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  • Sep 21, 2020

    Galway GAA semi-final postponed due to close contact with Covid-19

    Another big Galway Championship match was called off yesterday due to close contact with a confirmed case of Covid-19. Cortoon Shamrocks confirmed that a member of their Intermediate Football team was in self-isolation while a test is organized. They were due…
  • Sep 21, 2020

    Mayo showjumper wins an International Grand Prix in Germany

    A Mayo showjumper rode to victory at the International Grand Prix of Herzlake in Germany at the weekend. North Mayo man Jonathan Gordon earned a well deserved win at the event, coming out as the overall winner from a starting list of 59 competitors and 20…
  • Sep 21, 2020

    Galway United travel to Dublin in the First Division this evening

    In the SSE Airtricity First Division Galway United travel to Stradbrook Road on this evening for a midweek league fixture against promotion rivals Cabinteely. United have climbed up the league table over the last few weeks, winning four straight league games…
  • Sep 20, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from today

    Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 6 Claremorris 1 v 7 Ballina Town Manulla 4 v 2 Ballyglass Ballyhaunis Town 0 v 0 Swinford Castlecourt Hotel Premier League—Round 6 Iorras Aontaithe 2 v 0 Manulla ‘B’ Kiltimagh Knock Utd 4 v 0 Killala Ballina Town ‘B’ 2 v 2…
  • Sep 20, 2020

    St Brigid's are Roscommon Senior Football Champions 2020

    Senior Football Championship Final Padraig Pearses0-8 1-11St Brigids Junior A Football Championship Quarter Final Western-Gaels1-14 1-11St Michael's
  • Sep 20, 2020

    Knockmore end 23-year wait for the Moclair Cup

    Knockmore are Mayo Senior Football Champions for 2020. They ended a 23-year wait for the Moclair Cup with a sublime performance against a tenacious Breaffy team. It was the west Mayo men though who drove on in the first half as Peter Forde's side led 0-7 to…
  • Sep 20, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from today

    Homeland Senior Football Championship RD - Final Drumcliffe/Rosses Point GAA club 1-11 1-14 Tourlestrane Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship RD - Final St Molaise Gaels 1-10 1-16 Curry
  • Sep 20, 2020

    Mayo GAA O'Mara Cup results from today

    O MARA CUP KNOCKOUT Davitts 1-9 v 0-18 Garrymore The Neale 1-6 v 4-20 Claremorris
  • Sep 20, 2020

    Castlebar Mitchels are Mayo Minor A Football Champions after an 8-goal thriller

    Castlebar Mitchels are Mayo Minor A Football Champions after an 8-goal thriller in MacHale Park. Castlebar's five goals came in the first half and left their north Mayo opponents with a mountain to climb. At the break they led by 5-6 to 2-3. There was no…
  • Sep 20, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from last night's games

    Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 6 Westport Utd 1 v 0 Glenhest Rovers Ballyheane 3 v 2 Castlebar Celtic Castlecourt Hotel Premier League—Round 6 Snugboro Utd 1 v 3 Straide & Foxford Utd Fahy Rovers 1 v 2 Conn Rangers Killeen Sports Grounds League One—Round…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Balla are Mayo Intermediate Football Champions

    Balla are Mayo Intermediate Football Champions. They overcame Kiltimagh in an edgy encounter in Elvery's MacHale Park this evening. At half-time they led their near neighbours by 1-5 to 0-4. The maroon side managed to hold onto that advantage at the finish to…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Galway Senior Hurling semi-final postponed following Covid-19 case

    A Galway Senior Hurling semi-final has been postponed due to a positive case of Covid-19. The clash between Cappataggle and St. Thomas’ was due to throw in at 1:30pm tomorrow in Pearse Stadium. The game will be re-fixed for a later date. Galway GAA have…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Roscommon GAA Club Championship results from today

    Intermediate Football Championship KO Oran (Football) 2-16 2-9 St. Dominic's G.A.A. Club Junior A Football Championship Relegation playoff Boyle 4-7 1-10 Castlerea St Kevins Junior A Football Championship Quarter Final Clann na nGael 2-13 0-9 Roscommon Gaels…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from today

    Connacht Gold Junior A Football Championship RD - Final Tourlestrane 2 - 12 0 - 8 Owenmore Gaels Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship Relegation RD - Final St Michael's 1 - 9 2 - 17 Enniscrone/Kilglass Connacht Gold Junior B Football Championship…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Mayo GAA club results from today's games

    EXCLUSIVE NORTH MAYO JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP Ardagh 0-13 v 4-11 Cill Chomain MICHAEL WALSH JUNIOR B CUP 2020 Bohola Moy Davitts 5-12 v 3-13 Hollymount-Carramore Claremorris 2-19 v 4-3 Crossmolina Deel Rovers Knockmore 0-11 v 0-8 Louisburgh TF ROYAL HOTEL &…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Kilmaine are Mayo Junior Football Champions

    Kilmaine are Mayo Junior Football Champions for 2020. They seized redemption following their defeat to Castlebar Mitchels B in the 2019 decider. Kilmeena led in the first half by two points, 1-6 0-7. However, the south Mayo side proved too experienced in the…
  • Sep 19, 2020

    Exciting weekend of Live action on Midwest Sport with four live commentaries

    It’s County Final weekend and Midwest Radio will have live commentary of all four finals with thanks to Ceramic City. First up this evening at 5pm it’s the Junior final between Kilmaine and Kilmeena with Michael D McAndrew & Mike Solan on commentary. Then at…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Galway United move up to 6th in the First Division

    Sligo Rovers lost 1-0 at home to Bohemians tonight in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. A late Andre Wright goal in the 81st minute sealed all three points for Bohs. Elsewhere, Galway United picked up three valuable points in the First Division tonight by…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Davitts are Mayo Minor B Champions

    Mayo Minor B Championship Final Davitts 5-15 Balla 1-07 West Mayo U16 A Championship Final Castlebar Mitchels 3-13 Breaffy 0-06 West Mayo U14 B Championship Louisburgh 3-13 Burrishoole 2-05
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Galway camogie finals postponed after a confirmed Covid-19 case

    A first senior county club final has had to be postponed due to a positive Covid-19 test with Sunday’s Galway showdown between All-Ireland camogie champions Sarsfields and Ardrahan pulled from the schedule. And the Galway Junior final between Bothár na Trá…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    LISTEN: Breaffy & Knockmore camps looking ahead to Sunday's Mayo SFC Final

    The countdown is well and truly on to the Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Final on Sunday. Breaffy and Knockmore meet at 3.35pm in the decider in Elverys MacHale Park. Midwest Sport caught up with both camps ahead of the big game. MidWest · Breaffy Manager Peter Forde…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Three of the Main Irish Sporting bodies outline stark financial situation facing sport in the country

    The GAA, FAI and IRFU have all outlined the stark financial situation facing sport in Ireland. All three have appeared before the Oireachtas Covid-19 Response Committee, making their case for the safe return of spectators to stadiums. IRFU Chief Executive…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    LISTEN: Balla & Kiltimagh managers looking ahead to the Mayo Intermediate Football Final

    The 2020 Egan Jewellers Mayo Intermediate Football Championship final will be contested by Balla and Kiltimagh tomorrow evening. Balla produced a sublime comeback to overcome Ballinrobe while Kiltimagh saw off a highly fancied Hollymount-Carramore outfit.…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Both Sligo Rovers & Galway United in league action this evening

    Bohemians will look to end a run of back-to-back defeats in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division tonight when they travel to Sligo Rovers. Before that, Derry City take on St. Pat's. Elsewhere, in the First Division Galway United return to league action at…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Two Castlebar men included in Swim Ireland National Squads

    Swim Ireland has announced 38 swimmers who will form three cohorts of national squads for the 2020/21 season, including Castlebar natives Cillian Melly and Nicholas Quinn. The new season will see a change to the structure of Swim Ireland's national squad…
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Thursday's Mayo GAA U14 Championship results

    Mayo U14 B Semi-Final Balla 5-07 Bohola Moy Davitts 1-17 The Neale 9-18 Erris St. Pats 3-08 West Mayo U14 A Championship Castlebar Mitchels 4-11 Westport 2-08 West Mayo U14 C Championship Islandeady 7-12 Achill 2-08 South Mayo U14 A Championship Final…
  • Sep 17, 2020

    LISTEN: Kilmaine & Kilmeena managers looking ahead to Saturday's County Junior Football Final

    Kilmaine & Kilmeena will contest this year's Mayo Junior Football Final. The game throws-in at 5pm on Saturday evening in MacHale Park and will be live on Midwest Radio Sport. Ahead of the big game Michael D caught up with both camps. MidWest · David…
  • Sep 17, 2020

    Owners will be readmitted to Irish tracks from Monday

    Owners will be readmitted to Irish tracks for the first time since March on Monday. Horse Racing Ireland have confirmed that two people per owner will be allowed on course in line with government guidelines.
  • Sep 17, 2020

    Mayo GAA confirm 200 spectators will be allowed in for each of the four county finals this weekend

    Mayo GAA have confirmed that 200 supporters will be permitted to attend each of this weekend’s four County final games in Elverys MacHale Park. As a consequence of these changes the Intermediate final between Kiltimagh & Balla will now throw in at 8pm on…
  • Sep 16, 2020

    Tuesday evening's Mayo GAA results

    Canon Henry Cup Aghamore 2-12 Charlestown Sarsfields 1-14 West Mayo U16 B Championship Balla 2-12 Ballintubber 1-08 West Mayo U16 C Championship Achill 4-12 Louisburgh 1-10 East Mayo U16 A Championship Bohola Moy Davitts 3-18 Aghamore 3-08 East Mayo U16 B…
  • Sep 15, 2020

    Midwest Radio to broadcast special Sports Talkshop Programme ahead of County Final

    It's County Final weekend and to preview all the action Midwest Radio will have a special Sports Talkshop programme this Thursday night between 10pm & 11pm. We'll hear from both the Breaffy & Knockmore camps ahead of the battle for the Moclair Cup and in…
  • Sep 15, 2020

    Up to 200 people allowed to attend matches in large stadia

    People will be allowed to attend sporting events in limited numbers under government's new 'Living with Covid' plan announced this afternoon. From tomorrow, 200 spectators will be permitted into venues which would usually have the capacity to host crowds of…
  • Sep 15, 2020

    Mayo woman elected as the first ever female President of Connacht Rugby

    A Mayo woman has made history by becoming the first ever female President of Connacht Rugby. Ann Heneghan, originally from Partry and now living in Galway, is the first woman to hold a Presidential role at provincial level in Irish rugby. She was initially…
  • Sep 15, 2020

    Connacht Minor Football Championship games set for the Connacht Centre of Excellence

    Connacht Minor (U 17) Football Championship 2020 This year's competition is straight knock out, and a winner must be decided on the day. All games will be played at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence. Pre Lim Friday 23rd October Galway v Leitrim Semi…
  • Sep 14, 2020

    Knockmore Showjumper wins the two-star Grand Prix in The Netherlands

    Mayo’s Michael G Duffy was in excellent form on the international Show Jumping circuit on Sunday, when he took victory in the two-star Grand Prix at Valkenswaard in The Netherlands. Riding the Carl Hanley-owned 11-year-old gelding Chappo Chey, they came out…
  • Sep 14, 2020

    Racing takes place in Sligo this afternoon

    There's a seven-race card at Sligo and Tipperary this afternoon with the first meetings going to post at 13:10 and 15:00 respectively.
  • Sep 13, 2020

    LISTEN: Swinford athlete Michaela Walsh on her ninth national title

    Michaela Walsh speaks to Midwest Sports John Morley about her double gold success at the National Track and Field Championships, adapting to training during lock down and much more. The Swinford AC member is held in high esteem in the locality and nationally…
  • Sep 13, 2020

    LISTEN: Ballinrobe athlete Sarah Quinn on her successful end to 2020

    Ballinrobe Hurdler Sarah Quinn spoke with Midwest Radio's John Morley on the Sunday Sports show about her latest success at the National Track and Field Championships recently. The St Colman's South Mayo AC member came from behind in the women's senior race…
  • Sep 13, 2020

    Kiltimagh finish strong to capture Mayo Ladies Junior Football title

    Mayo Junior Ladies Football Final Kiltimagh 2-14 St. Brigid's 1-12 Mayo Ladies Senior Shield Final Burrishoole 2-11 Kilmoremoy 3-07 Mayo Ladies Junior Shield Final Ballyhaunis 2-10 Breaffy 1-06
  • Sep 13, 2020

    Joanne Loftus from Moy Valley AC wins Silver at the All-Ireland Junior Women's Championships

    Joanne Loftus from Moy Valley AC in Ballina has won a silver medal in the All Ireland Junior Women’s 3000m in Morton Stadium, Santry. It was Gutsy race and a tight finish. Well done to Joanne and her coach Phillip Finnerty.
  • Sep 13, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo Football League results

    Elvery's Sports Super League - Round 5 Ballyheane 1-0 Swinford Manulla 3-1 Castlebar Celtic Westport Utd 2-0 Ballyglass Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Ballina Town B 6-0 Snugboro Utd Iorras Aontaithe 4-2 Killala Killeen Sports Grounds League One Crossmolina…
  • Sep 13, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo GAA results

    North Mayo Junior B Championship Ballina Stephenites 2-15 Belmullet 3-10 Kilfian 3-09 Moygownagh 2-07 West Mayo Kelly Cup Breaffy 3-18 Islandeady 1-07 Westport 0-20 Louisburgh 0-16 South Mayo Junior B League Ballinrobe 1-10 Mayo Gaels 0-10
  • Sep 13, 2020

    LISTEN: Killala based racehorse trainer Fergal Birrane

    Midwest Radio paid a visit to Fergal Birrane at Killala House Stables to get an insight into the great work taking place. Fergal Birrane is from Killala and is a licensed trainer of flat and national hunt horses. He has spent his entire life working with…
  • Sep 13, 2020

    LISTEN: Diane O'Hora on being appointed new Roscommon Ladies manager

    Roscommon LGFA have announced the appointment of former Mayo star Diane O’Hora as manager of their intermediate team commencing in 2021. Diane is a former All Ireland senior winning captain with Mayo and has great experience and success in coaching and…
  • Sep 12, 2020

    Sligo Rovers share the spoils with St. Pat's

    It finished up scoreless at Richmond Park this evening between St. Patrick's Athletic and Sligo Rovers. The result means Sligo, who went into the game off the back of four wins in all competitions, sit 5th in the table tonight while St. Pat's are two places…
  • Sep 12, 2020

    Wins in the Super League for Ballina Town & Claremorris

    Elverys Sports Super League - Round 5 Claremorris 4-2 Ballyhaunis Town Ballina Town 2-0 Glenhest Rovers Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Kiltimagh Knock United 3-0 Westport Utd B Manulla B 1-1 Fahy Rovers Straide & Foxford Utd 1-0 Conn Rangers CMR League Two…
  • Sep 12, 2020

    Saturday evening's Mayo GAA results

    North Mayo U16 A Championship Ballina Stephenites 3-14 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-08 West Mayo U16 A Championship Castlebar Mitchels 3-10 Westport 1-15 South Mayo O’Mara Cup Garrymore 1-18 Claremorris 4-08 Davitts 2-07 Shrule/Glencorrib 0-08 West Mayo Cusack…
  • Sep 12, 2020

    Carnacon win their 21st title in a row

    Mayo Ladies Senior Football Final Carnacon 2-15 Moy Davitts 0-12
  • Sep 12, 2020

    Ballyhaunis are Mayo Senior Hurling Champions 2020

    Ballyhaunis 1-15 1-12 Tooreen
  • Sep 12, 2020

    Kilmovee Shamrocks are Mayo Ladies Intermediate Football Champions

    Kilmovee Shamrocks 5-9 2-13 CL Machale Rovers
  • Sep 12, 2020

    GAA confirm All-Ireland inter-county series will proceed as planned

    The GAA has confirmed today that this year's All-Ireland senior, under-20 and minor inter-county football and hurling championships will go ahead as planned. It follows talks between the association and the government and they've 'an understanding that…
  • Sep 11, 2020

    Galway United pick up another three points tonight

    Galway United’s resurgence under John Caulfield has continued after the Tribesmen overcame Shamrock Rovers Two tonight. Shane Duggan and Kevin Farragher got the goals for Galway as they ran our 2-1 winners.
  • Sep 11, 2020

    Friday night's Mayo GAA results

    Mayo Minor A Championship Semi-Final Castlebar Mitchels 0-10 Claremorris 0-09 Ballina Stephenites 3-13 Bohola Moy Davitts 0-13 Mayo Minor B Championship Semi-Final Davitts 4-13 Cill Chomain 2-11 Mayo Minor C Championship Final Hollymount-Carramore 4-13…
  • Sep 11, 2020

    Connacht GAA announce new sponsor of their Post Primary Schools Competitions

    Connacht GAA have announced that Mezzino Student Accommodation have come on board as the main sponsor of all our Post Primary Schools Competitions for the next five years. Mezzino have state of the art accommodation complexes in both Galway and Dublin. In…
  • Sep 11, 2020

    Ballina Rugby Club shrouded in utter sadness following the death of John Brennan

    There's a cold silence over Ballina as a deep feeling of loss which echoes quietly over the Moy. John Brennan, who proudly described himself on Facebook as a 'Blindside Flanker at Ballina RFC' has died and to say the club is in shock would be an…
  • Sep 11, 2020

    Mayo GAA U14 results from last night

    North Mayo U14 A Championship Final Belmullet 3-10 Naomh Padraig 3-07 North U14 C Play-off Ardmoy 7-10 Lahardane 3-05 Cill Chomain 4-07 Bonniconlon 1-07 South Mayo U14 A Championship Ballinrobe 8-10 Carras 2-02 South Mayo U14 B Championship The Neale 2-21…
  • Sep 11, 2020

    Westport United record crucial win over Castlebar Celtic

    Westport United picked up three crucial points in the Elverys Sports Super League. United saw off arch rivals Castlebar Celtic by two goals to nil. Westport are now joint top of the table and face an away trip to Ballyglass this weekend.
  • Sep 10, 2020

    Mayo man picks up PRO14's Next-Gen Star of the Season award

    Caelan Doris’s preparations for this Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 final against Ulster has received a timely boost after the Leinster back-rower was named the tournament’s Next-Gen Star of the Season. The award for Under-23s playing in the PRO14 came hot on the…
  • Sep 10, 2020

    Live Commentary of the Mayo Senior Hurling final on Midwest Radio this weekend

    Old rivalries will be renewed on Saturday as Tooreen and Ballyhaunis clash in the Mayo Senior Hurling Final. Tooreen are the reigning Champions and will face neighbours Ballyhaunis at 5pm in Adrian Freeman Memorial Park. The game will be live on Midwest Radio…
  • Sep 10, 2020

    Wednesday night's Mayo GAA results

    South Mayo Junior B League Hollymount-Carramore 2-10 Ballinrobe 0-05 Claremorris 3-11 Mayo Gaels 1-08 West Mayo Junior B League Balla 1-15 Louisburgh 1-14
  • Sep 09, 2020

    Ballina native becomes first ever woman to win Ultra Endurance Irish Cycle Event

    Ballina native Rachel Nolan has become the first ever woman to win Ireland’s Phenomenal TransAtlanticWay Cycling event. The TransAtlanticWay is a 2500 km, one stage, self-supported road bike ride between Derry to Kinsale via the Wild Atlantic Way coastal…
  • Sep 09, 2020

    Sligo Rovers secure LEADER funding for Master plan

    Sligo Rovers have announced a successful application for LEADER Programme funding to prepare a masterplan to assess all aspects of the football club and infrastructural development. The application process began last year, with the club receiving confirmation…
  • Sep 09, 2020

    Mayo GAA Golf Classic will be played in Claremorris later this month

    The Mayo GAA Golf Classic returns later this month. The event will be held at Claremorris Golf Club on Friday and Sat 25 & 26th September, and all funds raised will go towards supporting the Mayo inter-county players and teams who are due to play in the 2020…
  • Sep 08, 2020

    Mayo GAA U16 Championship results from this evening

    South Mayo U16 A Championship Final Ballinrobe 4-14 Claremorris 1-05 South Mayo U16 B Championship Final Carras 1-13 Hollymount-Carramore 2-09 South Mayo U16 C Championship Final The Neale 5-07 Shrule/Glencorrib 1-09 East Mayo U16 B Championship Play-Off…
  • Sep 08, 2020

    Former Mayo star appointed manager of Roscommon Ladies

    Roscommon LGFA have announced the appointment of former Mayo star Diane O’Hora as manager of their intermediate team commencing in 2021. Diane is a former All Ireland senior winning captain with Mayo and has great experience and success in coaching and…
  • Sep 07, 2020

    Ronan Murray on target for Sligo Rovers as they move up to third

    Sligo Rovers are up to third in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. Liam Buckley’s side were 3-1 winners at home to Finn Harps with Erris man Ronan Murray among the scorers. Harps ended that game with nine men, and also saw manager Ollie Horgan sent to the…
  • Sep 07, 2020

    Racing gets underway in Galway this afternoon

    There's an eight-race meeting at Galway this afternoon with the first race going to post at 4:05pm.
  • Sep 07, 2020

    Sligo Rovers meet Finn Harps and Galway United play UCD this evening

    There's one game in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division - Sligo Rovers host Finn Harps at The Showgrounds. Also four games in the First Division - leaders Cabinteely are away to Drogheda. Elsewhere, Bray Wanderers take on Athlone, UCD face Galway…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from today's games

    TP Brennan Connacht Cup—Final Westport Utd 1 v 2 Salthill Devon Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 4 Claremorris 3 v 4 Glenhest Rovers Ballyheane 6 v 0 Ballyhaunis Town Castlecourt Hotel Premier League—Round 4 Snugboro Utd 0 v 1 Conn Rangers Straide & Foxford…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from today

    Homeland Senior Football Championship RD - Semi Final 2 Tourlestrane 0-11 2-4 St Mary's Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship RD - Semi Final 2 Easkey 2 - 7 2 – 12 Curry Connacht Gold Junior A Football Championship RD - Semi Final 2 Owenmore Gaels…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Roscommon GAA Club Championship results from today

    Senior Football Championship Semi Final Padraig Pearses 1-11 1-10 Clann na nGael Senior Football Championship Semi Final St Brigids 2-15 2-9 Boyle Junior A Football Championship Group A St. Dominic's G.A.A. Club 5-13 1-15 Castlerea St Kevins Junior A Football…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from today

    CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC KNOCKOUT Knockmore 0-17 0-13 Ballina Stephenites EGAN JEWELLERS MAYO IFC KNOCKOUT Ballinrobe 2-9 1-14 Balla CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC RELEGATION Bohola Moy Davitts 0-12 v 2-16 Claremorris TF ROYAL HOTEL & THEATRE MAYO JFC KNOCKOUT Kilmeena…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Mayo LGFA Championship results from today

    Senior Championship Semi Finals Carnacon 3-13 Hollymount 0-04 Moy Davitts 3-14 Westport A 2-07 Intermediate Championship Semi Finals MacHale Rovers 3-10 Charlestown 2-11 Kilmovee Shamrocks 7-11 Castlebar MItchels 5-14 AET Junior Championship Semi Finals Tuar…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Claremorris Golf Club Junior team won the Kenny Cup yesterday

    The Claremorris Golf Club Junior team won the Kenny Cup at Claremorris Golf Club yesterday. The following were members of the team: Darragh Joyce, John Heneghan, Ronan Fallon, James Woolley, Jason Morley (Captain). David Rattigan was the Junior Convenor in…
  • Sep 06, 2020

    There's a seven card race in Ballinrobe Racecourse today

    Ballinrobe's high-profile National Hunt card features seven races with the first off at five past two. The ground is Yielding, Soft in places and the forecast is for a mainly dry day with a slight risk of showers.
  • Sep 06, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from last night's games

    TP Brennan Connacht Shield Final in Lecarrow Ballaghaderreen 5 v 2 Colemanstown Utd Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 4 Ballina Town 9 v 0 Ballyglass Manulla 4 v 1 Swinford Castlecourt Hotel Premier League—Round 4 Iorras Aontaithe 1 v 4 Westport Utd ‘B’…
  • Sep 05, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from today's games

    Homeland Senior Football Championship RD - Semi Final 1 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point GAA club 1-7 0-9 CooleraStrandhill Homeland Senior Football Championship Relegation RD - Semi Final Coolaney/Mullinabreena 1 - 12 0 - 12 Eastern Harps Connacht Gold Intermediate…
  • Sep 05, 2020

    Roscommon GAA results from today's matches

    Senior Football Championship Relegation Playoff Tulsk Lord Edwards 1-10 1-9 Fuerty Intermediate Football Championship Semi Final 14:30Oran (Football) 4-16 0-4 St Aidan's Intermediate Football Championship Semi Final St. Faithleach's 0-10 1-9 St. Dominic's…
  • Sep 05, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from today's games

    SATURDAY 05TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC KNOCKOUT Westport GAA 0-13 0-15 Breaffy EGAN JEWELLERS MAYO IFC KNOCKOUT Kiltimagh 0-20 1-12 Hollymount-Carramore EGAN JEWELLERS MAYO IFC RELEGATION Swinford 2-8 0-13 Islandeady TF ROYAL HOTEL & THEATRE…
  • Sep 04, 2020

    John Caulfied picks up his first win as Galway United manager

    John Caulfield picked up his first win as Galway United manager this evening with a 4-1 win over Athlone in the First Division. Enda Curran opened the scoring from the penalty spot which was followed up with a brace from Mikey Place and Vinny Faherty was on…
  • Sep 04, 2020

    Friday night's Mayo GAA results

    Mayo Minor B Semi-Final Balla 1-12 Aghamore 1-11 South Mayo Minor A Championship Final Claremorris 2-09 Ballinrobe 1-11 South Mayo Minor B Championship Final Davitts 3-12 Carras 0-11 Mayo Minor C Championship Semi-Final Ballyhaunis 4-13 Crossmolina Deel…
  • Sep 04, 2020

    Manulla B book place in semi-finals of Calor Gas Premier Cup

    Manulla B have booked a place in the Calor Gas Premier Cup semi-final, after defeating Partry Athletic by two goals to one last night in the quarter final. The semi-finalists in the Premier Cup are Ballina Town B, Manulla B, Moy Villa and Westport United b.…
  • Sep 04, 2020

    Top-level meeting today to discuss possible lifting of restrictions at matches

    The Minister for Sport is meeting public health officials and top sporting figures today to discuss the lifting of restrictions at matches Until recently, up to 200 people were allowed to gather together for a sporting event, but last month the Government…
  • Sep 04, 2020

    Down to the last four of the Mayo Club Championship

    There is another exciting weekend in store with the semi-finals of the Mayo Club Championship. In the Connacht Gold Senior semi-final Breaffy & Westport will clash at 7.15 in Elverys MacHale Park on Saturday evening which will be preceded by the Intermediate…
  • Sep 03, 2020

    Mayo GAA U14 Championship results from Thursday evening

    U14 B All County Group 3 Castlebar Mitchels 5-15 Breaffy 2-06 North Mayo U14 A Championship Naomh Padraig 1-16 Ardnaree 1-09 Ballina Stephenites 5-10 Knockmore 4-08 Belmullet 2-14 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 2-05 North Mayo U14 B Championship Erris St. Pats 7-14…
  • Sep 03, 2020

    Connacht seeded in Tier 3 for Heineken Champions Cup

    Connacht have been handed another European boost for next season after it was confirmed that Andy Friend's side will seeded in Tier 3 for the Heineken Champions Cup. Yesterday it was confirmed that Connacht would play in next season's expanded 24-team…
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Wednesday night's Mayo GAA results

    South Mayo Junior Championship Garrymore 0-17 The Neale 1-07 Mayo Gaels 2-18 Ballinrobe 2-06 North Mayo Junior B League Final Knockmore 3-16 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-06 West Mayo Junior B League Louisburgh 3-11 Castlebar Mitchels 1-14 West Mayo Junior B…
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Liam Kearney appointed first-team coach at Galway United

    Liam Kearney has followed his old Cork City boss John Caulfield to Galway United. Kearney will be first-team coach at Eamonn Deacy Park. Galway currently sit one place above the bottom in the first division.
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Mayo U16 Club Championship results

    North Mayo U16 A Championship Ballina Stephenites 8-09 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 2-12 Naomh Padraig 3-08 Knockmore 3-07 North Mayo U16 B Championship Cill Chomain 2-11 Ardmoy 0-09 Bonniconlon 2-13 Erris St Pats 2-07 South Mayo U16 A Championship Claremorris…
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Johnny Keane confirmed as new Roscommon senior hurling manager

    Johnny Keane has been confirmed as the new manager of the Roscommon senior hurling team, replacing Ciaran Comerford who stepped down in June. The Portumna native, who managed Portumna in 2018, had been part of Comerford's management set-up, and has been…
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Connacht will play in next season's European Champions Cup

    Connacht will play in next season's European Champions Cup after the tournament organisers confirmed 24 teams are to take part in the competition. 8 teams from the Pro 14, including all the Irish provinces, 8 teams from the Top 14 in France, and 8 teams from…
  • Sep 02, 2020

    Ballaghadereen's Pearce Hanley announces immediate retirement from AFL

    Ballaghadereen native and Gold Coast veteran Pearce Hanley has announced his immediate retirement after 169 AFL games. The 31-year old played 169 games, after making his debut as a 19-year-old in 2008. The former Mayo footballer was originally recruited by…
  • Sep 01, 2020

    FAI votes to save itself from insolvency at last night's EGM

    The FAI has voted to save itself from insolvency. At an EGM of the Association last night, a clear majority approved reforms that will trigger the release of funding up to 35 million euro over the coming years. Council members with over 10 years service can…
  • Sep 01, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from yesterday

    MONDAY 31ST AUGUST, 2020 SOUTH MAYO JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 2 The Neale 2-10 v 2-17 Mayo Gaels MAYO GAA HOMELAND U14 B ALL COUNTY GROUP 1 Naomh Padraig 4-15 v 2-8 Knockmore
  • Aug 31, 2020

    Racing in Roscommon gets underway at 4pm

    A 7-race card at Roscommon gets underway at 4pm this afternoon. The ground at Roscommon is soft, yielding in places.
  • Aug 31, 2020

    Roscommon SFC semi-final pairings

    Clann na nGael finished strongly to book themselves a semi-final date with Padraig Pearses after a 0-14 point to 1-9 victory against Western Gaels at Dr Hyde Park yesterday. Padraig Pearses overcame Roscommon Gaels by 0-19 points to 0-9 in Ballyforan. In the…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Details confirmed for semi-finals of the Mayo Club Championship

    The details have been confirmed for the Semi-Finals of the Mayo Club Championship. Elverys MacHale Park will again play host to double-headers on Saturday & Sunday. On Saturday evening at 5.30pm in the Intermediate Football Championship semi-final…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Ballina's Jesse Devers finds the net as Sligo Rovers advance in the FAI Cup

    Sligo Rovers have beaten UCD 3-1 at the Bowl to make the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup. Kyle Callan-McFadden, Ronan Coughlan and Mayo man Jesse Devers all found the back of the net for the visitors.
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Munster comfortably see off Connacht in the PRO 14

    Munster defeated Connacht by 49 points to 12 at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon to book a PRO 14 semi-final spot. Johann van Graan's side will meet Leinster in the last four of the competition next Friday evening. Chris Cloete, Jeremy Loughman, Tadhg Beirne…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Mayo man helps Ireland ride to victory in the three-star Nations Cup

    An outstanding performance from Michael Blake’s Irish Show Jumping team saw them take victory in today’s three-star Nations Cup at Drammen in Norway. The Irish team included three riders under the age of 25 along with two Irish Sport Horses and at the finish…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Ballinrobe hurdler claims gold at the National Senior Track and Field Championships

    Sarah Quinn has won the 100m hurdles at the National Senior Track and Field Championships. The Ballinrobe woman came from behind to clench victory on the line. A member of St Colman’s South Mayo athletics club in Claremorris, Sarah is now the indoor, outdoor…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Mayo Ladies Minor Football Championships results from today

    Minor A Championship Rd. 3 Group A Swinford Killasser 4-13 Castlebar Mitchels 5-07 Westport 0-00 Hollymount CONC Group B Knockmore 4-11 CL MacHale Rovers 3-11 Kilmormoremoy BYE Semi Final Pairings to be played Sept 9th Cup Knockmore V Hollymount Westport A V…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from today's games

    Sunday Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 1 RD - 5 St Mary's 0-16 0-6 Shamrock Gaels Eastern Harps 0-7 0-13 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point GAA club Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 RD - 5 Bunninadden 1 - 17 3 - 13 Curry Ballymote…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Roscommon GAA Club Championship results from today

    Senior Football Championship Quarters St Brigids 0-19 1-8 Michael Glaveys Western-Gaels 1-9 0-14 Clann na nGael Roscommon Gaels 0-9 0-19 Padraig Pearses Senior Football Championship Relegation Playoff Strokestown 0-10 0-8 Fuerty Intermediate Football…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from today's games

    Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 3 Ballyhaunis Town 1 v 0 Manulla Swinford 0 v 2 Westport Utd Castlebar Celtic 4 v 5 Ballina Town Ballyglass 4 v 1 Glenhest Rovers Castlecourt Hotel Premier League—Round 3 Killala 2 v 1 Straide & Foxford Utd Manulla ‘B’ 0 v 2…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from today's games

    SUNDAY 30TH AUGUST, 2020 CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC KNOCKOUT Westport GAA 3-17 3-08 The Neale Ballina Stephenites 1-18 0-12 Aghamore CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC RELEGATION Claremorris 2-8 1-12 Charlestown Sarsfields EGAN JEWELLERS MAYO IFC KNOCKOUT Kiltimagh 2-14 1-13…
  • Aug 30, 2020

    Swinford athlete wins double gold at the National Senior Track and Field Championships

    The second weekend of the National Seniors Track and Field Championships took place this weekend in Morton Stadium, Santry, Co. Dublin. Swinford A.C's Michaela Walsh showed lockdown didn’t set her back winning double gold in the U23 women’s shot put and…
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Saturday night's Mayo Football League results

    Elverys Sports Super League Claremorris 2-1 Ballyheane Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Iorras Aontaithe 3-1 Ballina Town B Kiltimagh/Knock Utd 3-0 Snugboro Utd Westport Utd B 2-1 Fahy Rovers Killeen Sports Ground League One Kilmore 2-0 Crossmolina Moy Villa…
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Knockmore Showjumper named in the Irish team for the three-star Nations Cup

    Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his team for Sunday’s three-star Nations Cup which takes place at Drammen in Norway. Ireland have been drawn first to jump of the five teams that take part and Blake has named a entirely new team from…
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Galway GAA Club Championship results from this evening

    Claregalway Hotel Senior Football Championship - Group 2 Maigh Cuilinn 4-14 1-9 Mountbellew/Moylough Claregalway Hotel Senior Football Championship St. James' GAA 3-16 1-14 Oughterard Claregalway Hotel Intermediate Football Championship - Group A…
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from this evening

    Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 2 RD - 5 Geevagh 1-8 0-13 Coolaney/Mullinabreena Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 2 RD - 5 CooleraStrandhill 0 - 5 1 – 14 Tourlestrane Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship Group 2 RD - 5…
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Roscommon GAA Club Championship results from this evening

    Senior Football Championship KO Boyle 4-8 0-12 St. Croans Intermediate Football Championship Q/Final Oran (Football) 2-15 1-7 Creggs St. Dominics 6-11 1-7 Eire Og Kilmore 2-10 2-11 St Aidan's
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from this evening

    SATURDAY 29TH AUGUST, 2020 CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC KNOCKOUT Ballintubber 0-12 2-11 Knockmore Ballaghaderreen 3-6 4-16 Breaffy CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC RELEGATION Garrymore 2-13 1-9 Bohola Moy Davitts EGAN JEWELLERS MAYO IFC KNOCKOUT Mayo Gaels 0-10 1-12 Balla…
  • Aug 29, 2020

    Lots of drama in store in the Mayo Club Championship this weekend

    We have arrived at the Knockout stages of the Mayo Club Championship and Midwest Radio will have live commentary of the 4 Mayo Senior Quarter finals this weekend. On duty will be Michael D. McAndrew & Tom Carney with analysis from Declan O'Reilly, Nigel…
  • Aug 28, 2020

    Galway Utd bow out of the FAI Cup

    Galway United bowed out of the FAI Cup this evening at the hands of Shelbourne. The Tribesmen lost out 5-2 in the second round at Eamonn Deacy Park.
  • Aug 28, 2020

