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The weekend’s games

The world keeps turning. As it always does, as it must. The last while, when I’ve been inactive here, hasn’t been kind for Mayo clubs. All three of the men’s teams fell at the first hurdle in their respective Connacht club Championships, all to Galway opposition. LGFA Senior champions Burrishoole bowed out, also to a Galway team, in the Connacht […]

The weekend’s matches

After a quiet weekend on the club front last time out – when only Tooreen were in action, beating London’s St Gabriel’s to clinch their place in the Connacht IHC final – the weekend coming up is, by contrast, a busy enough one. Starting with men’s football, Westport take the field for the very first time in the Connacht SFC […]

Connacht club Championship fixtures

The club Championship action within the county is over and so now, with the clocks having gone back and the cloaking darkness of the long winter nights back with us, the focus turns towards the provincial campaigns facing the various county champions. Time, then, for a quick overview on what’s facing our local standard-bearers on that front over the next […]

County finals review – Mayo Football Podcast 2022 E47

The club football Championships within the county reached their conclusion last weekend. While most of the focus, understandably, goes to Westport following their breakthrough first ever Moclair Cup success, it was a big weekend too for the footballers of Ballyhaunis, Islandeady and Achill, who captured the Intermediate, Junior A and Junior B titles respectively. In this episode of the Mayo […]

County final weekend round-up

The dust is settling on the weekend’s county final action, one which saw Westport finally seal a historic first ever Moclair Cup title success, while Ballyhaunis and Islandeady claimed county titles at Intermediate and Junior respectively and, with that, progression back to higher level Championship football next year. The only place to start is, of course, Westport’s breakthrough win over […]

Intermediate and Junior finals preview – Mayo Football Podcast 2022 E46

It’s not just possession of the Moclair Cup that’s up for grabs this weekend, as battle is set to be joined for the right to hold the Sweeney and McDonnell Cups as well. The destination of the latter two trophies is what we concentrate on in this episode of the Mayo Football Podcast, as we preview this weekend’s Intermediate and […]

Senior county final preview – Mayo Football Podcast 2022 E45

As Ballina Stephenites and Westport count down to this Sunday’s novel Mayo Senior football final, we set the scene in the first of this week’s podcasts. Host Mike Finnerty is joined on the pod by Stephen Drake and Colm Boyle to look ahead to a fascinating final between the Stephenites, who are bidding for their 37th county title, while opponents […]

This weekend’s club fixtures

This coming weekend is not just the October Bank Holiday weekend but it’s also county final weekend. MacHale Park is playing host to two county final double headers on Saturday and Sunday and there are also a few Connacht LGFA club Championship matches being contested. Here’s the full list of games on this coming weekend. On Saturday, the double header […]

Intermediate and Junior club Championships semi-final review – Mayo Football Podcast 2022 E44

As the dust settles on last weekend’s Mayo Intermediate and Junior club football Championship semi-finals, Mike Finnerty and Edwin McGreal sit down to look back at the main storylines from the big games. First up for discussion is the latest chapter in Kilmeena’s success story as they knocked out Moy Davitts to march into the Intermediate decider, twelve months after […]

Senior club Championship semi-final review – Mayo Football Podcast 2022 E43

The two clubs who will contest this year’s Moclair Cup final have now been identified, with relegation from Senior level also decided last weekend. In this episode of the Mayo Football Podcast, specially extended for club members, host Mike Finnerty is joined by Edwin McGreal and Stephen Drake look back at some of the main talking points from the weekend’s club action.   They […]