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U17 team named for tomorrow evening

We’ve named our starting team and subs for tomorrow evening’s Connacht U17 football Championship Round 1 clash with Leitrim. The match throws in at James Stephens Park at 7pm tomorrow evening and here’s the full match panel (of 34 players) we’ve named for it. Mayo (Connacht U17 Championship v Leitrim, 22/4/2022): David Dolan (Balla); Rio Mortimer (Claremorris), John MacMonagle (Castlebar […]

This week’s matches

It’s another busy week of Mayo matches, with five Championship games in all taking place across three codes between now and Sunday. The action starts tomorrow and in the first match there’s significant silverware on offer. This is the Connacht U20 final against Sligo which throws in at Markievicz Park at 6pm. The match is being streamed live by TG4 […]

Scene set for the week ahead – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E15

A big week lies ahead for Mayo GAA, with Championship matches involving the county taking place over the coming days at Senior, Under 20 and Minor (U17) levels. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, Mike Finnerty, Rob Murphy and I set the scene for what’s going to be a busy week on and off the field. We […]

Connacht Championship starts with a bang

Easter Sunday it may have been but today saw the first shots fired in this year’s Connacht SFC. The matches in question took place not only outside the province but also outside the country and both turned out to be extremely competitive tussles. Andy Moran took his Leitrim charges over to McGovern Park in Ruislip where they faced London this […]

Too close for comfort in Carrick

Mayo’s U20s are through to the Connacht final – where they’ll face Sligo – but what was, midway through the second half, heading towards a routine, unspectacular victory veered off in a very different direction, with the result that we only emerged victors over Leitrim by a single point. We eventually scraped through this evening’s semi-final on a scoreline of […]

LIVE: Mayo v Leitrim U20

Here, courtesy of TG4 via YouTube, is the live stream for this evening’s Connacht U20 football Championship semi-final between Mayo and Leitrim. Throw-in at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon is 6.30pm this evening. To watch the game, just click on the embedded player below. If you’re a club member on Patreon, don’t forget that Ger Flanagan and I will be […]

Any Other Craic? – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E14

With the frantic week-on-week schedule of the National League now behind us and the Championship getting underway very shortly, this leaves only a short gap in between for other chat. It’s no surprise, then, that our latest Any Other Craic podcast episode, hosted by Ger Flanagan and featuring John Gunnigan and Stephen Drake, covers a fair bit of ground.   […]

U20 team named

We’ve just named our match day panel for tomorrow evening’s Connacht U20 football semi-final against Leitrim at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon (throw-in 6.30pm). Here’s the full list we’ve named for this game: Mayo (Connacht U20 semi-final v Leitrim, 13/4/2022): Bryan O’Flaherty (Islandeady); Alfie Morrison (Louisburgh), Ruairí Keane (Mayo Gaels), Conal Dawson (Westport); Fenton Kelly (Davitts), Sam Callinan (Ballina Stephenites), […]

U20 semi-final tomorrow evening will be live streamed

TG4’s excellent coverage of this year’s Connacht U20 football Championship continues this week, with simultaneous live streams on their YouTube channel of the two provincial semi-finals tomorrow evening. The link to the live stream for our match against Leitrim at Páirc Seán MacDiarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon is here and the one for the Sligo/Roscommon semi-final is here. Both games throw in […]