    Mayo GAA Minor results from this evening

    North Mayo Minor B Championship Cill Chomain 2-08 Naomh Padraig 2-05 North Mayo Minor C Championship Ardmoy 7-14 St. Muredachs 1-05 South Mayo Minor A Championship Mayo Gaels 4-12 Ballinrobe 4-11 South Mayo Minor B Championship Davitts 0-13 Carras 0-06 South…
  • Aug 28, 2020

    The 2020 Irish Grand National has been cancelled

    The 2020 Irish Grand National has been cancelled. The race - which had been due to take place on Easter weekend at Fairyhouse - had been postponed due to the pandemic. However Horse Racing Ireland have now confirmed it will not be rescheduled for later in the…
  • Aug 28, 2020

    Connacht ring in the changes ahead of PRO 14 clash with Munster

    Munster have made five changes to their side for Sunday's Pro 14 interprovincial derby with Connacht at the Aviva Stadium. All five changes come in the pack, with Tadhg Beirne starting in the second row for his first Munster appearance in nine months. Jeremy…
  • Aug 28, 2020

    Caulfield takes charge of Galway Untied against Shelbourne this evening

    There are two FAI Cup second round matches this evening. John Caulfield takes charge of Galway United for the first time against Shelbourne at Eamonn Deacy Park. Athlone Town host Wexford in the Midlands. Both matches kick off at 7.45.
  • Aug 28, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from Thursday evening

    Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 2 Glenhest Rovers 1 v 3 Castlebar Celtic Westport Utd 4 v 0 Ballyhaunis Town Calor Gas Premier Cup—Round 2 Conn Rangers 2 v 2 Manulla ‘B’ Won 3-1 on penalties
  • Aug 27, 2020

    Match officials confirmed for Galway United and Sligo Rovers FAI Cup games

    The match officials for the Extra.ie FAI Cup Second Round and SSE Airtricity League First Division fixtures have been confirmed. Friday, August 28 Galway United v Shelbourne Eamonn Deacy Park, 7.45pm Referee: Damien MacGraith Assistant 1: Darren Corcoran…
  • Aug 27, 2020

    FAI-ETB Player Development Course heading for Solar 21 Park

    Registrations are now open for an FAI-ETB Player Development Course in Solar 21 Park Milebush Castlebar. The aim of the training course is to give people the skills to either progress to full time employment in the Sports, Leisure and Recreation industry or…
  • Aug 27, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from Wednesday

    SOUTH MAYO JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 2 Garrymore 4-13 v 1-6 Shrule/Glencorrib NORTH MAYO JUNIOR B LEAGUE Ballina Stephenites 1-12 v 1-12 Crossmolina Deel Rovers WEST MAYO JUNIOR B CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 2 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 2-7 v 0-11 Burrishoole Tuar Mhic…
  • Aug 27, 2020

    Mayo LGFA underage results from yesterday

    Under 16 A Championship Round 3 Group A Knockmore 3-09 St Marys 2-11 Kilmoremoy A 7-16 Charlestown 0-10 Group B Swinford Killasser 3-10 Burrishoole 2-06 Westport A 5-32 Parke KC 1-00 Under 16 B Championship Round 3 Group A Ballyhaunis 2-18 Breaffy 5-06…
  • Aug 26, 2020

    Live commentary this weekend on Midwest Radio of Mayo SFC quarter finals

    It's the Knockout stages of the Mayo Club Championship this weekend, and Midwest Radio will have live commentary of the 4 Mayo Senior Quarter finals this weekend. On commentary duty will be Michael D . McAndrew & Tom Carney with analysis from Declan O'Reilly,…
  • Aug 26, 2020

    Islandeady GAA pays tribute to former player, manager & officer

    Islandeady GAA has paid tribute to one of the club’s leading figures. Tommie O’Brien, of Dooleague, Islandeady, passed away peacefully at his home after a long illness. The club says Mr O’Brien represented Islandeady with distinction as a player, manager, and…
  • Aug 25, 2020

    Death of former Sligo Rovers and Celtic footballer Pat McCluskey

    Tributes have been paid today following the death of former Sligo Rovers and Celtic footballer Pat McCluskey at the age of 68. The Scottish footballer was a member of the Sligo Rovers team that reached the 1970 FAI Cup Final -the club's first for 30 years. He…
  • Aug 25, 2020

    Manulla triumph over Kiltimagh in the Mayo Women's League

    Mayo Women's League R4 Monday 24th August Manulla 6 - 1 Kiltimagh Knock Utd
  • Aug 25, 2020

    Taoiseach believes putting sport behind closed doors may help salvage the GAA championship

    The Taoiseach believes that last week’s decision to move all sporting events behind closed doors have kept hopes alive of the GAA championship taking place this year. Micheál Martin reiterated that the Government want the GAA inter-county competitions to go…
  • Aug 24, 2020

    There's a seven-card race in Ballinrobe this afternoon

    There is racing in Ballinrobe this afternoon. The ground is Yielding, Yielding to Soft in places ahead of today's seven-race National Hunt card at 1pm A mainly dry day is forecast. All the fixtures will take place under the strict protocols published by Horse…
  • Aug 24, 2020

    Dates, times and venues confirmed for the Mayo Club Championship quarter-finals

    The dates, times and venues have been confirmed for the Knockout stages of the Mayo Club Championship. All four of the Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Quarter Finals will take place in Elverys MacHale Park. On Saturday evening at 5.30pm the reigning County Champions…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Connacht have beaten Ulster in the PRO 14 but still bow out

    Connacht have beaten Ulster by 26-20 as their PRO 14 seasons resumed this evening at the Aviva Stadium. John Porch, Kieran Marmion, Bundee Aki and Jack Aungier with the tries for Connacht. Jacob Stockdale and Nick Timoney crossing the whitewash for Ulster.…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from today

    TP Brennan Connacht Cup Semi-Final Westport Utd 1-1 West Utd (Westport won 4-2 on penalties) Salthill Devon 1-0 St Bernards FC TP Brennan Connacht Shield Semi-final Colemanstown Utd 4-3 Glenhest Rovers Ballaghaderreen FC 3-1 Real Tubber Elverys Sports Super…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship draws announced

    The Mayo Club Championship draws have taken place this evening. Senior quarter final Draw Westport vs The Neale Breaffy vs Ballaghaderreen Ballintubber vs Knockmore Ballina vs Aghamore Senior Relegation draw Bohola Moy Davitts vs Garrymore Charlestown vs…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from Sunday

    Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 2 RD - 4 CooleraStrandhill 0 - 14 0 - 12 Calry/St Joseph's Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 RD - 4 Ballymote Round Towers 1 - 13 3 - 2 Enniscrone/Kilglass Connacht Gold Intermediate Football…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Mayo LGFA Championship results

    Senior Championship Rd 3 Group A Burrishoole 1-03 Hollymount 1-08 Moy Davitts 8-17 Swinford Killasser 0-09 Group B Westport A 3-13 Kilmoremoy 3-09 Carnacon 7-16 Knockmore 3-05 Semi Final Pairings (weekend of Sept 5/6th) Cup Moy Davitts V Westport A Carnacon V…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo Club Championship results

    Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Group 1 Ballaghaderreen 3-12 The Neale 1-11 Belmullet 2-06 Garrymore 1-06 Group 3 Kiltane 3-11 Claremorris 1-13 Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC Group 1 Kiltimagh 3-12 Bonniconlon 2-08 Louisburgh 1-16 Swinford 1-12 Group 2 Ardnaree 3-08…
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Sligo Club Championship results

    Sligo Senior Football Championship Group 1 Shamrock Gaels 0-14 Eastern Harps 0-09 St. Mary's 1-12 Tubbercurry 0-10 Group 2 Tourlestrane 4-17 Geevagh 2-06 Sligo Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 Bunninadden 2-10 St. Molaise Gaels 1-12
  • Aug 23, 2020

    Ballina Town make it two wins from two in the Super league

    Elverys Sports Super League - Round 2 Ballina Town 2-1 Swinford Castlecourt Hotel Premier League - Round 2 Snugboro Utd 2-2 Manulla B Conn Rangers 2-1 Killala Westport Utd B 2-1 Straide & Foxford Utd Killeen Sports Grounds League One - Round 2 Newport…
  • Aug 22, 2020

    Huge win for Sligo Rovers over Dundalk

    Things have gone from bad to worse for Dundalk. The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions have been beaten 3-1 by Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds this evening. The defeat means the Louth outfit remain 3rd in the table but are 7 points behind 2nd…
  • Aug 22, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship results from this evening

    CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC GROUP 2 Aghamore 1-13 1-09 Bohola Moy Davitts Ballintubber 1-16 0-05 Davitts CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC GROUP 3 Ballina Stephenites 1-10 0-12 Knockmore CONNACHT GOLD MAYO SFC GROUP 4 Breaffy 0-20 2-13 Charlestown Sarsfields Westport 0-15…
  • Aug 21, 2020

    Friday night's Mayo Minor Championship results

    North Mayo Minor A Championship Ballina Stephenites 3-23 Knockmore 4-06 North Mayo Minor B Championship Cill Chomain 4-13 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 4-03 Erris St. Pats 3-10 Ardmoy 3-08 Naomh Padraig 2-14 St Muredachs 2-08 South Mayo Minor A Championship…
  • Aug 21, 2020

    Bundee Aki will earn his 100th cap for Connacht on Sunday

    Bundee Aki will earn his 100th cap for Connacht in Sunday’s clash with Ulster. Alex Wooton and Peter O'Sullivan will make their debuts on the wings. New signings Ian Madigan and Alby Mathewson will be on the bench for Ulster.
  • Aug 21, 2020

    Some big games in the Sligo Senior Football Championship this weekend

    Sligo Senior Football Championship Saturday August 22 St Mary's v Tubbercurry, Markievicz Park, 7pm Eastern Harps v Shamrock Gaels, Corran Park, 7pm Geevagh v Tourlestrane, Connolly Park, 7pm Sunday August 23 Coolera-Strandhill v Calry/St Joseph's, Markievicz…
  • Aug 21, 2020

    John Caulfield appointed as the new manager of Galway United

    John Caulfield wants to help Galway United reach the First Division playoffs this season. The former Cork City boss has taken over from Alan Murphy at Eamonn Deacy Park. He'll be watching from a distance as his new side entertain Bray tonight. Leaders…
  • Aug 21, 2020

    GAA to make funds available to county boards the current crisis

    The GAA are to make funds available to county boards during the current crisis. Government restrictions mean that all games are to be played behind closed doors until September the 13th at the earliest. Meanwhile, the GAA remain optimistic that this year's…
  • Aug 21, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from last night

    U14 B All County Group 3 Westport 6-11 Castlebar Mitchels 2-07 North Mayo U14 A Championship Ballina Stephenites 2-12 Ardnaree 1-08 Belmullet 3-18 Knockmore 4-00 Naomh Padraig 2-10 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-07 North Mayo U14 B Championship Lahardane 8-05…
  • Aug 20, 2020

    Sligo club resumes activities after Covid-19 suspension

    Sligo GAA club Eastern Harps has announced today that all activities can now resume. Earlier this week, the club had temporarily suspended all activity as a precautionary measure, as a club member was awaiting the result of a Covid-19 test. Today, the club…
  • Aug 20, 2020

    Exciting weekend ahead in Round 3 of the Mayo Club Championship

    It’s round 3 of the Mayo Club Championship this weekend with still a few quarter final spots up for grabs in the senior & intermediate. Midwest Radio will have reporters at all of the games as well as live commentary from the Connacht Gold senior championship…
  • Aug 20, 2020

    Westport United's Connacht Cup semi-final switched to Eamonn Deacy Park

    Westport United's Connacht Cup semi-final with West United on Sunday will now take place at Eamonn Deacy Park on Sunday at 2pm. Elsewhere in the Connacht Shield semi-final Glenhest Rovers will entertain Colemanstown Utd at 2pm on Sunday.
  • Aug 20, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from last night

    West Mayo Junior B Championship Group 1 Balla 2-07 Westport 1-05 Group 2 Burrishoole 2-11 Tourmakeady 2-07 Castlebar Mitchels 3-13 Islandeady 1-08 South Mayo Minor C Championship Hollymount-Carramore 5-06 Ballyhaunis 2-09 Minor Hurling Championship Westport…
  • Aug 19, 2020

    GAA says no more than 40 people per team allowed at a game - including players & backroom teams

    The GAA have clarified a number of issues after the Government’s decision that no spectators should attend sporting fixtures. Croke Park have said that no more than 40 persons per team is allowed at a game - which includes players and all the backroom team.…
  • Aug 19, 2020

    Seven race card at Sligo today

    There is a seven-race card at Sligo today with action underway at 1.50pm. There is also an eight race card in Killarney where the first is off at 1pm.
  • Aug 19, 2020

    Sligo Rovers sneak a win against Waterford

    An injury time free kick from Alex Cooper gave Sligo Rovers a 2-1 win over Waterford in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. The victory moves Sligo up to seventh in the table on nine points.
  • Aug 19, 2020

    Mayo GAA U16 results from last night

    North Mayo U16 A Championship Crossmolina Deel Rovers 3-16 Belmullet 2-16 Knockmore 3-08 Ballina Stephenites 0-14 North Mayo U16 B Championship Ardnaree 5-10 Bonniconlon 1-05 Cill Chomain 0-15 Erris St. Pats 1-11 South Mayo U16 A Championship Ballinrobe 4-20…
  • Aug 19, 2020

    GAA calls for evidence to support Government measures

    The GAA has called for evidence to be presented to explain the Government's decision to ban all spectators from sporting events until at least the 13th of September. Up until now 200 people were allowed be part of an outdoor sporting event, which meant that a…
  • Aug 19, 2020

    Alan Murphy has left his role as manager with Galway United

    Galway United have confirmed that Alan Murphy has left his role as manager. The 38-year-old Ballinrobe native, who is also the club’s all-time leading scorer as a player, took over as manager in July 2018, but saw his side endure a difficult start to the 2020…
  • Aug 18, 2020

    Galway's Niamh Fahey named captain of Liverpool FC Women

    Republic of Ireland international Niamh Fahey has been named captain of Liverpool FC Women. The 32-year old began her career with Salthill Devon before moving to Galway where she played an integral role in helping the club claim the 2007 FAI Women's Cup. The…
  • Aug 18, 2020

    Ballinrobe GAA pays tribute to the late Tony Finnerty

    Ballinrobe GAA has paid tribute to the late Tony Finnerty who passed away suddenly yesterday morning at the age of 70. A native of Creagh, Ballinrobe Tony was known locally as Flat Out - a nickname that derived from his appetite for hard physical work.…
  • Aug 18, 2020

    Sligo Rovers welcome Waterford to the Showgrounds this evening

    Waterford go to Sligo Rovers in the Premier Division tonight. Kick off at the Showgrounds is at 5.45. Meanwhile, Cabinteely opened up a five point lead at the top of the SSE Airtricity First Division last night with a 3-1 win at Longford Town. Drogheda are up…
  • Aug 18, 2020

    Racing in Roscommon this evening

    There's a seven race card at Roscommon this afternoon. The first is off at ten past 4.
  • Aug 17, 2020

    Rugby returns this weekend, with PRO14 action in Aviva Stadium

    Irish Rugby returns this weekend, after almost 6 months. Two derbies taking place in the Aviva Stadium - on Saturday evening Leinster take on Munster, while on Sunday it's Connacht V Ulster at 4.30 in the first round of the Guinness Pro14. Capacity is capped…
  • Aug 17, 2020

    Mayo's Cora Staunton tops list of 50 top ladies footballers

    Seven Mayo footballers have been named among the top 50 ladies footballers listed in the Irish Independent. Mayo legend Cora Staunton tops the charts of journalist Cliona Foley's personal choice of the top ladies footballers over the past 5 decades. Mayo's…
  • Aug 16, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from today

    Elverys Sports Super League - Round 1 Ballina Town 6-1 Ballyhaunis Town Castlebar Celtic 6-2 Ballyglass Swinford 1-1 Glenhest Rovers Castlecourt Hotel Premier League - Round 1 Iorras Aontaithe 4-4 Snugboro Utd Conn Rangers 2-1 Westport Utd B Manulla B 2-1…
  • Aug 16, 2020

    Sunday's Galway Club Championship results

    Galway Senior Football Championship Oughterard 2-14 Monivea-Abbey 2-13 Claregalway 4-12 Caherlistrane 0-10 Mountbellew-Moylough 0-22 Michéal Breathnach 2-07 Tuam Stars 0-14 Killannin 1-09 Galway Intermediate Football Championship CLG Oileain Arann 0-13…
  • Aug 16, 2020

    Roscommon Club Championship results from today

    Roscommon Senior Football Championship Roscommon Gaels 2-12 Fuerty 0-13 Western Gaels 4-20 St. Croans 1-10 Roscommon Intermediate Football Championship Kilmore 0-14 Castlerea St Kevins 2-07
  • Aug 16, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo GAA results

    East Mayo Junior B League Aghamore 2-13 Charlestown Sarsfields 2-08 Bohola Moy Davitts 2-15 Kiltimagh 1-08 South Mayo Junior Championship Group 1 Hollymount-Carramore 3-16 Kilmaine 2-11 Claremorris 3-20 Davitts 1-10 Group 2 Ballinrobe 3-14 Garrymore 3-11 The…
  • Aug 16, 2020

    Mayo LGFA Club Championship results

    Mayo LGFA Championship Senior Group A Hollymount 2-10 Moy Davitts 0-16 Burrishoole 1-12 Swinford Killasser1-08 Group B Carnacon 1-19 Kilmoremoy 1-09 Westport 2-16 Knockmore 1-16 Intermediate Group A C.L. MacHale Rovers 3-17 Louisburgh 2-11 Castlebar Mitchels…
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Opening round results of the Mayo Football League

    Elverys Sports Super League Manulla 1-0 Claremorris Westport Utd 3-1 Ballyheane Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Kiltimagh Knock Utd 2-0 Fahy Rovers Ballina Town B 4-2 Straide & Foxford Utd Killeen Sports Ground League One Moy Villa 4-3 Crossmolina…
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Galway Club Championship results

    Galway Senior Football Championship Moycullen 4-09 Annaghdown 2-14 St. Michael's 1-09 An Spideal 0-10 Galway Intermediate Football Championship Dunmore MacHales 2-17 Menlough 0-10 Headford 3-23 Carna-Caiseal 0-05 Killererin 2-17 St. Gabriel's 1-10…
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Roscommon Club Championship results

    Roscommon Senior Club Football Championship Boyle 1-15 Michael Glaveys 0-07 Tulsk Lord Edwards 1-11 Padraig Pearses 1-10 Clann na nGael 0-17 Strokestown 1-06 Roscommon Intermediate Football Championship St, Faithleach's 0-18 Creggs 0-07 St. Aidan's 4-17…
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Saturday night's Mayo GAA results

    Michael Walsh Senior League Garrymore 0-17 Bohola Moy Davitts 3-06 Sweeney Cup Belmullet 1-13 Knockmore 1-11 Ballina Stephenites 1-13 Bonniconlon 1-07 Sweeney Shield Kiltane 2-22 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 3-13 (after extra time) Lahardane 3-05 Ardnaree 0-10…
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Ballyhaunis & Tooreen to meet in this year's Mayo Senior Hurling final

    Mayo Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Ballyhaunis 0-21 Castlebar Mitchels 1-09 Tooreen 4-21 Westport 0-10 Ballyhaunis & Tooreen will meet in the final on Saturday September 12th.
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Darragh Reilly earns a draw for Sligo Rovers U17 side

    Former Castlebar Celtic player Darragh Reilly was on the score sheet for Sligo Rovers this afternoon in the U17 League. Ryan Casey’s side drew 1 apiece with Derry City.
  • Aug 15, 2020

    Galway GAA results from last night

    Galway Senior Football Championship CLG Bhearna 0-13 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-11 Galway Intermediate Football Championship Glenamaddy 2-08 Kilconly 1-11
  • Aug 14, 2020

    Defeats for both Sligo Rovers & Galway United

    Sligo Rovers suffered a disappointing 3 nil defeat at the hands of Cork City tonight in the Premier Division. The result leaves Rovers sitting second from bottom. Meanwhile, Galway United also recorded a loss tonight as Longford defeated the Tribesmen by a…
  • Aug 14, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from Friday evening

    U16 B All County Group 1 Claremorris 4-14 Westport 3-04 North Mayo Minor A Championship Belmullet 5-12 Knockmore 2-11 North Mayo Minor B Championship Naomh Padraig 3-14 Ardmoy 0-10 Cill Chomain 3-18 St. Muredachs 2-06 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 4-16 Erris St.…
  • Aug 14, 2020

    Westport United pitted against West United in Connacht Cup semi-final

    The draws have been made for the semi-finals of the TP Brennan Connacht Cup & Shield. In the Cup semi-final Westport United have been drawn away to West United while Salthill Devon FC will host St. Bernards. In the Shield Glenhest Rovers will entertain…
  • Aug 14, 2020

    Mayo Ladies U16 results

    A Championship Group A Kilmoremoy A 7-07 St Marys 5-10 Charlestown 1-07 Knockmore 3-09 Group B Westport A 3-23 Burrishoole 0-05 Parke KC 3-15 Swinford Killasser 2-18 B Championship Group A Davitts 3-14 Breaffy 4-06 Castlebar Mitchels 1-07 Ballyhaunis 5-03…
  • Aug 14, 2020

    Mayo U14 Championship results

    North Mayo U14 A Championship Belmullet 3-11 Ardnaree 4-01 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 6-11 Knockmore 0-09 Naomh Padraig 6-17 Ballina Stephenites 2-05 North Mayo U14 B Championship Cill Chomain 6-14 Lahardane 3-05 South Mayo U14 A Championship Claremorris 4-13…
  • Aug 13, 2020

    Westport United clinch the Masters Cup

    Westport United captured the Oliver Kelleher Masters Cup last night with a 3-1 win over Ballina Town. Westport took an early 2-0 lead through goals from Danny Scahill and Mark McNally. Tom O'Connor pulled one back for Ballina in the second half before Colm…
  • Aug 13, 2020

    Wednesday night's Mayo GAA results

    South Mayo Junior Championship Group 2 Mayo Gaels 3-12 Garrymore 0-12 East Mayo Junior B Championship Bohola Moy Davitts 3-16 Charlestown Sarsfields 2-09 Ballaghaderreen 2-15 Swinford 3-10 East Mayo Junior B Championship Group 2 Kiltimagh 3-10 Ballyhaunis…
  • Aug 13, 2020

    Strokestown GAA club resumes activities, after club member contracted Covid-19

    Strokestown GAA club in Co Roscommon has confirmed that a non-playing member of the club has tested positive for Covid-19. The club cancelled its minor game against Oran / St Croan's last Monday night after a club member did not feel well. The member has…
  • Aug 12, 2020

    Galway Utd drawn at home to Shelbourne while Sligo Rovers will travel to UCD in round 2 of FAI Cup

    Cork City's reward for their last gasp win against Longford Town in the FAI Cup last night is a second round tie against holders Shamrock Rovers. Rovers are at home in the only all-Premier Division tie in the round while Bohemians are the only other…
  • Aug 12, 2020

    Hazel Finn included in the Irish U17 side for the European Qualifiers

    Ireland are competing in international basketball for the first time this summer, with the men’s and women’s U17’s back in action this week, looking to reach a major finals. They're taking part in the European Qualifiers for FIBA U17 Skills Challenge 2020 and…
  • Aug 12, 2020

    Excitement building ahead of the opening weekend of the Mayo Super League

    This weekend sees the start of the Elvery’s Sport Super League. Champions Castlebar Celtic will travel to Ballyglass on Sunday Morning at 11am as they will bid for another successful season. Ballyhaunis Town host Ballina Town and newly promoted Swinford &…
  • Aug 12, 2020

    Mayo U16 ladies fixtures this evening

    Mayo LGFA Fixtures Under 16 A Championship Kilmoremoy A V St Marys Charlestown V Knockmore Westport A V Burrishoole at 6pm Parke KC V Swinford Killasser Under 16 B Championship Davitts V Breaffy Castlebar Mitchels V Ballyhaunis at 8pm Moy Davitts V Kiltimagh…
  • Aug 12, 2020

    Mayo U16 Championship results from last night

    North Mayo U16 A Championship Ballina Stephenites 3-11 Belmullet 4-08 Naomh Padraig 4-07 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-09 North Mayo U16 B Championship Cill Chomain 2-09 Bonniconlon 1-11 Ardmoy 3-17 Erris St. Pats 1-14 South Mayo U16 A Championship Claremorris…
  • Aug 11, 2020

    The Achill Half Marathon has been deferred until July 2021

    The Achill Half Marathon and 10K has been deferred until the 3rd of July 2021. The event was previously deferred from its normal July live event to a date in September. The event’s Operations team and volunteers met to discuss the latest guidance from the…
  • Aug 11, 2020

    Connacht FA announces underage final fixtures for the weekend

    Connacht U-12 Shield Final Fixture Saturday 15th August 2020 HOME TEAM AWAY TEAM Pitch 1 St Bernards FC v Cregmore Claregalway Venue: Lecarrow, Roscommon K.O: 12 noon: Officials RDFL Connacht U-12 Cup Final Fixture Saturday 15th August 2020 HOME TEAM AWAY…
  • Aug 11, 2020

    Mayo's Ryan Connolly scored the winner for Finn Harps last night

    A former Mayo Super League player scored the winning goal for Finn Harps last night. Ryan Connolly scored the winner as Finn Harps got revenge on St Patrick's Athletic for their recent League defeat by winning their FAI Cup first round tie by 1 goal to nil…
  • Aug 10, 2020

    Sligo Rovers meeting with Waterford has been rearranged

    The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division fixture between Sligo Rovers and Waterford has been rearranged. The fixture, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, August 4, will now take place on Tuesday, August 18, with kick-off at 5.45pm. The match will be…
  • Aug 10, 2020

    Strokestown GAA suspend all activity as 'a precautionary measure'

    A Roscommon GAA club has suspended all their activities as a precautionary measure. Strokestown GAA made the announcement while cancelling their Minor Championship game against Oran/ St. Croans tonight. In a statement on their social media the club said: "All…
  • Aug 10, 2020

    An eight card race takes place in Ballinrobe this evening

    There is a National Hunt meeting at Ballinrobe racecourse this evening. All the fixtures will take place under the strict protocols published by Horse Racing Ireland. For public health and safety reasons the meeting will be held behind closed doors. The first…
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Sligo GAA club championship results from today

    Connacht Gold Junior A Football Championship Group 1 RD - 2 Cloonacool 3 - 13 0 - 12 St Mary's Connacht Gold Junior B Football Championship Group 3 RD - 2 Curry 3 - 23 2 - 7St John's Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 1 RD - 3 Shamrock Gaels 1 - 16 2…
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Mayo Football League Results

    TP Brennan Connacht Cup Quarter Finals Salthill Devon 6-0 Castlebar Celtic Westport Utd 6-0 Ballinasloe Town TP Brennan Connacht Shield Quarter Finals Glenhest Rovers 1-0 Ballymote Celtic Ballaghaderreen 4-0 Kiltimagh/Knock Utd Calor Gas Premier Cup Quarter…
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Wins for An Cheathrú Rua & Corofin in the Galway Senior Football Championship

    Galway Senior Football Championship An Cheathrú Rua 0-15 St. James' 1-10 Corofin 4-18 Monivea-Abbey 0-07
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo Club Championship results

    Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Group 1 Belmullet 2-08 The Neale 0-14 Group 3 Ballina Stephenites 1-19 Claremorris 1-09 Knockmore 3-18 Kiltane 0-11 Group 4 Breaffy 0-16 Castlebar Mitchels 0-14 Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC Group 2 Ardnaree 3-11 Burrishoole 4-07 Group 3…
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Mayo Ladies Club Championship results

    Mayo LGFA Club Championship Senior Group A Hollymount 5-13 Swinford Killasser 2-09 Moy Davitts 2-09 Burrishoole 1-07 Group B Carnacon 6-16 Westport 0-09 Kilmoremoy 3-11 Knockmore 3-11 Intermediate Group A Louisburgh 4-09 Cill Chomain 3-10 C.L. MacHael Rovers…
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Westport Utd B reach the semi-finals of the Premier Cup

    Calor Gas Premier Cup Quarter Finals Westport Utd B 2-1 Castlebar Celtic B Stephen Jennings was on target for Celtic while Vinny Foy & Mark McNally both netted for United to secure their passage through to the last four.
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Galway United share the spoils with Cobh Ramblers

    Galway United shared the spoils with Cobh Ramblers last night in the first Division. It finished 2-2 with Vinny Faherty & Francely Lomboto on the score sheet for Alan Murphy’s side.
  • Aug 09, 2020

    Sligo Club Championship results from last night

    Sligo Senior Football Championship Group 1 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point 2-13 St. Mary's 0-10 Group 2 Coolera/Strandhill 1-12 Coolaney/Mullinabreena 0-13 Sligo Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 Curry 3-19 Ballymote 1-14 Group 2 St. Farnan's 2-20 St. John's…
  • Aug 08, 2020

    Two Mayo men on the scorecheet for Sligo Rovers as they see off Shelbourne

    Two Mayo men have helped Sligo Rovers overcome Shelbourne 2-1 in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash at the Showgrounds. Jesse Devers found the back of the net for Liam Buckley's side in the first minute of the game before David Cawley made it…
  • Aug 08, 2020

    Saturday evening's Mayo Club Championship results

    Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Group 1 Ballaghaderreen 2-08 Garrymore 0-13 Group 2 Aghamore 0-18 Davitts 0-12 Ballintubber 3-19 Bohola Moy Davitts 1-07 Group 4 Westport 2-10 Charlestown 2-10 Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC Group 1 Louisburgh 0-15 Kiltimagh 0-15 Bonniconlon…
  • Aug 08, 2020

    Both Sligo Rovers & Galway United in action this evening

    There's a Munster derby in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this afternoon. Waterford welcome basement side Cork to the R-S-C for a 2pm kick-off. Shelbourne will move into the top-four if they win at Sligo this evening. Elsewhere, Galway United…
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Mayo GAA Minor results from Friday evening

    North Mayo Minor A Championship Ballina Stephenites 2-15 Belmullet 2-09 North Mayo Minor B Championship Cill Chomain 3-18 Erris St Pats 0-09 Naomh Padraig 1-18 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-12 South Mayo Minor A Championship Ballinrobe 3-08 Mayo Gaels 0-09 South…
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Another exciting weekend ahead in the Mayo Club Championship

    It’s round 2 of the Mayo Club Football Championship this weekend and once again Midwest Sport will have extensive coverage with thanks to Ceramic City Castlebar, Charlestown & Sligo. We’ll also have commentary of the mouth watering clash involving Castlebar…
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Corinthians TAG Rugby event another casualty of Covid-19

    The organisers of the 2020 Galway Corinthians IRFU Volkswagen TAG have canceled this year’s event. It is a decision that was not taken lightly and over the past number of weeks the club looked at all possible alternatives in regard to holding the competition…
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Leading Irish disease expert believes that there will be no inter-county GAA season this year

    A leading Irish disease expert believes that on the country's current track there will be no inter-county GAA season this year, warning that the number of cases of Covid-19 will continue to rebound if restrictions on sports and wider society are eased while…
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Galway United sign Goalkeeper Matthew Connor

    Galway United have announced the signing of Matthew Connor. Tribesmen boss Alan Murphy has strengthened his goalkeeping options with the acquisition of Connor after it was announced that Micheál Schlingermann had suffered a serious knee injury. 23-year-old…
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Westport United progress to Round 3 of the Super Cup

    Calor Gas Super Cup Round 2 Westport Utd 4-0 Snugboro Utd
  • Aug 07, 2020

    Seven race card at Sligo this afternoon

    There is a seven-race card at Sligo this afternoon with the first off at 1 o'clock. There is also a 4.10 start to the seven-race card at Tipperary.
  • Aug 06, 2020

    Mayo GAA Under 14 results from Thursday evening

    Mayo GAA Results from Thursday evening U14 B ALL COUNTY GROUP 2 Ballinrobe 3-6 v 6-12 Aghamore NORTH MAYO U14 A CHAMPIONSHIP Ardnaree 3-8 v 6-13 Crossmolina Deel Rovers Ballina Stephenites 5-5 v 6-13 Béal an Mhuirthead Knockmore 0-7 v 2-14 Naomh Padraig NORTH…
  • Aug 06, 2020

    Mayo LGFA Adult Championship fixtures for this weekend

    In Mayo ladies football, the Adult Championship fixtures for this Sunday- SENIOR Group A Hollymount V Swinford Killasser at 10.30 Burrishoole V Moy Davitts Group B Carnacon V Westport A - in Ballintubber Kilmoremoy V Knockmore at 10am INTERMEDIATE Group A…
  • Aug 06, 2020

    Sligo Rovers sign Lithuanian defender

    Sligo Rovers have signed Lithuanian defender Sigitas Olberkis for the rest of the 2020 season. The 23-year old joins from Maltese club, Senglea Athletic. He's a former Under-21 international and has also played in belarus and Latvia. As Lithuania is currently…
  • Aug 05, 2020

    Ballina RFC cancel Tag Rugby Tournament following delay of Phase 4

    Ballina RFC have cancelled their Return To Rugby Tag Event following the delay in moving to Phase Four of reopening the country. The Tag Rugby Tournament scheduled for the 15th of August in Heffernan Park will not go ahead in compliance with public health…
  • Aug 05, 2020

    Mayo GAA underage results from Tuesday evening

    U14 B ALL COUNTY GROUP 1 Béal an Mhuirthead 7-5 v 5-9 Crossmolina Deel Rovers NORTH MAYO U16 A CHAMPIONSHIP Béal an Mhuirthead 1-4 v 1-10 Knockmore Naomh Padraig 2-7 v 1-10 Ballina Stephenites NORTH MAYO U16 B CHAMPIONSHIP Ardmoy 3-6 v 0-4 Bonniconlon SOUTH…
  • Aug 05, 2020

    Racing in Sligo & Wexford today

    There's a seven-race card at Wexford this afternoon with the first off at 1. While at Sligo, a seven-race programme gets underway at 4.15 - behind closed doors.
  • Aug 04, 2020

    Cap of 200 remains on match attendances

    The Government has decided against allowing an increase in crowd sizes at matches. Their decision not to press ahead with phase 4 of their roadmap from next Monday means that crowds will remain capped at 200 at outdoor events. It had been hoped that…
  • Aug 04, 2020

    GAA cancels inter-county season tickets for the rest of the 2020 season

    The GAA has cancelled inter-county season tickets for the remainder of the 2020 season. In an e-mail to season ticket holders, the GAA says that "due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and with no clarity on the potential number of spectators allowed in…
  • Aug 04, 2020

    Mayo's Kelly sisters extend their AFL contracts with the West Coast Eagles

    Mayo sisters Grace and Niamh Kelly have extended their contracts with the West Coast Eagles until 2022 ahead of the new women's A-F-L season. The sisters have proved themselves valued members of the fledgling team and helped them secure their first league…
  • Aug 04, 2020

    Sligo Rovers vs Waterford postponed amid The Blue's Covid-19 concerns

    The SSE Airtricity League meeting of Sligo Rovers v Waterford FC tonight has been postponed after a Waterford player reported COVID-19 type symptoms ahead of training yesterday. The player did not train with Waterford FC and the club suspended the training…
  • Aug 02, 2020

    Mayo Football League Results from the weekend

    TP Brennan Connacht Junior Cup—Round 5 Athenry 0 v 1 Castlebar Celtic Westport Utd 5 v 1 Tuam Celtic Calor Gas Super Cup—Round 2 Glenhest Rovers 0 v 4 Claremorris Calor Gas Premier Cup—Round 2 Fahy Rovers 1 v 4 Partry Athletic Westport Utd ‘B’ 5 v 0…
  • Aug 02, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club Championship results from today

    Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 2 RD - 2 Geevagh 0 - 9 1 - 8 Calry/St Joseph's Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 1 RD - 2 Eastern Harps 0 - 15 2 - 15 Tubbercurry GAA Club Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 RD - 2…
  • Aug 02, 2020

    Galway GAA Club Championship results from today

    Claregalway Hotel Senior Football Championship - Group 4A Corofin 7-17 0-11 Oughterard Galway SFC Salthill-Knocknacarra 3-13 St Michael’s 0-10 Mountbellew-Moylough 1-7 Annaghdown 0-8 Claregalway Hotel Intermediate Football Championship - Group C Cortoon…
  • Aug 02, 2020

    Results from today's Roscommon GAA Club Championships

    Senior Football Championship Group B Western-Gaels 0-18 0-10 Fuerty Senior Football Championship Group C Michael Glaveys 1-8 0-14 Padraig Pearses Intermediate Football Championship Group C Ballinameen 0-8 5-16 St. Dominics Junior A Football Championship Group…
  • Aug 02, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo Club Championship results

    Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Group 3 Knockmore 0-19 Claremorris 0-10 Ballina Stephenites 3-11 Kiltane 1-05 Group 4 Westport 2-11 Breaffy 0-16 Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC Group 1 Bonniconlon 0-12 Louisburgh 0-10 Swinford 0-10 0-10 Kiltimagh Group 2 Castlebar Mitchels…
  • Aug 02, 2020

    Diane O'Hora not ruling out returning to inter-county management in the not too distant future

    It's been five years since Diane O’Hora took charge of an inter-county team, but don’t be too surprised if she returns to that level of the game in the not too distant future. The four-time All-Ireland winner with Mayo showed her pedigree as a coach and…
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Sligo Club Championship results

    Sligo Senior Football Championship Group 1 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point 0-07 Shamrock Gaels 0-07 Group 2 Tourlestrane 0-13 Coolaney/Mullinabreena 0-07 Sligo Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 St Molaise Gaels 1-11 Curry 0-13 Group 2 Easkey 2-16…
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Galway Club Football Championship results

    Galway Senior Football Championship Group 1 CLG Bhearna 2-07 An Spidéal 0-10 Group 2 Moycullen 3-12 CLG Micheál Breathnach 1-06 Group 3 Caherlistrane 1-09 Tuam Stars 1-07 Group 4B Milltown 0-10 An Cheathrú Rua 1-06 Galway Intermediate Football Championship…
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Saturday's Roscommon Club Championship results

    Roscommon Senior Football Championship Group A Clann na nGael 0-11 Elphin 0-08 Group B Roscommon Gaels 1-15 St. Croans 0-12 Group C Boyle 1-10 Tulsk Lord Edwards 1-09 Roscommon Intermediate Football Championship Group A Kilmore 2-13 Eire Og 0-13 Oran 2-15…
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Saturday Evening's Mayo Club Championship results

    Connacht Gold Mayo SFC Group 1 The Neale 1-09 Garrymore 0-11 Ballaghaderreen 3-11 Belmullet 2-04 Group 2 Davitts 0-09 Bohola Moy Davitts 0-09 Ballintubber 0-07 Aghamore 1-04 Group 4 Castlebar Mitchels 1-12 Charlestown Sarsfields 1-09 Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC…
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Penultimate day of the Galway Festival

    It's the penultimate day of the Galway Festival, with a seven-race card beginning at Ballybrit at twenty-five-to-three. Kilbeggan also hosts a seven-race programme this evening with the first off the Midlands track at a quarter-past-two.
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Mayo Minor Championship Results

    North Mayo Minor A Championship Ballina Stephenites 2-11 Knockmore 1-10 North Mayo Minor B Championship Cill Chomain 1-14 Ardmoy 1-06 Naomh Padraig 3-10 Erris St Pats 3-05 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-10 St. Muredachs 1-08 South Mayo Minor A Championship…
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Galway GAA Club Championship results from yesterday

    Galway Club Championship results Fri 31st Jul 2020 IFC Group B Killererin 0-7 3-14 Kilkerrin-Clonberne SFC Group 3 Claregalway 0-10 0-11 Killannin
  • Aug 01, 2020

    Roscommon GAA Club Championship results from yesterday

    Roscommon Club Championship results Friday Junior A Football Championship Group C Padraig Pearses 0-8 0-14 Clann na nGael Senior Football Championship Group A Strokestown 1-7 0-14 St Brigids
  • Jul 31, 2020

    Sligo Rovers move off the foot of the table with a win away to Derry City

    Twenty four weeks since the start of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division season, Sligo Rovers have earned their first win. Goals from Kyle McFadden and Ronan Coughlan gave Liam Buckley’s side a 2-nil win away to Derry City. Victory sees Sligo move off the…
  • Jul 30, 2020

    Galway's Aaron Connolly signs new four-year deal with Brighton

    Aaron Connolly has signed a new four-year deal with Brighton. The striker made his first team breakthrough with the Seagulls this season, scoring twice in his first start against Tottenham in October. The Galway man made his Republic of Ireland debut that…
  • Jul 30, 2020

    Round 2 of the Roscommon Club Championship this weekend

    It’s round 2 of the Roscommon Club Championship this weekend and Midwest Sport will once again have a round-up of the action on our Sunday Evening Sports Show which runs from 7.30pm – 8.30pm this weekend. Friday July 31st Senior Football Championship Group A…
  • Jul 30, 2020

    Mayo GAA confirm their Club Championship sponsors

    Mayo GAA has confirmed that Aurivo Co-op has renewed its sponsorship of the Mayo GAA Senior Club Championship under its Connacht Gold brand, and the Mayo GAA underage competitions under its Homeland retail stores brand. Aurivo is committed to getting behind…
  • Jul 30, 2020

    Galway Hurdle is the feature race on day 4 of race week at Ballybrit

    The Galway Hurdle is the feature race on day four of race week at Ballybrit. The market is headed by 'Felix Desjy' - the race goes to post at 6.45. The first of eight races on soft ground goes to post at 4.45. Over at Goodwood, Donnacha O'Brien saddles…
  • Jul 30, 2020

    Exciting weekend ahead in the Mayo Club Championship

    The opening round of the Mayo Club Football Championship gets underway this weekend. Only 200 people are allowed to attend which includes players, management and officials. Midwest Radio will have extensive coverage across the weekend with reporters at all of…
  • Jul 30, 2020

    West Mayo GAA results from last night

    Mayo GAA results from last night West Mayo Junior B Championship Group 1 Louisburgh 2-19 Westport 0-03 West Mayo Junior B Championship Group 2 Castlebar Mitchels 3-13 Burrishoole 2-10 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 5-06 Islandeady 3-03
  • Jul 29, 2020

    The Plate is the feature on Day 3 of the Galway Races

    Today's feature behind closed doors at the Galway Races is the Plate. The Gordon Elliott trained 'Galvin' is the current favourite of 22 runners for the 2 mile 6 furlong chase at 6.45. The first of eight races goes to post at 4.45.
  • Jul 28, 2020

    David Brady believes that since the return of games there has been added enthusiasm surrounding club football

    David Brady believes the lockdown has levelled the playing field when it comes to county championships around the country. The Ballina Stephenites man thinks there is no disparity in the fitness levels between teams at both club and county level. Speaking…
  • Jul 28, 2020

    Day 2 of the Galway Races

    It is day two of the Galway Races. This evening's feature behind closed doors is the Colm Quinn BMW Mile Handicap at 6.45. 18 horses, including last year's winner 'Saltonstall', go to post. The going is soft and the first of 8 races is off at 4.45. It's also…
  • Jul 28, 2020

    Mayo GAA held their first physical County Board meeting since March last night

    Mayo GAA held its first physical County Board meeting since March last night with meetings held in line with HSE guidelines across two sessions with club delegates in Elverys MacHale Park. A number of areas such as Fixtures, Finance & Club Development were…
  • Jul 28, 2020

    Mayo GAA extend their sponsorship with Intersport Elverys

    Mayo GAA have extended their sponsorship with Intersport Elverys as title sponsor for a further five years to run until 2025. The deal will mean we will continue to see the Intersport Elverys brand on the front of the Mayo jersey across our Senior…
  • Jul 27, 2020

    Day One of the Galway Races

    It's day one of the Galway Races, which will take place behind closed doors due to Covid-19. The first of eight races at Ballybrit gets underway at 4.10.
  • Jul 27, 2020

    Shane Doherty has returned to Galway United

    Galway United have announced the re-signing of Shane Doherty. The 23-year-old New Jersey native returns to Eamonn Deacy Park for a second spell after departing the club midway through the 2019 SSE Airtricity League season. Doherty made quite an impact during…
  • Jul 26, 2020

    No joy for Mayo sides in the Connacht Junior Cup today

    TP Brennan Connacht Junior Cup - Round 5 Ballinasloe Town 3-0 Ballyglass Castlerea Celtic 3-1 Conn Rangers Carbury FC 3-2 Manulla (aet) TP Brennan Connacht Junior Shield - Round 3 Colemanstown Utd 4-2 Kiltimagh Knock Utd B Kiltimagh Knock Utd 5-0 Moyne Villa…
  • Jul 26, 2020

    Bohola Moy Davitts say Covid test result of their player has come back as negative

    The Michael Walsh Senior League game between Garrymore and Bohola Moy Davitts didn’t go ahead this afternoon as a player felt symptoms of Covid-19 during the warm-up. Bohola Moy Davitts have since confirmed this evening that the player in question has been…
  • Jul 26, 2020

    Heartbreak for Westport United in extra time

    FAI New Balance Junior Cup Quarter Final Oliver Bond Celtic 2-1 Westport United (After Extra-Time)
  • Jul 26, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from Sunday July 26th

    Michael Walsh Senior League Group 1 Westport 1-22 Ballaghaderreen 2-10 Group 3 Ballina Stephenites 2-13 Breaffy 0-17 Group 4 Knockmore 4-13 Castlebar Mitchels 0-09 Michael Walsh Intermediate League Group 4 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 4-12 Ballyhaunis 0-03 South…
  • Jul 26, 2020

    Michael Walsh League game postponed just before throw-in as player had symptoms of Covid-19

    The Michael Walsh Senior League game between Garrymore and Bohola Moy Davitts didn’t go ahead this afternoon as a player felt symptoms of Covid-19 during the warm-up. The match referee Kevin Connelly made the decision then to call the match. Midwest Sport…
  • Jul 26, 2020

    Sligo Club Championship results from last night

    Sligo Senior Football Championship Group 1 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point 1-11 Tubbercurry 0-14 Group 2 Coolera/Strandhill 0-14 Geevagh 0-06 Sligo Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 Bunninadden 2-10 Ballymote Round Towers 0-10 Group 2 St. Farnan's 0-14…
  • Jul 25, 2020

    Roscommon Club Championship results

    Roscommon Senior Football Championship Group A St. Brigids 1-14 Clann na nGael 1-14 Elphin 1-09 Strokestown 0-10 Group B St. Croans 0-08 Fuerty 0-06 Western Gaels 0-10 Roscommon Gaels 0-07 Group C St. Dominic's 3-16 Naomh Bearrai 1-05 Michael Glaveys 2-11…
  • Jul 25, 2020

    Mayo Senior Hurling Championship results

    Mayo Senior Hurling Championship Tooreen 2-32 Castlebar Mitchels 1-05 Ballyhaunis 2-15 Westport 0-07
  • Jul 25, 2020

    Saturday night's Michael Walsh League results

    Michael Walsh Senior League Group 1 Davitts 2-13 Kiltane 3-09 Group 2 Ballintubber 1-14 Charlestown Sarsfields 1-07 Belmullet 3-07 Claremorris 2-08 Group 4 Aghamore 1-16 The Neale 1-08 Michael Walsh Intermediate League Group 1 Ballinrobe 3-06 Balla 1-05…
  • Jul 25, 2020

    Ballina's Stephen Donnelly wins triathlon in Kerry

    Stephen Donnelly of Bunree, Ballina has won the Hard-Man half ironman triathlon in Kerry today finishing in a time of 4 hours and 42 minutes followed by David Sheridan in second and Oran McGee in third. Stephen is known for carrying out an ironman triathlon…
  • Jul 25, 2020

    Athenry FC through to the semi-finals of the FAI Junior Cup

    FAI New Balance Junior Cup Quarter Final Athenry FC 3-2 Rush Athletic
  • Jul 25, 2020

    Connacht welcome back two key players after lengthy injuries

    Ireland internationals Kieran Marmion and Finlay Bealham have resumed training with Connacht ahead of next month's restart of the Guinness PRO14. Both players have recovered from long-term ankle injuries. Lock Quinn Roux is not expected to be available for…
  • Jul 24, 2020

    Friday night's Mayo GAA results

    Michael Walsh intermediate Group 2 Lahardane 1-11 Islandeady 0-08 North Mayo Minor A Championship Belmullet 1-11 Knockmore 1-08 North Mayo Minor B Championship Erris St. Pats 2-09 St. Muredachs 1-09 Cill Chomain 2-09 Naomh Padraig 1-09 Crossmolina Deel Rovers…
  • Jul 24, 2020

    Sligo Rovers have signed last season's top scorer in the Premier Division

    Sligo Rovers have signed Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe, top scorer in the SSE Airtricity League last season, for the remainder of the 2020 campaign. The striker moves from Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Hadera and will join Rovers pending a work permit and…
  • Jul 24, 2020

    Connacht GAA Air Dome erected at Bekan

    The Connacht GAA Air Dome at Bekan was inflated yesterday signalling a landmark day in the development of the €3 million facility. The ambitious structure, which can hold 10,000 people, was inflated over a few hours. The development at the Connacht GAA Centre…
  • Jul 23, 2020

    Sligo Club Championships gets underway this weekend

    The Sligo Club Championship gets underway this weekend and Midwest Sport will have a full round-up Saturday July 25th Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 1 RD - 1 Drumcliffe/Rosses Point v Tubbercurry - Connolly Park - @ 7 00 Homeland Senior Football…
  • Jul 23, 2020

    Opening round of Club Championship in Roscommon this weekend

    The Roscommon Club football Championship gets underway this weekend. Midwest Sport will have a full round-up of the action on Sunday evening from Seamus Duke. Saturday July 25 Senior Football Championship Group A St Brigid’s v Clan na nGael – Dr Hyde Park –…
  • Jul 23, 2020

    West Mayo Junior B Championship results from last night

    West Mayo Junior B Championship Group 1 Kilmeena 0-18 Breaffy 1-09 Group 2 Burrishoole 1-12 Islandeady 2-07 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 4-13 Tourmakeady 0-06
  • Jul 22, 2020

    Louisburgh GAA given the green light to resume activities on Friday morning

    Louisburgh GAA Club has confirmed that contract tracing following a confirmed Covid-19 case in the area last weekend has been completed. The club has been informed that it has no direct implications for the club. The club's Michael Walsh League fixture last…
  • Jul 22, 2020

    FAI launch first-ever streaming service for the SSE Airtricity League

    The first-ever streaming service for the SSE Airtricity League has been officially launched by the FAI. Watch-L-O-I will have season passes available from 55 euro while fans outside Ireland will have to pay 69 euro. More than 55 matches will be shown on the…
  • Jul 22, 2020

    Midwest Radio to broadcast live commentary of Westport United's FAI Junior Cup Quarter Final

    Westport United will be aiming to secure a place in the last four of the FAI New Balance Junior Cup when they host Oliver Bond Celtic on Sunday. The game kicks off at 2pm and will be live on Midwest Radio Sport in association with the Helm Bar, restaurant and…
  • Jul 22, 2020

    Racing in Ballinrobe today

    There's an eight-race card at Ballinrobe this afternoon with the first off at 1. This is the second race meeting at the south Mayo track since Covid-19 restrictions were eased. The first meeting, behind closed doors, was held on Monday evening.
  • Jul 22, 2020

    Ticket arrangements for Cairde Mhaigh Eo members

    With the current cap of 200, it will be impossible to accommodate all Cairde Mhaigh Eo members for all championship games. That's according to Mayo GAA who's issued a statement in relation to tickets. For rounds one and two of the upcoming Mayo Club…
  • Jul 22, 2020

    Mayo Senior Hurling Championship gets underway this weekend

    The Mayo Senior Hurling Championship gets underway this weekend - a week ahead of the football championships. The first round will be played on Saturday evening, with defending champions Tooreen taking on Castlebar in Munnelly Park, Castlebar, while Westport…
  • Jul 21, 2020

    2020 Ladies Football Championship fixtures revealed

    The TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship fixtures have been published today. The LGFA has confirmed that the 2020 All-Ireland Intermediate and Senior Championship finals will be played at Croke Park on 20th December - the Sunday before Christmas. The…
  • Jul 21, 2020

    Sligo GAA announces new sponsors for Club Championship competitions

    Sligo GAA have announced new sponsors for their 2020 Club Championship competitions, which commence this weekend. In one of the most difficult years ever for the County Board due to Covid-19, they've confirmed that Aurivo Co-Op will sponsor all adult football…
  • Jul 21, 2020

    Second round of Covid-19 tests at Connacht all returned negative

    The Irish provinces remain coronavirus free after the latest round of testing. A second batch of tests were conducted at Connacht and Ulster last week, all of which returned negative. In total, there have been 407 tests conducted so far and not a single…
  • Jul 21, 2020

    Draws made for Round 2 of Mayo Super Cup and Premier Cup

    The draws have been made for Round 2 of the Calor Gas Mayo Super Cup and Premier Cup. In the Super Cup, Glenhest Rovers V Claremorris, Snugboro United V Westport United, while Ballina Town and Ballyheane have byes. In the Premier Cup 2nd round draw, Westport…
  • Jul 20, 2020

    Racing resumes today in Ballinrobe, behind closed doors

    Racing resumes behind closed doors today at Ballinrobe racecourse, where the first of an 8-race card gets underway at 4.45. It's the first of two days of action in Ballinrobe this week, with another meeting taking place on Wednesday. This marks the start of…
  • Jul 19, 2020

    Sunday's Super Cup & Premier Cup results

    Calor Gas Super Cup - Round 1 Glenhest Rovers 1-0 Manulla Ballina Town 2-1 Castlebar Celtic Claremorris 4-2 Swinford Calor Gas Premier Cup - Round 1 Manulla B 2-0 Newport/Mulranny Wanderers Kiltimagh Knock Utd 2-0 Iorras Aontaithe Moy Villa 10-0 Crossmolina B…
  • Jul 19, 2020

    LISTEN: Claremorris handball star Paddy Murphy on Sunday Sport

    Claremorris handball star Paddy Murphy is looking forward to getting back in the alleys over the coming weeks. The 21-year-old AIT student has been spending the past few months practicing on away from the closed handball alleys. Before the Covid-19…
  • Jul 19, 2020

    Mayo GAA team doctor stresses the importance of us not to get complacent around Covid-19

    The Mayo GAA Team Doctor says while it’s great to see the return of competitive action, it is important not to get complacent. Dr Sean Moffatt, chair of Gaelic Athletic Medics Association and Mayo team doctor, is a member of the GAA Covid Advisory Group. Dr.…
  • Jul 19, 2020

    Mayo GAA results for Sunday the 19th of July

    MICHAEL WALSH JUNIOR Group 1 Achill 2-13 Westport 0-09 Group 2 Kilfian 3-4 v 5-14 Ballintubber SOUTH MAYO JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 1 Claremorris 1-16 v 2-14 Hollymount-Carramore Davitts 2-10 Kilmaine 1-09 SOUTH MAYO JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP GROUP 2 Ballinrobe…
  • Jul 19, 2020

    Super Cup & Premier Cup results from last night

    Calor Gas Super Cup Round 1 Westport Utd 8-1 Ballyglass Snugboro Utd 4-0 Ballyhaunis Town Ballyheane 2-1 Straide & Foxford Utd Calor Gas Premier Cup Round 1 Castlebar Celtic B 3-1 Crossmolina Conn Rangers B 2-2 Killala (Killala won 3-1 on penalties) Ballina…
  • Jul 19, 2020

    Louisburgh GAA confirm their meeting with Balla last night didn't go ahead due to concerns related to a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the area

    The Michael Walsh Intermediate League meeting of Louisburgh and Balla didn’t go ahead yesterday evening due to concerns related to a confirmed case of Covid-19 in the Louisburgh area. Louisburgh confirmed this news in a statement last night after Balla GAA…
  • Jul 18, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from this evening

    Michael Walsh Senior League Group 1 Ballaghaderreen 1-13 Davitts 1-10 Westport 2-17 Kiltane 0-16 Group 2 Belmullet 3-14 Charlestown Sarsfields 4-09 Ballintubber 0-10 Claremorris 0-08 Group 3 Ballina Stephenites 0-13 Bohola Moy Davitts 1-07 Breaffy 1-12…
  • Jul 18, 2020

    Roscommon manager says preparation window ahead of inter-county games is too short

    Roscommon football boss Anthony Cunningham thinks the preparation window ahead of the resumption of inter-county games is too short. County teams can resume collective training from the 14th of September ahead of the completion of the Allianz Football League…
  • Jul 18, 2020

    Knockmore get off to a winning start in the Michael Walsh League

    Michael Walsh Senior Football League Group 4 Knockmore 0-17 Aghamore 1-11 Michael Walsh Intermediate Football League Group 2 Islandeady 1-14 Kiltimagh 2-11
  • Jul 17, 2020

    Competitive GAA action resumes this evening

    The GAA season resumes this evening, with club games effectively behind closed doors due to a cap at 200 at the amount of people that can attend matches. It means for example that only 80 people will be able to attend the Wexford senior hurling championship…
  • Jul 16, 2020

    Chris Barrett transfers from Belmullet to Clontarf GAA club

    Mayo footballer Chris Barrett has transferred from Belmullet to Clontarf GAA club in Dublin. The 2017 All-Star has been based in the Capital for a number of years working as a civil engineer. The 34 year old will line out for Clontarf in this year’s…
  • Jul 16, 2020

    Attendance at GAA matches will not increase to 500 next week, as Phase 4 delayed

    Attendances at GAA matches will not now increase from next Monday, after the Government ruled out plans to allow outdoor gatherings of up to 500 people in Phase Four of the roadmap for reopening the country. As this weekend sees a return to club football and…
  • Jul 14, 2020

    GAA to keep indoor facilities closed with handball to restart under strict guidelines

    The GAA's Fergal McGill says it "doesn't make sense" to open indoor club facilities. Dressing rooms and gyms remain closed while clubs have returned to training. And the Director of Player, Club, and Games Administration says keeping indoor facilities shut…
  • Jul 14, 2020

    Roscommon & Galway GAA both announce plans to live stream matches

    Both Roscommon and Galway GAA have announced partnerships with Nemeton TV to stream live matches from their upcoming club championships. With restrictions on attendances at GAA matches due to Covid-19, Galway and Roscommon will be offering a new online…
  • Jul 14, 2020

    SSE Airtricity League resumes on July 31st with meeting of Derry & Sligo

    The SSE Airtricity League season will officially resume on July 31st with the meeting of Derry and Sligo at the Brandywell. The fixtures will be spread across a weekend for the first six rounds upon the league's return. The three FAI Cup first round ties…
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Galway Utd & Sligo Rovers receive bye into 2nd round of FAI Cup

    There will be three ties in the first round of this year's F-A-I Cup which has been pared back due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The draw which was made today and included no non-league clubs pits home team Finn Harps against St Patrick's Athletic. 2018 winners…
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Tribute to Jack Charlton from Ballina Golf Club

    Ballina Golf Club has paid tribute to honorary member Jack Charlton, who passed away at his home in the UK on Friday. The club says Big Jack was a sporting icon, a Leeds United legend, a World Cup winner and managed Ireland through their most successful spell…
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Ballinrobe Racecourse to hold a Virtual Ladies Day for Western Care

    Ballinrobe Racecourse is hosting a virtual ladies day to raise funds for Western Care this Friday. Ladies from across the region are invited to take part by donning the glad rags and donating to the regional charity. Entries to the best dressed competition…
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Roscommon hosts a seven card race behind closed doors this afternoon

    It's an all national hunt card at Roscommon today. The first of the seven card race goes to post at 2pm. There’s also racing behind closed doors in Killarney later this evening and that gets off at 5:25pm.
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Mayo players propel Sligo Rovers to pre-season victory over Galway United

    Sligo Rovers overcame Galway United in the club’s first pre-season match ahead of the League of Ireland’s resumption at the end of the month. Mayoman Mark Byrne scored the only goal of the game to give Rovers the win. It was the Kilkelly native’s first senior…
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Sligo GAA Club fixtures for the weekend of the 18th/19th July

    Kiernan Cup Sat, 18 Jul, Venue: Shamrock Gaels Park, (Quarterfinal 1), Shamrock Gaels V Eastern Harps 19:00, Ref: TBC Sat, 18 Jul, Venue: Nace O'Dowd Park, (Quarterfinal 4), Coolaney/Mullinabreena V Tubbercurry 19:00, Ref: TBC Sun, 19 Jul, Venue:…
  • Jul 13, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club fixtures for the weekend of July the 18th/19th

    Michael Walsh Senior Group 1 Sat, 18 Jul, Venue: Ballaghaderreen, (Round 1), Ballaghaderreen V Davitts 19:00, Ref: Paul Lydon Sat, 18 Jul, Venue: Bangor Erris, (Round 1), Kiltane V Westport St Patrick's 19:00, Ref: John Walker Michael Walsh Senior Group 2…
  • Jul 12, 2020

    LISTEN: Connacht Rugby Star Dave Heffernan

    Irish Rugby international and Connacht Star Dave Heffernan joined Michael D. McAndrew today on Midwest Radio's Sport Show. The Ballina native made his first senior start from the province eight years ago and since then has gone on to become one of their most…
  • Jul 12, 2020

    LISTEN: Freestyle motocross rider Evan Mullarkey from Ballina

    A Mayo man is one of the country’s top names in the niche sport of freestyle motocross. 24 year-old Evan Mullarkey from Ballina is part of the FMX Ireland team after taking a keen interest in the sport over ten years ago. Evan specialises in doing shows all…
  • Jul 12, 2020

    John Maughan fears All-Ireland Series might not be completed this year

    Former Mayo manager and current Offaly boss John Maughan doesn’t think we will see an All-Ireland final in December. He feels there is a strong possibility there will be a second wave which will bring everything to a standstill again. The Crossmolina native…
  • Jul 12, 2020

    Mayo GAA Vice Chairman says clubs are really putting their shoulder to the wheel

    Competitive Club football will return next weekend with the opening round of the Michael Walsh Leagues. Con Moynihan who is the Chairman of the Mayo GAA Central Controls Committee says it’s great to see that clubs in the county are putting their shoulder to…
  • Jul 12, 2020

    Blacksod's Eddie Maguire wins IBG Golf Classic at Beechpark

    Blacksod man Eddie Maguire won yesterday's IBG Handa Golf Classic at Beechpark Golf Club in Dublin. The former Mayo and Meath footballer posted a 3 over par 73 which gave him a 2 stroke victory over Patrick Morgan Junior and Willem Roode from South Africa.…
  • Jul 12, 2020

    Barry Geraghty announces his retirement

    Irish jump jockey Barry Geraghty has retired from horse racing at the age of 40. The rider won the Grand National in 2003 and twice claimed the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Geraghty rode over 650 career winners, including 43 at the Cheltenham Festival.
  • Jul 11, 2020

    FAI have described Jack Charlton as the "the manager who changed Irish football forever"

    The Football Association of Ireland have described Jack Charlton as "the manager who changed Irish football forever". The 1966 World Cup winner with England died last night at the age of 85 after a battle with lymphoma and dementia. Charlton's family say he…
  • Jul 10, 2020

    The SSE Airtricity League's remaining fixtures will be announced on Monday

    The remaining fixtures for this season's SSE Airtricity Leagues will be revealed on Monday. A truncated season is due to resume on July 31st. Meanwhile, the FAI Cup will only be contested by the 19 league clubs, with the first round draw also to be made on…
  • Jul 10, 2020

    Mayo GAA confirm details of opening round of Club Championship

    Mayo GAA have confirmed the details for the opening round of games in the Club Football Championship. All games will take place over the course of Saturday August 1st & Sunday August 2nd. Connacht Gold Senior Football Championship: Group 1: Saturday @ 7pm –…
  • Jul 10, 2020

    GAA to update its guidance around return to play protocols

    The GAA is expected to update its guidance this weekend around return to play protocols as the start of the competitive club window looms into view. Club games have been given the green light from next Friday but there is still confusion around the protocol…
  • Jul 09, 2020

    Entries for Ballina Tag Rugby tournament went live this morning

    Entries for the biggest rugby event in the region have gone live since this morning. Ballina RFC's Tag Rugby Tournament will take place in Heffernan Park on August 15th and will see 400 players take part on the day. This will be a celebration of rugby on a…
  • Jul 09, 2020

    Deirdre Whyte appointed vice-president of Ballina RFC

    History was made this week at the Annual General Meeting of Ballina RFC when Deirdre Whyte was appointed Vice-President of the club. This was a truly historic moment and marks a watershed moment for sport in the area. Deirdre is the first woman to hold the…
  • Jul 09, 2020

    Connacht GAA to host a webinar this evening with an in-depth look at the new Dome

    Connacht GAA Secretary John Prenty and Provincial Games Manager Cathal Cregg will host a webinar this evening as they introduce the world's largest sports air dome at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence. With a completion date of September 2020, the Dome's…
  • Jul 08, 2020

    Fundraising event in support of Darragh Sloyan's family

    On Saturday the 18th July next, Darragh Sloyan’s many friends in Kiltimagh GAA Club will be running a fund raising event in the support of the “Sloyan-Family-Support”. The event is called “Solo for Moses” and it will involve players from our Men’s and Ladies’…
  • Jul 08, 2020

    Connacht announce two new signings

    Connacht have confirmed the signings of Australia 7s international Ben O’Donnell and Kiwi number eight Abraham Papali’i. The pair will link up with the squad before the start of the 2020/21 Guinness PRO14 season. Ben O’Donnell joins from the Australian Sevens…
  • Jul 08, 2020

    GAA clubs will be allowed to report any alleged breaches of inter county training directly to Croke Park

    Clubs in the Gaelic Athletic Association will be allowed to report any alleged breaches of inter county training before September 14th directly to Croke Park. The GAA has hardened its stance over the issue to allow inter county stars to be available for the…
  • Jul 08, 2020

    Sarah Rowe to decide next month if she will return to Collingwood for a third year

    Mayo's Sarah Rowe will decide next month whether to return to Collingwood for a third year in the women's AFL. Another campaign in Australia would likely rule Rowe out of playing for Mayo in 2021 with manager Peter Leahy recently indicating to Midwest Sport…
  • Jul 07, 2020

    Horse racing continues in Roscommon and Killarney this afternoon

    There are race meetings at Roscommon and Killarney today. The flat fixture at Roscommon begins at 1 and the last race gets off at 4pm. Meanwhile, the card over jumps at Killarney begins at 4.25.
  • Jul 07, 2020

    Westport RFC host drive-in cinema fundraiser this weekend

    Westport RFC is hosting a drive in cinema to raise funds for the club this weekend. The movies that will be shown are Back to The Future 2 & Grease on the Saturday and on Sunday the (1994 Animated Version) of The Lion King will be shown followed by Forrest…
  • Jul 06, 2020

    JP Walsh appointed Director of Rugby and first team coach at Ballina RFC

    JP Walsh has been appointed as the new Director of Rugby and First team Coach at Ballina Rugby Football Club. JP joins Ballina after a very successful stint with Connacht Rugby, where he worked with coaches and players at all levels of the game. The Westport…
  • Jul 06, 2020

    Charlestown GAA plan a new memorial pitch for Garda Colm Horkan

    The memory of Detective Garda Colm Horkan is set to be honoured with a new GAA memorial pitch and walkway in Charlestown. Work will begin later this year on the €300,000 project in memory of the garda who was shot dead in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, on June 18.…
  • Jul 06, 2020

    The funeral is taking place of Mayo cycling legend Mickey Palmer

    Cycling legend Mickey Palmer is being laid to rest in Westport today. Mickey was a top class cyclist in the 1950’s and 60’s and was crowned the 60 mile National Time Trial Champion in 1966. The Covey Wheelers Westport Cycling Clubman’s stature in the sport…
  • Jul 06, 2020

    Victory in this year's championship will be 'tainted' says former Mayo manager

    Former Mayo manager and current Offaly boss John Maughan hasn’t been uplifted by the return of knockout championship football this season. The Crossmolina man believes that whoever is crowned the kings of football in 2020 will have question marks over their…
  • Jul 05, 2020

    New app launched to help sports clubs return to play safely

    Two members of the Galway Senior Hurling Management team are behind the technology. A new app and software platform called Actimet has been launched, which will help sports clubs to return to play safely after Covid 19. Actimet is a mobile app that simplifies…
  • Jul 05, 2020

    LISTEN: Irish Basketball star Hazel Finn from Kiltimagh

    Hazel Finn from Kiltimagh is an Irish Basketball International and has been selected to play for Ireland in the upcoming European Championships in Austria in 2021. Hazel captained Ireland in last year's U16 European Championships. She joined Michael D.…
  • Jul 05, 2020

    LISTEN: Sprinter Niamh O'Neill on Sunday Sport

    Sprinter Niamh O’Neill joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport this afternoon. The young athlete is a part of the Connacht High Performance Athletic squad and a member of St Colman’s South Mayo Athletic Club. She has amassed an amazing 44 All-Ireland…
  • Jul 05, 2020

    Listen: Swinford boxer Eoghan Lavin

    Swinford boxer Eoghan Lavin joined Michael D McAndrew on Sunday Sport this afternoon. Lavin has competed for Ireland at International level winning Gold and also has seven national boxing titles. https://soundcloud.com/user-962236350/eoghan-lavin
  • Jul 05, 2020

    The CPA wants GAA HQ to set club championship dates out of fairness

    The Club Player's Association are calling for the responsibility of structuring county club championships to be set at the top level of the GAA to ensure a level playing field for all teams. The CPA welcomes the eleven week window designated to the club game…
  • Jul 05, 2020

    All-Britain Provincial President & Louisburgh native Patricia Morrison gives her reaction to London's omission from 2020 Championship

    The LGFA’s decision to omit the London Ladies Football team from the delayed 2020 Championship because of travel restrictions between Ireland and the UK means the Exiles won’t play a competitive match for a staggering 22 months. In a hard-hitting statement…
  • Jul 04, 2020

    FAI have pushed back their AGM until September

    The Football Association of Ireland have pushed back their AGM until September. Irish football's governing body say they've "rescheduled in line with COVID-19 restrictions" and say the move will allow time for auditors Grant Thornton to prepare accounts. The…
  • Jul 04, 2020

    County teams will face sanctions if they breach training protocols

    The GAA will not bring forward the September 14th date for inter-county teams to resume collective training and has called upon clubs to report county teams that breach that sanction. At a chairpersons conference call yesterday, led by president John…
  • Jul 04, 2020

    Croi's Couch to Wild Atlantic Way Challenge

    Croí’s latest fundraising initiative is to get people moving together ‘virtually’. They are asking people to embrace the Wild Atlantic Way of life by running, walking or jogging part of this spectacular coastal route over the next six weeks on this virtual…
  • Jul 03, 2020

    Connacht sign winger Alex Wootton on loan from Munster

    Connacht have confirmed the loan signing of Munster winger Alex Wootton. The 25-year-old former Irish Sevens international has joined Andy Friend's side until the end of the 2020/21 season. Wootton has featured just twice for Munster in the current season,…
  • Jul 03, 2020

    Provisional dates announced for Connacht FA Junior and Underage fixtures

    The Provisional dates for Connacht FA Junior and Underage Cup & Shield Fixtures have been announced. Connacht FA Underage Cups & Shields Fixture Dates 2019/2020: Quarter Finals July 25th 2020 Semi Finals August 8th/9th 2020 Finals August 15th/16th 2020 (TBC)…
  • Jul 03, 2020

    Match officials confirmed for the FAI Junior Cup Quarter-final clashes

    Match officials have been confirmed for the FAI Junior Cup Quarter Finals. Westport United will play Oliver Bond Celtic at home in United Park on Sunday July 26th at 2pm and officiating that encounter are Patrick Gleeson, Trevor White, Mark Rellis and Michael…
  • Jul 02, 2020

    Draws made for the Sligo Club Championship

    The draws for the 2020 Sligo senior, intermediate and junior club football championships were made last night. Senior football champions Tourlestrane who are bidding for five-in-a-row this year were drawn in the same group as last year’s intermediate…
  • Jul 02, 2020

    Westport United have home advantage for their FAI Junior Cup Quarter Final

    Westport United will play their FAI New Balance Junior Cup Quarter Final against Oliver Bond Celtic at home in United Park on Sunday July 26th at 2pm. It has also been confirmed that Athenry FC will have home advantage for their quarter final with Rush…
  • Jul 02, 2020

    Seven-Race Card at Sligo this afternoon

    There is a seven-race card at Sligo this evening with the first off at 4.10. This is first fixture at the Sligo race track since the resumption of racing in Ireland.
  • Jul 02, 2020

    GPA call for a stop to any unauthorised inter-county training sessions

    The Gaelic Players Association have written to county boards across the country asking them to stop any unauthorised inter-county training sessions. Despite the suspension of inter-county activity until September 14th, anecdotal evidence suggests many…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Mayo Ladies manager acknowledges the tough challenge ahead in Group 4

    The Mayo Senior Ladies Football Manager says both Tyrone and Armagh are very strong teams. Peter Leahy has been giving his reaction to last night’s draw for the Senior Championship. Mayo have been pitted against the Ulster sides in Group 4. Leahy says the…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Draw has taken place for the Galway Senior Club Football Championship

