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FBD Review – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E1

The New Year has already seen football action at both inter-county and club levels, with Mayo edged out by Galway in the FBD League in the novel surroundings of the Air Dome at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence, while Kilmeena and Knockmore experienced contrasting fortunes in their respective Connacht football finals.  In this first Mayo News football podcast episode […]

Kilmeena canter to Connacht title

Mayo JFC champions Kilmeena had it all their own way in the Connacht Junior football final at Markievicz Park today. Sligo’s St Patricks were no match for the West Mayo outfit who galloped to a sixteen-point win, on a scoreline of 1-18 to 0-5. I kept one ear on Midwest for some of the game but I wasn’t, I confess, […]

Dome defeat in the FBD

Mayo opened their inter-county year in the novel surroundings of the Air Dome in the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence this evening. Their FBD League semi-final against Galway was a helter-skelter affair on the very fast all-weather surface but it was the more inventive Tribesmen who stayed the distance better, winning by four points. We’d named an extremely experimental side […]

Team details for this evening

Details of our match-day 26 for this evening’s FBD League semi-final against Galway in the Dome (throw-in 6pm) were announced late last night. Here’s the starting fifteen and subs we’ve named for this pre-season outing: Mayo (FBD Connacht League semi-final v Galway, 7/1/2022): Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels); Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites); Paddy […]

MacHale Park is touch and go for Galway game in April

All the talk at the moment is focused on the very impressive playing conditions under the Air Dome at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence – where our inter-county season gets going this coming Friday in the FBD League against Galway – but the venue for our Connacht Championship quarter-final meeting with the Tribesmen in late April is in the […]

GAA publishes 2022 master fixtures schedule

With the reindeers’ hooves almost ready to clatter onto the rooftops accompanied by a generous side portion of ho-ho-hoing, the GAA has finally released details of its master fixtures schedule for next year. You’ll find it all here. Of most immediate interest, given that the action gets underway in just over a month’s time, will be the National League fixtures […]

Connacht club final fixture details confirmed

The Connacht club football Championship finals are set to be contested early in the New Year and earlier today the fixture details for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior deciders were confirmed. In the Senior final Knockmore once again make the short journey into town as their provincial title decider against Padraig Pearses of Roscommon has been fixed for James Stephens […]