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U21 results round-up

The county Championship at U21 level is reaching its conclusion, with semi-finals on today in the A and C competitions while in the B tournament it was quarter-final day today. Here are the weekend’s U21 Championship results: U21 A Championship semi-finals U21 B Championship quarter-finals U21 C Championship semi-finals Mayo GAA have tonight confirmed fixtures for this coming Saturday (9th […]

U21 Championship results and fixtures

I know that the weekend’s results in the U21 football Championship have already been posted in the comments but, for the sake of completeness, here they are again. U21 A Championship quarter-finals U21 B Championship quarter-final U21 C Championship quarter-finals Mayo GAA have also confirmed fixture details in the U21 football Championships for this coming Sunday, all of which will […]

Andy takes charge in Leitrim

It was confirmed earlier on today that Andy Moran has been appointed as the new manager of Leitrim. The two-time All-Star and 2017 Footballer of the Year succeeds Terry Hyland in the role. The official announcement of Andy’s appointment is here. Joining Andy’s backroom team in the Ridge County is his Ballaghaderreen co-manager Mike Solan who takes on the role […]

A week ’till Sunday

So, it appears pretty much certain that the resumption of inter-county action will happen next weekend. For a brief period last Thursday it looked as if the GAA might be having second thoughts about playing out the remaining fixtures in the National League – a development reported on that day by the Irish Examiner – but this was quickly scotched […]

JJ Cribbin RIP

The death was announced yesterday of former Mayo footballer JJ Cribbin. A native of Ballyhaunis, Fr Cribbin was Parish Priest of Milltown in Galway. He died yesterday at Mayo University Hospital following an illness. JJ Cribbin was a talented forward who tasted national success with the Green and Red at both underage and senior level. Ordained as a priest in […]

County Convention reports, U21B action and the return of the podcast

Photo: @MayoGAA The annual County Convention was on last weekend and I said then that I’d post details here of the Convention report and accounts once they’d been published. They now have so here they are (pdf) – Convention Report, Financial Accounts. Plenty to go through there over the Festive season. If paperwork doesn’t do it for you, though, you might […]

Claremorris claim U21 crown + Convention highlights

Photo: @MayoGAA It’s proving to be a very quiet December from a Mayo GAA point of view – this is the first post I’ve done here since late November – but two events this weekend merit a mention. The first was last night’s rip-roaring U21A football championship final between Claremorris and Westport played in biblically awful weather conditions at MacHale […]