    The Draw for the 2020 Galway Club football Championship has taken place. 2020 Claregalway Hotel County Senior Football Championship Group One Salthill/Knocknacarra St Michaels An Spideál Bearna Group Two Moycullen Micheal Breathnach Mountbellew/Moylough…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Funding boost for Westport Camogie Club

    Sharing Féile memories has meant a funding boost for a Mayo GAA club, despite the John West Féile na nÓg and Féile na nGael competitions not taking place this year due to Covid19 restrictions. Westport Camogie Club were among the winners in a My Féile…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Mayo Schoolboys/girls youth league has defended their decision not to run competitive leagues for “even age” groups

    The secretary of the Mayo Schoolboys/girls youth league has defended their decision not to run competitive leagues for “even age” groups. A number of local clubs and parents have expressed their anger at the decision to cancel competitive action for under-12,…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Sligo Rovers object to format for return of SSE Airtricity Premier Division

    Sligo Rovers say they sternly object to the format for a return to play in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division. Play will resume on July 31st, with the season truncated to 18-games per team. Promotion and relegation will remain as normal with one up and one…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Roscommon hurling manager Ciarán Comerford steps down

    Roscommon GAA has confirmed that Ciarán Comerford has stepped down from his position as Roscommon Senior Hurling Manager. Ciarán, who was appointed in November 2017, was in his final year at the helm of the senior tea, but rather than complete the season when…
  • Jul 01, 2020

    Mayo drawn with Armagh & Tyrone in All-Ireland Ladies Football Championships

    Mayo are grouped with Armagh and Tyrone in the opening round of the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship. All Ireland champions Dublin have been drawn with Waterford and Donegal in group 3. In group 2, last year's runners up Galway will play Tipperary…
  • Jun 30, 2020

    SSE Airtricity League to resume on 31st July

    The SSE Airtricity League is to resume on July 31st. The season will be shortened to two rounds of fixtures, the first of which had begun prior to lockdown. Promotion and relegation will remain intact as before. The National League Executive Committee…
  • Jun 30, 2020

    Foxford councillor calls for decision on All-Ireland Schools Series to be reversed

    A Mayo county councillor is calling on GAA chiefs to reconsider postponing the All-Ireland schools series for the rest of this year. St Joseph's College, Foxford were due to face St Colmcille's Community School in the All-Ireland senior C football final,…
  • Jun 30, 2020

    Roscommon GAA Club Championship Draws confirmed

    Roscommon SFC Group A Strokestown St Brigids Elphin Clann na nGael Roscommon SFC Group B Roscommon Gaels St. Croans Western-Gaels Fuerty Roscommon SFC Group C Padraig Pearses Boyle Michael Glaveys Tulsk Roscommon IFC Group A Oran Kilmore Castlerea Eire Og…
  • Jun 30, 2020

    Draws for the Ladies Football Championship take place this evening

    The draws for the revised 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championships will be broadcast LIVE on Facebook from 7:30pm this evening. The LGFA’s Commercial and Communications Manager Jackie Cahill will MC the Live event, while LGFA President, Marie…
  • Jun 30, 2020

    The Murtagh brothers have returned to the Roscommon panel

    Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham's confirmed that the Murtagh brothers are back in his panel. Ciarain and Diarmuid opted out at the start of the year. However, Cunningham says the Murtaghs have had a change of heart and could be available for October's…
  • Jun 29, 2020

    Connacht FA announce their youth Cup and Shield fixtures

    Connacht FA Underage/Youth Cup & Shield Fixtures Connacht FA U-12 Cup Quarter Final Fixtures 25thJuly 2020 No HOME TEAM AWAY TEAM 1 Salthill Devon A v Ballina Town 2 Knocknacarra v Athenry A 3 Westport Utd A v Manulla A 4 Kiltimagh Knock Utd v Maree/Oranmore…
  • Jun 29, 2020

    Gardaí investigate criminal damage at Moylough Sportsfield facilities

    A Galway GAA club has made an appeal for witnesses to come forward after some of their facilities were criminally damaged over the weekend. Mountbellew Moylough posted pictures last night on their social media of extensive damage which was inflicted on the…
  • Jun 29, 2020

    Draws announced for round one of the Calor Gas Super and Premier Cups

    Calor Gas Super Cup—Round 1 Westport Utd v Ballyglass Snugboro Utd v Ballyhaunis Town Straide & Foxford Utd v Ballyheane Glenhest Rovers v Manulla Castlebar Celtic v Ballina Town Claremorris v Swinford Matches to be played on weekend 18th/19th July Calor Gas…
  • Jun 29, 2020

    Revised fixture plan announced for the Mayo Football League

    The Mayo Football League has issued a revised fixture diary for the 2020 season. The first round of the leagues will still proceed on the weekend of the 15th/16th of August. The FAI Junior Cup Quarter-Final has now been rescheduled for the weekend of the…
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Listen: Knockmore Athlete Hugh Armstrong

    Knockmore's Hugh Armstrong is aiming to represent Ireland at the next years Tokyo Olympics. He has also run the fastest marathon ever run by a Mayo man. Today he joined Michael D McAndrew on Sunday Sport. https://soundcloud.com/user-962236350/hugh-armstrong
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Listen: Castlebar Tennis Star Roisin Murphy

    Castlebar based Tennis player Roisin Murphy joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport this afternoon. Roisin is an upcoming tennis player and is ranked No. 5 in Ireland at u-18 level and is also part of the Connacht squad.…
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Uncertainty over venues for Connacht Senior Football Championship

    The GAA confirmed on Friday that the 2020 All-Ireland football championship will be straight knock-out while the hurling championship will contain a backdoor format. For the first time since 2000, the football championship will be a do-or-die scenario with…
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Listen: Mayo GAA Coaching Officer Declan O'Reilly

    Mayo GAA Senior management and club managers have had a meeting under the guidance of the Mayo GAA Coaching Officer Declan O’Reilly. The thought process behind the meeting was to open up lines of communication between the Senior Inter-County team management…
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Martin Carney feels an All-Ireland Knockout competition was a better option

    Midwest Radio GAA Analyst Martin Carney says it great now to have a clear pathway in a return to football. However, Martin Carney says he would have preferred to see a straight knockout inter county competition which would have meant five weekends of…
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Two Mayo Schools appeal to the GAA to reverse decision of postponing All-Ireland School Series

    The GAA confirmed on Friday that All-Ireland School Series has been postponed for the calendar year. However, there is a strong push to get this decision reversed. St. Joseph’s College Foxford were due to face St. Colmcilles Community School in the…
  • Jun 28, 2020

    Westport United's Fai Junior Cup Quarter final pushed back a week

    Westport United’s FAI New Balance Quarter Final with Oliver Bond Celtic will now take place on the weekend of July 25th & 26th. The tie was originally fixed for Sunday July 19th but has been pushed back a week. Westport United have home advantage but Midwest…
  • Jun 27, 2020

    Connacht Rugby players get the all clear after Covid-19 testing

    The IRFU have announced that the COVID-19 testing of Ulster and Connacht's players and staff this week has produced zero positive results. 118 players and staff across the two provinces were tested last Monday and they've now been cleared to access their…
  • Jun 27, 2020

    Mayo Hurlers will face Monaghan in Nicky Rackard Cup Quarter Final in October

    Following changes to the Hurling Championships the draw for the 2020 Nicky Rackard Cup has been made. Mayo will play Monaghan in the Quarter Finals on the weekend of October 24th & 25th. 2020 Christy Ring Cup Draw Quarter-Finals: Down v London; Offaly v…
  • Jun 27, 2020

    Former Sligo Rovers Boss set to become new Northern Ireland Manager

    Ian Baraclough is set to become the new Northern Ireland manager. The former Sligo Rovers boss has reportedly been offered the job ahead of their Euro 2020 playoff semi-final against Bosnia this autumn. Baraclough is the current manager of Northern Ireland's…
  • Jun 26, 2020

    Mayo to play Galway in League on opening weekend of the return of inter county action

    The Mayo Senior footballers will play their final two rounds of the Allianz National Football League in October. Mayo will travel to Galway in Round 6 on the weekend of October 17th/18th and they welcome Tyrone to Elverys MacHale Park on the weekend of…
  • Jun 26, 2020

    Knock-out championship football returns as the GAA confirm formats

    For the first time in 20 years, there will be no second chances in the All-Ireland senior football championship. The GAA have confirmed that this year's truncated football championship will revert to its traditional format. The four provincial championships…
  • Jun 26, 2020

    Covid-19 safety protocols to be revealed for Gaelic Games

    The GAA is expected to give guidance today on the protocols to be followed by clubs if a player contracts Covid-19. As teams return to contact training from Monday, the association hopes to provide further information on what steps should be taken in the…
  • Jun 26, 2020

    GAA to reveal All-Ireland Football and Hurling Championship format

    The GAA will reveal its formats for this year's All Ireland Championships this morning. It's believed the football championship will be a straight knockout with no backdoor. The hurling championship will still have a backdoor system. The championships will…
  • Jun 25, 2020

    Two owners per horse allowed on track from July 20th

    Two owners per horse will be allowed on track from July 20th. Horse Racing Ireland has amended its racing protocols in line with the easing of restrictions. Owners will still be subject to pre-health screening and temperature checks on arrival. From July 1st,…
  • Jun 25, 2020

    Mayo Football League issue revised Fixtures Diary

    REVISED FIXTURE DIARY-----2020 DATE COMPETITION 18th/19thJuly FAI Junior Cup Quarter Final Mayo Super Cup----------Round 1 Mayo Premier Cup----------Round 1 Thurs 23rd July Outstanding Fixtures 25th/26thJuly Connacht Cup---------Round 5 Connacht…
  • Jun 25, 2020

    Clew Bay Half Marathon & 10K will go ahead on September 19th

    The Louisburgh Clew Bay Half Marathon and 10K will go ahead on Saturday September 19th. This is the tenth year of the event and organisers say it will be a little different to previous years with various precautions in place as a result of the Covid-19.…
  • Jun 25, 2020

    GAA to announce revised Championship format tomorrow

    The GAA will announce its revised 2020 championship fixture plan tomorrow and a football backdoor will not be included. RTE Sport is reporting that a meeting of the GAA's management committee tonight will rubber-stamp plans to launch the new fixtures…
  • Jun 25, 2020

    Connacht rugby players & staff tested for Covid-19 ahead of return to training

    Connacht pro players and staff have undergone testing for Covid-19, as part of the return to train protocols put in place by the IRFU. The players first had their temperatures taken, and then underwent tests at the Sportsground in Galway yesterday, before…
  • Jun 24, 2020

    Mayo is challenged to be active this Sunday

    Mayo is challenged to be active this Sunday, 28th June as part of the Sport Ireland National BeActive Day. Mayo Sports Partnership is one of 29 Local Sports Partnerships in the country who are coming together to celebrate a day of physical activity and sport…
  • Jun 24, 2020

    Seven Race Card at Roscommon this evening

    There is a seven race card at Roscommon this evening with the first getting underway at 4.40pm. The going is described as good, yielding in places. The National Hunt meeting behind closed doors is the third fixture at the Roscommon track since Horse Racing…
  • Jun 24, 2020

    Mayo GAA revise their format with Senior Leagues scrapped for 2020

    There will be no senior league club football in Mayo this year. Originally it was agreed that the league would commence on the August Bank Holiday weekend, however the majority of clubs requested that under the circumstances the league should be scrapped for…
  • Jun 24, 2020

    Westport United will play their FAI Junior Cup Quarter Final on Sunday July 19th

    Westport United will play their FAI New Balance Junior Cup quarter final against Oliver Bond Celtic on Sunday July 19th. Westport will have home advantage for this huge encounter. The semi-finals of the Junior Cup are proposed for the weekend of the 22/23…
  • Jun 23, 2020

    Ballina Stephenites GAA club are 'chomping at the bit' to get back training tomorrow

    Ballina Stephenites, like GAA clubs across the country, are eagerly awaiting the return of group training from tomorrow. Following the announcement form GAA HQ last Friday pitches will open for contactless training. Contact training and challenge games will…
  • Jun 23, 2020

    GAA county boards reminded of club game streaming protocols

    GAA county boards have been reminded that they could face financial penalties if they live-stream club games simultaneously with matches that are being broadcast nationally by rights holders. TG4 and RTÉ are planning an extensive package of games through much…
  • Jun 22, 2020

    2020 recipients of Martin Sheridan Bursaries announced

    Mayo County Council sponsors and supports the Martin Sheridan Bursary, it provides financial assistance to Mayo athletes as they strive to make an impact on the National, European and International Olympic stages. Councillor Brendan Mulroy, Cathairleach of…
  • Jun 22, 2020

    Horse racing continues behind closed doors at Roscommon today

    Racing continues behind closed doors at two venues this afternoon. At Roscommon, the first on an all flat card is at 1.00. while Limerick hosts the first National Hunt racing following lockdown. They get underway there at 4.15.
  • Jun 22, 2020

    The GPA want the Provincial Football Championship scrapped this season

    The Gaelic Players Association want the GAA to scrap the Provincial Football Championships this season. The GPA has called for a straight knockout format with an open draw in order to complete the Championship before the end of 2020. Meanwhile, 17 percent of…
  • Jun 21, 2020

    James Nallen picks his best 15

    Two-time All-Star and Mayo Great James Nallen joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport today to pick his best 15. The Crossmolina Deel Rovers man played in five All-Ireland finals, including an All-Ireland final replay against Meath in 1996 and won an…
  • Jun 21, 2020

    GAA Stories wanted from the Grassroots of the Association

    A major drive is being launched to source and publish for the first time Mayo GAA stories from the grassroots of the association. The collaboration between the association and publishers, Ballpoint Press Ltd, aims to gather the most comprehensive treasure…
  • Jun 21, 2020

    Mayo Football League confirm action will return on the weekend of July 18th & 19th

    The Mayo Football League met last night and has confirmed that action will kick off on the weekend of July 18th & 19th. The Mayo Football League Chairman Gerry Sweeney has thanked all the clubs for their excellent co operation in following all the protocols…
  • Jun 21, 2020

    Mayo LGFA Chairperson releases statement

    The Mayo LGFA Chairperson Yvonne McEvilly has released a statement in light of the Connacht LGFA appointed to take charge of ladies football in the county. After clarification from the LGFA president Ms. McEvilly has confirmed that Connacht LGFA have been…
  • Jun 21, 2020

    Galway's Aaron Connolly sets up the winner for Brighton last night

    Republic of Ireland attacker Aaron Connolly rose off the bench to produce a brilliant 94th-minute assist for Neal Maupay that saw relegation-threatened Brighton and Hove Albion earn a huge victory against Arsenal at the Amex Stadium. The Galway man came on…
  • Jun 20, 2020

    GAA pitches to open for training next week under sped up road map

    GAA pitches are set to open for gaelic football, hurling, ladies football and camogie training next Wednesday. Contact training and challenge games will be permitted in the Republic of Ireland from Monday June the 29th after the G-A-A revised their return to…
  • Jun 20, 2020

    GAA has welcomed the Government's €70 million relief package for Irish Sport

    The GAA has welcomed the Government's 70-million relief package for Irish sport. 40-million of that will be made available to the GAA, the IRFU and the FAI collectively. The GAA are spending this weekend discussing how the Government's sped-up COVID-19…
  • Jun 20, 2020

    Connacht Council of LGFA has taken control of the running of ladies football in Mayo

    The Connacht Council of LGFA has taken control of the running of ladies football in Mayo. It follows the resignation of ten members of the executive in March. On Thursday night, an executive meeting of the LGFA took the dramatic decision to take management…
  • Jun 19, 2020

    LGFA confirms the format for this year's All Ireland championships

    The LGFA have beaten the GAA to the punch in confirming the format for this year's All Ireland championships. The Senior Ladies championship will be contested by 12 sides split into four groups of three. Each of the group winners will progress to the All…
  • Jun 19, 2020

    GAA expected to announced revised Championship format on Monday

    The GAA could be in a position to announce the revised 2020 hurling and football Championship formats as early as Monday next. Croke Park officials will today meet the Gaelic Players Association as the re-arranged templates for the forthcoming provincial and…
  • Jun 19, 2020

    GAA community continues to pay tribute to Charlestown Sarsfields clubman Colm Horkan

    Tributes continue to pour in from across the GAA community following the tragic death of Garda Detective Colm Horkan on Wednesday. The Charlestown Sarsfields GAA man was well known across Connacht GAA and played for Mayo at U21 level. Uachtarán CLG John Horan…
  • Jun 18, 2020

    Charlestown GAA mourning the loss of Colm Horkan

    The entire region is mourning the death of Detective Garda Colm Horkan. The Charlestown native was killed in the line of duty last night in Castlerea. Colm was a long serving member of Charlestown Sarsfields and his family are steeped in the GAA community.…
  • Jun 18, 2020

    Connacht look certain to be included in next Seasons Champions Cup

    Connacht are virtually certain to join the other three Irish provinces in next season’s Heineken Champions Cup following an agreement reached by the board of Celtic Rugby to make the Conference tables as they stood in mid-March after 13 rounds the cut-off…
  • Jun 18, 2020

    Renewed hope that SSE Airtricity Premier Division can resume in early August

    There is renewed hope that the SSE Airtricity Premier Division can resume in early August. Positive talks between the clubs and the FAI were held yesterday, with the financial package on offer reportedly increased. It's believed clubs have been offered a…
  • Jun 17, 2020

    Connacht Rugby players to undergo coronavirus testing before returning to training on June 29th

    Coronavirus testing at the provinces will begin next week. Players and staff at Leinster and Munster will be the first to be tested ahead of their return to training next week. Connacht and Ulster will undergo testing before returning to training on June 29th.
  • Jun 17, 2020

    Galway United manager hopeful of a return to league games in early August

    Talks will resume today between the FAI and League of Ireland clubs over whether a deal can be reached over a return to play. Looking at other avenues of income - such as from streaming games - will be important for clubs, according to the manager of Galway…
  • Jun 16, 2020

    GAA confirms Cúl Camps will start on 20th July

    The GAA has announced that the 2020 Cúl Camps will go ahead this Summer, beginning on 20 July. It comes in conjunction with the Safe Return to Gaelic Games Document and the easing of restrictions brought into place due to the coronavirus pandemic. A list of…
  • Jun 16, 2020

    FAI board backs Quinn and Owens after St Pat's criticism

    The board of the FAI say they will support its executive in their endeavours to find a resolution to get the League of Ireland season back on track. The Association issued a statement after St Patrick's Athletic owner Garrett Kelleher reportedly wrote to 3…
  • Jun 16, 2020

    The CPA want full eleven-week window used for club championships

    The Club Players Association are calling for all eleven weeks of the club window to be used for their stated purpose. The CPA have hit out at some counties getting their club championships out of the way quickly in blitz formats. Club fixtures can resume on…
  • Jun 15, 2020

    FAI continue their talks with clubs over a return to football

    Talks between the FAI and the League of Ireland clubs over financing and the resumption of football in this country will continue today. The 19 SSE Airtricity League clubs held meetings with the governing body on Thursday and Friday. The FAI claimed those…
  • Jun 15, 2020

    Horse racing returns to Roscommon this afternoon

    Ahead of day one of Royal Ascot tomorrow, racing continues behind closed doors at two venues in Ireland today At Fairyhouse this afternoon, the first goes to post at 1 o'clock where the going is good to firm Later at Roscommon, another flat card gets underway…
  • Jun 14, 2020

    Listen: Swinford Karate star Aaron McLoughlin on his career to date

    Irish Karate star Aaron McLoughlin a native of Swinford who is based in Dublin joined Michael D. McAndrew on today's Sport Show. Aaron is currently working as a chartered physiotherapist in the National Orthopaedic Hospital. He spoke to Michael D about his…
  • Jun 14, 2020

    Kevin O'Neill picks his best 15

    Kevin O’Neill joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport today to pick his best 15. The Knockmore native made his senior debut for Mayo in 1993 and over his career won five provincial crowns and appeared in two All-Ireland Finals in Croke Park. Here is…
  • Jun 14, 2020

    Return to Club action in Mayo discussed on Sunday Sport

    Mayo GAA released their schedule of matches for the 2020 Mayo senior leagues and club championships earlier this week. The senior, intermediate and junior club football championships will be played out during a six-week window, beginning on the weekend of…
  • Jun 14, 2020

    MacSharry claims the awarding of an FAI Covid-19 testing contract 'does not reflect well' on the association

    Fianna Fáil TD Marc Mac Sharry has claimed that the decision to award the contract for Covid-19 testing on League of Ireland players to Advanced Medical Services "does not refelect well on the FAI". One of the company's directors is the FAI's medical director…
  • Jun 14, 2020

    Rugby Players Ireland disappointed by leaks of proposed salary cuts

    The union that represents Irish rugby players has expressed its disappointment over the leaking of proposed salary cuts to the media. The IRFU are seeking a 20 per cent reduction to players' salaries - according to an Irish Times report - as they deal with…
  • Jun 13, 2020

    League of Ireland Clubs set to weigh up return to action this weekend

    League of Ireland clubs are set to weigh up FAI proposals this weekend about the possible resumption of the Airtricity League. Irish football's governing body are hopeful of securing government funding but Derry, Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians are…
  • Jun 13, 2020

    GAA looking at staging an All-Ireland Senior Football Final a week before Christmas

    The GAA’s Central Competition Controls Committee (CCCC) is advancing plans for the inter-county season with the aim of completing it in the same calendar year and finishing out the remaining league games on the first two weekends available, October 17/18 and…
  • Jun 12, 2020

    Return of the League of Ireland in 2020 remains in the balance

    The return of the League of Ireland in 2020 remains in the balance after the FAI failed to get sign off on a financial package to support the return of clubs to action. One area being proposed is for the four clubs that have qualified for Europe, Dundalk,…
  • Jun 12, 2020

    Mayo's second most successful Gaelic football club finds it's name under scrutiny

    The name of Mayo’s second most successful Gaelic Football club has come under scrutiny because of the Irish patriot they’re named after. Castlebar Mitchels is one of eight GAA clubs on the island of Ireland named after famous Irish revolutionary and…
  • Jun 11, 2020

    September start planned for club rugby competitions

    The IRFU are now in a position to add a ‘Competition Stage’ to their Return To Rugby Guidelines For Clubs. This is to allow clubs to plan and work towards the start of the 2020/21 season and the playing of rugby matches. September has been given as the month…
  • Jun 11, 2020

    Ballycroy man set to complete 300km in 30 days challenge for charity this evening

    A Ballycroy man is today completing his 300km in 30 days run for Gearoid's smile. Due to current circumstances Gearoids Smile’s main fundraiser for the year the three peaks challenge was postponed. The charity provides support for children suffering from…
  • Jun 11, 2020

    Reports that Round 6 of the National Football League will be the first inter county action

    The Irish Daily Mail are reporting that round six of the Allianz National Football League will be the first inter county action to be showcased on the weekend of October 17th. However, it is undecided when to play the final round. The final round would only…
  • Jun 10, 2020

    Mayo GAA announce revised League & Championship Dates

    Mayo GAA has today confirmed that the format of the club championship will run as originally intended with group stages followed by knock-out. The first round of the club hurling championship will commence on Friday July 31st with the football leagues also…
  • Jun 10, 2020

    Galway Utd seek clarity on financial aid to return to football

    Galway United have added their voice to calls for clarity on the financial assistance that will be required to aid a return to League of Ireland action. Clubs are expected to find out tomorrow whether enough revenue can be sourced to cover the costs of a…
  • Jun 10, 2020

    Moy Davitts 50/50 draw recommences this weekend

    Moy Davitts GAA club 50/50 draw will recommence this Saturday 13th June. Details of how to play online are available on the club's Facebook and Twitter pages. Over 20 Mayo GAA clubs are now running their lotto online on a weekly basis, and are appealing for…
  • Jun 09, 2020

    The Connacht final may take place in Croke Park because of the pandemic

    The Connacht final may have to be played in Croke Park this year to keep with social distancing guidelines. That’s according to the secretary of the Connacht GAA Council John Prenty, who thinks the two meter rule would make all Connacht venue ineligible to…
  • Jun 09, 2020

    Chief Medical Officer says it's too soon to talk about large crowds at GAA games

    Tony Holohan has poured cold water on the prospect of a half-full Croke Park happening this year. The All Ireland championships are set for a mid-October start, and GAA president John Horan says they're hopeful of allowing crowds into matches. Horan said that…
  • Jun 08, 2020

    Horse racing returns in Ireland for the first time in 11 weeks

    Horse racing resumes in Ireland today after 11 weeks following the Covid-19 lockdown. The first meeting - behind closed doors and under strict protocols - takes place at Naas Racecourse. The eight-race card gets underway at 2:55pm
  • Jun 08, 2020

    GAA hope to have crowds of up to 42,000 in Croke Park

    John Horan says Croke Park could hold up to 21,000 spectators for Championship games later this year under current Covid-19 restrictions. The GAA President also believes that number could be doubled to 42,000 if social distancing is reduced from two metres to…
  • Jun 07, 2020

    Mayo clubs call for the Skechers National Competitions to be finished

    There have been calls for the SFAI to forgo their decision to cancel the Skechers National Cup Competitions. Mayo Clubs Castlebar Celtic and Kiltimagh/Knock United made the quarter-finals of the u-14 and u-16 competitions respectively. Celtic were looking…
  • Jun 07, 2020

    Johnny Carey picks his best 15

    Mayo’s first ever All-Star Johnny Carey joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport today to pick his best 15. The Bangor Erris native picked his team solely based on players he played against. Here is Johnny’s team: Martin Furlong Enda Colleran Noel Tierney…
  • Jun 07, 2020

    LISTEN: Mayo GAA Chairman Liam Moffatt on the Sunday Sports Show

    The CCC of the Mayo County Board will meet tomorrow night to discuss and plan towards the restart of games. The GAA released it’s roadmap on Friday for the return of action. From tomorrow dedicated GAA walking tracks may be used for recreational use in groups…
  • Jun 06, 2020

    FAI will meet to discuss new Government measures

    The FAI's steering group are set to meet today to discuss their plans for the resumption of football in the light of the government's latest easing of restrictions. They'll discuss their current plans to allow football to return across the country from July…
  • Jun 06, 2020

    GAA target October inter-county return as they publish road map

    The GAA are targeting a return to inter-county action for October 17th. They've published their guidelines for a safe return to gaelic games. Walkways around pitches can re-open on Monday, but the pitches themselves remain off limits for another three weeks.…
  • Jun 05, 2020

    Elite athletes can return to their training facilities as of Monday

    The government has announced that elite athletes can return to their training facilities as of Monday. Groups of no more than fifteen will be allowed to congregate for sporting reasons. While greyhound racing will be allowed to resume behind closed doors.…
  • Jun 05, 2020

    Showjumping Ireland ready to resume

    Horse Sport Ireland and Showjumping Ireland are delighted to announce that as part of the resumption of equestrian activities that had been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis, the 2020 Horse Sport Ireland Premier Series, and Irish Sport Horse Studbook…
  • Jun 05, 2020

    Mayo GAA holding first coaching webinar on Monday

    Mayo GAA are holding a series of webinars to aid the development of players & coaches. The first webinar will be on Monday June 8th with Andy Moran, he will be covering match day preparation. To register contact your club coaching officer.
  • Jun 05, 2020

    Latest round of FAI Covid-19 tests produce zero positive results

    The FAI have accepted Bohemians' apology for minor breaches of their training guidelines. Bohs' admitted that they made an "error" in allowing two groups of three players to train at Father Collins Park in Donaghmede. The club insist that they were following…
  • Jun 05, 2020

    GAA set to confirm their return to play programme today

    The Governments announcement of the continuation to phase 2 of their roadmap will bring good news for the GAA today. It's expected pitches with perimeter walkways will be able to re-open as soon as next week. Training could also be brought forward a phase to…
  • Jun 04, 2020

    HRI confirm one-week extension of the flat season

    Horse Racing Ireland has confirmed there will be a one-week extension of the flat season. In a revised calendar for the last five months of the year, they've also squeezed in an additional 39 fixtures. Racing is due to resume behind closed doors at Naas on…
  • Jun 04, 2020

    18 GAA Clubs in Mayo now have their lotto available to play online

    There are now 18 Mayo clubs who have their lotto or 50/50 draws available to play online with thousands of euro to be won. If you play one now, send Mayo GAA a screenshot & you could win a signed Mayo jersey. Ballina Stephenites are relaunching their club…
  • Jun 04, 2020

    Connacht sign up 6 Academy players on senior contracts

    Connacht have signed up six promising young players on senior contracts for rugby's resumption. The six contracts all come from players making the step up for the Academy. Niall Murray, Jordan Duggan, Colm Reilly, Sean Masterson - younger brother of current…
  • Jun 04, 2020

    Former Leitrim footballer Joe Canning has passed away

    Former Leitrim footballer Joe Canning has passed away after a battle with illness. Joe was part of the Gortletteragh team that won a Leitrim title in 1970 and represented his county at inter-county level. He went on to become a key figure in Mullingar club St…
  • Jun 03, 2020

    Six Connacht Academy players sign pro contracts

    Connacht Rugby have announced that six players have signed professional contracts with the province having come through the club's academy. Niall Murray, Colm Reilly, Seán Masterson, Conor Dean, Jordan Duggan and Peter Sullivan will all be integrated into the…
  • Jun 03, 2020

    GAA set to sign off on return to play roadmap on Friday

    The GAA will take the next steps towards emerging from the lockdown on Friday. It's expected that the Association’s 'Return to Play’ roadmap will be agreed upon by the specially-formed Covid-19 Advisory Group before being ratified by GAA Management. RTE Sport…
  • Jun 03, 2020

    Horse racing resumes in Ireland next week, behind closed doors

    Horse racing in Ireland resumes next week, behind closed doors. The first meeting is in Naas on Monday next 8th June, with strict protocols in place. In this region, Roscommon will host meetings on Monday 15th, Monday 22nd and Wed 24th June. It will be July…
  • Jun 02, 2020

    IRFU requests clubs create voluntary Covid-19 roles

    The IRFU have requested that their 217 clubs create roles for COVID 19 safety and compliance officers on a voluntary basis. Physical contact sports will be allowed to permit full contact training from August 10th under the Government's road map.
  • Jun 02, 2020

    FAI Council member complains to FIFA and UEFA about the Governance of the Association

    An FAI Council member, Nixon Morton, has complained to FIFA and UEFA over areas under the current Governance of the Association. Morton is the Schools representative on the Council, and wrote to the World and European bodies to raise issues around the…
  • May 31, 2020

    Anthony Finnerty picks his best 15

    Former Mayo footballer Anthony Finnerty joined Michael D. McAndrew this afternoon to pick his best 15 team. A playing career with Mayo spanning from the early 1980's to 1996 meant the Mayo man had plenty to choose from. The Moygownagh native reflected on the…
  • May 31, 2020

    Aidan O'Shea to feature on Sunday Sport today

    With no football in the immediate future Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea has used the time to working on areas where he can improve his game while also reminiscing about his time spent playing American Football. O’Shea spoke to Oisin Langan ahead of the re-release of AIB…
  • May 31, 2020

    Death has taken place of legendary Galway boxer Michael "Chick" Gillen

    The death has taken place of legendary Galway personality Michael 'Chick' Gillen at the age of 87. Chick is best known as the founder of the Olympic Boxing Club in Galway in 1988, being the coach of Olympic flag bearer Francie Barrett at Atlanta 1996 and…
  • May 31, 2020

    Killererin GAA mourning the loss of Pat Devane

    Killererin GAA in Galway is mourning the loss of one of the club's greatest stalwarts Pat Devane. Pat served the club with distinction for many years as player, mentor, chairman, secretary, county board delegate, PRO and filled various other administrative…
  • May 29, 2020

    Olympic boss says Covid-19 restrictions are disadvantaging Irish athletes

    Olympic Federation of Ireland CEO Peter Sherrard has warned that Irish Olympians are losing ground on their European and global rivals because of Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions. The OFI want to see measures put in place to assist prospective Olympic and…
  • May 29, 2020

    Connacht Rugby announces more departures from the club

    Connacht Rugby has confirmed a number of players will depart the club next month at the end of their respective contracts. Tom McCartney has announced his retirement from rugby and has returned to New Zealand after six years with Connacht. Fellow centurion…
  • May 29, 2020

    FAI to discuss delay in creating a return to action schedule

    The FAI's deputy interim CEO Niall Quinn will meet with players' representatives from the League of Ireland later. They're set to discuss the delay in creating a schedule for the return of the SSE Airtricity League. Players and staff from the four European…
  • May 29, 2020

    GAA reiterate they will not rush a return to action or reopening of facilities

    The GAA have re-iterated that they won't rush the return of matches or opening of their facilities. President John Horan says they'll only consider bringing forward their planned dates if it's deemed safe to do so. If an All-Ireland Championship is played…
  • May 28, 2020

    Microsoft One Training webinars for Mayo GAA Club Officers

    There will be training webinars for club officers in Mayo in relation to Microsoft One training this evening and on Tuesday June 2nd. Training will be done through Microsoft teams. One Drive training for South Mayo clubs is this evening at 7pm and training…
  • May 28, 2020

    Kiltane GAA will host an online quiz this Sunday

    Kiltane GAA Club will hold a virtual quiz this Sunday night at 8pm. The Quiz is in aid of the 4 churches in the Kiltane parish. It gets underway at 8pm on Sunday and you can join in by accessing Kiltane GAA's Facebook page.
  • May 28, 2020

    Aghamore Bikeathon this Saturday in memory of the late Tom Caulfield

    Aghamore Bikeathon in aid of Aghamore Community Development will take place this Saturday, 30th May from 8am to 8pm. Observing current restrictions, cycling 2 metres apart and no more than three cyclists at a time. Armbands will be worn in memory of the late…
  • May 28, 2020

    Curry GAA will undertake a virtual run to Ruislip this weekend in memory of JP Duffy

    Curry GAA Club will undertake a virtual run to Ruislip in memory of the late JP Duffy this Saturday May 30th. JP Duffy, a married dad of three, sadly became seriously ill and died while completing the Sea2Summit Adventure Race in November. The Curry GAA men's…
  • May 28, 2020

    League of Ireland players & staff tests are negative

    The players and staff at Bohemians, Derry City, Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers will undergo another round of COVID-19 screening next Monday. There were no positive results from the first round of screening, which took place earlier this week. It's hoped those…
  • May 28, 2020

    GAA won't ease restrictions until it is safe to do so

    The GAA's director general Tom Ryan insists that the re-opening of grounds must be safe. There have been calls in recent days to open the gates ahead of the current proposed date of July the 20th. However, Ryan says they're guided by concern for the safety of…
  • May 27, 2020

    Record numbers of adults participating in sport

    The noticeable increase in people walking, running and cycling over the last few months has been backed up by new Sport Ireland findings which show that an unprecedented numbers of adults in Ireland are now engaging in some sort of exercise. With the Covid-19…
  • May 27, 2020

    Connacht GAA expect Air Dome project to be completed by September

    The €3 million Air Dome project at the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Bekan will be completed in early September. Construction on the Air Dome in Bekan commenced last October but was halted in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Work on the facility, which…
  • May 27, 2020

    RTE to start summer racing coverage next month

    RTÉ have confirmed they will broadcast the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas live from the Curragh, as the return of Irish racing moves closer. Racing in Ireland has been postponed since Wednesday March 25th due to the coronavirus crisis, however the sport is set to…
  • May 26, 2020

    Proceeds of Kiltimagh Knock Utd draw this weekend going to Pieta House

    The proceeds of Kiltimagh Knock Soccer Club 50/50 draw this Sunday night ( 31st May) will go to Pieta House. A Ticket link is available on the club Facebook page or in local outlets in Knock and Kiltimagh . All support would be much appreciated.
  • May 26, 2020

    Gaelic Games coaching survey to be the biggest in Irish sport

    The biggest ever coaching survey conducted in Irish sport will see the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association join forces to help shape the future development of Gaelic games. Over the next three weeks coaches at every level of football, hurling and camogie are…
  • May 26, 2020

    Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry adapts to training out of the pool

    Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry has come to terms with training from home during the current restrictions. The breaststroke specialist has been out of the pool since mid-March and has been keeping herself active at home with gym equipment. The 19-year-old looks…
  • May 26, 2020

    World Rugby set to adopt temporary Covid-19 rules within two days

    Rugby could be set for a major overhaul if World Rugby adopt suggestions made by a new study. The research, commissioned by rugby's governing body, suggests removing face-to-face tackles and reset scrums to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. World…
  • May 25, 2020

    League of Ireland steps of plans for return today by testing players for Covid-19

    The League of Ireland will step up plans to a return today when players from four clubs will be tested for Covid-19. Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians and Derry City are all due to compete in European competition later this year and have been invited to…
  • May 24, 2020

