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Mayo 0-20 Cavan 1-8: easy on a sunny evening

We’re back on the horse. After the disappointment of the Connacht final a fortnight ago, we needed, at a minimum, a win today against Cavan at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park. We got that, easing to a nine-point victory over poorer than expected opposition in a match played in glorious summer evening sunshine in front of around 9,000 punters. We made […]

Game day – time to get moving again

After a two-week gap, we’re back in Championship action this evening as the All-Ireland SFC Group Stage gets underway. Cavan are our opponents in this opening round fixture in Group 2 and throw-in at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park is 5pm this evening. Meath’s David Coldrick is the ref and there’s no live TV or streaming coverage of the game, though […]

Match day panel for Cavan game named

We’ve named our match day panel for tomorrow evening’s opening round All-Ireland SFC Group Stage match against Cavan. Here’s the full list: Mayo (All-Ireland SFC Group Stage Round 1 v Cavan, 18/5/2024): Colm Reape (Knockmore); Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis), David McBrien (Ballaghaderreen), Donnacha McHugh (Castlebar Mitchels); Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore, captain), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites), Eoghan McLaughlin (Westport); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Diarmuid […]

The weekend’s fixtures

It’s midweek and, with another weekend approaching, so too are more matches involving the county. A few big ones too. Three games take place on Saturday, all at different locations. To make matters worse for those supporters who might want to take in more than one game, there are two hurling matches involving ourselves and Roscommon being played at two […]

The Breffni brief

We’re back in Championship action this coming weekend as the All-Ireland SFC Group Stage gets underway. Our Round 1 match in Group 2 is against Cavan on Saturday evening at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park, where throw-in is 5pm, with Meath’s David Coldrick reffing it. For the first time in a long while for a Championship match involving us, there’s no […]

Ladies lose out to Galway in Connacht decider

Mayo this afternoon lost their LGFA Connacht SFC crown, as they came off second best to Galway in the provincial decider at Kiltoom on a scoreline of 1-11 to 0-9. On what was a perfect afternoon for football, with bright sunshine and light winds at this well-appointed, elevated venue with view of Lough Ree away in the background, this was […]

Team named to play Galway tomorrow

It’s Connacht final day in the LGFA tomorrow, with ourselves and Galway one again facing off in the provincial Senior final. The match throws in at 2pm in St Brigid’s, Kiltoom, and it’ll be followed by the Intermediate final at 4pm in which Leitrim play Roscommon. We’ve named our team for tomorrow’s game. Here it is: Mayo (LGFA Connacht SFC […]

Two hurling wins and one for the U14 girls too

It was two wins from two for the county on the hurling front today. In the Rackard Cup the county’s Senior hurlers had a fairly decisive win over Armagh in Round 4. We won that one at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park by 4-19 to 1-16. As this match report in the Irish Independent confirms (here) it’s going to be between […]