Mayo GAA Blog

Mayo GAA news, views and over a century of results

Yes, we are in the FBD final

We can forget about points difference and scurrying around at Ballinlough on Sunday trying to find out how Leitrim are getting on to see if we’re still on course for a place in the FBD final. This is because head-to-head results are, I’m reliably informed, the deciding factor in determining respective table placings (as they have been in the league […]

Fundraising + FBD final plans

The Mayo News is out and there are a few pieces in it worth mentioning, relating both to off-field and on-field issues. Taking the former first, County Board Vice-Chairman Mike Connelly in an interview with Mike Finnerty has clarified that all the money raised by the Cáirde Mhaigheo initiative will go directly towards the county’s football and hurling teams and will not […]

Match reports and stuff

Reports in the national media on FBD matches tend to be on the pithy side but Danny Kirby’s goal haul at Ballinrobe yesterday earned him headline treatment in all three of the main dailies today. Here they are: Times, Indo, Examiner. As usual, though, if it’s a proper match report you want the day after (or, indeed, the evening of) […]

Mayo and GMIT teams for tomorrow named

The team that’ll play GMIT in the FBD League at Ballinrobe tomorrow (throw-in 2pm) has been named. Here it is: Mayo (FBD League v GMIT, 15/1/2012): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Eoghan Reilly (Castlebar Mitchels), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Michael Walsh (Ardnaree); Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis), Lee Keegan (Westport); Barry Moran (Castlebar Mitchels), Pat Harte (Ballina Stephenites); Conor O’Shea […]

It’s GMIT next for us in the FBD

It’s like the buses – you wait four long months for a match (if you ignore that jaunt to New York for the FBD World Series final in October) and then two come along together. This Sunday, the lads play their second match in the FBD League and this weekend’s opponents are GMIT with the match set for Ballinrobe with […]

Team to play Leitrim named

We’ve named the starting fifteen to face Leitrim in our opening FBD match at Ballyhaunis tomorrow (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (FBD League v Leitrim, 8/1/2012): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Keith Rogers (Knockmore), Eoghan Reilly (Castlebar Mitchels), Lee Keegan (Westport); Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina), Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe), Colm Boyle (Davitts); Barry Moran (Castlebar Mitchels), Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy); Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore), Pat […]