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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 […]

The weekend’s matches

It’s already time to look ahead to the matches involving the county this weekend. There’s underage football for the lads, U16 camogie, hurling and, in women’s football, a Connacht final to look forward to. The Minors get the weekend’s action underway on Friday evening when they travel to Sligo for a Connacht MFC Round 5 meeting at Markievicz Park. Throw-in […]

Monday match reports

We had two similar enough match outcomes in the two contests we were involved in yesterday, in which we trailed Northern opposition by nine points at one stage, then fought back strongly but ultimately lost out in both. The women did better, losing only by a single point. On that basis, let’s start with their match against Armagh yesterday, in […]

Game day – hard to know what we want from this one

After the week’s break, we’re back on home turf once again this afternoon as this year’s National Football League Division One campaign reaches its closing stages. Derry are our opponents in Round 6 at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park today, Tipp ref Seán Lonergan will be throwing in the ball at 3.45pm and the match is live on TG4 with live […]

Team to play Armagh named

We’ve named our team to play Armagh in Round 6 of the LGFA NFL Division One at James Stephens Park on Sunday (throw-in 1pm). Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division One v Armagh, 17/3/2024): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Fiona McHale (Carnacon), Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Saoirse Lally (Westport, captain); Kathyrn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Erin Murray (Ballyhaunis), Jenna Mortimer (Hollymount); Aoife Geraghty […]

The weekend’s matches

The weekend coming up may be the long one of our national holiday but it’s set to be a busy one for teams from the county, with a number of games on. Here’s the full list. The first Mayo team to take the field this weekend are the young women footballers of Ballinrobe Community School. They take on St Mary’s […]

Monday match reports

We had three matches over the weekend, with two wins and a loss to show for our efforts. Here’s the online coverage I’ve unearthed about these games. The obvious place to start is the win for the lads over the Dubs on Saturday night: Locals: Mayo News, Connaught Telegraph, Western People, Midwest Radio, Dublin Live (live blog). Nationals: Irish Examiner, […]

Double Dubs date this weekend, hurlers get going as well

We turn from visitors to hosts this weekend, with both our Senior football teams playing their Dublin counterparts, both of which are, coincidentally, the reigning All-Ireland champions. Our hurlers get their League campaign underway as well, also with a home match. The lads are in action first in what’s arguably the match of the weekend. Their National League Round 2 […]

All on the line for the ladies tomorrow

Just six days after their last outing, the county’s women footballers are back in Championship action again tomorrow. Laois provide the opposition at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park tomorrow afternoon, where throw-in is 1.30pm. The match is being shown live on RTÉ and tickets for the game are available to purchase here. With Armagh having already beaten both ourselves and Laois […]