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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 […]

Rossies advance to U20 decider

Roscommon this evening advanced to the Connacht U20 Championship final, beating Sligo at Dr Hyde Park by 4-13 to 2-12. Unlike last night’s tie between ourselves and Galway, this evening’s match was a fairly clear-cut affair. Roscommon were on top right from the off, bagging the first four points of the contest and going on to lead by 1-8 to […]

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 […]