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Mayo Football Podcast episode: Memories of Mayo’s 1983 All-Ireland U21 Title Success – now available on all podcast platforms

We’ve got a huge positive reaction to the Mayo Football Podcast show released the other day for club members on Patreon, in which Rob and I were joined by Eddie Gibbons and John Finn to look back on Mayo’s U21 All-Ireland winning campaign of 1983. This podcast is now available for free on all podcast platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud […]

Mayo Football Podcast bonus column: The Class of ’83 helped light the spark

My first column for the Mayo Football Podcast, part of our new written content offering for our club members on Patreon, focuses on the Mayo team that won the All-ireland at U21 level in 1983 and how their exploits helped to pave the way for the county’s return to prominence at senior level in the years since then. Managed by […]

Mayo Football Podcast episode: Memories of Mayo’s 1983 All-Ireland U21 Title Success

Just over forty years have passed since Mayo won All-Ireland honours at Under 21 level for the third time, when they beat Derry in a replayed final played at Irvinestown, Co. Fermanagh. It was the first ever All-Ireland final to be played north of the border, with the Mayo team featuring within its ranks a number of players who would […]

Lahardane’s All-Ireland semi-final fixture details confirmed

Newly-crowned Mayo and Connacht Junior football champions Lahardane MacHales are in All-Ireland semi-final action at the start of January. Details of this semi-final tie, against Kerry’s Listowel Emmets, have now been confirmed. The match has been fixed for O’Connor Park in Tullamore on Saturday 6th January with a 1pm throw-in. TG4 will be streaming it live on their YouTube channel […]

The weekend’s matches

Christmas is fast approaching but this coming weekend there are two huge club Championship matches taking place involving teams from the county. There’s also another county final on back in Castlebar. Here are all the details of these matches. Let’s start with the biggest game of the weekend from the county’s perspective. They don’t come bigger than an All-Ireland final […]

Goals decisive as Castlebar seal U21 title

Castlebar Mitchels were tonight crowned the county champions at U21 level. They held off a strong second half comeback from Claremorris in an entertaining U21A Championship decider at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park, on a final scoreline of 4-5 to 0-14. With the winds from Storm Elin gusting around the ground, it was the young guns from the Mitchels who created […]

U21 club Championship fixtures this weekend

The U21 club Championships are coming to the boil this weekend, with the A and C finals both taking place, while the semi-finals in the B competition are also down for decision. All of these matches will be played this coming Saturday (9th December). The U21A final features the attractive pairing of Castlebar Mitchels and Claremorris. This title decider will […]

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 […]