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  • Nov 29, 2020

    LISTEN: Mayo GAA Chairman Liam Moffatt on new fundraising initiative

    Mayo GAA Chairman Liam Moffatt sat down with Midwest Radio's Michael D McAndrew to discuss the various initiatives they are currently working on. On Friday Mayo GAA Launched Laochra Mhaigh Eo and there are also exciting plans ahead for MacHale Park. MidWest ·…
  • Nov 29, 2020

    Tipp FM's GAA Commentator looks ahead to the All-Ireland Semi-final

    This day week sees a repeat of the 2016 All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final. Mayo and Tipperary will do battle in Croke Park from 3:30pm for the right to play the winners of Cavan/Dublin in the showpiece. Tipp FM's GAA Commentator Stephen Gleeson…
  • Nov 29, 2020

    Roscommon Ladies denied All-Ireland final place by Westmeath

    Roscommon will not contest this year's All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate Football final after narrowly losing out to local rivals Westmeath. The Lake County defeated the Rossies by 2-9 to 0-13. Roscommon put up a brave resurgence in the second half having…
  • Nov 29, 2020

    LISTEN: Tipperary's Brian Fox on Sunday's Semi-Final with Mayo

    Tipperary's Brian Fox spoke to Midwest Radio's Michael D McAndrew and members of the press at the All-Ireland Series launch during the week. Fox says they must quickly draw a line on their historic Munster Crown and firmly focus on the job at hand against…
  • Nov 29, 2020

    Roscommon ladies looking to reach their first final since 2005

    Roscommon take on Westmeath in the All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate semi-final. The Rossies last made it to a final in 2005, while Westmeath will look to earn their first appearance in 9 years. Throw-in in Longford is at 1-o'clock.
  • Nov 29, 2020

    Sligo Rovers vying for a place in the FAI Cup Final

    The semi-finals of the FAI Cup take place today. Champions Shamrock Rovers entertain Sligo Rovers from 2-o'clock this afternoon. Then this evening Athlone Town will look to upset the odds when they host Dundalk at five-past-7. The final is at the Aviva…
  • Nov 29, 2020

    Galway hurlers aiming to book an All-Ireland Final spot today

    The line-up for the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final will be completed today. In a repeat of the 2018 final Galway take on Limerick in the second of this year's last four clashes. John Kiely has made two changes to his side that started the…
  • Nov 28, 2020

    Waterford produce stunning comeback to see off Kilkenny

    Waterford are back into an All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final for the first time since 2017. In his first year in charge, Liam Cahill has brought them to the decider after they beat Kilkenny 2-27 to 2-23 at Croke Park this evening. Stephen Bennett…
  • Nov 28, 2020

    Two Mayo riders to the fore as Ireland place third at the FEI Nations Cup

    For the second week in-a-row the Irish Show Jumping team has finished in third place in FEI Nations Cup competition at Vejer De La Frontera in Spain. Two Mayo men were integral parts of the Irish team Knockmore’s Michael G Duffy and Claremorris’s Cameron…
  • Nov 28, 2020

    Galway book rematch with the Cats in All-Ireland Camogie final

    Galway's bid to retain their All-Ireland Senior Camogie title remains on track. They defeated Tipperary in the semi-finals in Pairc Ui Chaoimh by 1-11 0-8 this afternoon. Next up is Kilkenny in the showpiece on the 12th of December in a repeat of last year's…
  • Nov 28, 2020

    LISTEN: Conor Loftus looking ahead to the All-Ireland Semi-Final

    Mayo star Conor Loftus was speaking at the launch of the All-Ireland Football Series during the week. The Interview was done online where members of the press along with Midwest Radio's Michael D. McAndrew asked questions ahead of Mayo's clash with Tipperary…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Galway name unchanged side for Sunday

    Galway have named an unchanged side for Sunday's All-Ireland senior hurling championship semi-final with Limerick. GALWAY: Eanna Murphy; Aidan Harte, Daithí Burke, Shane Cooney; Fintan Burke, Gearoid McInerney, Joseph Cooney; Padraic Mannion, Johnny Coen; Joe…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Connacht's game with Ospreys tomorrow has been postponed

    Connacht's PRO 14 game with Ospreys at the Sportsground tomorrow has been postponed. It's after a member of the Welsh side tested positive for COVID-19. It's the third time this season that Connacht have had a PRO14 game postponed because of coronavirus in…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Mayo GAA launch exciting new project "Laochra Mhaigh Eo"

    Our County teams have always represented us with pride & passion and Mayo GAA are now looking at honouring these with an exciting new project ‘Laochra Mhaigh Eo’. Mayo GAA are launching a celebration ‘Wall’ at MacHale Park which will commemorate all these…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Galway United goalkeeper Kevin Horgan extends his contract with the club

    Galway United have announced that Kevin Horgan has extended his contract with the club. The 23-year-old netminder has been a regular at Eamonn Deacy Park since returning to the club from Shamrock Rovers two seasons ago. The Galway native came through the…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Connacht name team to take on Ospreys in the PRO14

    Paul Boyle will captain Connacht in their Guinness PRO14 match against the Ospreys at the Sportsground tomorrow evening. Boyle is joined in the back-row by Sean O'Brien and Conor Oliver. Peter Sullivan comes into the team on the wing while Conor Fitzgerald…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Roscommon ladies name their side to face Westmeath in Sunday's Intermediate Semi-Final

    TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Championship semi-final Roscommon v Westmeath – Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, Longford, 1pm – Live on LGFA Facebook Both of these counties have appeared in previous TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Finals – Roscommon in 2005 and…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    GAA set to abolish round robin championship format for 2021

    The GAA are looking at running the 2021 Championships from April to July with no round robin in the hurling provinces and no Super 8s in football. The Irish Independent reports that pre season competitions would be abolished, with the Leagues beginning in…
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Colin O'Riordan cleared to play in semi-final clash with Mayo

    Tipperary were given a huge boost ahead of next week's All Ireland football semi-final with Mayo. The Sydney Swans have cleared Colin O'Riordan to play in the game at Croke Park. O'Riordan started last weekend's historic Munster final win over Cork.
  • Nov 27, 2020

    Shane Doherty signs new contract with Galway United

    Shane Doherty has signed a new contract with Galway United.The 24-year-old attacker made a big impact at the club after rejoining the Tribesmen midway through the 2020 season.Doherty is a firm fan favourite with the Eamonn Deacy Park faithful due to his…
  • Nov 26, 2020

    Tony McEntee appointed as new Sligo Senior Football manager

    Tony McEntee has been appointed as the new Sligo Senior Football manager. The Crossmaglen Rangers club man has been handed a three year term. The former Mayo selector will be joined by Crossmolina native Joe Keane as assistant manager along with Sean Boyle as…
  • Nov 26, 2020

    Mayo manager says it's "outrageous" that full panels are not allowed into stadiums on match-day

    Mayo manager James Horan says it's outrageous that full panels are not allowed into stadiums on match-day. He feels players are being taken for granted over restrictions around match-day panels for the 2020 championship. One of the provisos of the…
  • Nov 26, 2020

    Sligo Rovers advance to the semi-finals of the FAI Cup

    Sligo Rovers knocked out Derry City on penalties last night and will now face Shamrock Rovers in the semi finals of the FAI Cup. Ronan Coughlan, Alex Cooper and Garry Buckley all netted from the spot, as Derry missed the target on three of their four…
  • Nov 26, 2020

    Castlebar youngster called up to the Republic of Ireland U15 side

    Mayo SSE Under 15 team member and former Castlebar Celtic player Shane Cunningham has been included in the Republic of Ireland Under 15 camp to take place in two weeks' time. Shane, was part of the Under 14 panel in 2018/19. Shane, who captains his St.…
  • Nov 25, 2020

    Galway Utd announce signing of Mikie Rowe

    Galway United have announced the signing of Mikie Rowe. The 24-year old attacker joins United from USL League One side Tormenta FC in the United States. The Wexford native began his career with Waterford United, and spent two seasons at the RSC before…
  • Nov 25, 2020

    Tipp footballers to revert back to traditional blue & gold jersey for semi-final against Mayo

    The Tipperary county board has confirmed that their senior footballers will revert back to their traditional blue and gold jerseys for the All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo. Tipp ended an 85-year wait for a Munster title last Sunday when they defeated Cork…
  • Nov 25, 2020

    Sligo Rovers take on Derry City tonight in FAI Cup quarter final

    Sligo Rovers play Derry City in the quarter finals of the FAI Cup at the Showgrounds tonight - following two postponements, that game kicks off at 7.45 The winner will face Shamrock Rovers on Sunday in the semi-final.
  • Nov 25, 2020

    Mayo boss James Horan says he could never manage another county

    As Mayo continue their preparations for taking on Tipperary in the All-Ireland senior football semi-final on Sunday week next, manager James Horan says he personally could never manage another county. The Mayo boss was asked last night for his thoughts on the…
  • Nov 24, 2020

    Maurice Nugent signs new contract with Galway United

    Maurice Nugent has signed a new contract with Galway United. The 22-year-old defender, who is a product of the clubs academy system, will head into his seventh season at Eamonn Deacy Park after committing for 2021. The Clare native operated mainly as a…
  • Nov 24, 2020

    Five Galway hurlers included in the GAA.ie team of the week

    Five Galway Hurlers have been named on the GAA.ie team of the week. In the fullback line Aidan Harte and Daithi Burke get the nod, at wing back Padriag Mannion is named, with Joe Canning and Cathal Mannion completing the Tribesmen’s compliment. Cathal Mannion…
  • Nov 24, 2020

    Anthony Cunningham reappointed as Roscommon manager

    Anthony Cunningham has been reappointed as the Roscommon Senior Football Team Manager for an additional two year term. The move will see him manage the Rossies until the end of 2022. The St Thomas’ clubman has already completed two years in the role, steering…
  • Nov 23, 2020

    Killian Brouder extends contract with Galway United

    Killian Brouder has signed a contract extension at Galway United. The commanding centre-back was a key figure for the Tribesmen in 2020. Brouder went on to play every minute of every game under John Caulfield. The 22-year-old formed a solid partnership with…
  • Nov 23, 2020

    Galway take on Tipp in All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Semi-finals

    All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Semi-Finals Date Throw-in Team 2 Venue Referee Sat 28th November 12:30 pm Cork vs Kilkenny Páirc Uí Chaoimh - E.T. if required Owen Elliot Sat 28th November 2:15 pm Galway vs Tipperary Páirc Uí Chaoimh - E.T. if…
  • Nov 23, 2020

    Roscommon ladies in All-Ireland semi-final action this weekend

    Sunday 29th November 2020 TG4 All Ireland Intermediate Championship – Semi Final Roscommon v Westmeath, 1pm, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, Longford
  • Nov 23, 2020

    32 Clubs and Organisations benefit from Mayo Sports Partnership funding

    34 Clubs & Organisations will receive €25,600 in funding from Mayo Sports Partnership through the Partnerships 2020 special participation & volunteer support grant scheme. Postponed in March due to the COVID19 lockdown the scheme aims to support new…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    Carlton Ubaezuonu signs new contract with Galway United

    Carlton Ubaezuonu has signed a new contract with Galway United. The 22-year-old scored four times for United in 2020 and he began to rediscover some of his best form after an injury-hit season in 2019. Ubaezuonu netted an eye-catching second half hat-trick…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    LISTEN: Mayo Ladies Manager Peter Leahy on the challenges faced by his side this season

    The Mayo Ladies were defeated last weekend in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship at the hands of Armagh. Mayo boss Peter Leahy joined Michael D. McAndrew for a chat on Sunday Sport today to discuss the game as well as the many challenges they faced…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    Impressive display by Galway Show Jumper in Portugal