    Listen: Former Sligo Rovers Keeper Ciaran Kelly on life in Doha

    Former Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Ciaran Kelly joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport today. The Mayo native is based in Qatar since 2017 and is head coach of a youth academy in a country undergoing a football revolution.…
  • May 24, 2020

    Listen: Westport jockey Conor Hoban on Sunday Sport

    Westport jockey Conor Hoban joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport this afternoon. The 29 year old has built up a pre-training business in Kildare which he is mixing in with being a jockey. Hoban is chomping at the bit to get back racing next month.…
  • May 24, 2020

    Colm O'Rourke believes GAA pitches could be opened in a controlled manner

    Former Meath footballer Colm O'Rourke has expressed his belief that GAA pitches could be opened in a 'controlled manner'. GAA president John Horan said two weeks ago that the return of gaelic games was unlikely while social distancing to help stop the spread…
  • May 24, 2020

    Pat Fallon picks his best 15

    Today was the turn of former Mayo Star Pat Fallon to pick his best 15. The All-Star from 1997 joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport to pick his best team that he played with or against. Here is Pat’s team: Peter Burke Kenny Mortimer Kevin Cahill Tomas…
  • May 24, 2020

    Garrymore GAA Senior players raising funds to purchase PPE for Western Care

    Members of Garrymore GAA sourced 100,000 units of PPE on behalf of Western Care Association during the COVID-19 crisis. Over the June Bank Holiday weekend Garrymore GAA senior team are doing a 5KM fun run to raise funds to purchase this PPE. The Club is…
  • May 24, 2020

    13 Mayo cyclists putting their hearts in to cycle challenge

    For the past ten weeks cyclists all over the country have been locked-down as restrictions have stopped them from cycling any further than two kilometres from their homes. Lately this has been increased to five kilometres. The weather has been abnormally good…
  • May 24, 2020

    Mayo referees do their bit for Roar for Ruairi

    Mayo referees excelled for Roar for Ruairi yesterday by running 4km and raising vital funds in the process. Hundreds of people took part in the campaign and completed 4km yesterday by running,walking, cycling and swimming. So far the campaign has raised…
  • May 22, 2020

    IRFU stands to lose 20 million euro if Six Nations is not completed

    The IRFU stands to lose up to 20-million euro if this season's Six Nations is not completed and the autumn internationals cancelled. CEO Philip Browne has been giving an update on the association's standing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He says even if autumn…
  • May 22, 2020

    Bernard Brogan baffled by the opposition to playing games behind closed doors

    Dublin legend Bernard Brogan says he's "baffled" by the opposition to potentially playing the GAA championship behind closed doors. The status of the 2020 season remains unclear, but it seems almost certain games would have to be played without spectators if…
  • May 22, 2020

    LGFA suspends injury fund

    The LGFA has suspended its injury fund with immediate effect amid reports that teams intend to train on non-GAA facilities. This means that, according to the LGFA, any individual who suffers an injury during these sessions will be "personally responsible" for…
  • May 22, 2020

    IRFU targeting a return for rugby in August

    The IRFU are targeting a return for rugby in August, with a series of games planned for the Irish provinces. At a press briefing, the IRFU's Chief Executive Philip Browne says they are hopeful of staging a round of interprovincial games behind closed doors on…
  • May 22, 2020

    Rob Hennelly says the health of the public must come first

    Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly doesn't feel a Championship should take place this year if it puts public health in jeopardy. The Breaffy club man was speaking to Midwest Radio today and says his teammates are just following the guidelines and are being put…
  • May 22, 2020

    The funeral takes places today of former Kiltimagh GAA player Darragh Sloyan

    The funeral takes place today of former Kiltimagh player Darragh Sloyan. Darragh played for Mayo at a number of levels including the Mayo minor teams of 2002 & 2003 and also had a spell with Castlebar Mitchels. Darragh is survived by his wife Lorraine,…
  • May 22, 2020

    Galway Races remains a seven-day meeting on original dates

    Horse Racing Ireland has announced the Galway Festival will remain a seven-day meeting on its original dates this year. However, there will be significant changes to the traditional race programme, with the opening two days to host Flat races only, while the…
  • May 21, 2020

    World Swimming Championships put back a year

    The World Swimming Championships have been put back 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The sport's world governing body Fina announced the short-course championships will now take place between December 13th and 18th in 2021. Irish swimmers such as…
  • May 21, 2020

    Roscommon Senior Football manager says his players greatly miss human & team interaction

    Roscommon Senior football manager Anthony Cunningham says his players greatly miss human and team interaction since the squad disbanded. Cunningham led the Rossies to Connacht glory last year, becoming the first GAA manager to win senior titles - in both…
  • May 21, 2020

    Castlebar Celtic remind the public their grounds remain closed

    Castlebar Celtic are reminding the general public that due to HSE guidelines and Covid-19 restrictions Celtic Park is closed. The club have installed CCTV and it is operational in all parts of the grounds. Any groups or individuals found gaining access to the…
  • May 21, 2020

    League of Ireland clubs could be given a potential return date later today

    League of Ireland clubs could find out more about a potential return date later on when the FAI's steering group meets again. Thomond Park could be used as a venue for games, when the season resumes. The Aviva Stadium, Tallaght Stadium and Athlone are also in…
  • May 21, 2020

    Sports data company set to examine GAA contact time

    The Newry-based company behind the 'Player Proximity' white paper that provided detail of contact between Premier League players ahead of a return to training this week hopes to be soon in a position to provide similar information to its GAA clients.…
  • May 20, 2020

    Stephen Kenny launches FAI-ETB Player Development Course applications

    Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has launched the application process for the next Player Development Course, jointly hosted by the Football Association of Ireland and several Education & Training Boards countrywide. As a manager who worked with six…
  • May 20, 2020

    Lee Keegan calls for GAA to make a decision sooner rather than later

    Lee Keegan believes the vast majority of inter-county players want the GAA to make a call sooner rather than later on whether there will be a championship in 2020. The most recent Croke Park position indicated October as the earliest possible starting point…
  • May 20, 2020

    Tributes paid to Darragh Sloyan

    Tributes are being paid today following the sudden death of former Kiltimagh player Darragh Sloyan. Darragh played for Mayo at a number of levels including the Mayo minor teams of 2002 & 2003 and also had a spell with Castlebar Mitchels. Darragh is survived…
  • May 20, 2020

    Ballina Rugby Club launch future development fund

    Ballina Rugby Club is reaching out to supporters at home and abroad asking them to get behind a gofundme page set up to continue the future development of the club on Creggs Road. The club say they face their own challenges. Teams haven’t been able to play…
  • May 19, 2020

    Dublin Marathon cancelled due to coronavirus

    This year's Dublin Marathon has been cancelled because of the coronavirus. The race was due to be held on October 25th but it's been called off "in the best interest of the health and wellbeing of all those involved". Organisers say they looked at a number of…
  • May 19, 2020

    Federation of Irish Sport calls for a 'resilience fund' and the establishment of a 'Sport Task Force'

    The Federation for Irish Sport is calling for the government to immediately introduce a ‘resilience fund’ for the sector to offset the impact of the covid-19 restrictions. The Federation also believes that sport needs its own Task Force similar to the one set…
  • May 19, 2020

    Connacht Rugby's Robin Copeland signs three-year deal in France

    Robin Copeland says he's fulfilling an ambition by playing in France. The 32-year old has left Connacht, signing a three-year deal with French second tier side Charente. Capped once by Ireland in 2014 under Joe Schmidt, the flanker will offer the French club…
  • May 19, 2020

    SFAI Leagues will resume on the first weekend of September

    The SFAI Executive Committee decided that all of its member Leagues shall be eligible to recommence fixtures and football activity once schools have reopened on the weekend of the 5th/6th of September. In a statement they say the restart will be subject to…
  • May 19, 2020

    Mayo athlete to benefit from the postponement of the Olympics

    A Mayo athlete believes the postponement of the Olympics will benefit her as she trains and builds momentum for another year. 18-year-old Maeve Gallagher had her focus firmly on her leaving cert exams and the world championships this year. However, with the…
  • May 18, 2020

    Connacht announce four new signings for next season

    Connacht have announced four of new signings today, strengthening their squad ahead of the 2020/21 season by landing two Munster players and two from Leinster. Munster duo Sammy Arnold and Conor Oliver, and Leinster pair Jack Aungier and Oisin Dowling will…
  • May 18, 2020

    Claremorris Golf Club welcome return of 'some normality' to life as courses reopen

    Golfers across the region are beginning to return to the fairways as restrictions are lifted as part of phase one of the government’s roadmap to exit the Covid-19 lockdown. There have been steady flows of people heading to Claremorris Golf Course in…
  • May 17, 2020

    Shane Curran picks his best 15

    Roscommon's Shane Curran joined Michael D. McAndrew on Sunday Sport today to pick his best 15 that ever played with or against. The legendary goalkeeper confined his team to Connacht and also picked his 15 without the inclusion of any players from his native…
  • May 17, 2020

    AFLW Agent Jason Hill speaks to Sunday Sport

    Jason Hill, an AFLW agent and founder of Cross-Coders was not impressed with the comments of Mayo Ladies football manager Peter Leahy on Midwest Sport last Sunday where he said players have to decide whether to commit fully to the Green and Red set-up or to…
  • May 17, 2020

    LISTEN: Ballintubber Senior football manager praises the GAA's response to the pandemic

    The Ballintubber Senior Football manager believes the GAA has done the right thing by calling a halt to all activities during the pandemic Kevin Johnson has praised the organisation's response to the outbreak and highlighted the role played by clubs in their…
  • May 17, 2020

    Racing returns to Roscommon on Monday June 15th

    Naas racecourse will stage the return of horse racing on June 8th. Horse Racing Ireland have revealed the fixtures for June after a board meeting was held yesterday. At the Curragh during the first week of action - the 2000 Guineas go ahead on Friday June 12…
  • May 17, 2020

    Horse Racing Ireland to publish their June race meeting schedule

    Horse Racing Ireland will publish their schedule for race meetings in June later today. The sport is set to resume behind closed doors from June the 8th. Horse racing Ireland chief executive Brian Kavanagh says they hope to re-fix many of the lost cards in…
  • May 16, 2020

    Government establishes a 'Return to Sport Expert Group'

    The government has established a "'Return to Sport Expert Group" to give guidance to sporting bodies on the phased return of sport in Ireland. Minister for Sport, Shane Ross, and Minister of State with responsibility for Sport, Brendan Griffin will chair the…
  • May 16, 2020

    FAI pathway for a safe return to action includes a pilot programme in June

    The FAI have confirmed a four-team tournament will take place this summer to test the waters for the sport's return. Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians and Derry City will all be regularly tested for COVID-19 from May 26th. They'll then be allowed to resume…
  • May 16, 2020

    LGFA calls all inter-county training to a halt and surveys game stakeholders

    The LGFA have requested that all inter-county training be called to a halt. A survey of 3000 of the game's stakeholders revealed some pessimism surrounding ladies football this year. Just 51 per cent believe there will be football of any kind in 2020. While…
  • May 15, 2020

    Racing set to resume behind closed doors on June 8th

    Horse Racing Ireland has confirmed that the sport will resume behind closed doors on June 8th. HRI have welcomed news of the return, which comes three-weeks ahead of schedule. They'll publish a fixture list for the month of June on Sunday. Ten meetings were…
  • May 15, 2020

    Eastern Gaels to undertake a 'GoSolo' run for local charities this weekend

    Eastern Gaels Senior Players will complete a GoSolo" run on Sunday to raise funds for Brickens Group Home and Brickens Meals on Wheels. Players will solo a ball from each players house to the next players house around Brickens Bekan and Logboy hand-passing a…
  • May 15, 2020

    A Mayo football club hits out at anti-social behaviour at their closed facilities

    A Mayo football club are warning of anti-social behaviour at their facilities. The incident occurred at the Mount Falcon grounds of Conn Rangers FC over the past two days. In a statement on their Facebook page last night the club said: "The events in question…
  • May 15, 2020

    Mayo GAA appeal for the public to support a Ballycastle GAA family

    Mayo GAA are appealing for public donations to support a Ballycastle family who need to renovate their home to meet their child's needs. The 'Roar for Ruairi' initiative is in support of Ruairi McDonnell, who was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease…
  • May 14, 2020

    Connacht Rugby unveils limited edition "heroes" jersey

    Connacht Rugby, along with their partners Elverys and BLK, have collaborated to create a special and unique, Limited-Edition ‘Heroes’ jersey in aid of ALONE and the Galway and Mayo/Roscommon Hospices. During these unprecedented times, ALONE and the…
  • May 14, 2020

    Former All-Ireland winner against a return to action this year

    Former All Ireland winner with Donegal - Mark McHugh has revealed he was one of the players who said they would be against a return to action this year. A Club Players' Association survey found that 22 per cent of players would not return to training or…
  • May 14, 2020

    Athletics Ireland ready for return of restricted training on Monday

    Athletics Ireland has confirmed both Sport Ireland and Government clearance to resume limited club and other athletic activity beginning from next Monday, May 18th. One of the first sports to receive such Sport Ireland and Government endorsement as part of…
  • May 13, 2020

    Croi giving people the chance to win limited edition Mayo GAA jersey

    Croi the Irish Heart & Stroke charity is giving people the chance to win a limited edition Croi Mayo Jersey. The Mayo senior football team wore the special ‘one-off’ jersey carrying Croí’s logo for their National League match against Kerry at Elverys MacHale…
  • May 13, 2020

    Basketball Ireland say they'll be issuing a return date for competitions very soon

    Basketball Ireland say they'll be issuing a return date for competitions as soon as possible. The sport is listed under phase 5 of the government's roadmap, meaning it cannot resume until August 10th. Basketball Ireland say they're working on new training…
  • May 13, 2020

    Ballycroy man running 300km in 30 days for charity

    A Ballycroy man is running 300km in 30 days for Gearoid's smile. Due to current circumstances Gearoids Smile’s main fundraiser for the year the three peaks challenge has had to be postponed. The charity provides support for children suffering from cancer and…
  • May 13, 2020

    Conor Mortimer finds it hard to see an Inter County Championship this year

    Former Mayo Star Conor Mortimer says he finds it hard to see an inter county championship this year. On Sunday night, GAA President John Horan said that he does not expect football or hurling to resume while social distancing measures are in place. Conor…
  • May 13, 2020

    Republic of Ireland set to hold matches behind closed doors

    The Republic of Ireland are set to hold matches behind closed doors if and when they are staged at Lansdowne Road this year. Stephen Kenny's first competitive game in charge is set to be against Bulgaria on September 3rd. It's believed FIFA and UEFA could end…
  • May 13, 2020

    Golf clubs reopen next Monday, for members living within 5km of the course

    Golf clubs in the Republic of Ireland will reopen for play from next Monday, but only to members, and only for members who live within 5km of the course. The GUI announced yesterday that the Irish Amateur Open and the four provincial championships for 2020 -…
  • May 12, 2020

    AFLW agent responds to Mayo ladies manager Peter Leahy

    An agent for the Australian Football Women's League says he's extremely disappointed at comments made by Peter Leahy, in which the Mayo ladies manager said footballers will have to decide whether to commit fully to their county or to the AFLW going forward.…
  • May 12, 2020

    Mayo GAA clubs told to resume paying levies during the pandemic

    Mayo GAA clubs have been told they must pay their club levies despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and restrictions. Clubs were notified on Sunday evening by the Secretary of Mayo GAA Dermot Butler, who said the move comes following a Directive from Croke…
  • May 12, 2020

    22% of the Club Players' Association won't resume training without Covid-19 vaccine

    More than one in five of members of the Club Players' Association would not be prepared to return to training until a Covid-19 vaccine is available. The CPA surveyed its membership last week and from the 3,008 respondents, 57 per cent were willing to return…
  • May 12, 2020

    FAI wants government guidance on infrastructural costs facing amateur clubs

    The FAI wants government guidance on the infrastructural costs that amateur clubs will face for a safe return to play. Team sports could resume behind closed doors as early as July 20 under the government's roadmap. But the FAI are seeking further clarity on…
  • May 11, 2020

    Ballinrobe GAA Club pays tribute to former player who passed away in Co Clare

    Ballinrobe GAA Club has paid tribute this evening to Liam O'Haire, a former Ballinrobe footballer who passed away yesterday in Crusheen, Co Clare following an illness. 42-year old Mr O'Haire was a native of Rathkelly, Ballinrobe, and his family have a long…
  • May 11, 2020

    Achill Half Marathon and 10K run postponed until the 12th of September

    The Achill Half Marathon and 10k run has been postponed until the 12th of September this year. Registration for the event is closed and will re-open for new entries on the 1st June to accommodate changes by registered runners as of the 9th of May. Any…
  • May 11, 2020

    Mayo Ladies footballers must decide between playing AFLW and LGFA

    Members of the Mayo senior ladies football team will have to decide whether to commit fully to the LGFA or AFL from now on. Mayo Ladies manager Peter Leahy made the announcement on the Sunday Sports show yesterday. The Westmeath man says playing two codes in…
  • May 11, 2020

    GAA unlikely to resume while social distancing remains in place

    John Horan says he doesn't expect the GAA season to resume while social distancing measures are in place. The GAA President is also predicting a loss of € 50 million in revenue for the Association this year because of the impact of Covid-19. Horan said…
  • May 10, 2020

    Conor Mortimer selects his best 15

    We continued with our best 15 selections today and former Mayo Star Conor Mortimer joined us in the hot-seat to pick his team. It is a concept we started on Sunday Sport a number of weeks back where we invite past players and regular contributors on to select…
  • May 10, 2020

    Nicholas Quinn says he felt relief that the Tokyo Olympics were postponed

    Olympic Swimmer Nicholas Quinn says it was a relief that the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year. The Castlebar man says from an athlete’s point of view it was great to have the clarity. Quinn who is based in Edinburgh told Sunday Sport today that…
  • May 10, 2020

    Mayo Ladies manager calls for the 2020 season to be cancelled

    Mayo Ladies manager Peter Leahy is calling on all contact sport to be called off this year and argues that the LGFA and other sporting organisations should focus on a return to play in 2021. Leahy believes that it is too difficult to run a championship in…
  • May 10, 2020

    Rochford hails Dublin's ability to convert chances as key to their success over the past decade

    Former Mayo manager Stephen Rochford argues that what led this Dublin team to five All-Ireland titles in-a-row is the ability to seize their opportunities in finals. That is something he traces all the way back to the 2011 decider when a Pat Gilroy-managed…
  • May 10, 2020

    Belmullet GAA raise over €12,000 for Pieta House with 24 hour Kickathon

    Belmullet GAA have has raised over €12,000 for Pieta House in their 24 hour Wall Ball Kickathon. The event was the brainchild of 21 year old Aaron Carey where members of the team played wall ball constantly for 24 hours from sunrise on Friday until sunrise…
  • May 08, 2020

    Kiltimagh Knock United donate proceeds of 50/50 draws to Pieta House

    A Mayo sports club has joined the cause to support Pieta House in the absence of the traditional Darkness Into Light walks. Kiltimagh Knock Utd have re-launched their online 5050 draw, with proceeds of this weekend and June Bank Holiday going to the charity.…
  • May 08, 2020

    Belmullet GAA begin their 24 hour Wall Ball Kickathon for Pieta House

    Belmullet GAA have begun their 24hr 'Wall Ball Kickathon for Pieta House. On hearing that the Pieta House Darkness Into Light would be cancelled this year, Belmullet player Aaron Carey decided to do something to raise funds for the charity. The 21-year-old…
  • May 07, 2020

    Belmullet footballer Shane Nallen starts 300km challenge

    Belmullet footballer Shane Nallen today starts his challenge of running 10 kilometres per day, every day for a month. Shane is taking part in the initiative to raise funds for Grace Walsh, a child from Binghamstown, Belmullet who suffers from CMV and other…
  • May 07, 2020

    GAA says no inter-county championships before October

    The GAA has convened a 14-person COVID-19 advisory group. The association remains committed to producing club and inter-county championships this year, however the latter won't occur until October. With that in mind, counties have been instructed to suspend…
  • May 06, 2020

    GAA meeting today to consider possibility of 2020 championship

    The GAA's management committee and county board chairs are to meet remotely today to discuss options around the All Ireland Championship during the pandemic. There is the possibility there may be no All-Ireland finals played in 2020. The Government had…
  • May 06, 2020

    John Maughan calls on GAA to "pull the curtain down" on this year's championship

    Former Mayo senior football manager John Maughan is calling on the GAA to "pull the curtain down" on this year's championship. The Offaly manager says we need some level of certainty now, but he can't see that playing games can be considered safe in 2020.…
  • May 05, 2020

    Physios raise over €60,000 for Mayo University Hospital on Mayo Day

    More than 65 Mayo physios and their families have raised over €60,000 and counting for Mayo University Hospital following their Mayo Day challenge. Physiotherapists across the region and further afield completed a range of physical challenges on Saturday. The…
  • May 05, 2020

    Connacht GAA President believes risk posed by coronavirus warrants a 2021 return to play

    Connacht GAA President Gerry McGovern believes the risks of a return to play this year are too high and has urged the Association to focus completely on the 2021 All-Ireland Championships. McGovern says that his chief concern is that enough is not known about…
  • May 03, 2020

    Roscommon footballers raise over €50,000 for local hospice with shave or dye challenge

    The Roscommon Senior footballers have today raised over 50,000 euro for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice with their shave or dye challenge. The team set up a gofundme page for the initiative in the middle of April with the aim of raising 30,000 euro for the…
  • May 03, 2020

    Ballinrobe Racecourse Manager hopeful to see racing return behind closed doors

    Irish racing faces an anxious wait to learn whether it can make its coronavirus comeback on May 18th, or not until six weeks later. Ballinrobe Racecourse is one of the major venues across the region who are eagerly awaiting a return to racing in some…
  • May 02, 2020

    Mayo Triathlete raises over €10,000 for charity following Ironman challenge from home

    Mayo Triathlete Stephen Donnelly completed his Ironman challenge for charity in under 9 hours yesterday. The Ballina man completed the challenge to raise funds for his local meals on wheels service and the Mayo General Hospital Covid-19 patients and staff…
  • May 02, 2020

    GAA and soccer could resume by the end of July under five stage plan

    It's hoped that the GAA and the SSE Airtricity League can resume on July 20th. The government's Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business has outlined a phased return for sport in this country. May 18th will see golf courses re-open, while athletes can begin…
  • May 01, 2020

    Galway star Damien Comer believes he will win an All-Ireland with the Tribesmen

    Galway football star Damien Comer is convinced he will win a senior All-Ireland title with the tribesmen. After suffering from injury in2019, the powerful full forward is hoping to be back to full strength by the end of the current lockdown. The sharpshooter…
  • May 01, 2020

    Mayo triathlete begins his Ironman challenge for charity having surpassed fundraising target

    Mayo triathlete Stephen Donnelly is currently undertaking an Ironman challenge to raise funds for his local Meals and Wheels service and the Mayo General Hospital Covid-19 fund for patients and staff. The 33-year-old has started the challenge at his home in…
  • Apr 30, 2020

    Sligo Rovers say "behind closed doors" guidelines impractical

    Sligo Rovers say the 'behind closed doors' guidelines presented to clubs are cost prohibitive. A 40-page document was issued on Tuesday by the FAI, and outlined how clubs may conduct games when football is allowed resume in the country. But Sligo chairman…
  • Apr 30, 2020

    GAA to offer season ticket holders partial refund or discount on next year's ticket

    The GAA will offer season ticket holders a partial refund, or a discount on 2021 season tickets if the season is cancelled. The association admit to changing the terms and conditions on season tickets in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifying no…
  • Apr 29, 2020

    Mayo League online virtual tournament

    In the absence of matches or training due to Covid-19, the Mayo League has set up an online virtual tournament which has proved to be a success so far, with 25 clubs putting a player forward to play in the event. A Go Fund Me page has been set up, and…
  • Apr 29, 2020

    Aghamore GAA Club "run a mile backwards" to raise funds for PPE

    This Saturday, 26 players and members of Aghamore GAA Club will run a mile backwards individually, to raise funds for PPE equipment at three nursing homes in the parish. The players and members will each run a mile backwards, within the 2km restricted…
  • Apr 28, 2020

    Ballyhaunis GAA to donate proceeds of draw to Western Care for PPE

    Ballyhaunis GAA Club will donate the proceeds of their five, ‘50 50’ draws in May to Western Care for the purchase of PPE. The club made the decision in the hope of giving something back to the community and say that their members remain available to assist…
  • Apr 28, 2020

    Mayo legend Andy Moran holds online PE classes for Active Home week

    Former Mayo footballer Andy Moran will be running an online PE class every day at 11.30am this week on The Movement YouTube channel as part of Active Home week. Mayo GAA have teamed up with The Movement Gym to get everyone across the region up and moving.…
  • Apr 28, 2020

    Mayo triathlete undertakes Ironman challenge from home for charity

    Mayo triathlete Stephen Donnelly will undertake an Ironman challenge to raise funds for his local Meals and Wheels service and the Mayo General Hospital Covid-19 fund for patients and staff. The 33-year-old will undertake the challenge at his home in Ballina…
  • Apr 27, 2020

    GAA President says inter-county championships could run into 2021

    GAA President John Horan says the hurling and football championships could run into 2021. He also said there was no truth in the reports that there were plans to allow inter-county teams to resume training in the summer. Horan said the club game will be first…
  • Apr 27, 2020

    Mayo GAA Chairman proud of the club response to Covid-19

    Mayo GAA Chairman Liam Moffatt believes GAA people can be proud of the manner in which they have responded to the current crisis. The Chairman says that the current situation has affected GAA in the county in three ways; the health risk, fixtures scheduling…
  • Apr 26, 2020

    Austin O'Malley's 'Best 15' team on the Sunday Sports Show

    Former Mayo footballer Austin O'Malley shared the 'Best 15' that he has played with, against or coached with Michael D. McAndrew. The Louisburgh man had a wide range of teams to pick from including Louisburgh, Mayo, Wicklow, St Patrick's, St Vincent's, UCD…
  • Apr 26, 2020

    LISTEN: Mayo GAA Chairman Liam Moffatt on the Sunday Sports Show

    Mayo GAA Chairman Liam Moffatt joined Michael D. McAndrew on the Sunday Sports Show. The Chairman says that the current situation has affected GAA in the county in three ways; the health risk, fixtures scheduling problem and the economic effect. The…
  • Apr 26, 2020

    Corofin's Kieran Fitzgerald calls time on his senior football career

    All Ireland winner with Corofin and Galway, Kieran Fitzgerald, has called time on his senior football career The defender was part of Corfin's historic three in a row winning team when getting the better of Kilcoo in January The 39 year old won four All…
  • Apr 26, 2020

    Government considers Covid-19 testing for GAA players to allow training

    The government is considering a Covid-19 testing plan for GAA players, so they can return to training. The Sunday Independent reports that the GAA is thinking about playing games behind closed doors as a last resort. The association is still hopeful that its…
  • Apr 25, 2020

    Mayo Day 'Women's 10k Your Own Way' takes place next weekend

    Mayo Sport Partnership is holding a Mayo Day Women’s 10K Your Way, a run or walk which can be done within 2km of your own home. With the Mayo.ie Western People Women’s Mini postponed, this alternative 10K can be done individually or as part of a tag-team.…
  • Apr 25, 2020

    Sport Ireland Chief predicts a long wait for a return of contact sports

    Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy admits it could be some time before contact sports resume in Ireland. He says it'll be trickier for sports without physical distancing to get back underway soon and he expects non contact sports to resume more swiftly…
  • Apr 24, 2020

    Renowned GAA Doctor fears there will be no sport played in Ireland this year

    One of the GAA’s best known doctors has said that he fears there will be no sport played in Ireland this year. The Irish Daily Mail is reporting that Legendary Cork medic Dr Con Murphy has warned fans against misinterpreting Government directives that…
  • Apr 24, 2020

    Galway footballer recovers from knee injury and begins work on the frontline

    Galway footballer Nicola Ward started running for the first time since injuring her knee last year on Monday, which was also her first day at work in Crumlin Children’s Hospital. The Kilkerrin/Clonberne defender has been out of action since last November’s…
  • Apr 24, 2020

    Galway star Johnny Glynn leads the New York footballers towards a 1000km run in 24 hours for charity

    The New York Senior footballers were scheduled to play Galway in the first round of the Connacht Championship on May 3rd, but the games was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In place of this the New York Senior football Panel and Management, led by…
  • Apr 23, 2020

    Sarah Rowe donating signed Mayo jersey to "Do it for Dan Campaign"

    To raise funds for the Do it for Dan, Sarah Rowe has donated her signed Mayo jersey. To be in with a chance to win the jersey you are asked to donate what you can to the campaign. You are then asked to Screenshot the receipt & DM to the Mayo LGFA Twitter…
  • Apr 23, 2020

    Galway Ladies Star Nicola Ward making great recovery since injuring her knee last year

    Last Monday was huge for Galway star Nicola Ward, as she started running for the first time since injuring her knee last year, while it was also her first day at work in Crumlin Children’s Hospital. The TG4 All-Star winning defender has been out of action…
  • Apr 23, 2020

    Monster Sports Quiz in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice taking place tonight

    A Monster Sports Quiz in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation organised by Conn Rangers FC and Knockmore GAA will take place this evening. The quiz is scheduled to start at 8pm this evening. Just head to the Conn Rangers Facebook page anytime after 7pm…
  • Apr 23, 2020

    Joe Canning fundraising campaign exceeds its target

    Galway hurling legend Joe Canning is giving away five pairs of boots and three of the most prized jerseys he has collected over his career in support of UNICEF Ireland and Do It For Dan. The Galway star has set up a GoFundMe page this week with the target of…
  • Apr 22, 2020

    Decision to be made on how to resume the League of Ireland before May 5th

    The National League Executive Committee and the FAI hope to have a final recommendation on how to resume the League of Ireland before May 5th. A meeting today discussed a number of possible options, including the season resuming behind closed doors on June…
  • Apr 22, 2020

    GAA facing a race against time to have any kind of Championship this year

    The GAA are now facing a race against time to have any kind of Championship in 2020. It's reported today that provincial club championships may not see the light of day due to the freeze on the calendar.
  • Apr 22, 2020

    Galway Racing Festival to take place behind closed doors

    This year's Galway Festival will only take place behind closed doors. The Galway Race Committee remain hopeful that this year's festival can still go ahead, even if it's not open to the public. This year's Festival was due to run from July 27th to August 2nd…
  • Apr 21, 2020

    Swinford family launch football training Youtube challenge

    A Swinford father and son duo is bringing virtual football training to football fanatics across the region. Martin Doherty and son Luke have launched a YouTube channel called Garden Football Martin is an Under 13s coach with Swinford FC and himself and Luke…
  • Apr 21, 2020

    Former GAA Chief says games should not return until it is '100 percent safe'

    Former GAA president Liam O’Neil is calling on the association not to play games ‘until it is 100 percent safe’ to do so. O’Neil says that whole generations of people are ‘not even thinking of games’ because they are ‘afraid of taking chances’ and ‘of…
  • Apr 21, 2020

    GAA holds webinar to guide the changing of championship structures

    The GAA are expected to seek more information on the weekend comments by Health Minister Simon Harris that look like bringing closure on the 2020 championship season. Minister Harris said mass gatherings would be "highly unlikely" this year, with lots of…
  • Apr 20, 2020

    All-star Mayo footballer misses out on AFLW Best First Year Player award

    Aileen Gilroy has missed out on the AFLW Players' MVP Best First Year Player award. The Mayo footballer was nominated by her AFL club the North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos, in the league's most revered awards. The St Brigid’ Clubwoman had reached a…
  • Apr 20, 2020

    Former Mayo footballer wants the GAA to make a decision on the 2020 season within a month

    A former Mayo footballer is appealing to the GAA to make a definitive decision on this year’s championship within a month. Davitts GAA clubman, Michael Conroy made the call, saying that the GAA shouldn’t put any decision ‘on the long finger’. He believes the…
  • Apr 20, 2020

    A second Six Nations tournament could be played in the Autumn

    A second Six Nations tournament could be played in 2020, as the sport's governing body’s look to recoup their lost earnings. It's being reported plans are being made to play a championship over an 8 week block in the Autumn, should the touring southern…
  • Apr 19, 2020

    LISTEN: Michael Conroy reveals the 'Best 15' he's played with, against, or coached

    Michael Conroy shares his Best 15 with Midwest Radio's Michael D. McAndrew. It includes the top players he has played with on any team, managed or coached. The former Mayo sharpshooter has also called on the GAA to make a decision on their fixtures within the…
  • Apr 19, 2020

    Mayo footballer nominated for Best First Year Player in the WAFL MVP awards

    Aileen Gilroy has been nominated by the North Melbourne Tasmanian Kangaroos for the AFLW Players' MVP Best First Year Player award. The Mayo native will battle it out for the title in the league's most revered awards. The winner will be announced on Monday.
  • Apr 19, 2020

    Derry manager open to the GAA playing games behind closed doors

    Derry manager Rory Gallagher feels the public's desire to watch games means the G-A-A should consider playing games behind closed doors. He says it restrictions are lifted, the association should look to get matches going without crowds and stream them…
  • Apr 18, 2020

    GAA President says the association won't rush return to play decisions

    GAA President John Horan says the association won't make any hurried decisions to return to play. The decision of Special Congress to place decision-making powers into the GAA's management committee opens the door for radically different championships. The…
  • Apr 17, 2020

    GPA reported to have told their players of the possibility there could be no Championship this year

    The Gaelic Players Association are reported to have informed their players of the possibility there could be no GAA Championships this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is reported the GPA are set to be asked by the GAA to canvass their members over…
  • Apr 17, 2020

    Connacht Rugby's Ultane Dillane praises the provinces efforts to facilitate training from home

    Connacht Rugby players have been lucky enough to avail of enough gym equipment to train at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. That is the hopeful message from Connacht and Ireland international Ultan Dillane, speaking as part of the Tackle your feelings…
  • Apr 17, 2020

    GAA's management committee may get authority to make decisions on competition structures at today's Special Congress

    A Special Congress will be held remotely today which could go some way to deciding how hurling and football will proceed once restrictions on movement are lifted. Earlier this week, the GAA said that no championships will be played before July at the…
  • Apr 17, 2020

    Mayo Boxer Ray Moylette undergoes challenge for charity today

    Mayo Boxer Ray Moylette will do an extraordinary push up challenge for charity today. The Islandeady man will do 1000 push-ups in one hour. Ray is attempting the challenge this morning and all funds raised will go to the HSE Front Line Staff and Pieta House.…
  • Apr 17, 2020

    FAI Development Officers to help communities by delivering medicines to vulnerable patients

    The Football Association of Ireland have teamed up with Boots Ireland to help local communities by delivering medicines to vulnerable patients. FAI Development Officers around the country will volunteer their time to collect prescriptions and deliver them to…
  • Apr 16, 2020

    FAI have joined a working group looking at plans for the future of the League of Ireland

    The FAI have joined a working group looking at plans for the future of the League of Ireland. The group was initially formed by the then 20 league clubs last year without the association's involvement. Interim Deputy FAI CEO Niall Quinn says they'll now work…
  • Apr 16, 2020

    Hope that PRO 14 season can still be salvaged

    Guinness Pro14 chief executive Martin Anayi remains optimistic that a finale of sorts to the 2019-20 campaign can still be salvaged from the damage caused to the rugby season by the coronavirus pandemic. All manner of contingency plans have been devised,…
  • Apr 16, 2020

    Clubs must be prioritised when the pandemic is over

    Clubs must be prioritised when the Covid-19 crisis is over- that's according to the Chairman of the Club Players Association Michéal Briody. He says the GAA have a massive opportunity to reconnect at community level by devoting a significant window of time…
  • Apr 16, 2020

    Mayo GAA players challenging you to test out your solo skills

    Mayo GAA players are challenging some of the younger supporters to test out their solo skills. On Mayo GAA's social media channels the likes of Paddy Durcan, James Carr and Tommy Conroy have all had a go so far. Mayo GAA are encouraging you to take on the…
  • Apr 16, 2020

    Alan Murphy & John Russell make the cut for the FAI's Pro License Course

    Ballinrobe native Alan Murphy is one of 20 coaches who have been accepted on to the UEFA Pro Licence course that will be run by the Football Association of Ireland. The Galway United manager is one of nine coaches currently working in the SSE Airtricity…
  • Apr 15, 2020

    Former Mayo midfielder David Brady reaches out to elderly GAA fans who are "cocooning"

    The Covid-19 pandemic has left many people, especially the elderly, more isolated than ever. People over the age of 70 and those with underlying health conditions are being advised to "cocoon" and spend time away from their loved ones, as they are most at…
  • Apr 15, 2020

