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Launch of Laochra Mhaigh Eo Heroes Wall next Saturday

The Laochra Mhaigh Eo fundraising initiative, which helped to raise funds required to undertake the pitch redevelopment works at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park, reaches its conclusion next weekend. The pitch redevelopment is now complete and the first inter-county game to be played at MacHale Park on the new surface is the big Connacht Championship match between Mayo and Galway on […]

Tickets now on sale for the Galway game

It was announced earlier on this afternoon that tickets have now gone on sale for the Galway game on 24th April. Like all matches nowadays, it’s a ticket-only game with all tickets having to be bought in advance. Tickets for the game are available to purchase online here. Season ticket holders should also have got an email today, providing details […]

Any Other Craic? – Mayo News football podcast 2022 E14

With the frantic week-on-week schedule of the National League now behind us and the Championship getting underway very shortly, this leaves only a short gap in between for other chat. It’s no surprise, then, that our latest Any Other Craic podcast episode, hosted by Ger Flanagan and featuring John Gunnigan and Stephen Drake, covers a fair bit of ground.   […]

Galway match confirmed for MacHale Park

Connacht GAA finally confirmed earlier this evening (here) that the Connacht SFC quarter-final clash with Galway on Sunday week will be played at MacHale Park in Castlebar. Throw-in for the game on the 24th will be 4pm. In the same announcement it was also confirmed that details on tickets for the match will be made available later in the week.

MacHale Park looking good for Galway game

We’re just a month out from our Connacht Championship meeting with Galway and, after months of uncertainty, it’s now looking like the big match will be played on the newly redeveloped pitch at MacHale Park. Michael Gallagher has a piece on this in the Mayo News this week (here) where it’s reported that everything is looking “good to go” for […]

Any Other Craic? – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E8

With four rounds of National League matches already played, there’s a break in the action this coming weekend ahead of Mayo’s next assignment, a tough trip to Tralee to face Kerry. In this episode of the Mayo News Football Podcast, specially extended for our club members on Patreon, Mike sits down with Ed McGreal and Ger Flanagan for a general […]

MacHale Park is touch and go for Galway game in April

All the talk at the moment is focused on the very impressive playing conditions under the Air Dome at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence – where our inter-county season gets going this coming Friday in the FBD League against Galway – but the venue for our Connacht Championship quarter-final meeting with the Tribesmen in late April is in the […]

Ladies hold out to make the semis

At half-time in today’s LGFA SFC quarter-final at MacHale Park it looked as if Mayo were going to beat Galway with considerable ease. The neighbours weren’t, though, prepared to bow out without a fight and it took some determined rearguard action for Michael Moyles’ team to seal a hard-fought 1-15 to 1-11 win over Galway. After heavy rain in the […]

LGFA team to play Galway named

The county’s women footballers take centre-stage tomorrow, as they take on Galway in the LGFA SFC quarter-final. The game throws in at MacHale Park at 1.45pm and it’ll be broadcast live by TG4. Here’s the team we’ve named for this knockout fixture. Mayo (LGFA SFC quarter-final v Galway, 2/8/2021): Aisling Tarpey (Foxrock Cabinteely); Saoirse Lally (Westport), Orla Conlon (Castlebar Mitchels), […]