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Game day – hard to know what we want from this one

After the week’s break, we’re back on home turf once again this afternoon as this year’s National Football League Division One campaign reaches its closing stages. Derry are our opponents in Round 6 at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park today, Tipp ref Seán Lonergan will be throwing in the ball at 3.45pm and the match is live on TG4 with live […]

Sunday match reports

It’s another wet and cold morning here in the west but, after yesterday’s results for the county, it’s nothing but bright sunshine inside. The men won, the women won too and, for good measure, so did the camogie team. I’ve no match report to point you towards in relation to that camogie match. It’s worth recording, however, that it was […]

Mayo 1-12 Dublin 0-14: Boland’s beaut snatches long-awaited success over the Dubs

We’ve all got the scars from all those matches where we’ve lost out to Dublin by a single point. Games we could have won, games we should have won, but didn’t. Tonight, in a game where we didn’t play all that well for much of the time, it was finally our turn to snatch victory at the death. And sweet […]

Double Dubs date this weekend, hurlers get going as well

We turn from visitors to hosts this weekend, with both our Senior football teams playing their Dublin counterparts, both of which are, coincidentally, the reigning All-Ireland champions. Our hurlers get their League campaign underway as well, also with a home match. The lads are in action first in what’s arguably the match of the weekend. Their National League Round 2 […]

Lahardane emerge from the fog as Connacht champions

Lahardane MacHales this afternoon clinched their second Connacht Junior football title, beating off the spirited challenge of a youthful Owenmore Gaels team at a fog-bound Hastings Insurance MacHale Park. The men from the butt of Nephin came out on top by 3-10 to 1-12 after what was a rip-roaring provincial title decider between two teams who really went for it. […]

Lahardane looking to seal Connacht glory once more

Lahardane MacHales are back in action this coming Saturday, with this year’s Mayo JFC winners aiming to win their second provincial title at this level. Their opponents in Saturday’s final are Owenmore Gaels of Sligo and this Connacht JFC title decider throws in at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park on Saturday at 1.30pm. If you’re planning on going to the game […]

Mayo 0-14 Louth 1-10: narrow win in stifling conditions

Kevin McStay was at pains to point out before and after the Kerry game that the two points on offer down in Killarney would also be on offer for us against Louth and Cork. Our one-point win over the Wee County this afternoon – the first time we’ve beaten them at Castlebar – got us the two points from this […]

Louth game confirmed for 4th June

Fixture details for our All-Ireland SFC group stage Round 2 match against Louth have today been confirmed. What will be only our second ever Championship meeting with the Wee County has been fixed for Hastings Insurance MacHale Park on Sunday, 4th June. Throw-in will be 2pm and the match will be broadcast live on RTÉ. There’s still no word on […]

LIVE: Mayo v Roscommon, Connacht MFC semi-final

Here, courtesy of TG4 via YouTube, is the live stream of this evening’s Connacht MFC semi-final between Mayo and Roscommon. The match throws in this evening at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park at 7pm. I’ll have a match report here on the blog afterwards and we’ll have a Mayo Football Podcast Final Whistle show up on Patreon later on as well. […]

This weekend’s matches

The sole focus this coming weekend for most people is, understandably, the big match against Kerry in Killarney on Saturday. It’s not, though, the only game involving the county that’s on this coming weekend. Here’s your essential info on the three matches that are taking place in which Mayo are involved. As usual, it’s the Minors who are up first. […]