The weather played havoc across the county as clubs got down to business

Fri, Apr 19, 2019

The club championship got under way and took centre stage last weekend. All senior games went ahead on Saturday evening when playing conditions were nothing short of atrocious, especially in the coastal venues in the county. The bizarre fact that neither Charlestown nor Belmullet registered a single score between them while playing against the hurricane in Belmullet was testament to how strong the breeze was.

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Junior contenders get down to business

Fri, Apr 19, 2019

This weekend sees the opening round of the Mayo GAA Junior Football Championship taking place and the battle to follow in Balla's footsteps getting underway.

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O'Connor returns to action as championship throws in across the county

Sun, Apr 14, 2019

It might be almost Easter - but the gales that blew through vast tracts of Mayo on Saturday gave the first round of the Mayo GAA Senior Football Championship a more end of the year feel, than the start of the summer.

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After the league Horan has some big calls to make

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

With our league success still digesting, the attention now turns to preparing for an assault on the Connacht championship and then hopefully the All-Ireland series.

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Who will challenge Ballintubber for their crown?

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

All 16 runners and riders in this year's Mayo Senior Football Championship have been waiting for this weekend to arrive for a while now. Saturday will see a full slate of action taking place all over the county, with Ballintubber the defending champions the side to beat again this year.

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Three goal Mayo claim league title in style

Sun, Mar 31, 2019

Days like this don’t come around too often and when they do it is something to be savoured and the thousands of Mayo supporters who made yet another pilgrimage to Croke Park made drank up every moment of this one after the final whistle.

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League title up for grabs on Sunday

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Heading to Croke Park to face Kerry used to be the thing that would fill Mayo supporters with a sense of dread in their stomachs - but since James Horan's first stint in charge of the Mayo team, things have swung in Mayo's favour.

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A national title is nothing to be sniffed at

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Mayo's strong offensive showing where Kevin McLoughlin and Fergal Boland excelled in the final round of the league against Monaghan, was enough to secure a final showdown with Kerry after Mickey Harte's Tyrone did us a huge favour in Omagh, turning a seven point deficit against Galway into a seven point win.

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Mixing things up has worked for Horan so far

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

With ten minutes to go last Sunday, James Horan introduced James Carr into the action, making the Ardagh man the 34th player to get game time during the league for Mayo this season.

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Colman's go looking for Hogan Cup final spot

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

It is 42 years since Eugene Macken captained St Colman's College, Claremorris, to Hogan Cup glory against Carmelite College, Moate - and the south Mayo school is still the only school from the county to claim the top prize in school's football since it started in 1946.

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Mayo book league final date after thriller in MacHale Park

Sun, Mar 24, 2019

Mayo knew that things had to go in their favour elsewhere if they were to make next Sunday’s league final – but they still had to take care of business themselves to make sure they were still in with a shout of a place in the final.

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Cork goals cripple Mayo final four push

Sun, Mar 24, 2019

Despite having Sarah Rowe back available for selection – Mayo manager Peter Leahy opted to leave the returning Aussie Rules player on the bench for this must win game if they wanted to make the league semi-finals against Cork in Castlebar.

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