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Shannon Medals Tournament schedule

The revived Shannon Medals GAA Tournament takes place in Ballina this coming Saturday. The Tournament, which has been revived after a three-decade absence as part of the Ballina 2023 celebrations, will feature teams from Mayo, Tyrone, Donegal and Roscommon in what’s set to be an action-packed one-day football blitz. The Tournament, which is kindly sponsored by Joseph Murphy (Ballina) Limited, […]

The weekend’s matches

Right, it’s approaching midweek so time to think about the matches involving the county that are on this coming weekend. There are four such matches, two on Saturday and the other two on Sunday. In camogie, we’ve a Camogie League Division 3A match against Kildare. That’s a home game, which has been fixed for Adrian Freeman Park in Tooreen where […]

This weekend’s matches

It’s a “down” weekend coming up for the men’s football team – though, as Kevin McStay was at pains to point out in his post-match comments last Sunday, this just means they’re not playing a National League match and will instead be working away themselves – but there are other three matches involving teams from the county taking place. Two […]

Together for Ger

As football people, we often ascribe way too much importance to what happens on the field of play, imagining that there’s nothing more vital in our lives. Then, along comes something to knock some sense into us, making us realise that football isn’t really all that crucial in the scheme of things. The launch of the Together for Ger fundraising […]

Game day – another new beginning

After seven months waiting, we have at last a Mayo match to look forward to later on today. MacHale Park is the venue for our opening round game in Division One of this year’s National League, Galway provide the opposition and Cavan’s Joe McQuillan is the ref. Throw-in under the lights is 7.30pm and the match is being shown live […]

EXCLUSIVE: chatting with Lee Keegan on the podcast

Lee Keegan has tonight given his first interview since he announced his retirement from inter-county football a few days ago. We’re delighted to reveal that he’s done this interview with Mike Finnerty on the Mayo Football Podcast. This new podcast episode, featuring an in-depth interview with Lee that runs to over an hour, is now online for club members on […]

Lee Keegan retires – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E1

Lee Keegan’s retirement announcement earlier this week brings down the curtain on a glittering inter-county career. Since he made his Mayo debut in 2011, the Westport man won five All-Stars and was named Footballer of the Year in 2016. He won seven Connacht SFC medals and a National League medal as a Mayo player, earning plaudits far and wide for […]

Loads about Lee

There has, understandably, been a significant amount of media coverage following Lee Keegan’s retirement announcement yesterday. It’s a testament to the esteem in which Lee is held that the prevailing narrative throughout all this coverage is one that extols the leadership qualities and never-say-die attitude that made Lee such a fans’ favourite, not just among Mayo people but for followers […]

Tickets for FBD match against Galway go on sale tomorrow

The news about Lee’s retirement has blown all other stories off the pages but it’s worth drawing everyone’s attention to the announcement by Connacht GAA (here) that tickets for Saturday evening’s FBD semi-final against Galway in the Dome (throw-in 5.30pm) will go on sale online tomorrow (Wednesday) at 1pm. There will be a limit of four tickets per purchase and […]