    Ireland’s 2019 European Championship bronze medallist Cathal Daniels continued his preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games, with a commanding win in the feature CCI4*-S at this weekend’s Portugal Winter Tour in Barroca d’Alva. The Portugal Winter Tour is a…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    Connacht ease to victory away to Zebre

    Connacht comfortably overcame Zebre 47 points to 12 in their Guinness PRO14 game in Italy today. The Westerners racked up seven tries with Tom Daly and Alex Wootton grabbing two apiece in Parma.
  • Nov 22, 2020

    Mayo will face Tipperary in the All-Ireland Senior Football semi-final in two weeks time

    It's been a day of suprises in football. Cavan are the Ulster Senior Football champions for the first time since 1997. Mickey Graham's side have beaten Donegal on a scoreline of 1-13 to 12 points at the Athletic Grounds this evening. Conor Madden with the…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    Powerful comeback from Donegal to deny Mayo the Nicky Rackard Cup

    Nicky Rackard Cup Final Donegal 3-18 Mayo 0-21 The Mayo hurlers suffered a heartbreaking defeat at Croke Park this afternoon in the Nicky Rackard Cup Final. Mayo got off to a dream start leading 0-09 to 0-03 at the first water break, however the Ulster men…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    LISTEN: Damian Lawlor on his new Sports Book

    As every sportsperson knows, the dream can't go on forever. After years of dedication, sacrifice and single-minded obsession to get to the top, one day it all has to end. When the World Stops Watching tells the real inside stories of what happened next for…
  • Nov 22, 2020

    Connacht in PRO14 action today

    There will be Pro 14 action today with Connacht, Leinster and Ulster all taking to the field. Connacht are away to Zebre, with the game set to mark Ultan Dillane's 100th appearance for the province. Kick-off in Italy is at half-past-2.
  • Nov 21, 2020

    Stephen Christopher signs new contract with Galway United

    Galway United are delighted to announce that Stephen Christopher has signed a new contract with the club. The 24-year-old midfielder thrived under John Caulfield's stewardship in 2020. The Cork native scored three goals and contributed plenty of assists in…
  • Nov 21, 2020

    Mayo team announced for tomorrow's Nicky Rackard Cup Final

    Derek Walsh has named his Mayo side to face Donegal in tomorrow's Nicky Rackard Cup Final. The game throws-in at 1:30pm in Croke Park and will be live on Midwest Radio Sport with thanks to Delaney's Hardware Ballyhaunis. 1. Gerald Kelly 2. Gary Nolan 3.…
  • Nov 21, 2020

    Galway through to the All-Ireland Senior Hurling semi-final after epic battle

    Galway are back into an All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final. They've beaten Tipperary 3-23 to 2-24 at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Brian Concannon, Cathal Mannion and Aidan Harte with the goals for the Tribesmen. Liam Sheedy's side finished with 14…
  • Nov 20, 2020

    Mayo Football League confirm there will be no competitive action until January at the earliest

    The Mayo Football League Management Committee have tonight decided that there will be no competitive football in the Mayo League until 1st January 2021 at the earliest. In a statement tonight the league say that at all times they will adhere to the FAI and…
  • Nov 20, 2020

    Galway name their side for All-Ireland Quarter Final clash with Tipp

    Shane O’Neill has made two changes to his side for tomorrow’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Quarter Final at the Gaelic Grounds. The Tribesmen will be looking to bounce back against Tipperary after last weekend’s Leinster Final defeat. The Galway team in full…
  • Nov 20, 2020

    Two Mayo riders named among 5 member Irish Squad for FEI Nations Cup in Spain

    Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his five squad members for the three-star FEI Nations Cup at Vejer De La Frontera in Southern Spain, which takes place on Friday November 27th. The Irish squad, includes Mayo’s Michael G Duffy with…
  • Nov 20, 2020

    David Hurley signs with Galway United

    Galway United has announced the signing of David Hurley. The 22-year-old midfielder moves to Eamonn Deacy Park from Cobh Ramblers. Hurley has spent the past four seasons at St. Colman's Park, where he made over 80 appearances for the Rams. The former UCC…
  • Nov 20, 2020

    Connacht FA Youth/Schoolboys Cup provisional round one fixtures

    Connacht U-12 Cup Round 1 Fixtures Weekend 9th/10 January 2021 NO HOME TEAM AWAY TEAM 1 Salthill Devon B v Athenry B 2 Mervue Utd v St Bernards 3 Colemanstown Utd v Renmore 4 Cregmore/Claregalway B v Galway Bohs 5 Bearna Na Forbacha v Cregmore/Claregalway C 6…
  • Nov 20, 2020

    TP Brennan Connacht Cup provisional round one fixtures

    TP Brennan Connacht FA Cup 1st Round Fixtures Sunday 24th January 2021 No Home Away K.O 2pm 1 Gurteen Celtic v Conn Rangers 2 Kilglass Enniscrone Utd v Ballinasloe Town B 3 Coolaney Utd v Maree-Oranmore B 4 Ballygawley Celtic v Kilmore FC 5 Calry Bohs v…
  • Nov 19, 2020

    LISTEN: Cathal Freeman on how well both sides know each other

    Mayo hurler Cathal Freeman says they have a fantastic management team who have them primed and ready for Sunday's Nicky Rackard Final. Mayo & Donegal will clash at Croke Park in the showpiece on Sunday at 1:30 with the game live here on Midwest Radio Sport in…
  • Nov 19, 2020

    Shane Duggan signs contract extension with Galway United

    Galway United have announced that Shane Duggan has signed a contract extension with the club. The hugely experienced central midfielder, who was voted Galway United Player of the Year for 2020, played a pivotal role in the centre of the park for the…
  • Nov 19, 2020

    Deadline for applications for Sligo Senior job is tomorrow evening

    The deadline for the vacant Sligo Senior Football job is tomorrow evening. Paul Taylor stepped down from his role as senior boss after two years last week. Expressions of interest need to be in with Sligo County Committee (secretary.sligo@gaa.ie) this Friday…
  • Nov 18, 2020

    Connacht's Bundee Aki to start against England

    Head coach Andy Farrell says Ross Byrne deserves his start at out-half against England. He replaces the injured Jonathan Sexton for the Autumn Nations Cup game at Twickenham on Saturday. Connacht's Bundee Aki comes in for Robbie Henshaw in the centre, while…
  • Nov 18, 2020

    Details confirmed of FAI Cup quarter final between Sligo Rovers and Derry City

    The FAI Cup quarter-final between Sligo Rovers and Derry City has been postponed for a second time. It's after another outbreak of Covid-19 within the Candystripes camp. The match will now take place on Wednesday next week at 7.30pm. The ties involving Finn…
  • Nov 17, 2020

    Mayo's Mattie Ruane voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week

    Mattie Ruane has been voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week. The Mayo midfielder earned 6,428 votes on the Official GAA Instagram page, with Donegal's Peadar Mogan second and Dublin's Ciaran Kilkenny third. Mattie Ruane produced a powerful midfield display as…
  • Nov 17, 2020

    LGFA moves Galway V Cork semi-final, due to dual player issue for Cork

    The Camogie Association has thanked the LGFA for moving their All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final date, due to a dual player issue involving Cork''s ladies footballers and camogie team. With the Cork ladies footballers qualifying for the…
  • Nov 17, 2020

    LISTEN: Tooreen and Donegal Hurler previews Nicky Rackard final

    Ciaran Finn is a Claremorris man playing with the Donegal hurlers, who in turn play Mayo this weekend in the Nicky Rackard Cup final. The Claremorris footballer hurls with Tooreen and was drafted into the Donegal ranks after being stationed as a Garda in…
  • Nov 17, 2020

    Midwest Radio will have live commentary of the Nicky Rackard final

    Midwest Radio will broadcast full live commentary of the 2020 Nicky Rackard Cup final this Sunday. Mayo & Donegal will face off at Croke Park this Sunday at 1:30 & we'll have live coverage with thanks to Delaney's Hardware Ballyhaunis. Feeling the chill? our…
  • Nov 16, 2020

    Mayo's Nicky Rackard Cup Final set for Croke Park

    Nicky Rackard Final 2020 Mayo v Donegal Sunday 22nd November 1:30pm Croke Park
  • Nov 16, 2020

    IOC confident spectators will be allowed at Tokyo 2021

    The International Olympic Committee is confident spectators will be allowed attend next year's Tokyo Games. The summer Olympics was delayed until 2021 due to Covid-19. President of the IOC Thomas Bach says athletes and fans will likely need a Covid-19 vaccine…
  • Nov 16, 2020

    Galway draw Tipp in the All-Ireland Quarter-finals

    Galway face All Ireland hurling champions Tipperary at the Lit Gaelic Grounds in the All Ireland quarter finals on Saturday. That game throws in at 1:15pm. The other quarter final will see Waterford go up against Clare in Pairc Ui Chaoimh at 3:45 this…
  • Nov 15, 2020

    Donegal hurler in Mayo looks ahead to the Nicky Rackard Cup final

    Donegal man Joe Boyle is behind enemy lines this week. He has been living in Bekan for the past few months and has looked ahead to his side's Nicky Rackard Cup final clash with Mayo next weekend. The wing back will be a vital cog in Mickey McCann's plan for…
  • Nov 15, 2020

    Galway ladies book a place in the All-Ireland semi-finals

    Galway 2-13 3-9 Monaghan
  • Nov 15, 2020

    LISTEN: James Horan on Mayo's first Connacht Crown in five years

    Mayo are the Connacht Senior Football Champions for the first time in five years. They beat Galway 14 points to 13 at Pearse Stadium this afternoon. It was a tight game throughout with the wind playing a big role in the clash. They will now face the winner of…
  • Nov 15, 2020

    Mayo aim for first provincial crown since 2015

    A place in the All-Ireland semi-final is up for grabs as Galway and Mayo clash in the Connacht football final this afternoon. There's a half-one throw-in at Pearse Stadium, where Mayo will look to win their first provincial title since 2015. Michael D…
  • Nov 15, 2020

    Courts Service applies for planning permission to use Croke Park

    The Courts Service has applied for planning permission to use Croke Park for trials next year. It's looking to use three levels of the stadium's conference centre to host up to three trials at a time between January and July. It comes as discussions continue…
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Connacht suffer defeat at home to the Scarlets

    Connacht have been beaten 20 points to 14 by the Scarlets in their Guinness PRO14 clash at the Sportsground. The result leaves Andy Friend's side second from bottom in Conference B.
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Late surge from Kilkenny denies Galway the Leinster crown

    Kilkenny have won their 72nd Leinster Senior Hurling Championship. They've beaten Galway on a scoreline of 2-20 to 24 points at Croke Park this evening. Richie Hogan and TJ Reid with the goals in the second half for the Cats. Joe Canning scored 13 points for…
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Padraic Cunningham signs for Galway United

    Galway United have announced the signing of Padraic Cunningham. The striker, who celebrated his 24th birthday on Friday, returns to the club following spells playing with the Galway GAA team, along with Annaghdown junior side Corrib Celtic. Cunningham joined…
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Roscommon miss out on a place in the Christy Ring Final

    Kildare booked their place in the Christy Ring Cup final with an emphatic win over Roscommon this afternoon. The Leinster outfit won out in the end on a 3-24 to 1-08 scoreline.
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Mayo Ladies miss out on a place in the All-Ireland semi-finals

    The Mayo Ladies have missed out on a place in the All-Ireland semi-finals. They suffered a 4-12 to 1-16 to Armagh in Parnell Park this afternoon. A sucker-punch goal from Catherine Marley in the final minute put the result beyond doubt. At halftime it was 2-6…
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Six players departing Galway United

    Galway United can confirm that the following player will be departing the club in the off-season. Vinny Faherty (retired), Jack Lynch, Josh Smith, Timo Parthoens, Joe Collins and Conor Barry. Galway United manager John Caulfield wished the players well:…
  • Nov 14, 2020

