Mayo GAA Blog

Mayo GAA news, views and over a century of results

Liam McHale confirmed as manager of Mayo ladies team

After an overly protracted and, at times, chaotic appointment process, Liam McHale was last night confirmed by the Mayo LGFA County Board as the new manager of the Mayo women’s Senior football team. A report by Oisín McGovern for the Mayo News on the conclusion of the management appointment process is here. The Ballina native – who has been appointed […]

Recently on the podcast – Mayo News Football Podcast 2023 E25

In this episode of the Mayo Football Podcast, Rob Murphy and I review and chat about extracts from some of the content our club members on Patreon have got access to over the last few weeks.   From Colm Boyle we hear reaction to the news that Corofin’s Joe Canney has joined Kevin McStay’s management team. The split season, and issues relating to […]

Joe Canney added to management team

News has broken this morning of the appointment of Corofin’s Joe Canney to Mayo’s management team for 2024. Noted GAA newshound John Fogarty of the Irish Examiner has this scoop, his report on the appointment is here. The new appointee was a Corofin player when, under Stephen Rochford, they won the All-Ireland club title in 2015. He was then part […]

U17 and U20 management teams announced

At the County Board meeting tonight, new managers were unveiled for the county’s U17 and U20 teams. At U17 level, former Senior players Tom Reilly (Castlebar Mitchels) and David Heaney (Swinford) have been appointed as joint managers. Joining them on the ticket are Ciaran McDonald (Crossmolina Deel Rovers) who will be Head Coach, along with selectors Pat Clarke (Bohola Moy […]

Michael Moyles steps away

Mayo LGFA Senior manager Michael Moyles today announced that he’s stepping away from the post following completion of his three-year term. In the aftermath of the team’s recent defeat to Kerry in the All-Ireland semi-final, the Crossmolina native said he’d reflect on the issue for a short while but he has now decided to call time on his tenure in […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E20

We had two Mayo Football Podcast shows last week and in this review episode Rob and I review extracts from these pods, featuring audio from podcast regular Billy Joe Padden and from Mayo manager Kevin McStay.   Billy Joe muses about the style of play needed in the modern game and he points to evidence of how Mayo attempted to set up […]

Five in the hunt for U20 role

The Mayo News is reporting today (here) that there are five nominees for the vacant post of Mayo U20 manager. As expected, outgoing U17 manager Seán Deane (Breaffy) is one of the nominees and, according to that piece lined above, the other four are Tom Mulderrig (Moy Davitts), Damien Egan (Bonniconlon), James Fallon (Mayo Gaels) and Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina). The […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin McStay speaks with the podcast

We’ve got another Mayo Football Podcast exclusive for our club members on Patreon. Mayo manager Kevin McStay sat down this week with Rob Murphy for a wide-ranging interview following the conclusion of the county’s first inter-county season under his stewardship. It’s a detailed interview too, running to just over an hour in length, covering such topics as how the management […]

Seán Deane steps away as U17 manager

Mayo GAA announced this morning that Seán Deane has stepped away from the position of Mayo U17 manager, having completed a three-year term in the position. In his three seasons in charge, the Mayo U17s won back-to-back Connacht MFC titles, with last year’s crop making it all the way to the All-Ireland final where unfortunately they lost out to Galway […]