    GAA season ticket holders not expected to get refunds

    The GAA say they will discuss possibly changing the structure of their competitions. They'll hold a Special Congress on Friday, having decided to postpone the start of this year's All Ireland championships, which were scheduled to begin next month. The GAA…
  • Apr 14, 2020

    Roscommon GAA members will 'Shave or Dye' their hair to raise funds for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice

    Roscommon GAA members will Shave or Dye their hair as part of a fundraising campaign for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice. They are aiming to raise €30,000 and all the money donated will go to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice. All 12 Hospice shops have had to close until…
  • Apr 14, 2020

    Galway hurling star recovers from the coronavirus but his future with the Tribesmen is in doubt

    Galway hurling star Johnny Glynn has recovered from coronavirus but the tall forward’s future with the Tribesmen could be put on the back burner indefinitely. Glynn has been a central cog for Galway in recent years despite being based in New York and tested…
  • Apr 12, 2020

    ROI manager looks set to add Ruaidhri Higgins to his backroom team

    Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny looks set to add Ruaidhri Higgins to his backroom team. Higgins previously worked as an opposition analyst for Kenny at Dundalk and he's been an assistant to Vinny Perth at the Lilywhites since 2018. Former Ireland…
  • Apr 12, 2020

    Gaelic Players Association set to meet mid-week ahead of remote special congress

    A number of key meetings will take place in the coming week to determine potential changes to this summer's G-A-A calendar. Delegates from each county will take part in a remote special congress on Friday - where an executive committee could be set up with…
  • Apr 11, 2020

    ROI manager picks out Galway native Aaron Connolly among the players with senior team potential

    Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny feels there’s lots of exciting, young, attacking players coming through. Galway native Aaron Connolly, Adam Idah and Troy Parrott all featured during his time as under-21 boss. And Kenny thinks they've plenty of…
  • Apr 11, 2020

    GAA expected to propose championships which retain qualifiers at next week's special congress

    The GAA are expected to propose football and hurling championships which retain the qualifiers at next week's remote special congress. It's likely the round-robin sections of the Leinster and Munster hurling competitions will be dropped as well as the Super…
  • Apr 11, 2020

    Mayo boxer Ray Moylette takes on a push up challenge for charity

    Mayo boxer Ray Moylette is taking on a push up challenge to raise funds for HSE frontline staff and Pieta House. He is taking on a 1,000 push ups in one hour challenge, which will be live-streamed on Off The Ball on April 17. Ray has set up a GoFundMe page…
  • Apr 09, 2020

    Sarah Rowe named AFLW Irish Player of the year

    Mayo’s Sarah Rowe has been named AFLW Irish Player of the year. 16 Irish women lined out competitively Down Under this season and the AFL Ireland Women’s team tracked their statistics in relation to goals, disposals, kicks, handballs, marks and tackles across…
  • Apr 09, 2020

    Ireland's Euro playoff with Slovakia is expected to be played in October

    New Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny's says he's expecting the Euro playoff with Slovakia to be played in October. The former Dundalk boss is hoping to play some friendlies prior to the game in Bratislava. He's also spoken of his conviction to have…
  • Apr 09, 2020

    Calls for the GAA to issue a provisional date for a return to action

    Donegal football manager Declan Bonner's called on the GAA to issue a provisional date for a return to action. The leagues have been suspended and the championships put on hold as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bonner's told the Donegal Democrat he can't…
  • Apr 09, 2020

    Kelly sisters to return home from Perth next week

    Bohola sisters Grace & Niamh Kelly will return home from Perth next week. Grace sustained a serious knee injury a month ago for the West Coast Eagles but says the surgery went well and she will now be able to fly home to Ireland. The Moy Davitts ace, 25,…
  • Apr 09, 2020

    Ballina Town FC issue a warning to people to stay off their grounds during the pandemic

    Another sports club in Ballina has had to issue a warning to people to stay off their grounds. Ballina Town FC say that reports had been received of people using the pitches at their facility in Belleek. Issuing an 'urgent reminder' that the pitches are…
  • Apr 08, 2020

    Chairman of Ballina RFC asking the public to refrain from entering their grounds at present

    Ballina Rugby Club has called for public co-operation as people of all ages continue to enter and use their club grounds despite the gates being closed. This is completely without the club's permission and has reiterated that nobody is allowed in Heffernan…
  • Apr 07, 2020

    Tom McCartney to retire after 6 years at the Sportsground

    Another member of Connacht’s victorious PRO12 squad is set to retire with hooker Tom McCartney about to bring the curtain down on six years at the Sportsground. The Irish Examiner reports that his retirement, due in a couple of months, will mean that by the…
  • Apr 07, 2020

    JP McManus Pro-Am postponed until next year

    The JP McManus Pro-Am is being postponed until next year. The golf tournament was due to take place this July at Adare Manor in Co. Limerick. It's now been deferred until July 5th and 6th next year at the same venue.
  • Apr 07, 2020

    Kilbane expects some of Ireland's young talent will get their chance under Stephen Kenny

    Former Ireland winger Kevin Kilbane believes some of Ireland's youngest footballing talent will get their chance under the new manager. Stephen Kenny took over the senior international team at the weekend. The pundit with Mayo roots told Off The Ball he has…
  • Apr 07, 2020

    Galway U20 football boss encourages players to make their own decisions during pandemic

    The Galway U-20 football boss Donal Ó Fatharta is accustomed to dealing with the modern GAA player. The Spiddal native won’t be overloading his squad with information during the coronavirus crisis; instead he will encourage them to make decisions for…
  • Apr 07, 2020

    Connacht and Dragon's play off may take place to decide Champions Cup spots

    The Aviva could host Connacht and Dragons in a Champions Cup playoff match and the Pro14 final, as competition organisers contemplate a proposed sprint finish to complete the season. There are still eight rounds of the tournament left, complicating any…
  • Apr 06, 2020

    Kilmovee 10k goes virtual for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation

    The Kilmovee 10km in aid of the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation is going virtual, after the real event was cancelled due to the coronavirus restrictions. Gerry Moffatt of the South Dublin running group, has organised a virtual Kilmovee 10K this Saturday,…
  • Apr 06, 2020

    Mayo hurler raises over €50,000 for charity and counting with 42km hurling marathon

    A Mayo Hurler has raised over €50,000 for charities after successfully completing a 42km hurling marathon in his back garden. Tooreen Hurler Cathal Freeman ran the marathon whilst soloing his sliotar yesterday to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society and…
  • Apr 06, 2020

    The GAA and AFL cancel the 2020 international rules series due to the coronavirus pandemic

    The international rules series scheduled for later this year has been cancelled because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The AFL and the GAA took the decision to postpone the two-test 2020 series as both seasons could run well into the latter end of their…
  • Apr 05, 2020

    LISTEN: David Brady on Laochra Gael, Ballina's 2005 AI triumph and Salmon fishing in the Moy

    TG4’s sport documentary series Laochra Gael turned its attention to Mayo midfielder David Brady this week. David Brady lost four All-Ireland Finals with Mayo, and also won an All-Ireland Club title with his club Ballina Stephenites. David’s story was told…
  • Apr 05, 2020

    LISTEN: Caelan Doris talks about his Mayo roots, Leinster Rugby and playing for the Ireland senior team

    Ireland and Leinster international Caelan Doris spoke on Midwest Radio's Sunday Sports show with Michael D. McAndrew today. Born in Lacken, Mayo to Dublin parents, Doris' first involvement with rugby was with Ballina. He attended boarding school in Blackrock…
  • Apr 05, 2020

    Stephen Kenny tipped to 'perform well' as ROI manager taking over from Mick McCarthy

    Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr is backing Stephen Kenny to perform well in his new role. The ex Dundalk boss has stepped up from the under-21 job to replace Mick McCarthy with immediate effect. Kerr feels Kenny will bring "passion" and…
  • Apr 04, 2020

    The 173rd Aintree Grand National goes virtual today after the real event was cancelled

    The 173rd running of the Aintree Grand National today will take place in virtual form after the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis. The pre-recorded event uses algorithms and CGI animation to run the race and aims to recreate the famous…
  • Apr 04, 2020

    Shutdown of Sport could cost the GAA up to €60 Million

    The COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown of sport could cost the GAA up to €60 million Euro according to their Director General. Tom Ryan says two or three months without games is likely to have a "serious impact" on their finances due to the importance of gate…
  • Apr 03, 2020

    Champions for the National Hunt Season confirmed by HRI

    Horse Racing Ireland has confirmed the champions for the National Hunt season, just two days after it was announced the season would be cut short. Willie Mullins has secured the trainers' championship for the 14th time. Paul Townend is crowned champion jockey…
  • Apr 03, 2020

    Mayo hurler raising funds for the Irish Cancer Society in a novel way on Sunday

    Mayo & Tooreen hurler Cathal Freeman is going to run 42km in his back garden while soloing a ball to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society and also to buy PPE for HSE staff. The talented hurler is a medical student and says he is doing very little with his…
  • Apr 03, 2020

    Galway Hurling star Conor Whelan says he would welcome any sort of Championship format

    Galway hurling star Conor Whelan says he would welcome any sort of a championship at the moment. The Irish Times reports that Galway management has left it up to the players to maintain fitness levels, but Whelan feels that they’d need about four weeks’…
  • Apr 03, 2020

    English League One footballer returns home to Mayo in pursuit of a career in the financial sector

    A Mayo footballer in England is walking away from the sport, regardless of whether this English season resumes or not. Peterborough goalkeeper Conor O’Malley has returned home to the Westport, with his contract with the English club expiring on June 30th. The…
  • Apr 03, 2020

    The 11th Mayo.ie Western People Womens Mini Marathon has been postponed

    The 11th Mayo.ie Western People Womens Mini Marathon scheduled for Sunday the 3rd May has been postponed. Due to the current situation the organisers admit it is impossible at to determine a new date, but it will be kept under review with any changing…
  • Apr 02, 2020

    2020 Comortas Peil na Gaeltachta cancelled

    The 2020 Comortas peil na Gaeltachta has been cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. This year's event was to be hosted by Naomh Anna Leitir Mor GAA Club in Galway on the June Bank Holiday weekend. None of the qualifying games had been played in…
  • Apr 02, 2020

    David Brady to feature on Laochra Gael tonight

    TG4’s sport documentary series Laochra Gael turns its attention to Mayo midfielder David Brady tonight. David Brady lost four All-Ireland Finals with Mayo, and also won an All-Ireland Club title with his club Ballina Stephenites. David’s story is told through…
  • Apr 02, 2020

    Horse Racing Officials hopeful the 2020 Irish Grand National can be staged in the winter

    This current National Hunt racing season has drawn to a close following the cancellation of the Fairyhouse and Punchestown Festivals. It is hoped the 2020 Irish Grand National will be staged in the winter. The intention is to stage the 150th Irish Grand…
  • Apr 02, 2020

    FAI facing a major decision over manager of the Republic

    The FAI are facing a major decision over who takes charge of the Republic of Ireland for their European Championship playoff with Slovakia. The game was postponed for a second time yesterday, with internationals unlikely to be played before September. Stephen…
  • Apr 01, 2020

    Irish National Hunt season officially ended by Coronavirus

    The Irish National Hunt season has been officially ended by coronavirus. The Fairyhouse Easter Festival and the Punchestown Festival have both been cancelled as a result of the pandemic. Racing in Ireland remains suspended until April 19th at the earliest.
  • Apr 01, 2020

    Sarsfields of Galway have six players on All-Ireland Club Camogie team of the year

    AIB All-Ireland Club Camogie champions Sarsfields and beaten finalists Slaughtneil account for 12 of the 15 players named on the team of the the year today. Galway outfit Sarsfields won their maiden All-Ireland with a 1-8 to 10 points victory over their Derry…
  • Apr 01, 2020

    GAA clubs & counties will be given extra time to repay loans and membership affiliations

    GAA Clubs and counties will be given additional time to repay internal loans and membership affiliations in the coming weeks and months, county GAA chairpersons were assured via conference call yesterday. As clubs and counties begin to feel the pinch, GAA…
  • Mar 31, 2020

    GAA clubs across the region remind members to register by tonight

    GAA clubs across the region are reminding their members to get registered by tonight’s deadline. In the GAA's Official Guide under rule 2.1 (g), membership must be paid by the 31 March in order for the member to retain voting rights or be a member of a…
  • Mar 30, 2020

    Mayo legend David Brady stars in TG4's latest Laochra Gael episode

    TG4’s sport documentary series Laochra Gael turns its attention to Mayo midfielder David Brady this Thursday David Brady lost four All-Ireland Finals with Mayo, and also won an All-Ireland Club title with his beloved Ballina Stephenites. David’s story is told…
  • Mar 30, 2020

    Galway native Aaron Connolly set to miss key Ireland games following ankle surgery

    Former Galway United striker Aaron Connolly is unlikely to be available for Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off or U-21 qualifiers in June after his club confirmed he has undergone surgery on an ankle injury. The Brighton player is observing the Premier Leagues…
  • Mar 30, 2020

    Irish Horse Racing industry may face huge financial concerns after the Covid-19 pandemic

    A leading racing journalist believes the Covid-9 pandemic will be a cause for huge financial concern in the Irish horse racing industry. The coronavirus has brought racing to a half in Ireland until at least April 19th and next month's Punchestown Festival is…
  • Mar 29, 2020

    HRI Chief Executive very worried about the future of some Irish racecourses

    Horse Racing Ireland chief executive Brian Kavanagh says he's "very worried" about the future of some Irish racecourses. The coronavirus has brought racing to a half in Ireland until at least April 19th and next month's Punchestown Festival is in major doubt.…
  • Mar 28, 2020

    Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly has passed away aged 44

    Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly has passed away suddenly at the age of 44. The Micheal Glavey's and Creggs clubman was part of the Rossies' Connacht Senior Football winning side in 2001 and was also a Leinster Schools winner with St Mel's of…
  • Mar 27, 2020

    The Camogie Association has extended its current suspension

    The Camogie Association has extended its current suspension until the 19th of April at the earliest. They've also made the decision to postpone Congress, which had been due to take place in Clonmel next weekend so the event will be rescheduled for later this…
  • Mar 27, 2020

    Roscommon GAA and Club Rossie defer their Win a Home in London Competition until December

    Roscommon GAA and Club Rossie have deferred their Win a Home in London Competition until the end of the year. In a statement this morning Roscommon GAA say they have taken the decision as they want nothing to distract from tackling Covid-19. Since the launch…
  • Mar 27, 2020

    Roscommon GAA are still hopeful their Connacht SFC clash with London can be rescheduled

    Roscommon GAA are still hoping their postponed trip to London could be rescheduled if the Covid-19 crisis abates in time. The Connacht SFC quarter-final, originally fixed for Saturday, May 2, was officially called off yesterday. The Irish Independent reports…
  • Mar 27, 2020

    GAA could revert to knockout championship format to complete the 2020 season

    The GAA still aims to complete its All-Ireland senior football and hurling championships by the scheduled final dates of August 16 (for hurling) and August 30 (for football). The Irish Independent reports that this would be dependent on action starting by…
  • Mar 26, 2020

    Mayo GAA continuing to suspend all Club games across all age grades until at least April 26th

    Due to the current COVID19 situation and following the GAA's announcement yesterday on extending the suspension of all GAA activity until April 19th Mayo GAA have confirmed they are continuing to suspend all club games across all age grades until at least…
  • Mar 26, 2020

    Andy Moran says there is no certainty around Championship dates

    The Connacht Senior Football Championship match between London and Roscommon which was scheduled for May 3rd, has been called off. The GAA are targeting mid June for a return to action, with a two week lead in time necessary to allow players build requisite…
  • Mar 26, 2020

    First meeting at Ballinrobe cancelled with doubt over the May fixtures

    The first meeting at Ballinrobe racecourse has been cancelled and the manager at the track confirmed to Midwest Sport this morning that it's unlikely to see racing until at least June. It follows the announcement by Government that all sporting events have…
  • Mar 26, 2020

    Roscommon v London will not go ahead on May 3rd

    The GAA has confirmed this morning that the Connacht Senior Football Championship meeting between Roscommon and London on May 3rd has been cancelled. The GAA's Head of Games Administration Feargal McGill confirmed the news and also stated that a tentative…
  • Mar 26, 2020

    Connacht's Jack Carty praises IRFU move to protect jobs

    Connacht and Ireland out-half Jack Carty believes the IRFU made the best of a bad situation by implementing pay deferrals for the duration of the current crisis. Last Friday, the union announced that all of their more than 500 staff would be taking a…
  • Mar 26, 2020

    GAA Facilities to remain closed until April 19th

    All GAA facilities are to remain closed until April 19th. Director General Tom Ryan's requested that all pitches, walkways and gathering areas be sealed off in line with new government guidelines. Ryan says they're working hard to ensure the GAA is in the…
  • Mar 25, 2020

    Tom Parsons highlights importance of a support network in his road to recovery

    Mayo footballer Tom Parsons has been detailing his road to recovery. The Charlestown man suffered an horrific knee injury against Galway in 2018 and was told he would never run again, but he beat the odds. Parsons has spoken about the importance of a support…
  • Mar 25, 2020

    GAA may outline tentative plans for coming months later today

    The GAA are likely to reveal their tentative plans for the coming months later today. It's expected the remainder of this year's Allianz League campaigns will be cancelled, in a step mirrored by the LGFA yesterday. The tier-two Tailteann Cup could be deferred…
  • Mar 25, 2020

    Mayo AC 5K Summer Series postponed due to Covid-19

    Following the Government’s latest announcement regarding further Covid-19 restrictions, Mayo AC have decided to postpone the 2020 Summer 5k series which was scheduled to start on May 12. A new date will be announced as soon as appropriate.
  • Mar 25, 2020

    Facilities at Connacht GAA centre in Bekan closed to the public

    Connacht GAA have announced that the pitches, walkway and all other facilities at the Connacht Centre of Excellence in Bekan are closed to the public from this morning, in accordance with Government regulations. They're asking the public to practice social…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    All sporting events taking place behind closed doors suspended from tonight

    Today’s meeting at Clonmel will be the last to take place in Ireland until April 19 at the earliest. The Government has confirmed that all sporting events taking place behind closed doors must also be suspended from midnight. Among the suspensions is the…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    Tokyo Olympics postponed until next year

    The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021. Organisers of the 2020 Games, due to begin on the 24th of July, have agreed to the postponement of the event by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has confirmed that he…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    LGFA cancels 2020 Lidl National Leagues and other competitions

    Following the suspension of all activity at club, inter-county and educational levels during Covid-19, the LGFA management committee have decided to cancel the 2020 Lidl national leagues, which means the competition will not be completed in 2020. Also…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    Tennis Ireland recommends suspension of all tennis activity on the island of Ireland

    The Board of Tennis Ireland is recommending that all Tennis activities be suspended across the island of Ireland until further notice. The organisation made the announcement following the UK tightening Covid-19 measures yesterday and the likelihood of the…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    Japan's Prime Minister formally requests the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics

    Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe has formally requested a postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He says a full games will take place in the country before the end of next year. It's after he held talks with the head of the International Olympic…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    The International Olympic Committee member says the 2020 Games will likely be postponed

    The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed, according to International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound. The Games are set to start in Tokyo on July 24th, but are highly unlikely to go ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic. The IOC have given themselves a…
  • Mar 24, 2020

    Castlebar Celtic footballers go viral online with 'Keepy Uppy' toilet roll challenge

    A video of Castlebar Celtic footballers doing ‘Keepy-Uppys’ with a toilet roll has gone viral. The footage shows members of their senior squad skillfully doing tricks with the loo roll went crated huge traction on social media. It’s part of an online trend…
  • Mar 23, 2020

    Increasingly likely that 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed

    It's looking increasingly more likely that this summer's Olympic Games will be postponed. Canada and Norway are already refusing to send athletes to Tokyo for the games which are due to start on July 24. Australian athletes have been told to prepare for the…
  • Mar 23, 2020

    EirSport to show classic Setanta Sports Cup matches in the absence of the SSE Airtricity League

    EirSport are set to roll out a number of classic matches from the Setanta Sports Cup to keep SSE Airtricity League fans entertained. With SSE Airtricity League football postponed until June due to the COVID-19 crisis, eirSport have made a number of classic…
  • Mar 23, 2020

    Mayo GAA Health and Wellbeing Chairman says their response to the Covid-19 crisis shows the power of the GAA as a force for good in communities

    The response by Mayo GAA to the coronavirus crisis shows the power of the GAA to be a force for good in communities. That was the view of the Chairman for the Mayo GAA Health and Wellbeing Committee Niall Dunne. Speaking on the Sunday Sports show with Michael…
  • Mar 21, 2020

    Aileen Gilroy's North Melbourne side are through to their AFLW conference final

    Cora Staunton's Greater Western Sydney Giants have been knocked out of the women's A-F-L playoffs. The Mayo legend kicked a goal and three behinds in Sydney's 29-26 loss to Melbourne in the conference semi-finals. Aileen Gilroy's North Melbourne Kangaroos are…
  • Mar 21, 2020

    The Irish rugby provinces are not expected to resume collective training until mid-May

    The Irish rugby provinces are not expected to resume collective training until the middle of May. All professional rugby in the country is currently suspended and the PRO14 and Champions Cup campaigns are now likely to stretch into July and August. The…
  • Mar 21, 2020

    Motorsport Ireland suspends all events until the 1st of June due to Covid-19

    All events permitted by Motorsport Ireland are suspended until the 1st June 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement to Midwest Sport, Motorsport Ireland says this date may be revised but they will at all times be guided by government policy and…
  • Mar 21, 2020

    A Galway football star is on the front line in the fight against Covid-19

    At the heart of the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak have been the medical professionals in our hospitals and surgeries and in the very front line is Galway football star Tracey Leonard. An outpatient nurse in normal times, the Corofin native has been…
  • Mar 20, 2020

    Highlights of the Mayo Stages Rally to be aired on television tomorrow

    Mayo & District Motorsport Club are delighted to announce that televised highlights of the recent Mayo Stages Rally will be aired tomorrow on TG4 at 10.30am. The TF Royal Hotel & Theatre/Caseys & Mulroys Londis (Castlebar) Mayo Stages Rally 2020 took place on…
  • Mar 20, 2020

    FAI targeting a return to action for the League of Ireland in June

    The FAI are targeting a June 19th return to action for the League Of Ireland. The sport is on hold in this country due to the coronavirus pandemic. A tele-conference involving all 19 league clubs arrived at the target earlier today. Should the season resume…
  • Mar 20, 2020

    Two Mayo Ladies Footballers go head-to-head in AFLW semi-finals this weekend

    Two Mayo Ladies Football teammates will go head to head in the Australian Football League Women’s semi finals this weekend. Mayo and Kilmoremoy ace Sarah Rowe will represent her Aussie club Collingwood, as she takes on her inter-county teammate and St…
  • Mar 20, 2020

    Castlebar declared joint winner of the Connacht Junior Cup alongside Connemara

    Castlebar RFC have been declared joint winners of the Connacht Junior Cup along with Connemara as the Final 2020 will not be played. It follows an IRFU statement last night which called a halt to the domestic rugby season Castlebar Rugby Club told Midwest…
  • Mar 20, 2020

    FAI to hold further talks with SSE Airtricity League Clubs today on the Covid19 pandemic

    The Football Association of Ireland held a meeting with the National League Executive Committee yesterday around the current difficulties facing their clubs and a return to action. Further talks will now place with all 19 SSE Airtricity League clubs today. It…
  • Mar 19, 2020

    Sligo Rovers temporarily lay off all staff and players

    Sligo Rovers have announced that they have decided to temporarily layoff all management, players and administration staff due to the shutdown of the League of Ireland for the past two weeks and foreseeable future. In a statement, the club says after intensive…
  • Mar 19, 2020

    London V Roscommon SFC game still fixed for 2 May, but is being monitored

    Connacht GAA officials remain hopeful that the senior championship game between Galway and New York, which has been postponed, will be played at a later date this Summer. The game, scheduled for Gaelic Park in New York on 3rd May, has been postponed due to…
  • Mar 19, 2020

    Horse racing will continue in Ireland, behind closed doors

    Horse Racing will continue in Ireland behind closed doors. The industry is to follow strict Government protocols around social distancing and sanitisation. No overseas runners will be permitted and the policy will come under a daily review.
  • Mar 18, 2020

    GAA has postponed Championship meeting of Galway and New York

    The GAA have postponed the Connacht Football Championship meeting of New York and Galway. The game was scheduled for May 3rd at Gaelic Park but is the latest fixture to fall victim of the coronavirus pandemic. The GAA say the future of the match will be…
  • Mar 18, 2020

    Mayo GAA Executive suspends club levies for March & April

    In light of the Covid-19 situation, the Mayo GAA Executive is suspending all levy payments on clubs for the months of March of April. In a statement, the GAA executive said they appreciate that many clubs and their members are facing an uncertain future, and…
  • Mar 18, 2020

    Horse Racing Ireland to decide today if racing will continue behind closed doors

    HORSE RACING Horse Racing Ireland is to meet today to decide whether Irish racing will continue to be run behind closed doors. There is now a blanket ban on UK racing across the water.
  • Mar 18, 2020

    Mayo footballers among those urging the public to pull together in tackling Covid-19

    Mayo GAA players are among those urging the public to pull together in tackling Covid-19. Aidan O'Shea took to Twitter asking people to heed the advice of the experts to flatten the curve. In a video, he added Covid-19 is here. The next 7 days are critical,…
  • Mar 16, 2020

    Castlerea boxer Aoife O'Rourke fighting in Olympic qualifiers in London tomorrow

    Castlerea boxer Aoife O'Rourke is one of a number of Irish boxers fighting for Olympic berths at the European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in London this week. The Castlerea boxer, and 2019 European champion, will take on an Viktoriya Kebikava of Belarus…
  • Mar 16, 2020

    GAA warns of risks to players who defy blanket ban

    The GAA is warning that clubs or inter-county teams that continue to train during the suspension of GAA activity will not be insured, putting players at considerable risk. In a note to clubs over the weekend, the GAA has advised that its Injury Benefit Fund…
  • Mar 16, 2020

    Mayo GAA pundit believes knockout championship football could solve coronavirus time dilemma

    The All-Ireland football championship may have to return to straight knockout to account for the time lost due to the coronavirus. Midwest Radio Sport Match Commentator Martin Carney made the suggestion on the Sunday Sports Show yesterday. He believes that…
  • Mar 13, 2020

    The coronavirus has cancelled Mayo boxer Ray Moylette's card in Boston

    The Coronavirus has cancelled the Murphy’s Boxing St Patrick’s Day card set for Boston tomorrow meaning that Ray Moylette and Larry Fryers won’t fight. The Mayo boxer and Fryers were set to trade leather at the House of Blues in Boston, but the entire card…
  • Mar 12, 2020

    Connacht Football Association suspends all Youth and Junior football activities

    The Connacht Football Association is instructing all Youth and Junior affiliated Leagues to suspend all Football activities with immediate effect until at least March 29th , following the Government's announcement that all schools will close until that date.…
  • Mar 12, 2020

    Mayo Football League postpones start of Leagues

    The Mayo Football League has decided to postpone, until further notice, the start of their leagues, which were due to commence this weekend.
  • Mar 12, 2020

    GAA suspends all games and training from midnight tonight

    All gaelic games activities are to be suspended from midnight tonight. The GAA, Camogie Association, and the LGFA says the suspension affects all games, training and team gatherings at all ages and all grades. The suspension will remain in place until March…
  • Mar 11, 2020

    Ray Moylette back in the ring in Boston this weekend

    Mayo-born boxer Ray Moylette is back in the ring in Boston this weekend where he will fight fellow Irishman Larry Fryers for the New England welterweight rankings title. The Islandeady boxer was due to fight his Monaghan opponent last year but the bout was…
  • Mar 11, 2020

    Mayo Ladies says request for EGM has been granted

    Mayo Ladies Football has been plunged into crisis yet again. Ten of the twelve members of the Ladies Football Executive board have tendered their resignations. An email sent to clubs yesterday afternoon outlined that the 10 executive members were stepping…
  • Mar 11, 2020

    10 members of Mayo LGFA executive stepping down with immediate effect

    Mayo Ladies Football has been plunged into crisis yet again. Ten of the twelve members of the Ladies Football Executive board have reportedly tendered their resignations. An email sent to clubs yesterday afternoon outlined that the 10 executive members were…
  • Mar 11, 2020

    Galway manager names starting line-up for Sunday's Division 1 clash with Mayo

    Galway manager Padraic Joyce has revealed his starting line-up for Sunday’s Division 1 sixth round game against Mayo in Salthill. The side shows two changes from the one which defeated Meath last time out, with Cillian McDaid coming in at left half-back and…
  • Mar 10, 2020

    Connacht GAA PPS results from this morning's 1st year clashes

    Competition: Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools 1st Year B Football Championship 2020 Round 1 St. Joseph`s College Galway (4-3)v(6-7) Ballinrobe Community School Competition: Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools 1st Year B Football Championship 2020 Quarter Final…
  • Mar 10, 2020

    Galway City to host National Football Exhibition at the end of March

    Eyre Square in Galway City will play host to a National Football Exhibition at the end of March. The Exhibition is a celebration of Irish football and 60 Years of the European Championships and is heading to Eyre Square Shopping Centre, Galway from March 20 –…
  • Mar 10, 2020

    St Joseph's Galway defeat St Nathy's in Connacht schools senior B final

    IN the Connacht Schools Senior B football final, played yesterday evening at the Connacht GAA centre in Bekan, St Joseph's College, Galway defeated St Nathy's of Ballaghadereen. It finished St Joseph's College 2-11 St Nathy's 1-05
  • Mar 09, 2020

    Tyrone's Sean Hurson to referee Mayo's crucial league meeting with Galway

    Tyrone match official Sean Hurson has been confirmed as the referee for Mayo’s 6th round Division 1 clash with Galway this weekend. Throw in at Pearse Stadium on Sunday is at 2pm. Mayo travel to Salthill in desperate need of points, as they sit precariously…
  • Mar 09, 2020

    Donegal rider Donagh Kelly won the Mayo Stages Rally in Castlebar

    Donegal riders Donagh Kelly and Conor Foley won the Mayo Stages Rally yesterday. They had a great battle with Monaghan’s John Moffett until he was forced to retire with an electrical fault, having led the rally all day. After 11 years away from Castlebar the…
  • Mar 09, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club Championship draw takes place tonight in MacHale Park

    The Mayo GAA Club Championship draw takes place this evening in the Dr Michael Loftus room, Elvery’s MacHale Park at 8pm. The makeup match ups of the Senior, Intermediate, Exclusive Junior, Junior A and Junior B championships will be confirmed on the night.…
  • Mar 08, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from today

    Kelly Cup - Group 1 Westport 2-11 Breaffy 0-08 Sweeney Cup - Group 1 Kiltane 0-10 Ardnaree 1-07 O'Mara Cup - Group 1 Garrymore 1-11 Ballinrobe 0-07 O'Mara Cup - Group 2 The Neale 2-11 Kilmaine 1-11 Mayo Minor League Division 1 Claremorris 1-16 Castlebar…
  • Mar 08, 2020

    LGFA elect Sligo native Micheál Naughton as their next president

    The Ladies Gaelic Football Association has elected Micheál Naughton as the governing body's next president. The Sligo native was among three candidates for the LGFA presidency alongside fellow Sligo man Liam McDonagh and Dubliner Dominic Leech. Naughton was…
  • Mar 08, 2020

    Sligo Rovers lose to Shamrock Rovers in the LOI Premier Division

    Sligo Rovers 2 - 3 Shamrock Rovers
  • Mar 07, 2020

    Galway are U20 Connacht Champions 2020 after four-goal blitz

    Galway 4-13 0-5 Roscommon
  • Mar 07, 2020

    St Joseph's College Foxford are through to the PPS All-Ireland Senior C final

    St Joseph's College Foxford 3-13 3-8 Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale
  • Mar 07, 2020

    St Gerald's College are Connacht PPS Senior A Champions 2020

    Connacht PPS Senior A Final: St Gerald's College 1-13 0-10 Summerhill College, Sligo
  • Mar 07, 2020

    Mayo Minor Ladies register four point win over Leitrim

    Connacht LGFA Minor Championship Mayo 4-13 Leitrim 4-09
  • Mar 07, 2020

    Donie Buckley departs Kerry Senior Football Management team

    Kerry have announced that Donie Buckley has left their senior football management team. The former Mayo coach had been a selector as part of Peter Keane's backroom setup in the Kingdom. Kerry's County Board say they don't intend appointing a replacement and…
  • Mar 07, 2020

    Galway & Roscommon clash in today's Connacht U20 Football Final

    There are two EirGrid under-20 Football Championship finals this afternoon. Neighbours Galway and Roscommon clash at Tuam Stadium in the Connacht decider at 2pm. While there's a 3pm throw-in for the meeting of Donegal and Tyrone in the Ulster final at Clones.
  • Mar 07, 2020

    Sligo Rovers hoping to cause an upset against Shamrock Rovers tonight

    Shamrock Rovers will look to re-establish a three-point lead at the summit of the SSE Airticity League Premier Division tonight. Stephen Bradley's Hoops aim to make it five wins from five when they travel to Sligo Rovers. There's a 8pm kick-off at the…
  • Mar 06, 2020

    Mayo Ladies name team to play Westmeath this weekend

    The Mayo Ladies take on Westmeath this Sunday at 2pm. They line out as follows: Laura Brennan Hollymount Nicola O ‘Malley Westport Noirin Moran Westport Ciara McManamon Burrishoole Kathryn Sullivan Castlebar Mitchels ÉiIis Ronayne Davitts Ciara Whyte…
  • Mar 06, 2020

    Galway and Roscommon U20's name their teams for tomorrow's Connacht final clash

     The two U20 squads have named their starting fifteens for tomorrow afternoon's Connacht Final clash. Galway Conor Flaherty Jonathon McGrath Sean Fitzgerald Jack Glynn Cian Monahan Tony Gill Cathal Sweeney Conor Raftery James McLaughlin Ryan Monahan Matthew…
  • Mar 06, 2020

    Mayo Stages Rally returns to Castlebar for the first time since 2009 this weekend

    The Mayo Stages Rally takes place around Castlebar this Sunday, with hundreds of motorsport fans expected in the county town for the event, which returns after an 11-year gap. The Mayo rally is part of the new season of the National Rally Championship, and…
  • Mar 05, 2020

    Connacht's upcoming PRO14 game in Italy postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak

    Connacht and Munster's upcoming PRO14 games in Italy have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Munster had been due to play Bennetton in Treviso on March 21st while Connacht were set to play Zebre in Parma on March 28th. The PRO14 say they've made…
  • Mar 05, 2020

    Oliver Kelleher Masters Cup Quarter Final results

    Oliver Kelleher Masters Cup Quarter Finals Westport Utd 8-5 Claremorris Swinford B 7-6 Manulla (AET) Ballina Town 5-3 Achill Rovers Castlebar Celtic 4-3 Conn Rangers
  • Mar 04, 2020

    Mayo ladies host Westmeath in Swinford on Sunday

    Mayo will host Westmeath in round 5 of the Lidl NFL this Sunday at 2pm in Swinford Amenity Park. Mayo will look to get back to winning ways after losing away to Cork last weekend. Midwest Radio will have full live commentary of Sunday’s match with Tom Carney…
  • Mar 04, 2020

    Two Sligo men bidding to become President of the LGFA

    The three candidates for the President-elect of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association are all men. Sligo duo Micheál Naughton and Liam McDonagh have been shortlisted alongside Dublin's Dominic Leech. The successor to Marie Hickey will be elected at next…
  • Mar 04, 2020

    Ballintubber's Ciaran Gavin to receive LIT Sports Scholarship

    Gaelic footballer Ciaran Gavin from Mayo was among the 56 international athletes to receive the Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship for this academic year. The recipients were honoured at a special event at LIT, Moylish Campus yesterday,…
  • Mar 04, 2020

    St. Gerald's College Castlebar in Connacht Colleges A Final on Saturday

    St. Gerald's College Castlebar will be bidding to win the Connacht Post Primary Schools Senior A Football Championship on Saturday when they face Summerhill College Sligo. The game takes place in Charlestown at 12 noon. St. Gerald's overcame Ballinrobe after…
  • Mar 04, 2020

    Quarter Finals of the Oliver Masters Cup down for decision tonight

    The quarter finals of the Oliver Kelleher Masters Cup will take place this evening at Solar 21 Park. Two games kick off at 7pm with Claremorris taking on Westport United and Manulla up against Swinford B. Ballina Town meet Achill Rovers, while Conn Rangers…
  • Mar 03, 2020