    Mayo hurlers progress to the Nicky Rackard Cup Final

    Mayo 3-23 Leitrim 1-11 Mayo produced a commanding display to see off Leitrim in today’s Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final. The sides were level at the break 1-08 apiece but Mayo pushed on in the second half. Mayo’s goals came from Brian Morley, Cathal Freeman and…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Galway unchanged for the Leinster Hurling final

    Brian Cody’s made four changes to his Kilkenny side for tomorrow’s Leinster hurling final with Galway. Into the starting fifteen come Tommy Walsh, Richie Leahy, Conor Browne and Martin Keoghan. Galway are unchanged from the side that beat Wexford in the…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Mickey Harte has stepped down as Tyrone Manager

    Mickey Harte’s 18-year reign as Tyrone football manager is over. The 68-year old has confirmed he’s stepping down, after he was refused a one-year extension. Harte led Tyrone to three All Ireland football titles, six Ulster Championships and a league title.…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Man of the match display from Lacken's Caelan Doris

    Ireland have begun their Autumn Nations Cup campaign with a 32-9 win. Lacken native Caelan Doris produced an inspiring man of the match performance. Connacht’s Quinn Roux and debutant James Lowe scored the tries, but the victory came at a cost. Captain…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Roscommon GAA team up with the London Irish Centre in huge fundraising initiative

    The London Irish Centre is delighted to announce that in conjunction with The Ballymore Group and Roscommon GAA Club you can win a 2-bedroom apartment at London City Island, valued at £695,000(*c €815,000) by entering a draw with tickets on sale for just €100…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Galway name their team for Sunday's Connacht Final

    Padraic Joyce has named his starting 15 for Sunday's Provincial decider with Mayo. Bernard Power – Corafinne Seán Kelly – Maigh Cuilinn Seán Mulkerrin – Oileáin Árann Johnny Heaney – Cill Ainnin Liam Silke – Corafinne Johnny Duane – Naomh Shéamus Cillian…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Connacht name their side for tomorrow's clash with the Scarlets

    Colm Reilly and Conor Kenny have been handed their first Connacht starts for tomorrow's Guinness PRO14 clash with Scarlets. Offaly prop Kenny will be in a front-row alongside Shane Delahunt and Paddy McAllister. While scrum-half Reilly will partner Jack Carty…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Two Connacht show jumpers named in the Irish squad for the Nations Cup

    Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his squad for the three-star FEI Nations Cup which takes place at Vilamoura in Portugal this Tuesday November 17th. A large group of Irish and international riders have been based at the Portuguese venue…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    One Change in the Mayo team for Sunday's Connacht Final

    Mayo make the trip to Pearse Stadium for Sunday’s Connacht final against Galway at 1.30pm. A win over Roscommon last weekend sees Mayo into a Connacht final for the first time since 2015. Following that win the team named shows just one change with Mark Moran…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Mayo hurlers name their side for tomorrow's Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final

    Derek Walsh has named his Mayo team to face Leitrim in tomorrow's Nicky Rackard Cup Semi-Final. The game will be live on Midwest Radio from 1.30pm in Elverys MacHale Park in association with Delaney's Hardware Ballyhaunis. Gerald Kelly Gary Nolan Stephen…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Mayo ladies make two changes for Armagh clash

    Mayo boss Peter Leahy has made two changes in personnel as last year’s beaten TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship semi-finalists aim for a spot in the last four of the 2020 competition. Mayo put 4-17 past Tyrone last weekend, on a day when Sarah Rowe…
  • Nov 13, 2020

    Mayo native starts for Ireland in their Autumn Nations Cup opener

    Ireland begin their inaugural Autumn Nations Cup campaign tonight. Kiwi-born winger James Lowe will earn his first cap as Andy Farrell's side welcome Wales to the Aviva Stadium. Lacken native Caelan Doris is also included in the team. Kick-off is 7.
  • Nov 12, 2020

    Kyle Callan-McFadden departing Sligo Rovers

    Kyle Callan-McFadden has ended his four-year stay at Sligo Rovers after deciding to relocate to the UK. The defender, who was made club captain in 2018, will join King's Lynn, a club located in Norfolk where his partner's family are based. King's Lynn play in…
  • Nov 12, 2020

    Paul Taylor steps down as Sligo manager

    Paul Taylor has this morning stepped down from his role as Sligo Senior Football manager. In a statement from Sligo GAA they say from the first time Paul pulled on the jersey of Sligo and his club Eastern Harps he has given 100% at all times to better the…
  • Nov 12, 2020

    Galway United announce new deal with O'Neills Sportswear

    O'Neills have signed a multi-year deal with Galway United FC. The deal will see the Irish sportswear giants supply kits for the League of Ireland First Division club from 2021 onwards. The Tribesmen, who play home games at Eamonn Deacy Park, appointed John…
  • Nov 12, 2020

    Winner takes all clash for the Mayo Ladies on Saturday

    It's a winner takes all clash in Parnell park on Saturday when Mayo & Armagh meet for a place in the All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship semi-final to face Dublin. Peter Leahy's side stormed to victory last weekend but know they face a much bigger…
  • Nov 11, 2020

    Galway's Aaron Connolly ruled out of upcoming internationals due to injury

    Brighton forward and Galway native Aaron Connolly has pulled out of the Republic of Ireland squad with an injury sustained in training yesterday. Preston striker Seani Maguire has been called up as a replacement for Thursday's friendly against England and the…
  • Nov 11, 2020

    The Mayo Hurlers one step away from a place in the Nicky Rackard Cup Final

    The Mayo hurlers are going in search of a place in the Nicky Rackard Cup final on Saturday afternoon when they take on Leitrim. Derek Walsh’s side have been very impressive throughout the competition and welcome Leitrim to MacHale Park on Saturday. The game…
  • Nov 11, 2020

    Padraic Joyce confident his side will be fresh for Sunday's Provincial decider

    Mayo will be appearing in their first Connacht Final in five years this Sunday when they take on Galway at Pearse Stadium. Mayo have two wins under their belt so far in the Championship while Galway received a straight pass through to the decider but all of…
  • Nov 10, 2020

    Cillian O'Connor announced as player of the week

    Cillian O’Connor has been announced as the GAA.ie player of the week. The Ballintubber club man produced a man of the match display in Mayo’s six point win over Roscommon on Sunday kicking nine points in the process. Cillian was also named in the team of the…
  • Nov 10, 2020

    Damien Comer will miss Connacht final on Sunday

    Galway manager Pádraic Joyce has confirmed that forward Damien Comer will miss Sunday's Connacht final clash with Mayo, but suggested he would be back in time for an All-Ireland semi-final, if Galway get there. The Annaghdown man was an All-Star nominee in…
  • Nov 10, 2020

    Terry Hyland approved for third season as Leitrim manager

    Leitrim GAA has announced that senior football team manager Terry Hyland has agreed to stay in the job for next year's season. The position was approved at last night's meeting of Leitrim GAA Management Committee. Terry Hyland took over as Leitrim manager in…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Sligo Rovers give themselves a huge chance of playing European Football next season

    Sligo Rovers produced the goods tonight by seeing off Dundalk at Oriel Park to give themselves a chance of European football next season. Ballina man Jesse Devers got the opening goal in the game after just 10 minutes while Ronan Coughlan added a stunning…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Mayo ladies clash with Armagh switched to Parnell Park

    The LGFA has confirmed that Saturday’s winner takes all clash between Mayo & Armagh will take place in Parnell Park at 3.15pm. It was originally fixed for Breffni Park but has since been switched to the Dublin venue. Peter Leahy’s side had a comprehensive win…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Sean Hurson confirmed as referee for Sunday's Connacht Final

    Sean Hurson has been confirmed as the referee for Sunday’s Connacht Senior Football Final. The Tyrone match official will take charge of the clash between Mayo & Galway in Pearse Stadium. The game throws in at 1.30pm and will be live on Midwest Radio Sport…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Mayo's Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final will take place in Castlebar on Saturday

    The GAA have confirmed that the Mayo hurlers Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final with Leitrim will take place in Elverys MacHale Park in Castlebar this Saturday. The game will get underway at 1.30pm. The other semi-final between Donegal and Tyrone is fixed for…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Draw made for All-Ireland hurling championship qualifiers

    All Ireland champions Tipperary will face rivals Cork in the second round of the All-Ireland Hurling Championship qualifiers. The other game will see Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald go up against his native county, Clare. Both games will be played at neutral…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Sligo Rovers travel to Dundalk this evening in the final round of the league

    It's the final night of games in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division with European and relegation places still to be decided. Dundalk can guarantee Europa League football for next season if they avoid defeat against Sligo Rovers at Oriel Park. If Dundalk…
  • Nov 09, 2020

    Roscommon hurlers drawn to face Kildare in the Christy Ring Cup Semi-Finals

    The draw for the semi-finals of the Christy Ring Cup took place on last night. Christy Ring Cup Semi-Finals Down v Offaly Kildare v Roscommon Games are scheduled to be played this weekend and the CCCC will confirm dates, times, and venues later today.
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Galway progress to the All-Ireland Camogie Championship semi-finals

    Galway 0-15 0-12 Cork Two spectacular sideline puck conversions by Rebecca Hennelly, worth two points each, proved the difference as Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions Galway secured direct progress to this year’s Semi-Finals as Group 1…
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Mayo advance to the Connacht Final

    Mayo have reached their first Connacht Football final in five years after James Horan's men beat Roscommon by 1-16 to 0-13 at Dr Hyde Park Diarmuid O'Connor with the goal for Mayo who will now face Galway in the provincial decider. Cillian O’Connor produced a…
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Victory for Roscommon Ladies in the Intermediate Football Championship

    Roscommon have set up a winner takes all clash with Offaly in the All-Ireland IFC next weekend. They overcame Wexford by 1-15 to 2-9. If the Rossies defeat the Faithful County next weekend they will progress to the All-Ireland IFC semi-finals.
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Sligo ladies suffer defeat to Kildare in the Intermediate Football Championship

    All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate Football Championship Kildare 5-13 0-4 Sligo
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Roscommon book their place in the Christy Ring Cup semi-finals

    Roscommon are through to the Christy Ring Cup semi-finals. They have defeated Sligo by 0-20 to 0-17 in Athleague.
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Galway host Rebelettes in the All-Ireland Camogie Championship

    Champions Galway welcome Cork to Pearse Stadium this afternoon in Group 1 of the Liberty Insurance All Ireland Camogie Championship. The winner of today's clash will top the group. The game throws in at 2pm.
  • Nov 08, 2020

    Live Commentary of Mayo vs Roscommon this afternoon

    Its Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final day as Roscommon and Mayo meet at Dr. Hyde Park from 1:30pm. Chris Barrett and Diarmuid O'Connor come in to start for James Horan's side. Meanwhile, Cathal Cregg will make a record fiftieth championship…
  • Nov 07, 2020

    Mayo's Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final opponents confirmed

    The Mayo hurlers will play Leitrim in the Nicky Rackard Cup semi-finals next weekend. Leitrim defeated Longford in Round 2B of the competition by 1-11 to 0-12 points. The time and venue for the semi-final clash is expected to be announced tomorrow.
  • Nov 07, 2020

    Mayo ladies cruise to victory against Tyrone

    The Mayo Ladies have got their All-Ireland Senior Football Championship campaign off to a winning start. They have defeated Tyrone by 4-17 to 0-4 in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada. Next up for Mayo is Armagh in Breffni Park next Saturday at 5pm. The winner will…
  • Nov 07, 2020

    Sligo players insist they wanted to play Galway game

    Sligo's footballers say they wanted this weekend's Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final against Galway to go ahead. The Yeats County conceded the game earlier this week after seven players and a member of their management team tested positive for…
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Galway United miss out on Promotion/Relegation play-off final

