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Claremorris through to All-Ireland final

Claremorris this afternoon qualified for the LGFA All-Ireland Junior football final, when they beat off the challenge of Erin’s Own, Lavey of Derry in a high-scoring semi-final. Roared on by a noisy home crowd, Claremorris emerged from a frantic finale to the game with a 5-4 to 2-11 victory. The final is set to take place two weeks from now. […]

Lahardane emerge from the fog as Connacht champions

Lahardane MacHales this afternoon clinched their second Connacht Junior football title, beating off the spirited challenge of a youthful Owenmore Gaels team at a fog-bound Hastings Insurance MacHale Park. The men from the butt of Nephin came out on top by 3-10 to 1-12 after what was a rip-roaring provincial title decider between two teams who really went for it. […]

Claremorris one step away from All-Ireland final spot

On Sunday afternoon, the Claremorris women’s football team are bidding to seal their place in this year’s LGFA All-Ireland Junior club Championship final. They’ve home advantage in Sunday’s semi-final against Erin’s Own, Lavey from Derry, with the game throwing in at 1.30pm. Michael Commins has a super match preview in this week’s Mayo News (paper and digital variants) in which […]

Lahardane looking to seal Connacht glory once more

Lahardane MacHales are back in action this coming Saturday, with this year’s Mayo JFC winners aiming to win their second provincial title at this level. Their opponents in Saturday’s final are Owenmore Gaels of Sligo and this Connacht JFC title decider throws in at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park on Saturday at 1.30pm. If you’re planning on going to the game […]

U21 Championship results and fixtures

I know that the weekend’s results in the U21 football Championship have already been posted in the comments but, for the sake of completeness, here they are again. U21 A Championship quarter-finals U21 B Championship quarter-final U21 C Championship quarter-finals Mayo GAA have also confirmed fixture details in the U21 football Championships for this coming Sunday, all of which will […]

Connacht three-in-a-row for Tooreen

Tooreen’s tremendous journey continues. This afternoon at Athleague – in some ways, it’s now the team’s spiritual home-from-home, so often they’ve played and won there in recent years – they won their third successive Connacht Intermediate hurling Championship title. They prevailed in this one by beating Ballinderreen of Galway by 0-21 to 0-19 in what was a cracking provincial title […]

122 years now in the results archive

A late November’s day is a good one as any to do a bit of digital gardening and, in that spirit, I’ve now added our results for this year to the archive here on the blog. Including 2023 (here), the results archive, which is also fully searchable, at this stage runs to 122 years. The landing page for the results […]

Tooreen gunning for Connacht glory once again

The hurlers of Tooreen take centre-stage from a Mayo GAA perspective this weekend. The club, which back in January this year, contested an All-Ireland Intermediate club hurling Championship final where they lost out narrowly to Limerick’s Monaleen, are on the march once again and on Sunday they’re aiming to retain their Connacht IHC title. Athleague is the venue for Sunday’s […]

Lahardane through on penalties, Kilmeena edged out

Penalties were central to the contrasting fortunes of Lahardane MacHales and Kilmeena today, who were both in action against Galway opposition in provincial club semi-finals. The afternoon ended in joy for Lahardane, who prevailed in a penalty shootout, while a missed penalty for Kilmeena in the dying seconds of their game was central to their defeat. Lahardane were up against […]