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Oisín is staying!

Mayo GAA announced within the last hour that two-time Young Footballer of the Year Oisín Mullin has decided to stay in Ireland to concentrate on playing for Mayo and for his club Kilmaine. The statement from Mayo GAA confirming Oisín’s decision is here. As he confirms in the statement, the opportunity to go to Australia to play Aussie Rules professionally […]

FBD Review – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E1

The New Year has already seen football action at both inter-county and club levels, with Mayo edged out by Galway in the FBD League in the novel surroundings of the Air Dome at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence, while Kilmeena and Knockmore experienced contrasting fortunes in their respective Connacht football finals.  In this first Mayo News football podcast episode […]

Oisín’s off to Oz

The news that, in truth, we’ve all been dreading to hear has tonight been confirmed – Oisín Mullin is definitely heading off to Australia. Geelong Cats have announced (here) that they’ve signed the Kilmaine club man on a rookie contract. This is obviously a great opportunity for Oisín. He has all the qualities to succeed in the professional game and […]

Oisín’s departure a bad but inevitable blow

The news that broke this morning about the likely impending departure for Australia and the AFL of Oisín Mullin is a bad blow for the county’s football team. An All-Star and Young Footballer of the Year in his debut season at inter-county level in 2020, the Kilmaine player quickly established himself as one of our most important performers. The news […]

Cora makes the cut + LGFA League start confirmed + Packie

Cora Staunton’s incredible playing career continues and, as it does, the list of accolades she has collected keeps growing. The latest award to be added to the list came from her latest season in the AFLW in Australia where, following another impressive campaign Down Under with the Great Western Sydney Giants, the Carnacon legend has been named in the 2021 […]

Bad break for Cora

All the fun and games going on in New York over the last few days acted to overshadow somewhat the dispiriting news from Australia, where ex-Mayo star Cora Staunton suffered a serious leg injury on Saturday. Cora recently completed her second season in the AFLW with Greater Western Sydney Giants. Following this, she’d already agreed terms with the Giants to […]

Cora’s back for another championship campaign

Photo: RTÉ It was announced yesterday that Cora Staunton has returned to the Mayo ladies senior football panel and will be involved with Peter Leahy’s team as they embark on their championship campaign this summer. For Cora it’ll be yet another tilt at the championship – she was involved at this level for the first time at the tender age […]