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Sunday match reports

Last night was, thanks to Ryan’s outrageous score at the finish, one of the good nights at MacHale Park. His late, late point into the bacon factory end ensured we avoided defeat to Galway in League or Championship at the venue for the first time since the 2014 Connacht final. That stat alone makes it a positive start to the […]

Mayo 1-11 Galway 2-8: Ryan rescues precious point

A draw can feel like a loss or it can feel like a win. When Ryan O’Donoghue launched a screamer into the night sky at the Galway posts deep in stoppage time tonight, the enormous roar that went around MacHale Park showed what the home fans felt about the result the Belmullet man had pulled from the fire for us. […]

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 […]

FBD clash with Galway confirmed for next Saturday in the Dome

Following Galway’s preliminary round win over Leitrim yesterday evening, our FBD League semi-final clash against the Tribesmen has now been confirmed for the Dome this day week (Saturday 14th) with a 5.30pm throw-in. The match will be streamed live by Connacht GAA. There’s no link for the game as yet but the link for where Connacht GAA stream their matches […]

National League fixtures for next year

Provisional fixtures for next year’s National League have been provided to counties, with details reported in the media today. Colm Keys in today’s Irish Independent has a piece on this (here), which fills in some of the detail on our forthcoming Division One campaign. Having played all seven League matches away from home last year while the pitch redevelopment works […]

County final fixture details confirmed

Mayo GAA have now confirmed the fixture details for this year’s Senior, Intermediate, Junior A and Junior B county finals. The four deciders will be played at MacHale Park over the October Bank Holiday weekend at the end of this month, with double headers on both Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October. The Intermediate and Junior B finals will be […]

Mayo manager update with Colm Keys – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E28

With Kerry and Galway set to contest this year’s All-Ireland final, for Mayo it’s a place on the sidelines as one of the two counties to beat them in this year’s Championship is set to claim the Sam Maguire later this month.  In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast Rob Murphy is joined by Mike Finnerty and by Colm Keys […]

Ring Cup clash with Derry fixed for MacHale Park

Mayo GAA confirmed earlier on today that next Saturday’s crunch Christy Ring Cup clash with Derry next Saturday will be played at MacHale Park. The official announcement on this is here. In that announcement, Saturday’s game – which throws in at Castlebar at 1pm – has been styled as a Ring Cup semi-final. In competition terms that’s not strictly speaking […]

Hurlers should be allowed to play at MacHale Park

A bit of an unseemly row has erupted between Mayo GAA and its Hurling Board over the hurlers’ access to MacHale Park. They’re due to play a Round 4 Christy Ring Cup match against neighbours Sligo next Saturday, a match fixed for James Stephens Park in Ballina. The Hurling Board requested that this tie and their subsequent clash with Derry […]