ballinrobe); Conor Flynn (Knockmore), Ryan Baynes (Burrishoole), Aidan Cosgrove (Kiltimagh); Conor Dunleavy (Balla), Jack Carney (Kilmeena); Ethan Henry (Mayo Gaels), […]

Connacht U20 semi-final is on tomorrow evening

The matches are coming thick and fast right now. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Connacht SFC semi-final against Leitrim at MacHale Park, the focus switches to Tuam tomorrow evening. It’s there, at St Jarlath’s Park (to give it its infrequently used formal name), that we take on Galway in the Connacht U20 Championship semi-final. The game throws in at […]

Galway advance to Connacht decider

Galway will be one of the team contesting this year’s Connacht SFC final in three weeks time. We’re hot favourites to join them in the decider but that’s only if we first get past Leitrim in next weekend’s semi-final. The Tribesmen were full value for their five-point win over Roscommon at a sodden Hyde Park today. Monsoon-like conditions in advance […]

Sunday match reports

I dunno about the rest of you but my view is that having the matches back again is just bloody great. Good performances, not-so-good displays – who cares? It’s wonderful to have the games we love to focus on back once again, giving us all hope of life beyond Covid, of a time beyond the time when it seemed that […]

Wonderful comeback win for Mayo’s women

The Mayo women footballers got their season off to the best possible start at MacHale Park this evening. Well on top against great rivals Galway at half-time, they looked destined for defeat as they fell six points behind early in the final quarter. But a stirring late comeback, when they scored 1-4 without reply, saw the home team snatch a […]