    Longford Town are 90-minutes away from a place in next season’s SSE Airtricity Premier Division. Goals from Karl Chambers and Aodh Dervin gave them a 2-1 win over Galway in the First Division playoff. Vinny Faherty netted for the Tribesmen but it wasn’t…
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Sligo Rovers goalkeeper called up to the Republic U21 Squad

    Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Ed McGinty has been named in the Republic of Ireland U21 Squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers. The Glasgow born shot stopper has been called up to the national squad for the first time.
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Peter Leahy names his Mayo side for tomorrow's meeting with Tyrone

    Tyrone will be hoping to pick themselves up off the floor after leaking 6-16 against Armagh last Friday night. For Mayo, it’s their bow in Championship 2020 and Peter Leahy’s 2019 semi-finalists are a team to keep a close eye on. They have potent scoring…
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Roscommon name their team for Sunday's clash with Mayo

    Anthony Cunningham has announced his starting 15 for Sunday's Connacht Semi-Final with Mayo. Colm Lavin – Éire Óg David Murray – Padraig Pearses Conor Daly – Padraig Pearses Sean Mullooly – Strokestown Ronan Daly – Padraig Pearses Brian Stack – St Brigids…
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Mayo make two changes for Sunday's clash with Roscommon

    Mayo travel to Dr Hyde Park on Sunday for a Connacht semi-final clash with Roscommon at 1.30pm. Following an eleven point win over Leitrim last weekend the team named shows two changes from that win. In to the team comes All-star defender Chris Barrett and…
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Connacht's clash with the Dragons has been postponed

    Connacht's trip to the Dragons in the Guinness PRO14 tomorrow has been postponed. It's after the Welsh club had seven players test positive for COVID-19 this week. The PRO14's organisers say they hope to be able to refix the game in early 2021.
  • Nov 06, 2020

    Galway United's fight for promotion continues this evening

    Galway United travel to the capital on this evening for the First Division play-off final against Longford Town. Kick-off is at 7.45pm at the UCD Bowl. The winner of the game will face the club that finishes second last in the Premier Division table - for a…
  • Nov 05, 2020

    Two Mayo men named in the Ireland squad for upcoming internationals

    Two Mayo men have been named in the Ireland squad for the upcoming Guinness Series and Autumn Nations Cup matches. Connacht's Dave Heffernan & Leinster's Caelan Doris are both named in the 34 man panel. James Lowe , Billy Burns and Shane Daly have also been…
  • Nov 05, 2020

    David Cawley signs new two-year contract extension with Sligo Rovers

    Sligo Rovers midfielder David Cawley has agreed a new two-year contract extension with the club. The 29-year-old Ballina native, is now in his eighth season with the club over two different spells. Cawley joins Sligo's John Mahon and Leitrim’s Niall Morahan…
  • Nov 05, 2020

    GAA's Director of Games Administration says Championship is not undermined by Sligo's withdrawal

    The GAA's director of player, club and games administration Feargal McGill says that the integrity of the 2020 All-Ireland championship has not been damaged by Sligo's concession to Galway in the Connacht SFC. A late night meeting on Tuesday resulted in…
  • Nov 04, 2020

    Two winners for Westport jockey at Dundalk today

    Westport jockey Conor Hoban rode two winners at Dundalk today. He rode Whatharm to victory in the 3.35 at 13/2 and 28/1 outsider Romann romped home to win the 5.05 injuredjockeys.com handicap. The Westport native rode both winners for Waterford handler…
  • Nov 04, 2020

    All-Ireland Finals in July under split GAA season proposals

    A split GAA season could be introduced as soon as 2022. The GAA's Fixtures Review Task Force has recommended a split-season model, the merits of which will be put to counties before the 2021 Congress. Under the proposals, the All Ireland finals will be…
  • Nov 04, 2020

    Mayo ladies begin their Championship campaign on Saturday

    The Mayo ladies begin their Senior Championship campaign on Saturday with a trip to Carrick-on-Shannon to take on Tyrone. Peter Leahy's side will have their sights firmly set on victory to set up a winner takes all clash with Armagh the following week. Armagh…
  • Nov 04, 2020

    Live commentary on Midwest this Sunday of the Connacht Senior Football Semi-Final

    A place in the Connacht Final is up for grabs in Dr. Hyde Park on Sunday afternoon when Roscommon and Mayo go toe to toe. Mayo comfortably overcame Leitrim last weekend but know they will face a much bigger test against Roscommon. The game throws in at 1.30…
  • Nov 04, 2020

    Connacht GAA Secretary says rearranging Sligo's championship encounter with Galway just simply wasn't possible

    The Galway county board have expressed their sympathy with Sligo, after the Yeats county were forced to give a walkover in this Saturday's Connacht semi-final. A Covid-19 outbreak in the Sligo panel has seen them unable to field a team, due to significant…
  • Nov 04, 2020

    Sligo concede Connacht semi-final to Galway after positive Covid-19 tests

    Sligo are the first team that have been forced to give a walkover in the football championship, due to Covid-19. They've conceded their Connacht semi final on Saturday to Galway, after several members of their bubble tested positive for the virus. A statement…
  • Nov 03, 2020

    Sligo GAA issues statement confirming Covid-19 cases in football panel

    Sligo GAA have confirmed that a number of members of their senior football panel have returned a positive Covid-19 test. The county board says that ‘The players in question are currently in isolation and following HSE guideline as are a number of close…
  • Nov 03, 2020

    Fintan Burke gets all-clear ahead of Leinster Hurling final

    Galway hurling manager Shane O'Neill has received an early boost as he starts planning for a Leinster final showdown with Kilkenny with debutant Fintan Burke set to be available. The St Thomas' clubman didn't suffer any significant damage after suffering a…
  • Nov 03, 2020

    Galway receive boost as Walsh set to be fit for Championship

    Galway have received a double boost ahead of Saturday's Connacht SFC semi-final against Sligo with captain Shane Walsh fit to lead the side and former All-Star Ian Burke recovering from a leg injury. Walsh came on as a substitute in that Allianz League loss…
  • Nov 03, 2020

    Sligo GAA confirm multiple Covid-19 cases in football panel

    Sligo GAA have a significant number of positive Covid-19 cases in their football panel and are awaiting further results on more players. This has put their Connacht Championship semi-final meeting with Galway this weekend in considerable doubt. Sligo tested a…
  • Nov 02, 2020

    David Gough appointed as referee for Mayo & Roscommon on Sunday

    David Gough has been confirmed as the referee for Roscommon & Mayo in Sunday’s Connacht Senior Football Semi-Final. The Meath official had decided to opt out of Inter-county refereeing earlier this year due to the pandemic but returned in September. Sunday’s…
  • Nov 02, 2020

    GAA to receive almost €31 million euro in funding this year

    Gaelic Games bodies will receive almost €31-million euro to help battle the impact of COVID-19. 15-million alone will help cover the cost of the respective inter-county championships. It’s all part of an 85-million euro package announced by Sport Ireland.
  • Nov 02, 2020

    Cillian O'Connor makes the GAA.ie team of the week

    Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor has been selected on the GAA.ie team of the week. He is the only Mayo player to get the nod following their victory over Leitrim. There are three players each from Donegal and Armagh included in the team. There is one player selected…
  • Nov 01, 2020

    Mayo hurlers to face the winners of Longford & Leitrim

    The draw took place tonight for round 2B of the Nicky Rackard Cup. Mayo will play the winners of Longford & Leitrim on the weekend of November 14th in the semi-finals. Derek Walsh’s side will have home advantage for the clash after their impressive win over…
  • Nov 01, 2020

    Camogie: Galway ease to victory to set up enticing clash with Cork

    Galway hammered Offaly in Group 1 of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Camogie Championship. The reigning champions winning by 3-13 to 0-3.
  • Nov 01, 2020

    Mayo set up a semi-final meeting with Roscommon next Sunday

    In the Connacht Senior Football Championship, Mayo will face Roscommon in the semi-final after they beat Leitrim by 2-15 to 0-10 at Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada. Cillian O’Connor led the way with 1-10 and the overall team work-rate throughout was admirable.…
  • Nov 01, 2020

    Galway host Offaly in the All-Ireland Camogie Championship

    Reigning champions Galway take on Offaly at 2 o'clock this afternoon in Pearse Stadium in Group 1 of the Liberty Insurance All Ireland Camogie Championship. The Tribeswomen will be looking to make it two wins from two while it's Offaly's first game after…
  • Oct 31, 2020

    National honour for Mayo referee

    Martin Halligan, Secretary of the Mayo Branch ISRS has been elected to the position of Treasurer of the National Council of the Irish Soccer Referee's Society. Martin has served in various roles at national level in the last number of years most recently as…
  • Oct 31, 2020

    Galway through to Leinster Senior Hurling final

    Galway and Kilkenny will meet in this year's Leinster Senior Hurling Championship final. The Tribesmen beat Wexford on a scoreline of 1-27 to 17 points at Croke Park this evening. Brian Concannon with the goal for Shane O'Neill's side in what was his first…
  • Oct 31, 2020

    Galway United overcome Bray in the playoffs

    Galway United defeated Bray Wanderers this afternoon in the First Division play-off. An 82nd minute goal from Wilson Waweru secured the win for John Caulfield’s side.
  • Oct 31, 2020

    Galway Ladies pip Tipperary in pulsating encounter

    Galway 1-15 Tipperary 1-14 By DECLAN ROONEY Aishling Moloney scored an inspirational 1-10 for Tipperary, but Galway held on for victory following a pulsating TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship encounter at the Gaelic Grounds. A first-half goal from Lucy…
  • Oct 31, 2020

    Mayo hurlers ease past Tyrone in the Nicky Rackard Cup

    The Mayo hurlers are through to the semi-finals of the Nicky Rackard Cup after overcoming Tyrone by 18 points. It finished in Omagh Mayo 1-24 0-9 Tyrone. Mayo can now look forward to a home semi-final in a fortnight against the winners of Round 2B.
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Draw for the FAI Cup Semi-Finals has taken place

    The Extra.ie FAI Cup semi-final draw has been made, with holders Shamrock Rovers facing the winners of Sligo Rovers v Derry City if they can get past Finn Harps in two weeks' time. The winners of Athlone Town v Shelbourne will welcome either Bohemians or…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Galway name their team to face Wexford

    The Galway Senior Hurling Team to face Wexford in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final has been announced: Éanna Murphy (Tommy Larkins) Seán Loftus (Turloughmore) Fintan Burke (St. Thomas') Aidan Harte (Gort) Padraic Mannion, Capt. (Ahascragh…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Two Ballina Rugby players included in the Ireland U18 side

    Two Ballina Rugby players have been selected for the Ireland U18 side. Harry West & Fiachna Barrett are now classed as National Talent Squad players and will receive all the supports that goes with that from both Connacht Rugby and IRFU High Performance…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Galway United taking on Bray Wanderers for the second time in a week

    Galway United travel to the Carlisle Grounds for the second time in just a week on Saturday to take on Bray Wanderers in the play-off semi-final. Kick-off: 3.00pm. United booked their place in the play-offs by securing a 2-2 draw against UCD on Tuesday night…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Leitrim name their starting 15 for Sunday's clash with Mayo

    Leitrim have announced their team to face Mayo on Sunday in the Connacht Football Championship. Terry Hyland is handing out two Championship debuts. The starting 15 is as follows: 1.Brendan Flynn 2.Donal Casey Donal Wrynn Conor Reynolds David Bruen 6.Aidan…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Mayo name their team to face Leitrim on Sunday

    Mayo get their Connacht championship campaign underway on Sunday when they face Leitrim in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada at 1.15pm. The team named for Sunday’s Connacht championship quarter-final contains seven players making their senior championship debut. They…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Mayo Hurlers name team to face Tyrone in the Nicky Rackard Cup

