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Mayo 5-20 Leitrim 0-11: easy does it

It’s good to be back. Today was the first Mayo match I’d been to in 16 months, the first since Covid struck, and while today’s match-day experience was very different and it was a good bit wetter than I’d have liked in the first half it still felt bloody great to be there. So first off I’d like to pay […]

Crowd of 5,000 to be allowed attend Connacht final?

On a rather chaotic and negative news day from a Covid-19 point of view, this morning’s report by John Fogarty in the Irish Examiner (here) that crowds of at least 5,000 might be allowed at this year’s provincial finals had the feel of a development swimming strongly against the tide. There’ll be 8,000 punters in Croke Park this Saturday for […]

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 […]

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. […]

Season preview – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E1

It’s been a long, long wait for the football-mad Mayo GAA fraternity but, with Covid restrictions once more starting to ease and competitive fixtures at inter-county level confirmed for the year, we can all finally begin to look forward in earnest to another year of football action. Joining in this return to play is the Mayo News football podcast, which […]

Down our first opponents in this year’s League schedule

The fixtures for this year’s shortened National Football League campaign have finally been released – full details here. None of you need reminding that following our demotion from Division One last year we’re bracketed in Division Two North for 2021, along with Down, Westmeath and Meath. The Mourne County will be the first team we meet in a competitive match […]