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The weekend’s matches

We’ve the bulk of the working week, I know, to get through first but all the same I think it’s no harm to give a bit if airtime at this point to the matches involving the county that are on this weekend. On Friday evening, we’re in the All-Ireland Minor football final in what’s a first ever all-Connacht Championship decider. […]

Minor final tickets now on sale

This year’s All-Ireland Minor football Championship final between Mayo and Galway has, as you know, been fixed for Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, on Friday 8th July at 7.15pm. Playing the All-Ireland decider at an easily accessible venue within the province should mean there’s a bumper crowd there for it. Proper order too – these are two fine teams, our bucks […]

Minor final fixed for Hyde Park on Friday week

It’s taken a while for it to be confirmed but Mayo GAA announced a short while ago that this year’s All-Ireland Minor football Championship final will take place at Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, on Friday week, 8th July. The novel all-Connacht national decider between ourselves and Galway will throw in that evening at 7.15pm. It definitely makes sense for the […]

Monday match reports

Well, that’s it for another year at Senior level, as we exited tamely from the Championship yesterday to Kerry at the quarter-final stage. It’s not all doom and gloom, of course, as the Minors have an All-Ireland final to look forward to in two weeks time and the women are still in it too. Here’s what’s online about the weekend’s […]

Mighty Minors are into the final

Semi-finals are, as the saying goes, for winning. And that’s what Mayo’s Minors did today at O’Connor Park in Tullamore, as they got the better of Kerry by 1-8 to 0-9 in the All-Ireland MFC semi-final. It was an extremely nervy encounter, which was understandable given all that was at stakes for both sets of young players. This meant loads […]

Team for Christy Ring Cup final named

The team and substitutes for tomorrow’s Christy Ring Cup final against Kildare at Croke Park (throw-in 5pm) have been named. In a nice touch, the team announcement for the title decider includes not just the names of all those on the match day panel but also the members of the extended panel. Here’s the full list we’ve named: Mayo (Christy […]

The weekend’s matches

Friday has rolled around once again and this weekend there are three Mayo matches – including a real biggie – taking place. Two of these are on tomorrow and the other one is on Sunday. First up tomorrow are the Mayo Masters. The greybeards (I’m allowed to use that term seeing as I currently sport one of those myself) take […]

Tickets for Christy Ring Cup final now on sale

Tickets for Saturday’s triple-header of lower tier hurling deciders went on sale earlier today. The Lory Meagher final between Longford and Louth gets underway at 1pm, the Nicky Rackard Cup final between Roscommon and Tyrone starts at 3pm and the Christy Ring Cup final between Kildare and us gets going at 5pm. Tickets are unreserved in the Lower Tier of […]

Christy Ring Cup final confirmed for Saturday

The GAA confirmed earlier on today that the Christy Ring Cup final – in which we’re appearing for the first time ever, facing three-times winners Kildare – will be played at Croke Park on Saturday. It’s part of a HQ triple-header on Saturday, with the final of the Lory Meagher Cup getting underway at 1pm, the Nicky Rackard Cup decider […]