    The Mayo Hurling team to face Tyrone in the Nicky Rackard Cup has been named. Gerald Kelly Gary Nolan Stephen Coyne (C) John Cassidy Brian Hunt David Kenny Cathal Freeman Adrian Philips Sean Mulroy Sean Kenny Shane Boland Corey Scahill Jason Coyne Brian…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Galway hurler hit with proposed 48-week suspension over alleged Covid issue

    A Galway club hurler who lives in the United States has been hit with a proposed 48-week suspension for allegedly not adhering to Covid-19 restrictions when he returned home for a relegation match in early September. John Moylan, who has commuted from Boston…
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Daithí Burke set to miss Galway's SHC opener against Wexford

    Galway's star defender Daithí Burke is a major doubt for the Tribesmen's Leinster SHC opener with Wexford in Croke Park tomorrow evening. The full back is struggling with a calf injury he picked up on club duty and aggravated in Turloughmore's county SHC…
  • Oct 29, 2020

    Galway United have replaced Cabinteely in the First Division playoffs

    Galway United have replaced Cabinteely in the SSE Airtricity First Division playoffs. It's after Wexford won their appeal to an independent arbitrator over a player eligibility issue. The original results from the four games played by Ola Adeyemo have been…
  • Oct 29, 2020

    Connacht's PRO 14 clash with Benetton has been called off

    Connacht's meeting with Benetton in the Pro 14 has been called off. It's after a number of positive COVID-19 cases cropped up at the Italian side. The teams were due to meet at the Sportsground on Monday.
  • Oct 29, 2020

    LISTEN: Cillian O'Connor looking ahead to the start of the Championship

    Cillian O’Connor is happy that the 2020 Football Championship is going ahead and feels players have just have to adapt to the new way of things. Speaking to Oisin Langan at AIB’s launch of the 2020 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, O‘Connor first…
  • Oct 29, 2020

    Big night ahead for Bohola's John Mountney

    It's a big evening for Bohola's John Mountney who is part of the Dundalk side in action at the Emirates Stadium against Arsenal later in the Europa League. It's an 8pm start tonight for Dundalk's glamour tie against Arsenal in Group B. David Luiz will be…
  • Oct 29, 2020

    Ballyglass man nets the winner for Finn Harps last night

    A late Ryan Connolly penalty gave Finn Harps a narrow victory over St Patrick’s Athletic in their bid to avoid the relegation play-off in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. The Mayo man got the crucial goal in Ballybofey last night.
  • Oct 29, 2020

    Ladies Gaelic footballers to get travel expenses for the first time

    Ladies Gaelic footballers are about to get travelling expenses for the first time from their own association. It is understood to be a unique, temporary measure, specifically designed to lessen the additional financial burden on them caused by the Covid-19…
  • Oct 28, 2020

    Connacht set to be reacquainted with Pat Lam in this season's Champions Cup

    Connacht will be reacquainted with former head coach Pat Lam in the group stage of this season's Heineken Champions Cup. They've been drawn to play Lam's Bristol Bears and last season's runners-up Racing in the pool stage. Leinster will play Montpellier and…
  • Oct 28, 2020

    Two Mayo men in the matchday squad for Ireland's Six Nations clash with France

    There's just one change to the Ireland matchday squad to face France in the final game of this year's Six Nations campaign. Robbie Henshaw is promoted from the bench to replace the injured Garry Ringrose in the centre alongside Bundee Aki. Chris Farrell is…
  • Oct 28, 2020

    Midwest Radio confirm live commentary of the Mayo hurlers clash with Tyrone

    After their phenomenal 25 point win last weekend the Mayo hurlers travel to Omagh to take on Tyrone in the next round of the Nicky Rackard Cup. A win for Derek Walsh's men on Saturday will guarantee a home semi-final. The game gets underway at 2pm with Tom…
  • Oct 28, 2020

    Galway United miss out on the Play-Off spots

    Drogheda United will play in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division next season A 2-0 win away to Cabinteely last night saw them promoted as First Division champions. In the playoffs, Bray will play Cabinteely, and UCD will take on Longford Town. Galway just…
  • Oct 28, 2020

    Connacht's Tiernan O'Halloran could be out for weeks after suffering injury

    Connacht's Tiernan O'Halloran is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a groin injury in Sunday's bonus-point win over Edinburgh. The 29-year old full-back is due to see a specialist to establish the extent of the adductor injury, but…
  • Oct 27, 2020

    Blow for Galway as Comer set to miss the entire championship

    Galway have suffered a significant blow with the news that star forward Damien Comer is set to miss the entire inter county football championship. He is set to spend six weeks on the sidelines with a hamstring injury. The Tribesmen will start their Connacht…
  • Oct 27, 2020

    Galway United play in the penultimate round of the First Division this evening

    Galway United host UCD at Eamonn Deacy Park this evening in the final league game of the 2020 SSE Airtricity League First Division campaign. Kick-off: 7.45pm. The Tribesmen come into the fixture with the play-offs firmly in their sights, having won seven of…
  • Oct 27, 2020

    Referee confirmed for Mayo vs Leitrim in the Connacht Championship

    Down Match official Paul Faloon has been confirmed as the referee for Mayo v Leitrim in the Connacht Senior Football Championship on Sunday. The game throws in at 1.15pm in Carrick-on-Shannon and will be live here on Midwest Radio Sport with Michael D…
  • Oct 27, 2020

    North Mayo golf course to host 2021 Irish PGA Championship

    Carne Golf Links in Belmullet will be hosting the 2021 Irish PGA Championship. In a statement on their social media they say 'It will be the honour of a lifetime to showcase these hallowed links to the world.' They are 'looking forward to safely welcoming…
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Mayo's Nicky Rackard Cup clash with Tyrone is confirmed for Healy Park

    The GAA have confirmed that Mayo’s Nicky Rackard Cup meeting with Tyrone will take place in Healy Park, Omagh this Saturday afternoon. The game gets underway at 2pm with the winners advancing to the semi-finals. Mayo were hugely impressive in their 25 point…
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Galway United in contention for play-off spot tomorrow evening

    Galway United host UCD at Eamonn Deacy Park on Tuesday evening in the final league game of the 2020 SSE Airtricity League First Division campaign. Kick-off: 7.45pm. The Tribesmen come into the fixture with the play-offs firmly in their sights, having won…
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Seven-race card at Galway this afternoon

    There is racing again today at Galway. The first of a seven race card is away at 1.20pm.
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Mayo hurlers to meet Tyrone this weekend in the Nicky Rackard Cup

    The Mayo hurlers have been drawn against Tyrone in the next round of the Nicky Rackard Cup. Derek Walsh’s side produced a terrific display at the weekend to see off Monaghan by 25 points. Mayo will now face Tyrone this weekend with the time and venue to be…
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Connacht come out on top away to Edinburgh

     Connacht 37 Edinburgh 26 Connacht secured an important in-conference victory in Murrayfield yesterday evening, consigning Edinburgh to their third successive defeat this season. Andy Friend’s team produced a energetic display with five tries, as both sides…
  • Oct 25, 2020

    Sligo Showjumper takes top two places at two-star Grand Prix in Spain

    A dominant performance from Sligo’s Richard Howley has seen him fill the top two places in today’s two-star Grand Prix at Valencia in Spain, taking victory with El Wee Widge and second place with Arlo de Blondel. From the 39 starters, 16 made it through to…
  • Oct 25, 2020

    Galway suffer six-point defeat to Dublin in penultimate round of the league

    Galway suffered a disappointing defeat to Dublin in Division One of the NFL this afternoon. Padraig Joyce's men would have been looking to get back to winning ways after defeat to Mayo last weekend. They got off to a good start and lead the five-in-a-row…
  • Oct 25, 2020

    Mayo have been relegated to Division Two football for next season

    Mayo have been relegated to Division 2 of the Allianz National Football League for the first time in 23 seasons. The left themselves with too big of a mountain to climb in the second half against Tyrone this afternoon. Tyrone started the game the stronger and…
  • Oct 25, 2020

    Connacht make the trip to Edinburgh in the PRO14 this evening

    Connacht will look to get back to winning ways when they make the trip to Edinburgh in the PRO14. Andy Friend's team will be keen to get back to winning ways in this encounter. Kickoff is at 7:35.
  • Oct 25, 2020

    Racing continues behind closed doors in Galway this afternoon

    There's an eight race card at Galway this afternoon from 12:40pm. Meanwhile, the first of seven races at Wexford goes to post at 1-o'clock.
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Sligo Rovers back up to fourth in the table

    Sligo Rovers beat Cork City 2-1 at the Showgrounds to go 4th in the Premier Division table this evening. Junior & Ronan Coughlan got the goals to seal all three points for Rovers.
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Ballina man goes over the line for Ireland today

    Ireland sit top of the Six Nations table this evening after a 50-17 bonus point win over Italy at the Aviva Stadium today. Ballina’s Dave Heffernan, CJ Stander, Hugo Keenan, Will Connors, Johnny Sexton, and Bundee Aki all went over the line for Andy Farrell's…
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Sligo suffer two-point defeat against Limerick

    Sligo suffered a two-point defeat to Limerick in Division 4 today. It finished 1-16 to 1-14 in favour of the Treatymen. Sligo did well in the second half to come back from a first half deficit of 1-9 0-4. Pat Hughes second half goal was not enough to salvage…
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Roscommon are Division Two champions of the National Football League

    Roscommon are Division Two Allianz National Football League Champions after defeating Cavan in Breffni Park. It finished Roscommon 1-12 to 0-13 Cavan. Roscommon's goal can after a neat team move, with Enda Smith palming to the net. Having lead the Ulstermen…
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Mayo hurlers storm to 25-point victory over Monaghan

    The Mayo hurlers had 25 points to spare in their Nicky Rackard Cup opener against Monaghan. They came out 3-32 to 2-10 winners in Clontibret. At halftime they lead the Ulstermen by 1-13 to 1-4. It is a great start to the competition for Derek Walsh's side.
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Claremorris athlete undertakes fundraising campaign for cancer care facility

    A Claremorris athlete is currently on a fundraising campaign over the Bank Holiday Weekend. Olivia Barrett is raising funds to help build the Daisy Lodge in Cong, a facility which will provide vital care for children with cancer. The Kiltimagh Knock United…
  • Oct 24, 2020

    Galway name their team for tomorrow's clash with Dublin

    The Galway team to play Dublin this Sunday in the Allianz Football League is as follows: 1. Bernard Power 2. Sean Kelly 3. Sean Mulkerrin 4. James Foley 5. Liam Silke 6. Gary O’Donnell 7. Johnny Heaney (c) 8. Cein D’Arcy 9. Tom Flynn 10. Paul Kelly 11. Paul…
  • Oct 23, 2020

    Mayo make two changes from their win against Galway

     Mayo host Tyrone on Sunday at 2pm in the final round of the Allianz Football league in Intersport Elverys MacHale Park. The game will be live on Midwest Sport with thanks to Ceramic City. Following the win last weekend over the Galway the team named shows…
  • Oct 23, 2020

    Camogie Association restructuring their competitions

    The Camogie Association have confirmed they will be restructuring their All-Ireland intermediate and junior competitions due to Covid-19 restrictions. New directions state that each county can only enter one team in All-Ireland competitions, with no "second"…
  • Oct 23, 2020

    Mayo hurlers team named ahead of tomorrow's clash with Monaghan

    Derek Walsh has named his team for Mayo's opening Nicky Rackard Cup encounter tomorrow with Monaghan. Gerald Kelly Gary Nolan Stephen Coyne (C) John Cassidy Brian Hunt David Kenny Cathal Freeman Daniel Huane Sean Mulroy Sean Kenny Shane Boland Adrian Phillips…
  • Oct 23, 2020

    Sligo hurlers concede their game to Derry

    Sligo GAA regret that it will not be possible for their senior hurlers to fulfill the Christy Ring Cup fixture against Derry tomorrow. A member of the Sligo Hurling panel returned a positive Covid-19 test on Wednesday October 21st. The player tested was part…
  • Oct 23, 2020

