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Derek Walsh steps down as hurling manager

While most of the focus right now is, understandably, on the vacant post of Mayo football manager, the county’s hurlers are also without a bainisteoir, following Derek Walsh’s announcement today that he’s stepping down from the role. Official statement from Mayo GAA is here. The Ballyhaunis man was initially appointed to the post back in 2018. In his time at […]

Kildare a cut above in Christy Ring Cup decider

Today’s Christy Ring Cup final against Kildare was always going to be a difficult assignment for Mayo’s hurlers. The Lilywhites – who had won this title twice in the previous four years and had competed at the Joe McDonagh Cup level last year – were streets ahead of everyone, ourselves included, in the group matches and they came into today’s […]

Team for Christy Ring Cup final named

The team and substitutes for tomorrow’s Christy Ring Cup final against Kildare at Croke Park (throw-in 5pm) have been named. In a nice touch, the team announcement for the title decider includes not just the names of all those on the match day panel but also the members of the extended panel. Here’s the full list we’ve named: Mayo (Christy […]

The weekend’s matches

Friday has rolled around once again and this weekend there are three Mayo matches – including a real biggie – taking place. Two of these are on tomorrow and the other one is on Sunday. First up tomorrow are the Mayo Masters. The greybeards (I’m allowed to use that term seeing as I currently sport one of those myself) take […]

Talking football with Tommy Rooney – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E20

With the draw for the football qualifiers fast approaching, Mike and Rob are joined in this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast by Tommy Rooney of Off The Ball and host of The Football Pod. The lads talk all things football from Championship structures to Mayo’s place in the minds of pundits and supporters as another summer campaign gathers […]

Tickets for Christy Ring Cup final now on sale

Tickets for Saturday’s triple-header of lower tier hurling deciders went on sale earlier today. The Lory Meagher final between Longford and Louth gets underway at 1pm, the Nicky Rackard Cup final between Roscommon and Tyrone starts at 3pm and the Christy Ring Cup final between Kildare and us gets going at 5pm. Tickets are unreserved in the Lower Tier of […]

Christy Ring Cup final confirmed for Saturday

The GAA confirmed earlier on today that the Christy Ring Cup final – in which we’re appearing for the first time ever, facing three-times winners Kildare – will be played at Croke Park on Saturday. It’s part of a HQ triple-header on Saturday, with the final of the Lory Meagher Cup getting underway at 1pm, the Nicky Rackard Cup decider […]

Hurlers march on to Christy Ring Cup final

The county’s hurlers this afternoon made it a happy return to MacHale Park when they got the better of Derry by 2-23 to 2-18. The win confirms Mayo’s place – for the first time ever – in the final of the Christy Ring Cup. The decider takes place at Croke Park next weekend where Kildare will provide the opposition. Today’s […]

This weekend’s matches

It’s midweek so already it’s time to be thinking about the matches involving the county that are on this coming weekend. This time there are four such matches, one in U17 football, two in hurling and one in women’s football, with one game on Friday, two on Saturday and one on Sunday. Here are the details you need on all […]