New Mayo management duo, Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly, will put their first Mayo senior football team out into competitive action in seven weeks time on Sunday January 4 when they take on NUIG in a Galway venue at 2pm. They will follow that up the following week with another test against a third level side when they head to Yeats County to take on IT Sligo. They will wrap up the group stages of the competition with a game against Roscommon at home on Sunday January 18. We sat down with the new management duo last weekend as they looked forward to the new year, you can read it at http://www.advertiser.ie/mayo/article/73605/meet-the-new-bosses-holmes-and-connelly-are-ready-to-go.
The Mayo senior hurlers will get some practice in before they get going in the National Hurling League when they take part in the Connacht Senior Hurling League in January. They will open their season away to Leitrim on Saturday January 3. The following week they will host Sligo on Saturday January 10, before they finish up the group stage of the competition away to GMIT on Saturday January 17.