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Game day – strange backdrop but there’s still a match to be won today

We’re back in Connacht Championship action this afternoon. Leitrim provide the opposition at MacHale Park in today’s Connacht SFC semi-final where throw-in is set for 2pm. Fergal Kelly of Longford is the ref and the match is being broadcast live on RTÉ with match commentary also available on Midwest Radio. The Covid scare within the Mayo panel in recent days […]

Ladies open Championship campaign with a win

Mayo got their LGFA Senior Championship campaign underway in positive fashion this afternoon at Markievicz Park. They were always too strong for Cavan in this opening round fixture in Group 1 of the Championship, winning fairly comfortably on a scoreline of 1-18 to 0-15. Key to the win was an excellent first half goal bagged by Rachel Kearns but, as […]

Ladies Championship campaign starts tomorrow

The LGFA football Championship swings into action this weekend. The Mayo women take the field tomorrow, with their opening round match in Group 1 of the Senior Championship against Cavan taking place at Markievicz Park in Sligo, where throw-in is 2pm. The game is being streamed live on the LGFA/TG4 Player, the link for which is here. Tickets are also […]

Team to play Leitrim named

Earlier on today we named our starting fifteen for Sunday’s Connacht SFC semi-final against Leitrim. Here’s the team we’ve announced: Mayo (Connacht SFC semi-final v Leitrim, 11/7/2021): Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels); Enda Hession (Garrymore), Padraig O’Hora (Ballina Stephenites), Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Oisín Mullin (Kilmaine), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore); Conor Loftus (Crossmolina […]

Leitrim preview – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E12

Mayo’s Championship campaign continues on Sunday, as they take on Leitrim in the Connacht semi-final at MacHale Park, with Galway awaiting the winners in the provincial final later in the month. In this episode of the Mayo News football podcast we preview the Leitrim game in the company of Mayo News sports editor Mike Finnerty who is joined by Billy […]

Let’s look at Leitrim

We’re back in Connacht Championship action next Sunday. Our provincial semi-final clash with Leitrim throws in at MacHale Park at 2pm that afternoon and Longford’s Fergal Kelly is reffing it. The match will be broadcast live on RTÉ. Our recent Championship meetings with Leitrim have been like waiting for the proverbial bus to arrive, in that having not met them […]

Galway advance to Connacht decider

Galway will be one of the team contesting this year’s Connacht SFC final in three weeks time. We’re hot favourites to join them in the decider but that’s only if we first get past Leitrim in next weekend’s semi-final. The Tribesmen were full value for their five-point win over Roscommon at a sodden Hyde Park today. Monsoon-like conditions in advance […]