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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 […]

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 […]

The weekend’s matches

We’ve a huge match on this Sunday, the one everyone is focused on, but it’s not the only game involving the county that’s on this weekend. Here’s a quick run-down on all the Mayo matches taking place over the weekend to come (and a little bit beyond). The action gets underway on Friday evening when the Mayo Masters take on […]

This weekend’s matches

The warm glow of victory in Killarney hasn’t yet subsided properly – although Jim McGuinness’s asinine nonsense in the Irish Times this morning about our “lack of a marquee forward” injected a stab of grumpiness in my mood today – but already the focus is shifting towards this coming weekend and more Mayo matches. It’s a weekend off for the […]

Camogie defeat but win for U17 hurlers

It was one win and one loss from the two matches involving Mayo teams today. The defeat came in the Camogie League Division 4 final, in which we lost out to Tyrone by 0-18 to 2-9. It was a close-fought match, which was level at half-time, but the O’Neill County enjoyed a stronger second half and emerged winners by three […]