Mayo GAA Blog

Mayo GAA news, views and over a century of results


We can all remember well those All-Ireland final defeats to Kerry but the last time we met them in the penultimate round of the championship turned out to be one of the great days we’ve had in Croke Park in recent years. I’m delighted to welcome An Spailpín Fánach back into the guest slot to provide some thoughts on that stirring […]

The Heather v The Heron – the tangled relationship between Galway and Mayo

It’s my pleasure to welcome back into the guest slot this fine morning my fellow Mayo blogger An Spailpín Fánach who turns his mind to the nature of our relationship with the next-door neighbours and, in doing so, suggests where our loyalties might perhaps lie in this weekend’s U21 All-Ireland final. The cliché has it that the Connacht Championship is […]

In a Mayo state of mind

This week I’m delighted to welcome my blogging colleague An Spailpín Fánach to the guest appearance slot on the site where he makes the case for a more positive assessment of our standing in the world of Gaelic football and the need for this to start with a reappraisal of how we view ourselves. There is a branch of philosophy […]