Kingdom take Mayo’s crown

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

All good things come to an end and Mayo’s reign as All Ireland minor champions was finished off by an impressive Kerry team in Croke Park on the under-card of the big game between the two counties’ senior sides.

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Three who stemmed the tide on Sunday

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Ready and waiting: Andy Moran played the captains part to perfection coming off the bench on Sunday and he gave Mayo a massive lift on the field. Photo:Sportsfile

Cillian O’Connor picked up the man of the match award on The Sunday Game, for his fantastic display, while Colm Boyle got he nod on Sky Sports but those two weren't the only Mayo players deserving of special praise.

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Horan not happy with replay venue

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Mayo manager James Horan, summed up the feelings of everyone about the location of next Saturday’s All Ireland semi-final replay on Sunday evening after Mayo’s draw with Kerry. 

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Mayo dig deep to stay standing up

Sun, Aug 24, 2014

Seamus O'Shea and Paul Geaney battle for the ball in Croke Park. Photo:Sportsfile

When all looked lost, they stood up and were counted and when it looked like it might slip through their grasp right at the end lady luck shined on Mayo when Bryan Sheehan's last gasp free from well behind the 45m line dropped short of the target.

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‘An exceptional year’ for young Knockmore pony champ

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Ciaran Nallon in action in Cork at the FEI European Pony Championships

There’s a rising equestrian star in Knockmore, Ballina.

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Golfing results from around the county

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

There was lots of golfing action taking place around the county last weekend. Here are some of the results recorded.

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Minors face tough task on Sunday

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Mayo minor Cian Hanley in action. Photo: Sportsfile.

Unfortunately for some folk, the minor grade will always be an after thought, something they will catch the last 20 minutes of before the big senior game.

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Three reasons why Mayo can beat Kerry on Sunday

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

1. Both O'Sheas are in fantastic form

The performances of both Seamus and Aidan O'Shea were top class in their victory over Cork in the All-Ireland quarter-final.

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The Kingdom is there to be taken

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

James Horan will have planned meticulously for this massive seventy minutes. Photo: Sportsfile.

Mayo manager James Horan heads into Sunday’s clash against Kerry with a full deck to pick from after his squad came through training since their All Ireland quarter-final victory over Cork three weeks ago.

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No time for cockiness against the most decorated team in the country

Fri, Aug 22, 2014

I am not sure what the odds were back in 1951 or if odds on football matches even existed back then but I would be pretty sure when Mayo faced Kerry in '81, '96’, '97, '04, '06, and 2011, Kerry would have been the overwhelming favourites.

Fast forward to the All-Ireland semi- final in 2014 and Mayo are fancied to beat the Kingdom, but just.

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Troy turns on the style

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Chris Troy (Castlebar CC) took his biggest road win of the season at the Mayo County Road Racing Championship held on a course based out of Cong but raced in the foothills of Joyce country. Cunga CC promoted the event and was well attended by most of the Mayo clubs. Troy, known more for his time trailing skills, used this discipline to forge a gap on the peloton, an early attack into a biting headwind looked doomed until strong man Richard Meaney Westport Covey CC jumped across.

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Ten of the best for Mayo AC at masters championships

Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Six Mayo AC runners made the trip to Tullamore on Sunday for the National Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Harriers Stadium was full, busy, wet and there was a full seven hours of exciting events. The Mayo AC six were rewarded with a fine total of 10 medals. Angela O'Connor and John Byrne made their track debuts and enjoyed the experience. Both of them won medals in some very competitive category races. There were other fine performances too from Margaret Glavey and Pauline Moran.

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