Roscommon see off Mayo as three game five day run ends

Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Robbie Hennelly’s injury time penalty save from Ciaran Murtagh was the last act in Mayo’s five day trilogy of games in the FBD League as Kevin McStay’s side ran out three point winners in a bitterly cold Hyde Park - as for the second time in three days, Mayo failed to take advantage of their opponents having a man sent off.

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Rochford happy with newcomers performances on Wednesday night

Fri, Jan 12, 2018

At the second time of asking, Mayo got their 2018 season under way on Wednesday night against Leitrim in the FBD League - having to wait an extra three days after their game against Galway was called off shortly after it was due to throw-in on Sunday due to a frozen pitch.

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Mayo fall to Galway’s 12 apostles in biblical conditions

Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Despite playing with two extra men for the last 12 minutes of normal time after both Damien Comer and Sean Mulkerrin had been sent to the line, the former for straight red and the latter for a black card having already be booked - Mayo were unable to see off the challenge of Kevin Walsh’s Galway at home, going down by a point and not scoring for over 34 minutes in the second half including injury time.

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New look Mayo get pulled back at the death in FBD opener

Wed, Jan 10, 2018

It looked that Mayo were going to get off to a winning start until Leitrim’s Brendan Gallagher punched the ball past Paddy O’Malley from close range deep into injury time to secure a draw in this FBD League encounter in front of 1,696 paying spectators in MacHale Park.

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Rochford disappointed by understands why game was postponed

Sun, Jan 07, 2018

In an already tight looking schedule where Mayo were facing into 11 games in 12 weeks the postponement of Sunday’s FBD opener against Galway is a headache that Stephen Rochford could have done without. But the Mayo manager understands and respects the reason for the game being called off at short notice, due to a frozen pitch. The game has been refixed for this coming Friday night, January 12 at 7.30pm in MacHale Park.

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Rochford disappointed with training camp story

Sun, Jan 07, 2018

The potential of Mayo going on a warm-weather training camp in April did the rounds in early December and brought a lot of attention on the county from all over the country - as under the new GAA calendar the month of April is supposed to be dedicated to the club game.

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Vaughan and O’Shea to miss league campaign

Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford confirmed that he expects to be without two more of his front line players for the majority if not all of the upcoming national league campaign.

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Rochford ready to roll ahead of new season

Fri, Dec 22, 2017

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford says he is looking forward to the 2018 season and that almost all roads really lead to the Connacht Championship quarter-final in May. Speaking to the Mayo Advertiser earlier this week the Crossmolina native said some fans may be disappointed with the 2018 national league, especially those who feel Mayo underachieved in the past few years.

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Westport United big winners in monthly awards

Fri, Dec 15, 2017

The Mayo Football League has announced the latest award winners for September/October.

The Hastings Insurance Brokers team of the month are four in a row Super League winners Westport United.

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Carnacon hit the magic half dozen

Sun, Dec 03, 2017

CORA Staunton signed off in style ahead of her Australian adventure by captaining Carnacon to a sixth All-Ireland senior ladies club football title at Parnell Park on Sunday.

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Mitchels come undone against Corofin after extra-time

Sun, Nov 26, 2017

If only we could see these two sides go toe-to-toe in the height of summer, rather than in the gloom of November with a constant mist seeping into the bones of those in action on the field and the hardy souls in the stands.

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Might Mitchels go looking for another magnificent win

Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Castlebar Mitchels renew acquaintances with Corofin in the Connachht Club final this Sunday in Tuam in what promises to be a mouth watering clash. Both teams know each other very well at this stage having crossed paths three times in the last number of years. Corofin needing extra-time last year to beat Castlebar in MacHale Park. Coincidently Mitchels have beaten the Galway kingpins twice in Tuam in what were rip-roaring encounters. Neither team seems to be at the level that they were a number of years ago, but they are still very evenly matched.

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