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Connacht Championship fixture details confirmed

Connacht GAA today confirmed all the fixture details for this year’s provincial Senior football Championship. Those details are here. As you know, we’re paired with Sligo in a quarter-final tie and today it was confirmed that this match will be played at Markievicz Park on Saturday, 26th June at 4.30pm. The winners of that game play Leitrim in the semi-final. […]

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 […]

Cora makes the cut + LGFA League start confirmed + Packie

Cora Staunton’s incredible playing career continues and, as it does, the list of accolades she has collected keeps growing. The latest award to be added to the list came from her latest season in the AFLW in Australia where, following another impressive campaign Down Under with the Great Western Sydney Giants, the Carnacon legend has been named in the 2021 […]

Team to play Galway named

We’ve just named our team for Sunday. Here it is: Mayo (Connacht SFC final v Galway, 15/11/2020): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Chris Barrett (Clontarf), Lee Keegan (Westport); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers), Matthew Ruane (Breaffy); Kevin McLoughin (Knockmore), Mark Moran (Westport), Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber); Tommy Conroy (The […]

The weekend’s matches

It’s already time to start thinking about the Championship matches involving the county that are on this coming weekend. There are three of them, all of the knockout variety, and there’s also some silverware up for grabs. All three games are available to watch this weekend and Midwest Radio will be providing commentary on them too. Let’s look at the […]

Cillian O’Connor our MOTM from yesterday’s game

When the team for yesterday’s Connacht SFC quarter-final against Leitrim was announced on Friday, most of the focus – understandably – centred on the significant injection of youth into the starting fifteen. In tough playing conditions on an extremely heavy playing surface at Carrick-on-Shannon, however, it was the impact of the more experienced players that proved key to the eleven-point […]

Monday match reports

It was tough going in difficult conditions for a good while against Leitrim at Carrick-on-Shannon yesterday. But we eventually got the job done, setting up a Connacht semi-final meeting with defending provincial champions Rosommon at Dr Hyde Park next Sunday. Here’s the media coverage that’s online about our win yesterday. Locals: Mayo News, Mayo Advertiser, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Midwest […]