    GAA clubs have a chance to win free kit by creating a Féile memory video

    Sharing Féile memories could mean a playing kit boost for a County Mayo club. Boys and girls U-14 GAA teams in Mayo gearing up for this year’s John West Féile can win €1,000 of kit by creating videos of their clubs’ Féile memories. The hurling and camogie…
  • Mar 03, 2020

    Corofin sweep up seven places on the AIB GAA Club Player's Awards TOTY

    Corofin’s historic three in a row success has resulted in them sweeping up seven places on the AIB GAA Club Players’ Awards football team. With a presence on every line of the field, the Galway and Connacht kingpins have now won 20 of these awards since it…
  • Mar 02, 2020

    Disappointment for Mayo schools teams in U19 and U17 Connacht finals

    U 19 Connacht Senior Cup Final Summerhill College 3-1 St Gerald's College U17 Connacht Cup Final St Louis Kiltimagh 0-1 Pres Athenry
  • Mar 02, 2020

    Ballinrobe athlete becomes the top 60m hurdles athlete in Ireland

    St Colman's South Mayo AC athlete Sarah Quinn won the Irish National Indoor senior women’s 60 meters hurdles at the National Arena in Abbotstown yesterday. The run has made the Ballinrobe athlete Ireland's top 60 meters hurdles athlete. It now means the…
  • Mar 01, 2020

    Wins for Mayo teams in the TP Brennan Connacht Cup

    Ballyglass 2-1 Corrib Celtic AET Westport United 2-1 Cliffoney Celtic Castlebar Celtic 4-1 Boyle Celtic AET
  • Mar 01, 2020

    Galway and Roscommon remain on course to book a League Final and Promotion respectively

    Galway 1-14 1-12 Meath Roscommon 1-16 0-12 Westmeath
  • Mar 01, 2020

    Castlebar book a place in the Connacht Junior Cup Final

    Castlebar 13 - 10 Monivea AET Connemara 31 19 Ballinrobe. Final will be played on the 22nd of March.
  • Feb 29, 2020

    Sligo get back to winning ways in Division 4

    Sligo 2-7 1-9 Wexford 
  • Feb 29, 2020

    Mayo name their side to face Meath in Division 2A of the Hurling League

    The Mayo Hulring team to face Meath in Pairc Tailteann tomorrow at 12:30 in Divsion 2A of the Hurling league round 5. Bobby Douglas Gary Nolan Stephen Coyne (C) Conor Murray Brian Hunt David Kenny Sean Kenny Daniel Huane Cathal Freeman Gerald Kelly Cormac…
  • Feb 29, 2020

    Mayo match vs Kerry postponed until tomorrow afternoon

    The Mayo match has been postponed following a pitch inspection this morning at MacHale Park. Mayo GAA officials have been in correspondence with GAA HQ and have deferred the game against Kerry until 1pm tomorrow. Midwest Radio will have full live coverage of…
  • Feb 28, 2020

    Two Mayo teams compete in the Connacht Junior Cup semi-finals this Sunday

    There will be Connacht Junior Cup semi final action this Sunday with Ballinrobe taking on Connemara at 2 o’clock in Clifden. This will be Ballinrobe’s first Connacht Junior Cup semi-final in 13 years. In the other semi-final Castlebar will be looking to book…
  • Feb 28, 2020

    Mayo Ladies announce their team to face Cork on Sunday

    Cork and Mayo clash on Sunday in a crucial Lidl National League Division 1 fixture. Cork can leapfrog Galway and move back into outright top spot with even a draw, while a Mayo win would see three teams locked together on nine points at the head of affairs…
  • Feb 28, 2020

    Summerhill through to Connacht Senior A Final following dramatic one point win

    Summerhill College secured their place in the Connacht A Senior Football Final with a dramatic one point win over St. Colman's College of Claremorris last night at the Connacht Centre of Excellence. The Sligo side won the encounter 1-10 to 2-06. Summerhill…
  • Feb 27, 2020

    Oliver Kelleher Masters Cup results from last night

    Oliver Kelleher Masters Cup Round 1 Manulla 6-3 Ballyhaunis Town Claremorris 5-5 Fahy Rovers (Claremorris won 4-3 on penalties) Conn Rangers 4-0 Kiltimagh Knock Utd Ballina Town 4-3 Straide & Foxford Utd Swinford B 7-5 Claremorris B Westport Utd 12-5 Swinford…
  • Feb 27, 2020

    Lacken Cross girls narrowly lost out in All-Ireland decider

    St. Patrick’s College Lacken Cross narrowly lost out to Killina of Tullamore in the U17’s FAI Schools Junior 'B' Girls National Cup Final yesterday. The North Mayo school battled hard but were defeated in the end 2-1.
  • Feb 27, 2020

    St. Gerald's Castlebar through to Connacht Senior A Football Final

    In yesterday’s Connacht Schools Senior A Football Semi-Final St. Gerald’s Castlebar overcame Ballinrobe Community School 2-13 to 0-15 after extra time. The other semi-final will take place this afternoon between St. Colmans college Claremorris and Summerhill.
  • Feb 26, 2020

    Quarter Final Draw made for the FAI Junior Cup

    FAI New Balance Junior Cup Quarter Final Draw 2020 Athenry FC v Rush Athletic Killarney Celtic v Fairview Rangers Usher Celtic v Gorey Rangers or Castlebar Celtic Westport Utd v Oliver Bond Celtic Ties to be played weekend of the 22nd of March 2020.…
  • Feb 26, 2020

    Lacken Cross girls in All-Ireland final this afternoon

    St. Patrick’s College Lacken Cross are in the U17 girls soccer All-Ireland Final today. The North Mayo school are up against Kilina of Tullamore and kick-off is at 1pm in Athlone town F.C.
  • Feb 26, 2020

    St. Nathy's narrowly lose out in U19 C Girls All Ireland Schools League Final

    U19 C Girls All Ireland Schools League Final St Nathy's College Ballaghaderreen (Roscommon) 23-30 Kinsale Community School (Cork) It was a close encounter for the under 19C girl’s league final between St Nathy’s Ballaghadereen and Kinsale community school in…
  • Feb 25, 2020

    All Star Footballer Andy Moran joins Midwest Sports commentary team for Saturday's Mayo clash with Kerry

    Monaghan’s Martin McNally has been appointed as the referee for Saturday’s round 5 Allianz National Football league division 1 meeting between Mayo and Kerry. Mayo will be desperately hoping to take something from The clash with the westerners currently…
  • Feb 25, 2020

    Mayo Ladies face Cork in Mallow on Sunday

    Fixture details for the Mayo ladies rescheduled Lidl NFL Round 4 clash with Cork have been confirmed. They play Cork this Sunday at 2pm in Mallow. 
  • Feb 25, 2020

    Mayo GAA cease all contact with benefactor Tim O'Leary after "tweeting controversy"

    Mayo GAA has ceased all contact with millionaire benefactor Tim O'Leary after a series of tweets he posted on Sunday calling for senior football manager James Horan to be sacked.Tim O'Leary, who finances the Mayo Supporters Federation, took to Twitter on…
  • Feb 24, 2020

    Three Gaels across the region were commended at the LGFA Volunteer of the Year awards

    The Ladies Gaelic Football Association has announced the winners of the prestigious 2019 LGFA Volunteer of the Year awards. Administrators, coaches and media are among those honoured across ten categories, with the scheme now in its third year. The winners…
  • Feb 24, 2020

    Aidan O'Shea is the new Mayo football captain for the 2020 season

    Aidan O’Shea has been confirmed as the Mayo Captain for the new season. The Mayo manager told Midwest sport after Mayo’s disappointing loss to Monaghan that the Breaffy man will hold the mantle this year. O’Shea captained the Connacht Interprovincial team to…
  • Feb 23, 2020

    Monaghan blitz Mayo late on in the second half en route to a nine-point victory

    Monaghan 2-16 0-13 Mayo Aidan O'Shea has been confirmed as the Mayo Senior Football Captain for 2020
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Sligo footballers lose out to Waterford in Division 4 of the League

    Allianz FL Division 4 result: Sligo 0-16 Waterford 2-12
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Galway U20's book a home Connacht Final meeting with Roscommon in Tuam

    Galway have booked a date with Roscommon at Tuam Stadium in the U20 Connacht Championship Final. They overcame the challenge of Leitrim in the semi-finals this afternoon. FT score: Galway 1-12 Leitrim 0-2
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Mayo ladies footballers now take on Cork at the Mallow GAA grounds

    The Mayo ladies footballers now take on Cork in Carrigoon, Mallow GAA grounds tomorrow at 2pm. The Division One clash was originally fixed for Cloughduv Hurling Grounds. Mayo will hope to continue their recent form against the Rebels in this encounter.
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Change of venue for the Mayo Hurlers in Division 2A of the League

    There is a change of venue for the Mayo hurler’s clash with Offaly in Division 2A of the Allianz Hurling League. The game now throws in at the Connacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan, at 2pm. The game was originally fixed for MacHale Park tomorrow.
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Sligo Rovers remain without a win in the Premier Division

    Sligo Rovers suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to St. Patrick’s Athletic last night in the SSE Airtricity League. First half goals from Ronan Hale and Chris Forrester secured all three points for the Dubliners.
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Connacht suffer 27 point defeat at the hands of Edinburgh

    Edinburgh maintained their unbeaten home run in all competitions when they claimed a 41-14 PRO14 bonus-point win over Connacht in tricky conditions at Murrayfield.
  • Feb 22, 2020

    Connacht U20 Football Semi-Final switched to Elphin

    The Connacht U20 Semi Final between Galway and Leitrim tomorrow has now been switched to Elphin. The game was originally scheduled for Carrick-on-Shannon but has been moved to the Roscommon venue with the same throw-in time of 2pm.
  • Feb 21, 2020

    Galway United's opening league game postponed tonight

    Tonight's SSE Airtricity First Division meeting of Galway United and Athlone has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The games involving Cabinteely and Bray, and Wexford and UCD go ahead. Sligo's Premier Division meeting with St. Pat's has gotten the…
  • Feb 21, 2020

    Mayo ladies make seven changes for Sunday's trip to Cork

    Cork will aim to maintain their 100 per cent record when they host Mayo, who are alongside Galway on six points, at Cloughduv Hurling Club (2pm). Cork boss Ephie Fitzgerald has named an unchanged starting 15 following victory over Dublin at Croke Park, while…
  • Feb 20, 2020

    Connacht make four changes for clash with Edinburgh

    Connacht head-coach Andy Friend has made four changes for their game at Edinburgh. Denis Buckley and Shane Delahunt come into the front-row with Joe Maksymiw and academy player Niall Murray in the second-row. The rest of the side is unchanged from last week's…
  • Feb 20, 2020

    Mayo make five changes for trip to Monaghan

    Mayo will look to get their second win of the campaign when they head to Clones to take on Monaghan on Sunday at 2pm. Midwest Radio will have full live commentary of the game in association with Ceramic City with Michael D. McAndrew and Conor Mortimer on…
  • Feb 20, 2020

    Westaro Masters League Round 14 results

    Westaro Masters League Division 1 Ballina Town 13-4 Manulla Claremorris 9-7 Westport Utd Swinford B 7-3 Straide & Foxford Utd Division 2 Kiltimagh Knock Utd 7-5 Manulla B Castlebar Celtic 10-3 Swinford Achill Rovers 4-3 Ballyhaunis Town Conn Rangers 6-3…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    Galway make three changes for Sunday's clash with Tyrone

    Padraig Joyce has made a trio of changes to his Galway starting fifteen for Sunday's Allianz Football League clash with Tyrone. All Ireland club winner with Corofin Liam Silke comes into the half-back line, while Eamonn Brannigan and Adrian Varley restored to…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    St. Nathy's College in All-Ireland U19 C Girls Basketball Final

    The 2019/20 All Ireland Schools League finals will take centre stage at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght next week, with games running across the four days from Monday, February 24th to Thursday, February 27th, inclusive. The U19 C Girls final sees…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    Lacken's Caelan Doris in Ireland's match day squad for Sunday

    Ireland head-coach Andy Farrell has kept faith in the 15 players who started against Wales for Sunday's Guinness Six Nations match at England. Peter O'Mahony keeps his place in the back-row with the fit-again Caelan Doris having to settle for a place on the…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    Live Commentary of Monaghan v Mayo on Sunday

    Mayo will make the trip to Clones on Sunday to take on Monaghan at 2pm in Division 1 of the Allianz National Football League. Mayo will be looking for their second win of the campaign but are up against an in-form Monaghan team. Midwest Radio will have full…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    Round 14 games tonight in the Westaro Masters League

    Round 14 of The Westaro Masters League gets under way this evening at Solar 21 Park. In Division 1, Ballina Town take on Manulla at 7pm, an hour later Claremorris play Westport Utd, and at 9pm Straide & Foxford face Swinford ‘B’. While in Division 2, its…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    Mayo ladies travel to Cork this Sunday in Lidl NFL

    The Mayo ladies travel to Cork this weekend in the Lidl Ladies National Football League. After defeating Waterford in Swinford last Sunday, they'll be hoping to continue their winning ways against the current league holders. The game is fixed for Cloughduv…
  • Feb 19, 2020

    Mayo's Caelan Doris set to return to Ireland bench for showdown with England

    Mayo's Caelan Doris is set for a return to the Ireland bench for Sunday's Six Nations showdown with England at Twickenham. Head coach Andy Farrell is likely to name the same 15 that started against Wales at this afternoon's press conference.
  • Feb 18, 2020

    The rescheduled U20 Connacht semi-final and final details have been revealed

    The Connacht Under 20 Final has been refixed for Saturday March 7th at 2-00 pm. If it's Roscommon v Leitrim the final will be held in Dr. Hyde Park, if it's Roscommon v Galway it will take place in Tuam Stadium. Meanwhile, Galway take on Leitrim in the…
  • Feb 18, 2020

    Match referee confirmed for Mayo vs Monaghan this weekend

    The match referee has been confirmed for Mayo’s 4th round Allianz league clash with Monaghan this weekend. Anthony Nolan of Wicklow will be the man in the middle for Sunday afternoon’s encounter. Nolan famously refereed Mayo’s draw with Donegal in the 2018…
  • Feb 17, 2020

    Mayo racers compete well at the Carrick on Suir National Forest Rally Championship

    The first round of the Valvoline National Forest Rally Championship kicked off in Carrick on Suir at the Willie Loughman Forest Rally yesterday. It was a good day for all Mayo crew with all cars finishing and some taking home silverware. Ed Muldoon and Mattie…
  • Feb 17, 2020

    Vinny Faherty signs new contact with Galway United for the 2020 season

    Galway United’s Vinny Faherty has signed a new contract with the club for the 2020 SSE Airtiricty League season. The 32-year-old striker has scored 45 goals for the Tribesmen over fours spells at Eamonn Deacy Park. Faherty was also on the books of St.…
  • Feb 17, 2020

    Rescheduled Mayo GAA championship games this weekend

    Fixtures for weekend 22nd/23rd February 2020 Centenary Cup Group 1 Sun, 23 Feb, Venue: Robert McCallion Memorial Pitch, (Round 2), Swinford V Aghamore 12:00, Ref: TBC Sun, 23 Feb, Venue: Ballyhaunis GAA, (Round 2), Ballyhaunis V Ballaghaderreen 12:00, Ref:…
  • Feb 17, 2020

    Mayo Super and Premier League launches rearranged for Thursday as mark of respect

    As a mark of respect to the late Michael Jennings R.I.P., the launch of the Super & Premier leagues scheduled for tonight is postponed. The launch will now take place on Thursday next 20th February with Premier League at 7.30 and the Super League at 8.30pm…
  • Feb 16, 2020

    Connacht overcome Cardiff with ease in the Pro 14 last night

    Connacht 29-0 Cardiff Blues 
  • Feb 15, 2020

    Sligo Rovers lose to Harps in their opening LOI Premier Division 2020 clash

    Sligo Rover lost their opening match of the LOI Premier Division 2020. Finn Harps held on for a 1-0 win in Ballybofey. Karl O'Sullivan found the back of the net for the home team.
  • Feb 14, 2020

    Ballina RFC announce new appointments to the club's board

    Ballina Rugby Football Club confirmed in a statement today, new appointments to the club’s board. Fiona McManus has been appointed to the position of Assistant Secretary working with Club Secretary Stephen Dolan. Martin Crowe has been appointed to the…
  • Feb 14, 2020

    Sligo Rovers travel to Finn Harps to kick-off the LOI Premier Division 2020

    The 2020 League of Ireland Premier Division season begins tonight. The champions, Dundalk, face Derry City at Oriel Park 7.45 is the start time for that game and the matches involving Cork City and Shelbourne at Turner's Cross and St Patrick's Athletic and…
  • Feb 14, 2020

    Mayo boxer Ray Moylette's New York fight is back on this St Patrick's weekend

    Islandeady boxer Ray Moylette’s fight with Larry Fryes is back on, in Boston for a St Patrick’s weekend card. Both men will trade leather in an American hosted all Irish clash New England title fight next month. The Mayo boxer and the New York based Clones…
  • Feb 13, 2020

    Connacht Rugby announce five contract extensions

    Connacht Rugby have announced no less than five contract extensions today. Tom Daly, Peter Robb, Dominic Robertson-McCoy, Shane Delahunt and Conor Kenny have all signed contract extensions with the province. This comes as a boost to Connacht as they continue…
  • Feb 13, 2020

    Castlerea's Aoife O'Rourke included on Ireland boxing squad for Olympic qualifiers

    The Ireland boxing squad for the European qualifiers for Tokyo 2020 in London has been confirmed. There will be 13 Irish boxers at the Copperbox Arena for the event, which gets underway on the 13th of March. Current European Middleweight champion Aoife…
  • Feb 12, 2020

    Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham on injury concerns

    Roscommon manager Anthony Cunningham says this weekend's break in the Allianz national football league has come at the perfect time for some of their injured players. Last weekend, the Rossies picked up their first win of the when they defeated Clare, but…
  • Feb 11, 2020

    Sligo will now play Wicklow on Sunday after Storm Ciara postponement

    The rescheduled Allianz Football meetings have been released today by the GAA. Sligo now travel to Aughrim this Sunday at 1pm to play Wicklow in Division 4. Also rescheduled for Sunday are the postponed meetings of Laois and Cavan in Division two and Louth…
  • Feb 11, 2020

    Mayo's Caelan Doris will be part of the Irish rugby camp this week

    Leinster's Caelan Doris and Ulster's Will Addison are to be a part of the Irish rugby training camp in Cork this week. The Lacken native suffered a head injury early on in the win over Scotland. Ireland play England in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Sunday…
  • Feb 09, 2020

    Mayo V Meath league game going ahead following pitch inspection

    Mayo V Meath round 3 Allianz NFL match is going ahead this afternoon in Navan, following a pitch inspection earlier. However, the Mayo ladies game against Waterford, due to be played in Swinford today, has been postponed due to the inclement weather.
  • Feb 08, 2020

    Mayo U20's lose out to Galway on penalties in the Connacht Championship

    The Mayo U20’s have been knocked out of this year’s championship after a penalty shootout against Galway. At full-time they were tied at 0-10 apiece and nothing could separate the sides after two ten minute halves with Mayo on 0-14 to Galway’s 1-11. Galway…
  • Feb 08, 2020

    Former Westport RFC player signs for Major League Rugby side

    Former Westport RFC player Jamie Dever has signed for Major League Rugby (MLR) side San Diego Legion. The 27 year old is a Westport native and has had stints with Buccaneers and Cambridge before playing rugby with Connacht between 2014 and 2017. He also…
  • Feb 08, 2020

    All Connacht Cup & Shield fixtures this weekend cancelled, due to weather warnings

    Due to the weather warnings, the Connacht FA have announced a blanket cancellation of all Connacht Cup & Shield fixtures this weekend. The games have been re-fixed for Sunday 16th February at 2pm. However, due to the involvement of Castlebar Celtic in the FAI…
  • Feb 07, 2020

    Mike Solan names his side for Mayo's U20 clash with Galway

    The Mayo U20 team begin their Connacht championship campaign when they face Galway at 2pm tomorrow in Elverys MacHale Park. Midwest Radio will have full live commentary of tomorrow’s clash with thanks to Colm Cosgrave Cars Westport. Manager Mike Solan who is…
  • Feb 07, 2020

    Mayo Ladies announce their team to face Waterford on Sunday

    At Swinford Amenity Park, there will be a 2.30pm throw-in as Mayo entertain Waterford. Mayo boss Peter Leahy has called in goalkeeper Aisling Tarpey for a start, with Laura Brennan sitting this one out. Saoirse Lally, Roisin Durkin, Alannah Duffy and Natasha…
  • Feb 07, 2020

    Ballyglass appoint new managerial team for the new season

    Ballyglass FC have appointed a new managerial team. John Noonan and Joe Regan will manage the Mayo Football League sides' first team this season. Both are club men who have been involved in recent seasons with Ballyglass B.
  • Feb 07, 2020

    Full live commentary tomorrow of Mayo v Galway in Connacht U20 Championship

    Mayo and Galway meet in the Connacht U20 Football Championship tomorrow in Elverys MacHale Park which promises to be a cracking game. The game throws in at 2pm and we’ll have full live commentary with Michael D. McAndrew, Declan O’Reilly and Austin Garvin.…
  • Feb 06, 2020

    Galway make two changes for Donegal encounter

    Sean Kelly and Mikey Boyle have been drafted into the Galway team to face Donegal for Sunday’s Allianz Football League Round 3 clash in Letterkenny. Padraic Joyce brings Kelly into the defence, while former minor captain Mikey Boyle is named to start at left…
  • Feb 06, 2020

    Mayo name their team to face Meath on Sunday

    Mayo will look to get back to winning ways when they travel to Navan to face Meath on Sunday at 2pm. The game will be live on Midwest Radio Sport with thanks to Ceramic City with Tom Carney & David Brady on commentary. The team named shows four changes from…
  • Feb 05, 2020

    Sacred Heart School Westport crowned Connacht U14 Champions

    LGFA schools Under 14 Connacht final Sacred Heart School Westport 6-5 Ursuline Sligo 3-6
  • Feb 05, 2020

    St. Joseph's Foxford pipped in FAI Schools Final after extra-time

    St. Joseph’s secondary school Foxford have lost out to Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair by 3 goals to 2 after extra time in the FAI Schools John Murphy National Cup Final. The Foxford School looked set to win back to back titles when they went 2-1 ahead in the first…
  • Feb 05, 2020

    Mayo v Waterford confirmed for Swinford Amenity Park

    Swinford Amenity Park has been confirmed as the venue for Mayo and Waterford in round 3 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League on Sunday. The game gets underway at 2.30pm. Mayo will be looking to get back to winning ways after going down to Dublin last…
  • Feb 05, 2020

    Two key Roscommon players set to miss this weekend's clash with Clare

    Roscommon's Allianz National Football League prospects have suffered a blow with injuries to two players. Shane Killoran has suffered a suspected broken ankle, sustained in the Division 2 game against Fermanagh. Ronan Daly injured his spleen in a training…
  • Feb 04, 2020

    Mayo native Caelan Doris ruled out for the Wales match this weekend

    Mayo native Caelan Doris loses out on his place in the Ireland team this weekend after picking up a knock in the win over Scotland. Ireland head-coach Andy Farrell has named his team ahead of Saturday's Guinness Six Nations clash with Wales at the Aviva…
  • Feb 04, 2020

    Connacht Post Primary Schools Results from yesterday

    Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools Junior A Football Championship (Quarter Final), St. Gerald`s College 4-7 Rice College Westport 1-12 Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools Junior A Football Quarter Final St. Colman`s College 1-5 St. Attractas Community School…
  • Feb 03, 2020

    Access to Dr Hyde Park next Sunday will be from Golf Links Road only

    Sunday will be a busy day in Roscommon Town, as the election count will take place in the Dr Hyde Centre, while Roscommon will host Clare in Dr Hyde Park on Sunday afternoon also in the Allianz Football League. Roscommon GAA is advising supporters that there…
  • Feb 03, 2020

    St Joseph's of Foxford bid for back-to-back All-Ireland football titles

    St Joseph’s of Foxford will look to claim back-to-back All-Ireland football titles this Wednesday. The North Mayo School have booked their place in the FAI Schools John Murphy Senior B National Cup, overcoming the challenge of Buttevant. Next up for the Mayo…
  • Feb 03, 2020

    Date confirmed for the FAI New Balance Junior Cup Quarter-final draw

    The following FAI New Balance Junior Cup 7th Round Fixtures will be played on the weekend of the 16th of February Castlebar Celtic v Gorey Rangers Ferrybank FC v Oliver Bond Rangers Crettyard Utd v Killarney Celtic. The Quarter Final Draw will take place on…
  • Feb 03, 2020

    Tyrone's Sean Hurson to referee Mayo's league meeting with Meath this weekend

    Tyrone match official Sean Hurson has been confirmed as the referee for Meath v Mayo on Sunday at 2pm in Navan. Both teams will be looking for their first win of the season in Division 1. We’ll have full live commentary of the game on Midwest with thanks to…
  • Feb 02, 2020

    Boxers from across the region excel at the National U18's Championships

    A number of boxers from across the region were successful at the National U/18 Men’s and Women’s Championships held at the National Stadium in Dublin on Friday. Patrick Myers (Sligo City) beat Nojus Ivanauskas (St Davids Naas) 4-1 in the 91+kg weight…
  • Feb 02, 2020

    Sunday's Allianz National Football League results

    Allianz Football League Division 1: Monaghan 1-12 Tyrone 0-11, Donegal 3-8 Meath 0-7 Allianz Football League Division 2: Fermanagh 0-13 Roscommon 0-12 Clare 0-11 Kildare 0-10, Allianz Football League Division 3: Tipperary 0-11 Louth 1-7, Cork 1-15 Leitrim…
  • Feb 02, 2020

    McAllister through to the men's final at the Irish National Badminton Championships

    Ballaghaderreen's Adam McAllister has reached the final of the men’s singles at the badminton Irish National Championships. The event is being played today at the National Indoor Arena in Dublin. Adam had a thrilling 3 setter semi-final, beating 3/4 seed Jack…
  • Feb 01, 2020

    14-man Mayo lose to Dublin in MacHale Park

    Mayo couldn't pick up any League points in MacHale Park this evening Jordan Flynn's early first half sending off sealed Mayo's fate. Full-time score Mayo 0-8 1-11 Dublin.
  • Feb 01, 2020

    Galway United sign Mervue's Enda Curran and Limerick native Sam Warde

    Galway United have completed the double signing of Enda Curran and Sam Warde. Curran returns to Eamonn Deacy Park for a third spell with the club and Sam Warde joins the Tribesmen after spending a season at the Showgrounds with Sligo Rovers. Curran signs from…
  • Feb 01, 2020

    Athenry triumph over Kiltimagh Knock United in the SFAI U16 Connacht final

    Athenry 2-0 Kiltimagh Knock United
  • Feb 01, 2020

    Castlebar Celtic are through to Round 7 of the FAI New Balance Junior Cup

    Castlebar Celtic are through to Round 7 of the FAI New Balance Junior Cup. They overcame Tolka Rovers in Frank Cooke Park by 2-0. Ioseph O’Reilly and Jordan Loftus got the crucial goals for the Mayo side.
  • Jan 31, 2020

    Mayo Ladies announce their side ahead of Dublin meeting

    Dublin boss Mick Bohan has made two changes in personnel from the team that drew with Tipperary last weekend for Saturday’s trip to Mayo in Division 1 of the Lidl National League. There’s a switch in the full-back line as Éabha Rutledge, a break-out star in…
  • Jan 31, 2020

    Mayo make four changes for clash with Dublin

    Round 2 of the Allianz football league sees Mayo host Dublin in MacHale Park on Saturday night at 7pm. There are four changes from last weekend with Robert Hennelly, Michael Plunkett, Kevin McLoughlin & James Durcan all coming into the team. 1. Robert…
  • Jan 30, 2020

    Roscommon Senior footballer Brian Stack rejoices in Sigerson triumph with DCU Dochas Eireann

    DCU footballers claimed their fifth Sigerson Crown last night. They defeated IT Carlow by 0-14 points to 0-7. Roscommon and St Brigids footballer Brian Stack was part of the DCU team.
  • Jan 30, 2020

    Westaro Masters League results from the 29th January

    Wednesday 29th January 2020 Venue: Solar 21 Park Division 1—Round 11 Straide & Foxford Utd 3 v 5 Claremorris Fahy Rovers 2 v 7 Ballina Town Swinford ‘B’ 3 v 5 Manulla Division 2—Round 11 Castlebar Celtic 12 v 1 Ballyhaunis Town Manulla ‘B’ 5 v 2 Claremorris…
  • Jan 29, 2020

    GAA encouraging clubs to stop using Whatsapp over data concerns

    The GAA is encouraging clubs to stop using Whatsapp. It's over data protection concerns and consent issues. The GAA is now planning on setting up its own messaging service. In a statement Whatsapp said:"We encourage all organisations to take a privacy-first…
  • Jan 28, 2020

    Mayo's Caelan Doris handed first Ireland start in Saturday's game against Scotland

    Leinster number eight Caelan Doris from Lacken has been handed his first Ireland start in Saturday's Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. The Mayo man is joined in the back-row by his provincial teammate Josh van der Flier and…
  • Jan 28, 2020

    Details confirmed of Connacht U-20 football championship

    In the Connacht U-20 football championship, Mayo take on Galway in the preliminary round on Saturday 8th Feb. That game will be played in MacHale Park, Castlebar at 2pm. The winner takes on Leitrim in the semi-final the following weekend - Sat 15th Feb - in…
  • Jan 28, 2020

    Cycling Connacht will hold a training day at Ballinrobe Racecourse on Saturday

    Cycling Connacht will hold a training day at Ballinrobe Racecourse on Saturday Feb 1st. Parents and their coaches should be in attendance with their youth riders. All cyclists should bring a bike in good working order, a fitted helmet and wear suitable…
  • Jan 28, 2020

    Two Mayo sides in FAI Junior Cup action this weekend

    Two Mayo sides are in FAI Junior Cup action at the weekend. On Saturday Castlebar Celtic will make the trip to Dublin to take on Tolka Rovers at 2pm in Round 6. Then on Sunday at 2pm in Round 7, Westport United will welcome Newpark FC to the Sports Park.
  • Jan 27, 2020

    Barry Cassidy confirmed as referee for Mayo v Dublin on Saturday

    Barry Cassidy has been confirmed as the referee for Mayo and Dublin in round 2 of the Allianz National Football League on Saturday. The Derry match official has been confirmed as the man in the middle for Saturday’s clash in Elverys MacHale Park. Throw-in is…
  • Jan 26, 2020

    Today's Mayo League results

    TP Brennan Connacht Cup Round 3 Corrib Celtic 4-0 Swinford Ballyhaunis Town 4-3 Partry Athletic (AET) TP Brennan Connacht Shield Round 1 Manulla B 8-1 Crossmolina SFAI Skechers Under 13 Cup Westport Utd 5-1 Drogheda Town FC SFAI Skechers Under 16 Cup…
  • Jan 26, 2020

    Sunday's Allianz National Football League Results

    Allianz National Football League Division 1 Galway 1-14 Monaghan 0-16 Tyrone 1-14 Meath 1-09 Division 2 Roscommon 2-14 Laois 2-14 Kildare 2-12 Fermanagh 0-14 Westmeath 2-09 Clare 1-11 Division 3 Longford 0-16 Louth 1-10 Tipperary 0-10 Down 0-10 Division 4…
  • Jan 26, 2020

    St Colman's athletes bag medals at the All-Ireland Junior Indoor Championships

    St Colman’s Athletics club were represented well at the All-Ireland Junior Indoor Championships yesterday with two of their members bagging medals. Sarah Quinn and Niamh O’Neill won medals in the 60m hurdles. Sarah won Gold in the u23 hurdles while Niamh took…
  • Jan 26, 2020

    Galway hurlers ease to a 17 point win over Westmeath

    Galway eased to a 17 point win over 14-man Westmeath this afternoon in Pearse Stadium in the Allianz National Hurling League. Shane O’Neill’s first game League game in charge of the Tribesmen resulted in a 1-24 to 0-10 win. Next up for Galway is a trip to…
  • Jan 26, 2020

    10 medals for the rowers of Tullaghan Bay and Naomh Michael at the Irish Indoor Championships

    The Irish Indoor Rowing Championships took place in University Limerick and it was another great club day for Tullaghan Bay and Naomh Micheal rowing clubs. A total of Seven Gold, two silver and two bronze medals were won by the Clubs. Gold Medals are coming…
  • Jan 26, 2020

    Michaela Walsh throws her way to U23 gold at the Indoor Athletics Championships

    The National u23 Indoor Athletics Championships took place in Athlone yesterday. Swinford AC's Michaela Walsh dominated the women's u23 shot put winning gold. A full two meters ahead of the silver medalist. This is Michaela's third year in a row to capture…
  • Jan 25, 2020

    Last gasp Durcan goal seals a famous draw for Mayo in Ballybofey

    It was a last gasp strike from James Durcan that saved the day for Horan's men. His deflected effort found the top corner of the net in the last second of play. Ful-ltime score. Mayo 2-13 0-19 Donegal
  • Jan 25, 2020

    Oughterard are All-Ireland Intermediate Football Champions 2019/20

    Magheracloone 0-12 Oughterard 2-16
  • Jan 25, 2020

    Connacht lose out on PPS Inter-provincial glory at the hands of Munster

    PPS Interprovincial Cup Final; Connacht LGFA 3-01 3-10 Munster LGFA
  • Jan 24, 2020

    Mayo Ladies announce their side to face Donegal on Sundayy

    Mayo host Donegal at Swinford Amenity Park (2.30pm), with Mayo boss Peter Leahy without the Kelly sisters, Niamh and Grace, and Sarah Rowe in attack, with all three in Australia. TG4 All Star Rachel Kearns, who was brilliant for CL MacHale Rovers in the…
  • Jan 24, 2020

    Five Mayo boxers in semi-final action this evening at National U18 Championships

    Five Mayo boxers are competing in the National U18 Men’s Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin this evening. The semi-finals get underway from 6.30pm. Eoghan Lavin from the Ballyhaunis club is taking on Frank Duffin of Antrim in the 75kg. St. Anne’s…
  • Jan 24, 2020

    St. Joseph's Foxford through to FAI Schools Final

    St. Joseph's of Foxford booked their place in the FAI Schools John Murphy Senior B National Cup final yesterday after victory Scoil Mhuire, Buttevant. Evan Reape and Conor Flynn got the goals for the Foxford school. St. Joseph’s will claim back-to-back…
  • Jan 23, 2020

    Results from last night's Westaro Masters League

    Westaro Masters League Division 1 - Round 10 Manulla 5-4 Fahy Rovers Westport Utd 8-5 Swinford B Ballina Town 15-1 Straide & Foxford Utd Division 2 Kiltimagh Knock Utd 2-2 Conn Rangers Claremorris B 6-3 Swinford Castlebar Celtic 4-2 Achill Rovers Ballyhaunis…
  • Jan 23, 2020

    Galway announce their team to face Monaghan on Sunday

    The Galway football team to play Monaghan in Sunday’s opening round of the Allianz National Football League has been named. The Galway to play Monaghan on Sunday in the Allianz League is as follows. 1-Connor Gleeson, 2-Johnny Duane, 3-Sean Mulkerrin, 4-Johnny…
  • Jan 23, 2020

    Sinead Diver among top ten elite women for London Marathon

    2020 looks to be another exciting year for Sinead Diver as she joins thousands of athletes worldwide preparing for the Tokyo Olympics. Based in Melbourne, the Belmullet native and Mayo Athletic Club member and is focusing on gaining qualification for the…
  • Jan 23, 2020

    Four players set to make their league debuts for Mayo on Saturday

    Mayo begin the defence of their Allianz league title against Donegal on Saturday night. The team named will see four players making their league debuts. They are Oisin Mullin, Jordan Flynn, Bryan Walsh & Ryan O'Donoghue. 1. David Clarke - Ballina Stepenites…
  • Jan 22, 2020

    Details confirmed for Leo Murphy Cup Final this weekend

    The details have been confirmed for the Leo Murphy Cup Final this weekend. The Mayo U-20 footballers will face Louth in Carrick-on-Shannon at 2pm on Saturday.
  • Jan 22, 2020

    Mayo ladies manager warns National League will be destroyed by AFL

    Mayo ladies manager Peter Leahy is calling on the LGFA -Ladies Gaelic Football Association - to protect the national league, by introducing a rule on player eligibility for those also playing Aussie Rules. Mayo has lost four top players to the AFLW ahead of…
  • Jan 22, 2020

    Sligo native interested in becoming next LGFA President

    Sligo native Michéal Naughton has confirmed he will be a candidate for the next President of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association. Mr Naughton, a member of the Four Masters club in Donegal hails from Castleconnor, Co Sligo and is a former President of the…
  • Jan 22, 2020