    Leitrim GAA confirm more positive Covid-19 cases but Sunday's clash with Tipperary will go ahead

    Leitrim GAA has confirmed another two positive Covid-19 cases, but the county board says their team will fulfil their Allianz Football League Division 3 fixture with Tipperary on Sunday. There will be a total of four absentees for the decisive fixture,…
  • Oct 22, 2020

    Mayo GAA have cancelled all remaining club fixtures within the county

    Due to the current Level 5 restrictions in place the CCC of Mayo GAA have cancelled all remaining Club fixtures within the County. This step they say was not taken lightly and it is hoped that Clubs can appreciate the situation that we all find ourselves in…
  • Oct 22, 2020

    Damage caused overnight to Westport Utd training pitch

    Westport United have expressed their disappointment at the damage caused to one of their pitches overnight. The Point is used by many of their underage teams and the club has put a lot of work into the pitch to ensure the teams can train there. However, to…
  • Oct 22, 2020

    LISTEN: Mayo Minor Football manager Tomas Morley

    The Mayo Minor Football manager says he is disappointed with yesterday's announcement regarding the postponement of the Minor Championship. Mayo were due to play Sligo next Thursday in the Championship with Galway due to play Leitrim tomorrow. Tomas Morley…
  • Oct 22, 2020

    Mayo hurlers begin their Championship campaign on Saturday with a trip to Monaghan

    The Mayo hurlers will be begin their Nicky Rackard Campaign on Saturday with a trip to Clontibret. Derek Walsh's men will take on Monaghan at 2pm and will be hoping to put in a top performance on the day in their bid to progress in this year's Championship.…
  • Oct 22, 2020

    Roscommon GAA player has tested positive for Covid-19

    Roscommon's senior footballers have been dealt a blow ahead of their Allianz Leagues Division Two clash with Cavan this weekend. There has been a confirmed positive coronavirus case within Anthony Cunningham's panel, with a number of other players also…
  • Oct 21, 2020

    Golf courses will be closed from Midnight

    Golf courses around the country will be closed from midnight. The Golfing Union of Ireland and Ladies Golf Ireland jointly confirmed the news this evening. They were informed by Sport Ireland today that they must comply with level-5 coronavirus restrictions…
  • Oct 21, 2020

    Connacht GAA Secretary hopeful that U20 & minor competitions will be completed eventually

    The GAA have confirmed that all under-20 and minor inter-county competitions will be paused after tonight. The decision has been made in light of the government's decision to move to level 5 of the Covid-19 restrictions which do not come into effect until…
  • Oct 21, 2020

    Mayo man named to start against Italy in the Six Nations clash on Saturday

    Will Connors and Hugo Keenan will make their Ireland debuts in Ireland's Guinness Six Nations clash against Italy on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium. The Leinster pair have impressed coach Andy Farrell with Connors starting in the back row at number 6, while…
  • Oct 21, 2020

    Galway's u20 Football final this weekend is off as well as the Connacht Minor Championship

    The Government this morning clarified that ONLY senior inter-county GAA activity will continue in the next six weeks as level 5 restrictions are set to kick in from midnight tonight. The decision means that Saturday’s All Ireland U20 football final between…
  • Oct 21, 2020

    Only senior inter-county GAA matches can go ahead under Level 5 restrictions

    It's understood only senior inter-county GAA matches will be allowed to proceed under the government's Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions, which come into force tonight. The government had stated "No training or matches should take place, with the exception of…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Connacht Rugby assisting an academy player who has tested for positive Covid-19

    Connacht say they’re assisting an academy player who has tested positive for COVID-19. The unnamed player was a close contact of a positive case, and he’s been self-isolating since Wednesday. All other tests at the province of players and staff returned…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Niall Cullen confirmed as referee for Sunday's crunch relegation decider

    Fermanagh match official Niall Cullen will take charge of Sunday’s Division 1 relegation decider between Mayo & Tyrone. Sunday’s crunch encounter will be live on Midwest Radio Sport in association with Ceramic City. The game throws-in at 2pm with Michael D.…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Aidan O'Shea voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week

    Mayo's Aidan O'Shea has been voted GAA.ie Footballer of the Week. The Breaffy clubman earned 5, 409 votes on the Official GAA Instagram page with Donegal's Ryan McHugh second, and Dublin's Dean Rock third. It follows Mayo's impressive performance over Galway…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Galway take on Leitrim in Minor quarter-final this Friday evening

    The Electric Ireland Connacht GAA Minor Football Championship sees Galway taking on Leitrim this Friday evening . The quarter final will be played at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan, and throws-in at 7.30. The winner will take on Roscommon on 30th October,…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Former Galway footballer named as new presenter of TG4's Peil na mBan Beo

    Former Galway footballer and TG4 analyst Máire Ní Bhraonáin has been named as the new presenter of TG4's Ladies Football Championship coverage. TG4 will broadcast 9 live games - including the junior, intermediate and senior finals and Milltown native Máire…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Study finds concussion assessment for inter-county footballers lacking

    A study's found most inter-county Gaelic football players aren't getting the full concussion assessment after taking a heavy hit on the field of play. Medical students at UCC say players got visible strikes to the head that delayed their return to play 242…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Taoiseach believes All-Ireland Championships will give people something to look forward to

    The Taoiseach said last night that the All-Ireland Championships will give people something to look forward to. As the country prepares to enter level-5 restrictions from midnight on Wednesday night, elite sport will continue. Inter-county GAA, top level…
  • Oct 20, 2020

    Mayo GAA club hits out at scenes of littering on their grounds

    Swinford GAA club has described the treatment of their ground as "disgraceful" after empty cans and glass bottles were dumped across their club facilities. In a post on social media the club said that there was: "Disgraceful treatment of our club facilities…
  • Oct 19, 2020

    Four Mayo players included in the GAA team of the week

    Four Mayo players have been included in the GAA.ie football team of the week. They include man of the match from yesterday’s game in Tuam Mark Moran, Aidan O’Shea, Paddy Durcan & Oisin Mullin. Roscommon’s Sean Mullooly has also been named at full back.
  • Oct 18, 2020

    Sligo Rovers top four hopes suffer a blow

    Ten-man Shelbourne overcame Sligo Rovers this evening in the Premier Division of the SSE Airtricity League. This defeat is a big blow to Rover’s hopes of finishing in the top four. Gary Deegan’s goal sealed all three points for the Dublin outfit.
  • Oct 18, 2020

    Sligo hurlers claim silverware in Bekan

    Sligo captured the Division 3B Allianz Hurling league title this afternoon after a 3-17 to 2-16 win over Leitrim at the Connacht Centre of Excellence.
  • Oct 18, 2020

    Remarkable display from Mayo to comfortably see off Galway

    Mayo produced a tremendous performance in Tuam this afternoon against Galway in Division 1 of the football League. James Horan’s side knew they needed to win going into the game with relegation looming and it was evident from the start that they were the…
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Roscommon on course for an immediate return to Division 1

    Roscommon 3-10 Armagh 0-15 Roscommon are on the cusp of a third promotion to Division 1 in five years after making their goals count against Armagh at the Athletic Grounds this evening. Two Enda Smith penalties and a Conor Daly goal made the difference for…
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Two late points secures the win for Carlow over Sligo

    Carlow 2-17 Sligo 2-15 Sligo narrowly lost out to Carlow this evening in Division 4 of the Football league. Two points right at the death secured the win for Niall Carew in his first match in charge of Carlow.
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Galway will meet Dublin in the U20 Football Championship Final

    Galway will meet Dublin in the U20 Football Championship final next Saturday. The Tribesmen recovered in the second half of today's game against Kerry in Limerick to book their place in the showpiece. Galway trailed the Kingdom by two points at halftime 1-7…
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Hugh Armstrong sets New Personal Best in Poland

    Personal best performances were the order of the day at this morning’s World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Poland. Knockmore's Hugh Armstrong (Ballina A.C.) posted an impressive performance, securing a new PB on the lapped route. Armstrong crossed…
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Racing at Ballinrobe this afternoon

    There is a seven-race card at Ballinrobe this afternoon. The programme at the Mayo track gets underway at 1.05pm.
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Leitrim have conceded their Division 3 fixture with Down this afternoon

    Leitrim have conceeded their Division Three Football League fixture against Down. They've handed a walkover due to "a lack of playing numbers available to travel" for today's game in Newry. Leitrim County Board say members of their panel are awaiting results…
  • Oct 17, 2020

    Mayo's SSE U13 League match today has been cancelled

    This afternoons SSE U13 match between Mayo & St. Patrick's at Milebush Park has been cancelled. The game has been called off as per FAI Covid guidelines, and the safety of players and coaches.
  • Oct 16, 2020

    One in four GPA members don't want the inter-county season to resume

    Nearly a quarter of players surveyed by the GPA don’t want the inter-county season to resume. Over the course of the coming weekend, twenty National Football League fixtures are scheduled. However, there’s concern among the GPA’s membership around the…
  • Oct 16, 2020

    Mark Moran & David McBrien set to make their debuts on Sunday

    Mayo make the short trip to Tuam on Sunday to face Galway in Round 6 of the Allianz football league. Throw in is at 2pm & it is live on Midwest Radio Sport with thanks to Ceramic City. Following a seven month gap from their last league game against Kerry…
  • Oct 16, 2020

    Connacht Minor Quarter Final between Galway & Leitrim confirmed for next Friday night

    It has been confirmed that the Connacht Minor Football quarter final between Galway and Leitrim will take place next Friday evening at the Connacht Centre of Excellence. The game is fixed for 7.30pm with Aghamore referee John Glavey set to take charge of the…
  • Oct 16, 2020

    Former Mayo footballer believes the league games should take place with players following public health guidelines

    The National Football League gets underway this weekend with matches taking place across the country. It's prompted a debate on whether they should go ahead with rising numbers of Covid 19 cases across the island. Former Mayo Footballer David Brady believes…
  • Oct 16, 2020

    A member of the Kerry U20 side has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of their semi-final with Galway tomorrow

    A member of the Kerry under-20 football panel has tested positive for COVID-19. The Kingdom are due to play Galway tomorrow in the All Ireland semi-finals. A number of other members of the panel are also isolating having been possible close contacts.
  • Oct 16, 2020

    Leitrim GAA chairman concerned by return of inter-county action

    Leitrim GAA chairman Enda Stenson admits he has huge concerns over his players lining out in matches over the coming months. The county chairman also admitted he would be ‘horrified’ if he thought one of their players was the “cause of spreading Covid-19 to…
  • Oct 16, 2020

    Irish Basketball season halted due to Covid-19

    The 2020/21 National League basketball season has been halted with immediate effect, Basketball Ireland has confirmed. The Super League and Division One seasons were due to start this weekend. It follows a meeting of the Return to Sport Expert Group and the…
  • Oct 15, 2020

    Tanaiste has warned there will be no All-Ireland Championship if level 5 restrictions are imposed

    The Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has warned there will be no All Ireland Championships if level-5 restrictions are imposed. Most of the country is currently at level-3, with Monaghan, Donegal and Cavan at level-4. The Allianz Leagues are due to resume this weekend,…
  • Oct 15, 2020

    Galway Camogie Board has agreed to change the date of their All Ireland Championship clash with Cork

    The Galway Camogie Board has agreed to change the date of their All Ireland Championship group fixture with Cork. The Group 1 encounter was due to be played on November 7th, on the same day as the Cork footballers are due to play Kerry. Strike action from the…
  • Oct 15, 2020

    Former Dublin star thinks no crowds at games could benefit Mayo

    Former Dublin forward, Jason Sherlock, thinks Kerry are one of the teams to watch in this year’s Championship. Speaking as he launched the 2020 Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships this week, Sherlock assessed the chances of Mayo, Galway and the Kingdom…
  • Oct 15, 2020

