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Results round-up

There are a few county results to report on, not including the Minor football win on Friday night that’s already been dealt with here, so let’s take a quick trot through these matches. The most appropriate place to start is with the LGFA U16s (pictured above) who claimed a back-to-back Connacht title success today when they beat Galway by 2-18 […]

Monday match reports

I’m not long back in the jurisdiction after en enjoyable few days away and so it’s only now that I’m getting to the online coverage of the two games involving the county yesterday. Better late than never, I guess. Here’s what’s online about the win over Monaghan at Clones yesterday: Locals: Mayo News, Western People, Midwest Radio, Northern Sound. Nationals: […]

McLaughlin double downs the Deise

Like the men, the county’s women footballers today ended their National League campaign with a win. Liam McHale’s charges closed out what was an encouraging set of Division One matches this afternoon with a 2-9 to 2-6 win over Waterford at James Stephens Park. Key to today’s victory came in the form of two Fionnuala McLaughlin goals. The first was […]

Game day – nothing on the line in this one

Our National League campaign for 2024 concludes this afternoon up in Clones. Our opponents this afternoon, Monaghan, are already relegated and we’re safe both from the drop and the inconvenience of having to contest the Division One decider. That means that this match is, in essence, a dead-rubber. Neither side gains or loses anything in relation to the League from […]

Team to play Waterford named

We’ve named our team to play Waterford in Sunday’s LGFA NFL Division One Round 7 clash at James Stephen’s Park, Ballina, (throw-in 2pm). Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division One v Waterford, 24/3/2024): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Fiona McHale (Carnacon), Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Danielle Caldwell (Castlebar Mitchels); Kathryn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Erin Murray (Ballyhaunis), Jenna Mortimer (Hollymount); Aoife Geraghty (Westport, […]

Late comeback not enough for Sacred Heart Westport

Westport’s Sacred Heart School lost out narrowly to Our Lady’s Secondary School, Castleblaney, in today’s All-Ireland Post Primary Senior A Championship final at Banagher. Well down at the break, the Westport school mounted a strong second half comeback, cutting the deficit to two points but Castleblaney held out to win by 1-8 to 1-5 at the finish. It was a […]

Game day – hard to know what we want from this one

After the week’s break, we’re back on home turf once again this afternoon as this year’s National Football League Division One campaign reaches its closing stages. Derry are our opponents in Round 6 at Hastings Insurance MacHale Park today, Tipp ref Se├ín Lonergan will be throwing in the ball at 3.45pm and the match is live on TG4 with live […]

Team to play Armagh named

We’ve named our team to play Armagh in Round 6 of the LGFA NFL Division One at James Stephens Park on Sunday (throw-in 1pm). Here it is: Mayo (LGFA NFL Division One v Armagh, 17/3/2024): Laura Brennan (Hollymount); Fiona McHale (Carnacon), Nicola O’Malley (Westport), Saoirse Lally (Westport, captain); Kathyrn Sullivan (Castlebar Mitchels), Erin Murray (Ballyhaunis), Jenna Mortimer (Hollymount); Aoife Geraghty […]