    Two Galway sides involved in All-Ireland Club Camogie semi-finals this weekend

    Two Galway sides are in action this weekend in the All-Ireland Club Camogie Championship semi-finals. On Sunday, Sarsfields of Galway take on St Vincent's of Dublin in the senior club semi-final - that throws in at 2pm in Nenagh. While in the Intermediate…
  • Jan 22, 2020

    St Nathy's girls lose out to Ballybunion in All-Ireland basketball final

    St Nathy's College, Ballaghadereen lost out narrowly to St Joseph's Secondary School, Ballybunion in the All-Ireland Schools Basketball Cup Finals yesterday. The Kerry girls secured their first All-Ireland Schools Cup in Tallaght when they held out under late…
  • Jan 21, 2020

    Mayo ladies manager says they'll use the National League to try out new players

    As the Mayo ladies prepare to meet Donegal in the opening round of the LGFA National Football League this Sunday, manager Peter Leahy will be without a number of the key players from last year. Four Mayo players are currently playing in the AFL Women's League…
  • Jan 21, 2020

    Avantcard new sponsor of Sligo Rovers

     Sligo Rovers FC has secured a new sponsor-Avantcard. North West based lender, Avantcard will be the club's main shirt sponsor for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. The two year programme will see the Avantcard logo appear on the men's senior home and away jerseys,…
  • Jan 21, 2020

    Mayo hurlers take on Kerry in opening round of Allianz Hurling League this Saturday

    The Mayo hurlers will take on Kerry in Castlebar on Saturday in the opening round of the Allianz Hurling League - that game has a 2pm throw-in time at Elverys MacHale Park. Elsewhere , Roscommon host Warwickshire in Dr Hyde Park at 1 o'clock on Saturday, and…
  • Jan 21, 2020

    St Nathy's in All-Ireland basketball final today

    St Nathy's College, Ballaghadereen are in action today (Tuesday) in the All-Ireland Schools Basketball Cup Finals. In the Under 16 C girls final, St Nathy's College take on St Joseph's of Ballybunion at 4pm this afternoon in Tallaght, Dublin.
  • Jan 20, 2020

    David Coldrick from Meath confirmed as referee for Mayo V Donegal this weekend

    David Coldrick from Co Meath has been confirmed as referee for Mayo's first league game this weekend. James Horan's side take on Donegal on Saturday evening - the game throws-in at 7.15 in Ballybofey.
  • Jan 20, 2020

    Mayo take on Donegal in Swinford on Sunday in Ladies NFL

    The Ladies National Football League gets underway next weekend with Mayo taking on Donegal in Swinford in Division One - that game is fixed for 2.30 on Sunday afternoon at Swinford Amenity Park.
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Round 3 results from the TP Brennan Connacht Cup

    TP Brennan Connacht Cup - Round 3 Ballyheane 4-0 Snugboro Utd Manulla 4-1 Mervue Utd Ballina Town 3-0 Glenview Stars Westport Utd 4-0 Merville Utd Conn Rangers 3-0 Mac Dara Castlerea Celtic 4-0 Achill Rovers Castleber Celtic 3-1 Loughrea Rams Cloonfad Utd 2-1…
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Corofin create history to win third successive All-Ireland title

    Corofin have become the first ever team to three All-Ireland Senior Club football titles after an extra time win over Kilcoo. It finished Corofin 1-12 Kilcoo 0-07.
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Connacht defeated by Montpellier

    Andy Friend's Connacht were beaten 35 points to 29 by Montpellier today. Going into the game, neither side could have progressed to the knock-out stages of the competition.
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Two Mayo teams have qualified for the last four of the Connacht Junior Cup

    BUCCANEERS 8 (1) V 11 (1) BALLINROBE CASTLEBAR 18 (2) V 12 (2) CORRIB CONNEMARA 20 (1) V 14 (1) CREGGS CORINTHIANS 20 (3) V 24 (3) MONIVEA
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Connacht looking to end losing streak away to Montpellier

    Connacht are in action this afternoon as they visit Montpellier at 3.15pm. The western province are looking to stop a run of four straight defeats.
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Corofin bidding for an historic three in a row today

    It's All-Ireland senior club final day at GAA Headquarters this afternoon. For the first time, teams from Kilkenny and Tipperary meet in the hurling decider, which gets underway at two o'clock. Henry Shefflin's Ballyhale Shamrocks are looking to become…
  • Jan 18, 2020

    Mayo through to Leo Murphy Cup final

    Leo Murphy Cup Mayo 2-09 Donegal 3-06 Mayo will now face Louth in the finaal next weekend.
  • Jan 18, 2020

    Galway are Connacht FBD Champions

    Galway beat Roscommon 1-14 to 11 points in the F-B-D Insurance Connacht Football League final at Dr Hyde Park today. Captain Shane Walsh with the goal for the Tribesmen from the penalty spot. Padraic Joyce's side finished with 14 men after defender Eamon…
  • Jan 18, 2020

    Mayo & Donegal U20 game switched to Connacht Centre of Excellence

    The U20 game between Mayo and Donegal has been switched from MacHale Park to the Connacht Centre of Excellence. The match will go ahead at the same time of 2pm. A win for Mayo today will see them progress to next weekend’s Leo Murphy Cup final.
  • Jan 17, 2020

    The ROI U16's lose to Turkey in their second match of the Aegean Cup

    The Republic of Ireland Under-16 team suffered a 1-0 loss to host nation Turkey in the Aegean Cup. Mayo native and Sligo Rovers player Darragh Reilly is included in Paul Osam’s squad. Ireland’s next match of the tournament is on Sunday against Kosovo.
  • Jan 17, 2020

    Sligo boxer Aaron Gethins will return to the ring next month

    Sligo boxer Aaron Gethins will return to the ring next month and it could set up a big homecoming. The Sligo Town welterweight will feature on the big 'Celtic Clash 10' bill at the Devenish Complex in Belfast on Saturday February 1st and, with a bit of luck,…
  • Jan 17, 2020

    The Chairman of Sligo Rovers FC Martin Heraghty has confirmed he is standing as a candidate for President of the FAI

    The Chairman of Sligo Rovers FC Martin Heraghty has confirmed he is standing as a candidate to replace the outgoing Donal Conway as President of the Football Association of Ireland. Heraghty, who is a current FAI board member, will stand against FAI Council…
  • Jan 17, 2020

    Lacken Cross defeated in FAI Schools Senior B Girls National Cup semi-final

    FAI Schools Senior B Girls National Cup Semi-Final Midleton College 3-1 St. Patrick's College, Lacken Cross
  • Jan 16, 2020

    Westaro Masters league results from last night

    Westaro Masters League Division 1 - Round 9 Ballina Town 5-2 Claremorris Straide & Foxford Utd 5-2 Manulla Westport Utd 7-1 Fahy Rovers Division 2 - Round 9 Castlebar Celtic 7-5 Manulla B Conn Rangers 2-1 Achill Rovers Ballyhaunis Town 4-1 Swinford…
  • Jan 16, 2020

    Two former Ballina Rugby players included in Ireland Six Nations Squad

    Two former Ballina Rugby players have been included Ireland Six Nations Squad. Connacht’s Dave Heffernan and Caelan Dorris who plays for Leinster have both been included in Andy Farrell’s first 35-man Six Nations Squad. Jonathan Sexton is the new Ireland…
  • Jan 15, 2020

    St. Joseph's Foxford are Flanagan B Champions

    Flanagan B Football Final St. Joseph's Foxford 4-15 Balla Secondary School 1-10
  • Jan 15, 2020

    Galway make seven changes for Saturday's FBD final against Roscommon

    The Galway team to play Roscommon in the FBD League final on Saturday shows 7 changes from the side that started against Mayo last Sunday, including Goalkeeper Ronan O’Beolain and an entirely new full back line of Conor Campbell, Sean Mulkerrins and Johnny…
  • Jan 15, 2020

    John Russell signs a new one-year contract to remain on as a player/assistant manager at Sligo Rovers

    Former Westport United manager John Russell has signed a new one-year contract to remain on as player/assistant manager at Sligo Rovers. The midfielder played 10 times for the Bit O'Red last term and manager Liam Buckley says it was a "no brainer" to offer…
  • Jan 15, 2020

    Mayo GAA introducing series of financial reforms

    It's reported that Mayo GAA is introducing a series of financial reforms, after months of controversy over governance issues. According to the Irish Independent, the Mayo county board is also seeking to enter mediation with millionaire Tim O'Leary, who issued…
  • Jan 15, 2020

    Draw made for the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup

    The last 16 draw has been made for the FAI New Balance Junior Cup. Westport United have been awarded a home tie against Newpark FC. If Castlebar Celtic are successful in their 6th round clash with Tolka Rovers they will have a home game against Gorey Rangers.…
  • Jan 14, 2020

    MacHale Park showdown for the Mayo U20's with Donegal in Leo Murphy Cup

    The Mayo U20’s will play the Donegal U20s this Saturday at 2pm in MacHale Park. Mayo triumphed over Derry at the weekend and are currently unbeaten in the developmental league. If they win this game they'll be in the final of the Leo Murphy cup the following…
  • Jan 14, 2020

    Canning and Whelan set for possible start with the Tribesmen this weekend

    Joe Canning and Conor Whelan could start for Galway in Sunday's Walsh Cup final, according to manager Shane O'Neill. O'Neill presided over a first competitive game and maiden victory over Dublin at the weekend and they will now play Wexford in Sunday's…
  • Jan 14, 2020

    Galway's Fiontan O'Curraoin discharged from hospital following Mayo game

    Galway midfielder Fiontán Ó Curraoin has been discharged from hospital after being stretchered from the field during Sunday's FBD Connacht League semi-final win over Mayo. Ó Curraoin sustained a heavy knock in the second half, leading to play being delayed by…
  • Jan 13, 2020

    Former Castlebar Celtic player included in Republic of Ireland U16 20-player squad

    Republic of Ireland Under-16 Head Coach Paul Osam has named a 20-player squad for a friendly tournament in Turkey this week. Included in the squad is former Castlebar Celtic defender Darragh Reilly, who now plays club football with Sligo Rovers. The Under-16…
  • Jan 13, 2020

    Scór na nÓg Connacht final results from the weekend

    SCÓR NA nÓG CONNACHT FINAL RESULTS Figure Dancing: MAYO: Louisburgh GAA. Solo Singing: GALWAY: Abbeyknockmoy GAA, Ellen Keane. Recitation: ROSCOMMON: Elphin GAA, Evan Gunn. Ballad Group: GALWAY: Abbeyknockmoy GAA. Tráth na gCeist: 1st: GALWAY:…
  • Jan 13, 2020

    Connacht Junior Cup Quarter-Final pairings revealed

    Connacht Junior Cup Quarter-Finals BUCCANEERS V BALLINROBE CASTLEBAR V CORRIB CONNEMARA V CREGGS CORINTHIANS V MONIVEA
  • Jan 12, 2020

    Roscommon made light work of Leitrim and now host Galway in the FBD League final

    Roscommon made light work of Leitrim in the FBD League semi-final. It finished Roscommon 7-16 0-7 Leitrim. The Rossies now look forward to a home final against Galway next Saturday at 2pm in Hyde Park.
  • Jan 12, 2020

    Mayo lose to Galway after penalties in the FBD League semi-final

    Mayo have lost in their opening game of the FBD League to Galway after a penalty shoot-out. It finished at full-time Mayo 1-17 1-17 Galway. Galway now go on to play Roscommon in the FBD League final in Dr Hyde Park next Saturday at 2pm.
  • Jan 11, 2020

    Toulouse triumph over Connacht in the Heineken Champions Cup

    Connacht 7 - 21 Toulouse
  • Jan 11, 2020

    Sligo prove too strong for Ballina in the All-Ireland League

    FT score Ballina 0-38 Sligo
  • Jan 11, 2020

    Mayo U20's prove too strong for a second-half resurgent Derry

    Mayo U20's defeated Derry in the second round of the Leo Murphy Cup today. It finished in Bekan Mayo 2-11 3-3 Derry. Mayo now go on to play Donegal in the penultimate round. 
  • Jan 11, 2020

    Kilmaine miss out on All-Ireland Junior final spot in an extra-time thriller

    Kilmaine lost out on a place in the All-Ireland Junior Football final this afternoon at the hands of Na Gaeil of Kerry. It finished in Ennis Kimaine 1-9 0-13 Na Gaeil AET. It ends a magnificent year for the South Mayo club who won the Junior Connacht…
  • Jan 11, 2020

    Ballina Girl called up to the Irish U16 golf team

    Ballina Golf Clubs Annabel Greham has been called up to the Irish U-16 girl’s team. This is a 4 nations event comprising Wales, Scotland, Holland and Ireland and will be played out at the PGA De Catalunya, in Barcelona next month. This is the start of the…
  • Jan 11, 2020

    Three Mayo SL players named on the ROI U15's squad for latest international matches

    Republic of Ireland Under-15s Head Coach Jason Donohue has named a 20-player squad for games against Australia, Spain, Netherlands and Czech Republic. Ireland have a 100% record this season and beat England 3-1 at St George’s Park in their most recent game in…
  • Jan 10, 2020

    Connacht name a strong side to face Toulouse in the Champions Cup

    Connacht captain Jarrad Butler returns for their clash with Toulouse at the Sportsground. Irish internationals Bundee Aki, Jack Carty, Finlay Bealham, Ultan Dillane and Matt Healy also start for the westerners. Kick off in the Heineken Champions Cup tomorrow…
  • Jan 10, 2020

    Declan O'Reilly appointed as Mayo GAA coaching officer for 2020

    At Wednesday night's Mayo GAA executive meeting Declan O'Reilly from Castlebar Mitchels was appointed as coaching officer for 2020. Declan is a former underage & senior player with Mayo. He is a Moclair cup winning manger with Castlebar Mitchels & has coached…
  • Jan 10, 2020

    Mulryan signs a contract extension with Galway United for the 2020 season

    Galway United are delighted to announce that Cian Mulryan has signed a new contract with the club. The 19-year-old goalkeeper has spent the last three seasons with the Tribesmen's under-19 side, after joining from Mervue United in 2017. The promising…
  • Jan 09, 2020

    Mayo team named to face Galway on Sunday

    Mayo begin their 2020 campaign by hosting Galway in Elvery's MacHale Park oni Sunday in the FBD League semi-final. Manager James Horan has named his team for Sunday's game - with a mix of youth and experience. Robert Hennelly, Breaffy James Stretton,…
  • Jan 09, 2020

    Kilmaine looking to secure a place in the All-Ireland Junior Football Final this weekend

    Kilmaine are one game away from an All-Ireland Junior Football final this Saturday. The South Mayo men are taking on Kerry Kingpins Na Gaeil at half one and we’ll have full live commentary here on Midwest Radio with John Lynch and Declan O’Reilly on duty. Our…
  • Jan 09, 2020

    Tullaghan Bay Rowing Club sending 14 competitors to the European Indoor Championships in Prague

    Tullaghan Bay Rowing Club will be competing in the 2020 European Indoor Rowing Championships in Prague this weekend. The Erris based club have ten youth and 4 adult rowers in action. The small, coastal club is one of just 4 in Ireland to be competing in the…
  • Jan 09, 2020

    Westaro Masters League results from last night

    Westaro Masters League Division 1 - Round 8 Fahy Rovers 8-3 Swinford B Claremorris 8-1 Manulla Division 2 Kiltimagh Knock Utd 5-1 Ballyhaunis Town Castlebar Celtic 8-2 Conn Rangers Achill Rovers 7-1 Claremorris B Manulla B 8-3 Swinford 
  • Jan 09, 2020

    Mayo ladies to form part of double header in MacHale Park on Saturday February 1st

    A double-header has been confirmed for Elverys MacHale Park on Saturday February 1st. The Mayo & Dublin ladies will play their division one league game before the men's with a huge crowd expected for these two titanic tussles. The ladies game gets underway at…
  • Jan 08, 2020

    Mayo U20's to face Derry in Ballina on Saturday

    The Mayo U20’s will play their second game of the Leo Murphy Cup this Saturday at home to Derry. Mike Solan’s side will face the Ulster side in Ballina at 2pm.
  • Jan 08, 2020

    Ballyhaunis Community School record big win over Tuam today in Hurling Championship

    Connacht GAA Post Primary Senior C Hurling Championship Ballyhaunis Community School 6-10 St. Jarlath's College Tuam 4-07
  • Jan 08, 2020

    St. Joseph's Foxford win back to back U19 Connacht titles

    U19 Connacht Final St. Joseph’s Foxford 2-1 Clifden Community School Liam Durkan hit a spectacular last gasp winner which means the Foxford School are Connacht champions for a second successive year. Cian McHale put St. Joseph’s ahead but Clifden equalised at…
  • Jan 08, 2020

    Shane Walsh to captain Galway against Mayo in FBD Semi-Final on Sunday

    Padraic Joyce has named a strong Galway side to face Mayo in the Connacht FBD Semi-Final on Sunday. Kilkerrin-Clonberne forward Shane Walsh captains the team, with Paul Conroy — who sustained a horror injury in the 2018 championship — named to start at corner…
  • Jan 08, 2020

    Two Mayo teams in round 6 FAI Junior Cup action on Sunday

    Two Mayo teams will be aiming for Round 6 success in the FAI Junior Cup this Sunday. Westport United make the long trip to Cork to face Doolans Cow FC while Manulla will have a home tie against Athenry. Both games kick off at 2pm.
  • Jan 08, 2020

    Connacht's Colby Fainga'a could be posed for move to Lyon

    Connacht's Colby Fainga'a could be poised for a move to big-spending Lyon. The flanker has been with the western province since joining from Melbourne Rebels in the summer of 2018. But reports in France say Lyon are in advanced talks with Fainga'a as they…
  • Jan 07, 2020

    Galway United announce signing of Spaniard Alberto Cabanyes

    Galway United have announced the signing of Alberto Cabanyes, subject to international clearance. The 26-year-old attacker played his academy football with Atletico Madrid and CD Leganes in Spain. The Madrid native will provide the Tribesmen with further…
  • Jan 07, 2020

    Boost for Connacht ahead of Saturday's clash with Toulouse

    Connacht have been handed a major boost ahead of Saturday's Heineken Champions Cup clash with Toulouse. Bundee Aki, captain Jarrad Butler and Ireland duo Jack Carty and Ultan Dillane all return for the game in Galway. Finlay Bealham has returned to full…
  • Jan 06, 2020

    Ballina Town on the lookout for a new manager

    Ballina Town F.C. is seeking expressions of interest for the vacant position of first team manager. The North Mayo side are looking to appoint a successor to Mick Duffy who had phenomenal success with the club. Anyone interested in applying for the position…
  • Jan 05, 2020

    St Thomas' miss out on an place in the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling final

    Tipperary’s Borris-Ileigh defeated Galway champions St Thomas’ in the All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final this evening. It finished Borris-Ileigh 1-21 1-14 St Thomas’. They now go on to face Ballyhale Shamrocks in the All-Ireland final.
  • Jan 05, 2020

    Roscommon overcome Sligo in opening game of Connacht FBD Competition

    Connacht FBD League Roscommon 1-15 Sligo 0-14
  • Jan 05, 2020

    Connacht suffer heavy defeat at the hands of Leinster

    Leinster had a convincing 54 points to 7 win over Connacht at the RDS in the Guineess PRO 14 last night. The result means they earned themselves a bonus point and keep their 100 per cent start to the season intact. Max Deegan, Ciaran Frawley, Dave Kearney,…
  • Jan 04, 2020

    Ballina RFC have been handed sanctions for an alleged breach of IRFU regulations

    Ballina Rugby Football Club have been handed sanctions from the IRFU for an alleged breach of IRFU Regulations. A post on social media of Kieran Lindsay receiving the keys for use of a car on behalf of Ballina RFC from Connolly Motors has been perceived as a…
  • Jan 04, 2020

    U20 GAA Cup results from across the region

    U20 Leo Murphy Cup Roscommon 2-10 1-13 Mayo U20 Philly McGuinness Cup Longford 4-11 2-8 Sligo
  • Jan 04, 2020

    Tooreen miss out on an All-Ireland final berth at the hands of Fr O'Neills of Cork

    Tooreen's run in the All-Ireland series came to an end at the hands of a skillful Fr O'Neills outfit. It finished in Tullamore, Tooreen 1-12 0-19 Fr O'N. The Cork champions will now go on to play Tullaroan of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Intermediate final.
  • Jan 04, 2020

    Corofin remain on course for three back-to-back All-Ireland titles

    Corofin's defence of their title remains on track. They beat Nemo Rangers 1-10 to 7 points in Ennis earlier on. Micheál Lundy found the net for the Galway kingpins after just one minute of play. Goalkeeper Bernard Power said the positive start was vital. They…
  • Jan 03, 2020

    Westport's Paddy O'Malley set to line out for Roscommon this season

    Westport goalkeeper Paddy O'Malley is set to line out with Roscommon on the inter-county scene for 2020. The Connaught Telegraph is reporting that O'Malley, who has been between the posts for his native Mayo in the past and was between the sticks when…
  • Jan 03, 2020

    Roscommon's Niall Murray included in the Connacht team to face Leinster

    20 year old Roscommon man Niall Murray will have his first start for Connacht at the RDS against Leinster tomorrow in the Pro 14 at 5.30 Gavin Thornbury has returned from injury to partner Murray in the second row, one of ten changes to the team beaten by…
  • Jan 03, 2020

    Corofin aiming to secure a spot in another All-Ireland Final tomorrow

    Corofin will be seeking a return to an All-Ireland Club Senior Football decider tomorrow when they clash with Munster Champions Nemo Rangers. Corofin have been the dominant force of late after lifting the last two All-Ireland club crowns and are chasing a…
  • Jan 03, 2020

    Mayo Under 20's get their season underway tomorrow

    The opening game in the Under 20 Leo Murphy Cup takes place tomorrow afternoon. Roscommon host Mayo in Castlerea at 2pm.
  • Jan 03, 2020

    Sligo Rovers Women's under 17 team have announced a new management team

    Sligo Rovers Women's Under 17 team have announced a new management partnership ahead of the 2020 season. Martin McManus has been appointed Head-Coach of our Women's Under 17 team. McManus was assistant to Darragh Healy in 2019, overseeing a fantastic season…
  • Jan 02, 2020

    Tooreen aiming to secure a place in the All-Ireland Intermediate final

    Tooreen will be aiming to secure their place in the All-Ireland Hurling Intermediate final this Saturday. Standing in their way is Fr. O’Neill’s of Cork. Midwest Radio will have full live commentary of the game with Michael D. McAndrew and Frank Browne. The…
  • Jan 02, 2020

    Quinn Roux to undergo surgery for a hand injury

    Quinn Roux's hopes of returning to the Irish side for the start of the Six Nations have been dashed, with the 29-year old having to undergo surgery for a hand injury. The lock forward suffered a hand injury playing for Connacht against Munster before…
  • Dec 31, 2019

    FBD Connacht Senior Football competition gets underway this weekend

    The 2020 FBD Connacht Senior Football Competition gets underway this weekend - the first weekend of the New Year - as Sligo host Roscommon in Markievicz Park on Sunday afternoon at 2pm in the quarter final. The winner of that game will meet Leitrim in Carrick…
  • Dec 30, 2019

    Connacht's Paddy McAllister to face disciplinary committee tomorrow

    Connacht prop Paddy McAllister will face a PRO 14 Disciplinary Committee tomorrow, after being cited for an alleged dangerous tackle during the first half of his side's heavy defeat to Ulster. McAllister escaped punishment at the time after the incident, when…
  • Dec 30, 2019

    Success for Galway clubs in Basketball Super League at the weekend

    Three big Super League games rounded off the decade in Irish basketball at the weekend, with Galway side Maree defeating Coughlan C & S by 99 points to 92 after overtime. Fellow Galway side Moycullen managed to hold out to get a 69-60 home win over Pyrobel…
  • Dec 30, 2019

    GOAL CEO thanks all who took part in GOAL miles in Mayo over Christmas

    The CEO of aid agency GOAL, Siobhan Walsh, has thanked the hundreds of people from County Mayo who took part in a GOAL Mile over the Christmas period. Crowds turned out to walk, run or jog a mile at Belleek Woods in Ballina and Lough Lannagh on Christmas Day,…
  • Dec 30, 2019

    Mayo man Liam Walsh wins 4 bedroom house in Westport in G.A.A #WinAHouseInWestport draw

    The Westport G.A.A #WinAHouseInWestport draw has taken place and the winners have been chosen... 1st Prize: 4 Bedroom House in Westport, Co. Mayo - Liam Walsh, Co. Mayo 2nd Prize: €5,000 Cash - Laura Gillan, Co. Mayo 3rd Prize: 7 Night Mediterranean Cruise -…
  • Dec 29, 2019

    Ballinrobe GAA appoint Pete Warren as the Intermediate manager for 2020

    Ballinrobe GAA has announced the appointment of Pete Warren as Manager of their Intermediate Team and Selectors Patrick Guckian and Tony Walkin for the 2020 Season. A native of Tuam, Pete played at all levels for Galway. His first foray into management came…
  • Dec 28, 2019

    Galway native Aaron Connolly not named on the bench for Brighton

    Galway native Aaron Connolly is not named on the bench for Brighton today. Brighton are hosting Bournemouth at the Amex in the lunchtime game. The two are level on points going into the fixture with the Seagulls ahead on goal difference in 15th. The Republic…
  • Dec 28, 2019

    Connacht suffer a 32-point defeat against the Red Hands in the Pro14

    Ulster secured a comfortable 35-3 victory over Irish rivals Connacht in rugby union's Pro14. They crossed the line five times with different try scorers to wrap up the bonus point win. They remain second in conference A, while Connacht start third in…
  • Dec 27, 2019

    Land of the Giants Duathlon in Claremorris on Sunday

    The Land of the Giants Duathlon takes place in Claremorris this Sunday 29th December. Over 400 people are expected to take part in the event, which starts at Market Square at 10.30am with a 5.5 km run to McMahon Park and around the Land of the Giants…
  • Dec 27, 2019

    Connacht and Ulster meet in the PRO14 this evening

    Connacht and Ulster clash in the Guinness PRO14 this evening. Caolin Blade captains Connacht from scrum-half. Ulster have made 13 changes for the derby, with Will Addison set to return from suspension. Kick-off is at 7.35pm at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
  • Dec 24, 2019

    Ballinrobe Watersports Club hosts Christmas Day Swim for charity

    Christmas Day swims takes place at Cahir Pier in Ballinrobe at 12:30 and is in aid of Cairde Crann Mor, Western Care Association.
  • Dec 24, 2019

    Belmullet GAA memorial swim and charity game set for St Stephen's Day

    The Noel Reilly St Stephen's Day Dip takes place on Thursday at 12 noon at Belmullet Tidal Pool. That's followed by the Charity game at 2pm with all proceeds going to The Ruddy Family Fund.
  • Dec 22, 2019

    Munster defeat Connacht to move four points clear at the top of Conference B

    Munster moved four points clear of Connacht at the top of Conference B in the Pro14 yesterday evening courtesy of a 19-14 victory at The Sportsground. Jack O'Donoghue's 25th-minute try, coupled with 14 points from the boot of JJ Hanrahan, secured a sixth…
  • Dec 21, 2019

    Mayo Football League announces U21 competitions for 2020

    The Mayo Football League has announced Under 21 League and Cup competitions for the 2020 season. This is the first time a competition for this age group has been introduced by the League----players born in 1999 and after are eligible to participate. This…
  • Dec 20, 2019

    Quinn Roux to captain Connacht on his 100th appearance for the club tomorrow against Munster

    Quin Roux will Captain Connacht on his 100th appearance for the side when they host Munster on Saturday The second row is one of 6 changes to the western Province from last weekend. Tiernan O’Halloran also returns to the Connacht side. While CJ Stander will…
  • Dec 20, 2019

    Connacht Rugby launch official 2020 Calendar with proceeds going to grassroots

    Connacht Rugby has launched an official 2020 Calendar with all proceeds go directly to the grassroots game. The calendar brings to life many aspects of Connacht Rugby, featuring a mixture of striking and fun images ranging from Connacht Rugby Summer Camps to…
  • Dec 20, 2019

    Eoin O'Donoghue relishing upcoming Sigerson Cup campaign with NUIG

    Electric Ireland has joined forces with four Intercounty GAA stars to launch the 2020 Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon, Sigerson and Higher Education Championships. Electric Ireland’s First Class Rivals campaign celebrates unexpected alliances formed by County…
  • Dec 19, 2019

    Emlyn Mulligan left out of the Leitrim senior football squad for 2020

    Emlyn Mulligan has been left out of the Leitrim senior football squad for 2020. The 32-year-old quit Terry Hyland's panel after last summer's Connacht championship defeat to Roscommon. The Melvin Gaels clubman says he will never retire from inter-county…
  • Dec 19, 2019

    Westaro Masters league results from last night

    Westaro Masters League Division 1 - Round 7 Ballina Town 7-5 Manulla Westport Utd 5-2 Claremorris Straide & Foxford Utd 6-4 Swinford B Division 2 - Round 7 Castlebar Celtic 5-3 Swinford Achill Rovers 9-2 Ballyhaunis Town Kiltimagh Knock Utd 6-1 Manulla B…
  • Dec 18, 2019

    Ballyhaunis Community School wins senior A hurling final

    Ballyhaunis Community School won the Mayo GAA Post Primary Schools Senior A hurling final yesterday, defeating Rice College of Westport by 5-11 to 3-04 at the Centre of Excellence in Bekan.
  • Dec 18, 2019

    Mayo GAA confirms error in counting of votes in Connacht Council election

    Mayo GAA has confirmed that, following the county convention on Sunday, a procedural error in relation to the counting of votes in the Connacht Council election was brought to their attention on Sunday night.ng In a statement, Mayo GAA says Croke Park and the…
  • Dec 17, 2019

    Galway United sign 27-year-old American Joshua Smith form Finn Harps

    Galway United announces the signing of 27-year-old American defender Joshua Smith. Smith helped Finn Harps to secure their Premier Division status in 2019. The 6'3 centre-back scored the only goal in a 1-0 win against Waterford FC at Finn Park in October.…
  • Dec 17, 2019

    Connacht to install temporary terracing for Saturday's clash with Munster

    Connacht are set to install temporary terracing at the Sportsground for Saturday's Guinness PRO14 clash with Munster. It'll increase the capacity at the Galway venue to 8,129 and the western province say they've had a "huge demand" for tickets. The additional…
  • Dec 17, 2019

    Galway Ladies footballers set to lose Nicola Ward for start of 2020 season

    All-Ireland Ladies Football finalists Galway are set to be without defender Nicola Ward for the start of the new season. It's been confirmed that the All-Star suffered knee ligament damage in Kilkerrin-Clonberne's All-Ireland Club final defeat to Mourneabbey.…
  • Dec 17, 2019

    Connacht are set to install temporary terracing at the Sportsground

    Connacht are set to install temporary terracing at the Sportsground for Saturday's Guinness PRO14 clash with Munster. It'll increase the capacity at the Galway venue to 8,129 and the western province say they've had a "huge demand" for tickets. The additional…
  • Dec 17, 2019

    Frank Browne appointed as part of Galway ladies management team

    In ladies football, Galway's bid to dethrone All-Ireland champions Dublin has been boosted by the appointment of former Mayo manager Frank Browne as part of Tim Rabbitt's management team. Ballyhaunis-based Frank Browne led Mayo to the All-Ireland final in…
  • Dec 17, 2019

    Pat Kearney retains his position as Galway GAA Chairman

    Outgoing Galway GAA chairman Pat Kearney has retained his position, following a contest at the county convention in Salthill last night. Mr Kearney defeated Mick Culhane by 146 votes to 110 to remain on for a fourth year.
  • Dec 16, 2019

    Three Mayo footballers helped the ROI U15 squad defeat England

    Three Mayo footballers were a part of the Republic of Ireland U15 squad who defeated England in an international friendly. It finished 3-1 in favour of the boys in Green yesterday. Jason Donoghue’s side impressed this season winning a UEFA Developmental…
  • Dec 16, 2019

    Mayo girl wins big at the Sprint African Cup Triathlon

    Maeve Gallagher has capped off a fantastic 2019 with a winning performance yesterday at Dakar ATU Sprint African Cup. A commanding race by the Co. Mayo teenager saw her finish more than a minute clear of second place. Also racing was Emma Sharkey who finished…
  • Dec 15, 2019

    Tim O'Leary apologises for 'bad publicity' and wishes the new Mayo GAA Chairman the best of luck

    Mayo GAA's millionaire benefactor has wished its new chair the best of luck for 2020. Tim O'Leary who said he would press through with legal proceedings over the use of 150 thousand euro he gave to the county board has apologised for the bad publicitiy…
  • Dec 15, 2019

    The new make-up of the Mayo GAA County Board for 2020

    Liam Moffatt is the new Chairman of Mayo GAA. The Crossmolina man succeeded at today’s convention by seeing off Breaffy’s Seamus Tuohy 91 votes to 78. Paul Cunnane remains PRO as the Davitts man overcame Michael Gallagher from Ballycroy 109 votes to 60. The…
  • Dec 15, 2019

    Ballinrobe are South Mayo U21 Brennan Cup champions 2019

    Ballinrobe 2-16 3-2 Hollymount Carramore 
  • Dec 14, 2019

    Schlingermann signs for Galway United ahead of the 2020 season

    Galway United have announced the signing of Mayo GAA goalkepper Micheál Schlingermann. The 28-year-old goalkeeper makes the move to Eamonn Deacy Park after a spell playing Gaelic football with the Mayo county team, most recently in their underdog match.…
  • Dec 14, 2019

    Westport Ladies are Mayo Senior Football League Division 2 champions

    Westport 2-9 1-11 Kilmovee Shamrocks
  • Dec 14, 2019

    Connacht carve out dramatic win over Gloucester

    Connacht have pulled off a dramatic 27-24 win over Gloucester in the European Champions Cup. A late try from Robin Copeland gave the Westerners a win that lifts them off the bottom of Pool One - and still in the hunt for the knockout stages. Caolin Blade and…
  • Dec 14, 2019

    Tim O’Leary issues high court proceedings against Mayo GAA seeking the return of a €150,000 donation

    Tim O’Leary has issued High Court proceedings against Mayo GAA seeking the return of a €150,000 donation and damages for breach of fiduciary duty as a row over governance spills over into the legal arena. O'Leary has also threatened to issue a further lawsuit…
  • Dec 13, 2019

    Connacht make a number of changes for tomorrow's Champions Cup clash with Gloucester

    Connacht Head Coach Andy Friend has made a number of personnel and positional changes for tomorrow's Heineken Champions Cup tie with Gloucester. There's a 50th appearance for the western province for Jarrad Butler, with Eoin McKeon returning at blindside.…
  • Dec 13, 2019

    Garrymore GAA looking for a Senior Manager

    Garrymore GAA Club are looking for a new Senior Football manager. Kevin Walsh was in charge for the past three years and involved in the management team for nearly six years in total. The South Mayo Club are now looking for a successor to Walsh. Applications…
  • Dec 13, 2019

    Lough Lannagh Facility expected to move to planning in February

    Mayo GAA and Mayo County Council have confirmed that progress continues to be made on the Lough Lannagh facility which was announced previously and which is being advanced as a partnership project. Due diligence work on the site has been completed and the…
  • Dec 12, 2019

    Summerhill are Connacht Juvenile A league champions 2019

    Connacht Juvenile A League Final Full Time Summerhill 6-7 St. Coleman’s college 2-6 
  • Dec 12, 2019

    Galway GAA records loss in excess of €250,000 ahead of meeting with club delegates

    Galway GAA will unveil a loss of over €250,000 to club delegates next Monday night. Income in Galway GAA has dropped by almost €1m this year and the drop of almost 20% in income has seen a profit last year of €373,831 turn into a deficit of €261,248 for 2019.…
  • Dec 12, 2019

    Fergal Healy joins the Galway Hurling backroom team as a selector

     Galway hurling manager Shane O’Neill has added Fergal Healy to his management team as they prepare for the new season. Healy, a former Galway forward, joins David Forde from Clarinbridge as selector with former Limerick U21 manager John Fitzgerald on board…
  • Dec 12, 2019

    Westaro Masters League results from last night

    Westaro Masters League Division 1 - Round 6 Fahy Rovers 8-0 Straide & Foxford Utd Claremorris 5-3 Swinford B Westport Utd 6-4 Ballina Town Division 2 - Round 6 Conn Rangers 4-0 Ballyhaunis Town Castlebar Celtic 7-5 Claremorris B Achill Rovers 4-2 Manulla B…
  • Dec 11, 2019