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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. […]

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 […]

The final four

We know all about the heady mixture of excitement and nervousness that comes with being one of the final four in the Championship but this year, for the second season in a row and for only the third time since 2010, the All-Ireland SFC semi-finals don’t feature us. If we were involved, we would, of course, have been fully focused […]

LGFA and Minor fixtures confirmed

The GAA are still resolutely refusing to show their hand on when and where the Round 3 fixtures in the All-Ireland SFC group stage will be played but the dates for our two LGFA All-Ireland SFC group stage matches were confirmed yesterday and so too today were details of our Minor All-Ireland quarter-final against Monaghan. In the LGFA Championship we’re […]

LGFA and Minor opposition confirmed

Two provincial finals played in Ulster today confirmed Mayo’s next opponents in both the LGFA Senior football Championship and the Minor football Championship. The LGFA Ulster Championship was won today by Donegal, who beat Armagh in the final at Owenbeg by 1-10 to 0-9. The result was a bit of a surprise and it means that Armagh will be in […]

This weekend’s matches

The sole focus this coming weekend for most people is, understandably, the big match against Kerry in Killarney on Saturday. It’s not, though, the only game involving the county that’s on this coming weekend. Here’s your essential info on the three matches that are taking place in which Mayo are involved. As usual, it’s the Minors who are up first. […]

The weekend’s matches

The next Mayo match on the horizon is tomorrow evening’s Connacht U20 Championship semi-final against defending champions Sligo – more on that one here – but beyond that we’ve four other matches involving the county taking place this coming weekend. The action starts on Friday evening, when our defence of the Connacht Minor football title gets underway. The provincial Championship […]

Sunday match reports

Just before the final whistle blew at MacHale Park last night, a slew of youngsters had congregated just outside the whitewash on the bacon factory end. The result hadn’t been in doubt for some time and the obligatory pitch invasion was definitely going to happen, which it duly did with some gusto when Se├ín Hurson signalled the contest’s end. All […]

The weekend’s matches

It’s football all the way this coming weekend, with three matches involving the county down for decision, all of them being played on Saturday. Two of them are crunch National League Division One fixtures against the All-Ireland champions so we’ve a fairly big day of action coming up. Before those two matches involving tilts at the current holders of the […]