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U20 and U17 Connacht Championship fixtures confirmed

Mayo GAA have now confirmed fixture details for both the U20 and U17 provincial Championships. Both will be run off on a round-robin basis this year, with the U20 matches played on Wednesdays while the U17 ones will be played on Fridays. Throw-in times haven’t been confirmed as yet for these ties but they’re all likely to be evening starts. […]

122 years now in the results archive

A late November’s day is a good one as any to do a bit of digital gardening and, in that spirit, I’ve now added our results for this year to the archive here on the blog. Including 2023 (here), the results archive, which is also fully searchable, at this stage runs to 122 years. The landing page for the results […]

Cracking club coverage on the podcast

It’s county final weekend and, as Mayo Football Podcast club members will know, we’ve been all over the club Championship action on the podcast in recent weeks, as the battles for the Moclair, Sweeney and McDonnell Cups have gathered pace. The Senior, Intermediate and Junior football finals all take place at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park this weekend. The Intermediate decider […]

U17 and U20 management teams announced

At the County Board meeting tonight, new managers were unveiled for the county’s U17 and U20 teams. At U17 level, former Senior players Tom Reilly (Castlebar Mitchels) and David Heaney (Swinford) have been appointed as joint managers. Joining them on the ticket are Ciaran McDonald (Crossmolina Deel Rovers) who will be Head Coach, along with selectors Pat Clarke (Bohola Moy […]

Last week on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E21

We had three Mayo Football Podcast shows last week and in this review episode Rob and I review extracts from these pods, where the main focus during the week was on the Mayo ladies team who were in All-Ireland semi-final action against Kerry on Saturday.   To start the show we hear audio from podcast regular Edwin McGreal, who reflects on Mayo’s […]

Five in the hunt for U20 role

The Mayo News is reporting today (here) that there are five nominees for the vacant post of Mayo U20 manager. As expected, outgoing U17 manager Seán Deane (Breaffy) is one of the nominees and, according to that piece lined above, the other four are Tom Mulderrig (Moy Davitts), Damien Egan (Bonniconlon), James Fallon (Mayo Gaels) and Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina). The […]

Seán Deane steps away as U17 manager

Mayo GAA announced this morning that Seán Deane has stepped away from the position of Mayo U17 manager, having completed a three-year term in the position. In his three seasons in charge, the Mayo U17s won back-to-back Connacht MFC titles, with last year’s crop making it all the way to the All-Ireland final where unfortunately they lost out to Galway […]

Sheridan steps down from U20 role

Mayo GAA announced today that the county’s U20 football manager Maurice Sheridan would not be seeking to continue in the role next year following the completion of his three-year term. The Balla man steps away from the U20 role having not succeeded in landing any major honours with the team during his three seasons in charge. He did, however, oversee […]

Super Sligo march on to U20 final

This is a big weekend for Sligo’s footballers but, after this evening’s enthralling U20 All-Ireland semi-final win for the county over Kerry, it’s already guaranteed to be a great one. Tomorrow’s Nestor Cup decider is, of course, important for the Yeats County but a first-ever Championship win over Kerry, guaranteeing Sligo only their second ever appearance in an All-Ireland final, […]