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The weekend’s matches

The first weekend of the new year is fast approaching, the decorations are coming down and from a Mayo perspective there are two matches of interest on, one on Saturday and the other on Sunday. Lahardane MacHales have an All-Ireland Junior football semi-final date with Listowel Emmets of Kerry on Saturday. The match is fixed for O’Connor Park in Tullamore […]

Lahardane’s All-Ireland semi-final fixture details confirmed

Newly-crowned Mayo and Connacht Junior football champions Lahardane MacHales are in All-Ireland semi-final action at the start of January. Details of this semi-final tie, against Kerry’s Listowel Emmets, have now been confirmed. The match has been fixed for O’Connor Park in Tullamore on Saturday 6th January with a 1pm throw-in. TG4 will be streaming it live on their YouTube channel […]

Brave Tooreen bow out

Tooreen battled bravely all afternoon in today’s All-Ireland Intermediate club hurling semi-final at O’Connor Park in Tullamore but in the end their opponents Castlelyons of Cork just shaded the contest, winning by 1-12 to 0-13. The game’s only goal, scored by the Cork side midway through the second half, was instrumental in deciding the outcome of this contest. Tooreen had […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E21

We had three Mayo Football Podcast shows last week and in this review episode Rob and I review extracts from these pods, where the main focus during the week was on the Mayo ladies team who were in All-Ireland semi-final action against Kerry on Saturday.   To start the show we hear audio from podcast regular Edwin McGreal, who reflects on Mayo’s […]

Sunday match reports

The day before the game’s biggest day of the year saw the curtain fall on Mayo’s year of inter-county football. Yesterday’s LGFA All-Ireland semi-final at Semple Stadium ended in a five-point defeat to title favourites Kerry. Here’s what’s online about the game: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Radio Kerry. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Mirror. Others: Ladies […]

Second half comeback comes up short

Mayo’s inter-county year came to an end at Semple Stadium in Thurles this evening, as the county lost out to Kerry in an entertaining LGFA All-Ireland semi-final. Kerry had five points to spare at the finish, as they ran out winners by 1-16 to 1-11. Mayo trailed by nine points at half-time, having played into a Salthill-like stiff breeze and […]

Team to play Kerry named

We’ve named our team and subs for tomorrow’s LGFA All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry at Semple Stadium (throw-in 5pm). Here’s our match day panel for Thurles: Mayo (LGFA All-Ireland SFC semi-final v Kerry, 29/7/2023): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Saoirse Lally (Westport), Clodagh McManamon (Burrishoole), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels); Éilís Ronayne (Davitts), Ciara Needham (Louisburgh), Kathyrn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels, captain); Aoife Geraghty (Westport), […]

The weekend’s games

Mayo’s inter-county season isn’t over yet and this coming weekend there are big matches involving the county in both women’s football and camogie. Unfortunately, the two games clash as both of them are set to be played on Saturday afternoon, one in Thurles and the other in Birr. The LGFA and the Camogie Association have a poor track record, both […]