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LGFA U16 All-Ireland final on Saturday

The final Mayo team left standing this year is the LGFA U16s and they’re shooting for All-Ireland glory this coming Saturday. Their All-Ireland U16A Championship final against Cavan is fixed for Duggan Park, Ballinasloe, where throw-in on Saturday is 2pm. Club members on Patreon who listened in to our Final Whistle show following last Sunday’s LGFA loss to Armagh (here) […]

Monday match reports

Mayo’s inter-county year ended at senior level yesterday, with our LGFA All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Armagh up at the Athletic Grounds. Here, then, is the final Monday match reports post of 2025, with links to the online coverage of yesterday’s game. Locals: Mayo News, Western People, Connaught Telegraph, Sideline Eye. Nationals: Irish Independent, Irish Examiner, Irish Sun, Irish News. Others: […]

Mayo Football Podcast: Final Whistle – Mayo ladies lose to Armagh

A disappointing championship season for the Mayo ladies came to an abrupt end at the hands of Armagh in Sunday’s All-Ireland LGFA SFC quarter-final. Mike and John caught up Sinéad Stagg after the match to chat about Mayo’s third defeat in four championship games and to talk about the story behind the scoreline of 2-11 to 0-11. This new podcast […]

Easy for Armagh

Mayo’s LGFA Championship campaign for this year came to an end at the hands of Armagh in this evening’s All-Ireland quarter-final at the Athletic Grounds. The home side were always in charge in a match in which they never trailed and which they won comfortably by 2-11 to 0-11. The timing for this game, where throw-in was shortly before six […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Lies, damned lies and statistics

To try and make sense of the numbers behind Mayo’s season, we talk to one of the top GAA analysts in the country. Stephen O’Meara, who has worked with both the Galway and Donegal senior teams in the recent past, is the presenter of ‘The Square D’ football analysis show. He joins Colm Boyle and Mike to talk through some […]

Team to play Armagh named

We’ve named our team to play Armagh in this Sunday’s LGFA All-Ireland SFC quarter-final. Here it is: Mayo (LGFA All-Ireland SFC quarter-final v Armagh, 7/7/2024): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Saoirse Lally (Westport, captain), Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels); Éilís Ronayne (Davitts), Ciara Durkan (Knockmore), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels); Aoife Geraghty (Westport), Erin Murray (Ballyhaunis); Fionnuala McLaughlin (Westport), Annie Gough […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Kicking over the embers of another season

In my latest column for club members on Patreon, I look at the constructive debate that’s been underway here on the blog ever since our penalty shoot-out loss to Derry the weekend before last and the major themes that are starting to emerge from these discussions. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: More questions than answers

As the championship moves on without Mayo, John, Rob and Stephen Drake sit down to catch up. The lads reflect on how Galway managed to succeed where Mayo failed in terms of beating Dublin, and look at the Tribesmen’s chances of beating Donegal. They also chat about Mayo’s overly cautious approach this year and what needs to change for 2025. […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: Mayo weren’t good enough for long enough

In his latest Mayo Football Podcast column for club members on Patreon, Colm Boyle looks back on last weekend’s penalty shoot-out defeat to Derry and points to how and where the game – and, with it, Mayo’s involvement in this year’s Championship – was lost. This bonus column is now online and is available to our club members on Patreon […]