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Team to face Sligo named

We’ve named our team for tomorrow’s Senior football challenge match against Sligo, the first game under the new management team headed by Kevin McStay. The match, which is being held in association with Mindspace Mayo to raise awareness about mental health issues, will be played at James Stephens Park, Ballina, where throw-in is 1pm. Here’s the starting fifteen we’ve named […]

Ticket and streaming details for Sligo game

With Christmas safely behind us and another New Year barrelling rapidly in our direction, the start of another year of inter-county action is now but days away. Mayo’s 2023 season gets underway next Monday, 2nd January, with a New Year’s Senior football challenge match against neighbours Sligo. The game is being played at James Stephens Park, Ballina, where throw-in that […]

Tickets for Sligo challenge match now on sale

Tickets for the New Year Senior football challenge match against Sligo – to be played at James Stephens Park, Ballina on 2nd January (throw-in 1pm) – are now on sale. The link to purchase tickets online is here. As already announced, this is a fundraiser for Mindspace Mayo, with the aim of shining a light on mental health issues. A […]

Challenge match against Sligo on 2nd January

It was announced by Mayo GAA this morning that a Senior football challenge match between Mayo and Sligo is to take place on Monday, 2nd January. The match will be played at James Stephens Park in Ballina (throw-in 1pm) and is being held in conjunction with Mayo GAA’s charity partners Mindspace to help shine a spotlight on mental health issues. […]

LIVE: Galway v Sligo, Connacht U17 Championship

Here, courtesy of TG4 on YouTube, is the live stream for this evening’s Connacht U17 Championship semi-final between Galway and Sligo. The match gets underway at 7pm this evening and TG4’s live stream from St Jarlath’s Park in Tuam starts at 6.55pm. The winners of this evening’s semi-final play Mayo in the Connacht U17 final on Monday, 6th June.

Connacht U17 final is on Bank Holiday Monday

We’re absent – yet again, for the fifth time in the last seven years – from Sunday’s Nestor Cup decider but the county’s U17 team have already booked their place in their Connacht final. This game has, according to this week’s Mayo News (paper and digital variants), now been confirmed for Monday, 6th June with throw-in set for 7.30pm. What’s […]

Three from three for U17s

Mayo’s Connacht U17 Championship campaign continued in a positive vein this evening. In a high-scoring encounter at James Stephens Park in Ballina, Se├ín Deane’s charges made it three wins from three outings as they overcame Sligo by 2-21 to 3-10. This latest win secures Mayo’s place in the knockout stages of the provincial Championship. They’re guaranteed at least a place […]

U20s self-destruct as Sligo claim historic first provincial title

With just eight minutes of normal time left in this evening’s Connacht U20 decider at Markievicz Park, we looked all but home and hosed. Frank Irwin had just stroked over a free to stretch our lead to five points and, with Sligo reduced to fourteen players, their hopes of a first ever provincial title at this level looked all but […]