    GPA concerned ahead of return to action this weekend

    A Gaelic Players Association survey is asking inter-county stars if they want the Allianz National Hurling and Football Leagues and Championships to go ahead as planned. The representative body is posing the question directly to the players in a survey, with…
  • Oct 15, 2020

    LGFA announces new sponsor for club football championships

    The Ladies Gaelic Football Association has announced currentaccount.ie – the current account from the Credit Union – as new sponsors of the LGFA’s All-Ireland Ladies Club Football Championships. Currentaccount.ie will also sponsor the LGFA’s annual…
  • Oct 14, 2020

    Mayo athlete travelling to Poland for World Half Marathon

    A member of Ballina AC is travelling to Poland today to take part in the World Half Marathon Championship on Saturday. Hugh Armstrong from Knockmore is running in the international event, and is looking forward to the challenge. Hugh is a trainee accountant…
  • Oct 14, 2020

    Galway team to play Mayo on Sunday has been named

    The Galway Senior Football team to play Mayo in the Allianz League this Sunday in Tuam is as follows: Connor Gleeson Conor Campbell 3, Sean Andy Kelly Johnny Heaney (c) Liam Silke Johnny Duane Cillian McDaid John Maher Cein D'Arcy Eamonn Brannigan Michael…
  • Oct 13, 2020

    Death has taken place of former secretary of Galway GAA

    The death has taken place of John Power, former Secretary of Galway Football Board. John served as Secretary of Galway Football in the glorious era that saw the Tribesmen win the Sam Maguire Cup in 1998 and 2001. A native of Waterford, John who served as a…
  • Oct 13, 2020

    Setback for Galway footballers ahead of weekend's action

    Galway have suffered a setback ahead of their Allianz National Football League clash with Mayo on Sunday. The Moycullen players on the squad have been forced to withdraw after some members of their County title winning team have tested positive for Covid-19.…
  • Oct 13, 2020

    Gardaí launch investigation into Roscommon GAA post-match dinner

    Gardaí broke up a dinner of some 30 people that took place after a match in Co Roscommon. The Roscommon senior team played Donegal in a challenge game in Sligo on Saturday and after the game, members of Roscommon GAA, including players, stopped in Boyle for a…
  • Oct 13, 2020

    Galway football manager displeased by leaked footage of Jim McGuinness

    Galway manager Pádraic Joyce said that Jim McGuinness' involvement with the Tribesmen was a one-off session, but he has not ruled out utilising the former Donegal boss again. Joyce will wait for feedback from the players before deciding if McGuinness will…
  • Oct 12, 2020

    ROI senior football squad hit with further Covid setback

    Galway's Aaron Connolly has returned to the Irish squad for the UEFA Nations League match against Finland on Wednesday. He'll be joined by fellow Galweigan Ryan Manning who received the call up to Stephen Kenny's side. The Republic of Ireland are facing…
  • Oct 12, 2020

    Galway's Ryan Manning called into the ROI senior football squad

    A Galway man has been called into the ROI senior football squad. QPR's Ryan Manning become the latest west of Ireland native to make it into Stephen Kenny's plans, joining fellow Galweigan Aaron Connolly. The FAI will be hoping for a clean bill of health…
  • Oct 12, 2020

    Galway's Aaron Connolly could return to the Ireland squad this week

    Aaron Connolly could be available for Wednesday’s UEFA Nations League game in Finland after Adam Idah’s return to the squad was confirmed. The FAI need Brighton to agree to release the Galwegian after the HSE’s formal confirmation that the Abbotstown staff…
  • Oct 12, 2020

    Jim McGuinness is not expected to be on the Galway coaching team

    Jim McGuinness is not expected to be part of the Galway senior football coaching ticket for the forthcoming season. Donegal’s 2012 All-Ireland winning manager was filmed conducting football drills in Tuam on Sunday. However, it is understood he oversaw some…
  • Oct 11, 2020

    Mike Solan has stepped down as Mayo U20 manager

    Mike Solan has stepped down as Mayo U20 football manager. The Ballaghderreen man took over in October 2015 and less than six months later led Mayo to All-Ireland success after a thrilling final win over Cork in Ennis. During his time as manager, Mayo also won…
  • Oct 11, 2020

    Five Ireland players to miss Wales game due to Covid-19

    Five Republic of Ireland players are set to miss out on today's UEFA Nations League meeting with Wales after a positive Covid-19 case was confirmed within the squad. In a statement, the FAI say that the player in question, and four other players who have been…
  • Oct 10, 2020

    Connacht suffer heavy defeat away to Cardiff

    Connacht suffered a 29-7 defeat to Cardiff Blues in the Guinness PRO14 this evening. Andy Friend's men failed to register a point before the break but did score through Conor Oliver in the second period. It was a sluggish display from the westerners who will…
  • Oct 10, 2020

    Kevin Johnson steps down as manager of Ballintubber

    Kevin Johnson has stepped down as manager of Ballintubber. The Sligo native spent three seasons at the helm winning back to back county titles. Ballintubber GAA released the following statement last night. “After three very successful years with Ballintubber…
  • Oct 10, 2020

    SSE Airtricity League season extended by a week

    The SSE Airtricity League season has been extended by a week due to recent postponements. It means the Premier Division campaign will now conclude on Sunday November 8th, with all the games played simultaneously. Third-placed Waterford host Shelbourne at the…
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Connacht's Niall Murray ruled out of action for three months

    Connacht’s Niall Murray has been ruled out of action until January. The former Roscommon Minor footballer underwent shoulder surgery earlier this week and has been ruled out for three months.
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Galway native Daryl Horgan called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for Nations League games

    Galway native Daryl Horgan and Seanie Maguire have both been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for the Nations League games against Wales and Finland. They'll replace Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah, who have returned to their clubs after missing the…
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Connacht make two changes for their trip to the Dragons

    Connacht head coach Andy Friend has changed just two of his winning team for their trip to the Dragons in the Guinness PRO14 tomorrow evening. Sammy Arnold and Eoghan Masterson come into the starting 15. The game at Rodney Parade gets underway at 7.35pm…
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Maurice Deegan appointed as referee for League meeting between Mayo & Galway

    Maurice Deegan has been confirmed as the referee for the round 6 meeting of Mayo & Galway in the Allianz National Football League. The Laois man will take charge of the crunch league encounter on Sunday week in Tuam Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on…
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Allianz Football League will proceed as scheduled later this month

    The Allianz Football League will proceed as scheduled, as will the All-Ireland minor and under-20 championships. The decision was taken by the GAA’s management committee last night after a meeting of the county chairs earlier in the evening. There had been…
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Aaron Connolly ruled out of tonight's crunch Euro Play-Off

    Galway’s Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah were ruled out of Ireland's Euro 2020 playoff with Slovakia at the last minute after it emerged that a second FAI staff member had tested positive for Covid-19. Connolly and Idah are out of the fixture because they are…
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Galway's Cliodhna Moloney nominated for Women's Player of the Year Award

    Galway’s Cliodhna Moloney has been nominated for Women’s Player of the Year at this year’s Zurich Irish Rugby Awards. The Kilconly native will be going up against Edel McMahon and Linda Djougang on Saturday week October 17th.
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Tom Parsons launches Mindspace Mayo campaign

    Mayo footballer Tom Parsons is encouraging people who may be struggling with their mental health to ‘reach out, speak up, and talk to somebody’. The well-known midfielder was speaking at the launch of a new pocket-sized information card that has been produced…
  • Oct 08, 2020

    GAA to hold a virtual meeting with its county Chairpersons this evening

    The GAA will hold a virtual meeting with its county chairpersons this evening. The meeting will centre around the association's approach to matters specific to the island of Ireland as challenges around having to potentially abide by two different sets of…
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Six Connacht players included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

    The injured Tadhg Furlong will play no part in Ireland's Six Nations games against Italy and France later this month. Andy Farrell has named six uncapped players in his squad of 35. Mayo's Caelan Doris, who plays with Leinster, has been included alongside 6…
  • Oct 08, 2020

    Mayo's Caelan Doris expected to be named in Ireland squad today

    Andy Farrell is due to name his Ireland squad for their remaining Six Nations games today. Ireland play Italy at the Aviva Stadium on the 24th of this month, before a Halloween date with France in Paris. Mayo's Caelin Doris is expected to be named in the…
  • Oct 07, 2020

    Mayo Minors to face Sligo in Connacht Championship semi-final in three weeks time

    It has been confirmed that the Connacht U17 Championship semi-final clash between Mayo & Sligo will take place in the Connacht Centre of Excellence on Thursday October 29th. The game will get underway at 7.30pm.
  • Oct 07, 2020

    Mayo Football League comes to a standstill

    The FAI have announced that all adult amateur and underage football matches have been put on hold with the exception of elite football in line with Level 3 COVID regulations. Elite football matches - those of the SSE Airtricity League, the Women’s National…
  • Oct 07, 2020

    Racing today in Galway

    There's an eight-race card at Navan this afternoon with the first off at 2.05. While an eight-race programme at Galway gets underway at five-to-2.
  • Oct 06, 2020

    Galway United game postponed due to Covid-19 outbreak

    The SSE Airtricity League First Division fixture between Galway United and Drogheda United has been postponed. Two positive COVID-19 cases have been identified in the Galway United squad and as a result the whole first team squad and staff are now restricting…
  • Oct 06, 2020

    Camogie Association suspends all club competitions

    The Camogie Association has followed the GAA in suspending all club competitions in the interests of public safety, across all ages and grades. The country has moved to Level 3 in the management of the coronavirus pandemic, and yesterday the GAA announced a…
  • Oct 06, 2020

    Inter-county season will resume, but all club matches suspended

    All elite sporting events will be forced behind closed doors from midnight. It's after the government decided to enforce level 3 restrictions across the whole country. The inter-county season will still resume later this month, but the GAA haven't ruled out…
  • Oct 05, 2020

    GAA club games suspended at all levels with immediate effect

    All GAA club games at all levels have been suspended with immediate effect. The GAA's Management Committee says the decision has been taken in the interest of public safety following a number of incidents that have been brought to its attention in recent…
  • Oct 05, 2020

    Galway's Jessica Burke wins Belgian Grand Prix

    Galway's Jessica Burke won the Belgian Grand Prix at the weekend. A large field of 57 starters went to post in the two -star Grand Prix in Belgium, with Gort-based Jessica Burke coming out on top with Express Trend, owned and bred by Liam Nicholas. Irish…
  • Oct 05, 2020

    East Mayo GAA club confirms positive Covid-19 cases

    An East Mayo GAA club has confirmed that positive COVID-19 cases have been identified within the club. Ballyhaunis GAA made the announcement in a social media post yesterday as they notified their members. They confirmed that HSE public health and contact…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Blow for Mayo as Jason Doherty picks up serious knee injury in training

    Mayo have been dealt a serious blow as Jason Doherty is set to miss the truncated season after picking up a knee injury in training. The Burrishoole club man sustained the injury in recent days and is currently undergoing further medical assessment by the…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Sport could be paused as Government consider next move

    Ireland's sporting calendar could be thrown into disarray with NPHET set to recommend the highest level of restrictions for the entire country. In a letter sent to Government, it's understood that Level 5 restrictions will be recommended for four weeks.…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Moycullen win their maiden Galway Senior Football Championship

    Moycullen are Galway Senior Football Champions for the first time in their history. They showed no signs of inexperience as they stormed to victory in their first final appearance since 1977. Mountbellew/Moylough will feel disappointed having defeated the…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    St Thomas' complete the three-in-a-row in Galway

    St Thomas' have won their third Galway Senior Hurling title in-a-row. A Conor Cooney inspired performance drove them to victory over Turloughmore in Kenny Park. 1-6 from the Galway senior hurler was crucial in this encounter. FT score: St Thomas' 1-14 0-15…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo Football League results

