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Derek Walsh steps down as hurling manager

While most of the focus right now is, understandably, on the vacant post of Mayo football manager, the county’s hurlers are also without a bainisteoir, following Derek Walsh’s announcement today that he’s stepping down from the role. Official statement from Mayo GAA is here. The Ballyhaunis man was initially appointed to the post back in 2018. In his time at […]

The weekend’s matches

We’ve the bulk of the working week, I know, to get through first but all the same I think it’s no harm to give a bit if airtime at this point to the matches involving the county that are on this weekend. On Friday evening, we’re in the All-Ireland Minor football final in what’s a first ever all-Connacht Championship decider. […]

Minor final tickets now on sale

This year’s All-Ireland Minor football Championship final between Mayo and Galway has, as you know, been fixed for Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon, on Friday 8th July at 7.15pm. Playing the All-Ireland decider at an easily accessible venue within the province should mean there’s a bumper crowd there for it. Proper order too – these are two fine teams, our bucks […]

‘We are Mayo’ book launch is on this Thursday

Back in 2020, with the Covid pandemic then in what would subsequently prove to be just its early stages, Charlestown native Tom Brett and Mayo News columnist Seán Rice published a book entitled We are Mayo. It’s a book about Mayo, about its geographic location in the world, its rivers, lakes and mountains, its history and its infrastructure, its people, its sporting […]

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 […]

The weekend’s results

It was three wins out of for matches for the various Mayo teams who were in action over the weekend. There’s only place to start and that’s with the county’s camogie team whose star continues to rise. This afternoon they claimed the county’s first ever Camogie League title, when they enjoyed a decisive 2-14 to 1-6 win over Wicklow in […]