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Tooreen too hot to handle for Athleague

The weather is fairly bracing countrywide right now but, at Dr Hyde Park in Roscommon this afternoon, Tooreen’s hurlers proved way too hot for Athleague to handle. This match – a Connacht club IHC quarter-final tie – went decisively in the Mayo club’s favour as they overwhelmed their Roscommon opponents by 0-28 to 2-7. The match was streamed live this […]

Club finals review – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E43

The destination of the silverware in this year’s Mayo club Championships has now been sorted, with Knockmore, Mayo Gaels and Kilmeena coming out on top in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships respectively. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we look back on the weekend’s county finals, focusing in particular on the Intermediate and Junior title deciders. […]

Boyler takes his final bow

It was only fitting that he would be the last man standing from the U21 Class of 2006. Colm Boyle, whose retirement from the inter-county ranks at the age of 35 was confirmed by Mayo GAA today, epitomised everything that was great about the Mayo team that competed consistently at the top level in Gaelic football over the past decade. […]

Senior club final review – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E42

There was a real sense of occasion at James Stephens Park in Ballina on Sunday where this year’s Mayo Senior football Championship final was contested by Knockmore and Belmullet. The exchanges between these two North Mayo rivals were often tough and uncompromising but when the dust settled it was defending champions Knockmore who had come out on top, as they […]

Knockmore seal back-to-back title success

There was a real sense of occasion at James Stephens Park today, where a packed attendance saw Knockmore claim back-to-back Senior county Championships as they beat Belmullet by 1-9 to 0-6. On a heavy pitch in a contest where the exchanges were frantic and often fairly fierce, this was never going to be a high quality encounter. With the stakes […]

Mayo Gaels and Kilmeena move on up

The first two county finals of the weekend were played this afternoon. Both went to form, with strong favourites Kilmeena finally sealing the deal in the Junior decider while more narrow favourites Mayo Gaels prevailed in the Intermediate final. Kilmeena were strong fancied to get the better of Cill Chomain in the JFC final, played today at Crossmolina, but, as […]

Connacht club Championship fixtures

The main focus at the minute is, I know, squarely on the county finals this coming weekend. While the titles that are set to be won then are huge achievements in their own right, the victorious clubs won’t have long to rest on their laurels as their provincial club campaigns will be getting underway very soon. Let’s start with three […]

Senior club final preview – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E41

Possession of the Moclair Cup for 2021 is set to be decided at James Stephens Park, Ballina, on Sunday, with north Mayo rivals Knockmore and Belmullet battling it out in this year’s county Senior Championship final. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview the title decider.  Stephen Drake and Edwin McGreal join Mayo News sports editor Mike Finnerty […]

Intermediate and Junior club finals preview – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E40

The Intermediate and Junior football Championship titles are set to be decided on Saturday. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview both finals.   The show is hosted by Mayo News sports editor Mike Finnerty and he’s joined by Stephen Drake and Ger Flanagan as they look ahead to the Sweeney and McDonnell Cup deciders. First up […]