    Elvery's Sports Super League - Round 8 Westport Utd 5-2 Claremorris Ballina Town 3-0 Manulla Ballyhaunis 4-4 Ballyglass Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Kiltimagh Knock Utd 2-0 Conn Rangers Ballina Town B 2-1 Manulla B Killeen Sports Grounds League One…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Brave display but Kilmovee Shamrocks defeated in Leitrim

    Connacht Ladies Intermediate Club Football Semi-Final Glencar/Manorhamilton 2-15 Kilmovee Shamrocks 3-09
  • Oct 04, 2020

    LISTEN: Andy Moran joins Michael D on Sunday Sport

    Ireland Active is putting some key asks to the Government in order to ensure the survival of the health and fitness sector in Ireland. These asks include tax relief measures, with an innovative scheme for the nation's employees, grants and VAT reductions.…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo GAA results

    TF Royal Hotel & Theatre Mayo Exclusive JFCB Semi-Final Kilfian 3-10 Kilmovee Shamrocks 0-08 Sweeney Cup Final Ballina Stephenites 2-04 Belmullet 2-02 Sweeney Shield Final Kiltane 1-07 Ardnaree 0-09 West Mayo Kelly Cup Final Westport 1-15 Breaffy 1-11 O'Mara…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Westport's Ben Walsh wins Bronze at the U23 Cycling Ireland Road Race National Championships

    Westport native Ben Walsh took home a bronze medal for the U23 level at the Cycling Ireland Road Race National Championships yesterday. Walsh, a member of the Evo Pro cycling team, finished his race with a time of 3.45.44 and was 14th overall on the Senior…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Connacht got their PRO14 season off to a winning start yesterday

    Connacht got their new PRO14 seasons off to a winning start yesterday. Andy Friend's side beat Glasgow 28 points to 24 in front of 200 supporters at the Sportsground.
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Mayo GAA Club results from Saturday

    TF ROYAL HOTEL & THEATRE MAYO EXCXLUSIVE JFCB KNOCKOUT Tuar Mhic Éadaigh 3-11 v 0-8 Ballycastle NEW MAYO JBFC GROUP 4 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-12 v 4-8 Ballaghaderreen NEW MAYO JAFC GROUP 2 Davitts 0-10 v 1-14 Claremorris NEW MAYO JCFC GROUP1 Islandeady 5-10…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Mayo woman comes in 8th at the London marathon

    Sinéad Diver recorded a brilliant 8th place at the 40th London marathon today The Belmullet woman completed the race in 2:27.06 just under three minutes outside her London 2019 pb 2:24.11. She gave a great display throughout the nineteen laps in central…
  • Oct 04, 2020

    Mayo Football League results from last night

    Elvery’s Sports Super League—Round 8 Ballyheane 4 v 0 Glenhest Rovers Swinford 3 v 5 Castlebar Celtic Castlecourt Hotel Premier League—Round 8 Snugboro Utd 0 v 5 Fahy Rovers Iorras Aontaithe 2 v 8 Straide & Foxford Utd Westport Utd ‘B’ 3 v 1 Killala Killeen…
  • Oct 03, 2020

    Castlebar Mitchels are U16A County Football Champions 2020

    Castlebar Mitchels 3-11 2-11 Ballina Stephenites
  • Oct 03, 2020

    Connacht Senior Ladies Football Finalists confirmed

    Connacht Senior Ladies Football Semi-finals Kilkerrin Clonberne 2-19 2-6 Carnacon St Nathys 1-10 1-6 Kilbride
  • Oct 03, 2020

    Kiltimagh bow out of the Connacht Junior Football Championship

    Connacht Ladies Junior Club Football Semi-final Naomh Mhuire 4-11 0-8 Kiltimagh
  • Oct 03, 2020

    Sligo Rovers suffer four-goal defeat against league leaders

    Shamrock Rovers hold an 11-point lead at the summit of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. Jack Byrne scored one and laid on another for Graham Burke as the Hoops eased to a 4-nil win against Sligo Rovers last night.
  • Oct 03, 2020

    Mayo GAA club results from Friday's games

    EAST MAYO JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP Final Eastern Gaels 3-9 v 0-9 Kilmovee Shamrocks NEW MAYO JAFC GROUP 1 Charlestown Sarsfields 1-9 v 0-12 Aghamore U16 C Final Erris St. Pats 9-11 v 1-4 Swinford
  • Oct 02, 2020

    Sligo Rovers travel to take on Shamrock Rovers tonight

    Shamrock Rovers can establish an 11 point lead at the summit of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division with victory at home to Sligo Rovers this evening. Kick off at Tallaght Stadium is at 7.45. Derry City play Waterford at the Ryan McBride Brandywell…
  • Oct 02, 2020

    U14 County title success for Kiltimagh & Kilmovee

    Mayo U14 A Championship Final Kiltimagh 2-07 Castlebar Mitchels 1-09 Mayo U14 C Championship Final Kilmovee Shamrocks 5-11 Cill Chomain 3-09
  • Oct 01, 2020

    Sligo Rovers have extended their sympathy to the family of Robbie Brunton

    Sligo Rovers have sympathised with the family of Robbie Brunton, who's died at the age of 47. Robbie played for the Bit O’ Red over two seasons, 1994-1995 and 1995-1996, playing 60 matches and scoring three goals. He was part of the Rovers side which beat…
  • Oct 01, 2020

    Adrian Marren has announced his retirement from inter-county football after 16 years with Sligo

    Adrian Marren has announced his retirement after 16 years with Sligo. Marren, a stalwart of the forward line for the Yeats County since making his debut in 2004, has opted not to return this winter. Sligo are due to play Galway in a Connacht semi-final on 7…
  • Oct 01, 2020

    Aghamore and Eastern Gaels through to Canon Henry Cup final

    Aghamore and Eastern Gaels will meet in the Canon Henry Cup final after their respective wins in the semi-finals last night at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan. Aghamore overcame Kiltimagh by 4-9 to 2-8, while Eastern Gaels defeated Ballyhaunis by 2-10 to…
  • Sep 30, 2020

    Galway Senior Football & Hurling finals taking centre stage this Sunday

    Moycullen and Mountbellew/Moylough will contest the Galway Senior Football Final on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium. It’s after Mountbellew/Moylough ended Corofin’s seven year reign as County Champions last weekend while Moycullen overcame Tuam Stars.…
  • Sep 30, 2020

    Former Mayo footballer says Government support for the Health & Fitness sector is vital

    Former Mayo footballer, Conor Mortimer, said that health and fitness facilities are key for people's overall health and mental well-being, particularly in current times. Mortimer, who is the Leisure Club and Spa Manager at the Glenroyal Hotel in Kildare, was…
  • Sep 30, 2020

    Sligo Rovers move to fourth in the Premier Division

    A late goal from Ryan de Vries gave Sligo Rovers a 1-nil win at home to Derry City last night. The three points lifts Sligo above Dundalk into fourth in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division table.
  • Sep 29, 2020

    Sligo Rovers host Derry City tonight in SSE Airtricity Premier Division

    In the SSE Airtricity Premier Division tonight, Sligo Rovers can climb above Dundalk into fourth with a win at home to Derry City. There's a 7.45 start at the Showgrounds.
  • Sep 29, 2020

    Ladies Connacht club championship semi-finals this weekend

    In the Connacht Senior Club championship, Carnacon welcome Kilkerrin / Clonberne of Galway to Clogher for the Connacht ladies senior club football semi-final on Saturday - that game throws in at 4pm. The other semi-final sees St Nathy's of Sligo taking on…
  • Sep 28, 2020

    Racing in Roscommon today

    There's racing in Roscommon today, with the first of a 7-race card off at 1.15
  • Sep 27, 2020

    Corofin's seven-year reign as Galway Champions has been brought to an end

    There was a huge upset at Pearse Stadium this afternoon in the Galway Senior Football Championship as Corofin’s seven-year reign as champions was brought to an end. Mountbellew-Moylough defeated Corofin on a 2-13 to 0-12 scoreline and they will now face…
  • Sep 27, 2020

    Sunday's Mayo Football League results

    Elvery's Sports Super League Round 7 Swinford 5-0 Claremorris Ballyheane 3-0 Ballyglass Manulla 2-1 Glenhest Rovers Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Westport Utd B 1-1 Snugboro Utd Ballina Town B 5-1 Killala Straide & Foxford Utd 5-0 Fahy Rovers Killeen…
  • Sep 27, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from today

    Homeland U14 A Championship Kiltimagh 3-17 Belmullet 2-07 U14 C Championship Cill Chomain 1-17 Islandeady 3-07 Michael Walsh Junior B Cup Claremorris 0-19 Aghamore 1-08 Knockmore 0-15 Bohola Moy Davitts 1-09 Genfit Senior Hurling League Castlebar Mitchels…
  • Sep 27, 2020

    Mayo GAA Golf Classic Winners

    1st Place: 93 Points Claremorris Credit Union Ger Noone Seamus Owns Rossa Higgins Ciaran Doherty 2nd Place: 92 Points Fergus Marren Team Fergus Marren Maynard O’Boyle Martin Donohue Keith Feehily 3rd Place: 91 Points (Back 9) Joe Early Team Damian Murphy Noel…
  • Sep 27, 2020

    Westport United see off arch-rivals Ballina Town in top of the table clash

    Elvery's Sports Super League - Round 7 Westport Utd 2-1 Ballina Town Castlebar Celtic 2-1 Ballyhaunis Town Castlecourt Hotel Premier League Manulla B 0-0 Kiltimagh Knock Utd Conn Rangers 2-1 Iorras Aontaithe Killeen Sports Grounds League One Moy Villa 4-1…
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Saturday night's Mayo GAA results

    Mayo U14 B Championship Final Westport 7-09 Naomh Padraig 2-08 Michael Walsh Senior Group 3 Garrymore 1-13 Ballina Stephenites 0-10 Michael Walsh Intermediate Group 1 Ballinrobe 5-16 Louisburgh 0-08 Michael Walsh Intermediate Group 2 Burrishoole 4-15…
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Sligo Rovers defeated by Waterford

    Waterford beat Sligo Rovers 1-nil at the RSC in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division to go third in the table. It’s a second straight defeat for Sligo who will be looking to bounce back with a win against North West neighbours Derry City on Tuesday…
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Tooreen are Mayo U21 Hurling Champions

    Tooreen captured the Mayo U21 Hurling title today after a 3-19 to 1-11 win over Westport. Tooreen were in control throughout and led by nine points at half-time.
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Kilmovee Shamrocks Ladies march on in the Connacht Championship

    Kilmovee Shamrocks are through to the Connacht Ladies Intermediate Football Semi-Final after a two point win over St. Brigid’s. It was a fascinating encounter with Shamrocks leading by 4-4 to 1-5 at half time. The Mayo Ladies won a final scoreline of 4-09 to…
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Cortoon Shamrocks issue statement on the re-fixture of their IFC semi-final tie

    Cortoon Shamrocks GAA have clarified the reason for the postponement of their Intermediate Football Championship semi final v Dunmore McHales last weekend. The match was due to be played last Sunday, but on the morning of the game one of their star player's…
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Galway United suffer home defeat to Cobh Ramblers

    Galway United have landed their first loss of the League of Ireland First Division under new manager John Caulfield. Cobh Ramblers defeated the Tribesmen 1-0 at home in Eamon Deacy Park last night. A ninth minute goal early on in the encounter from Ian Turner…
  • Sep 26, 2020

    Mayo GAA underage results from Friday night

    U14B Final KNOCKOUT Balla 1-8 v 6-12 The Neale U16 B ALL COUNTY GROUP 1 KNOCKOUT Breaffy 1-7 v 2-12 Castlebar Mitchels MAYO GAA U14 HURLING C FINAL Caiseal Gaels 2-8 v 3-6 Tuairín U16 B SEMI FINAL Cill Chomain 3-5 v 0-11 Charlestown Sarsfields
  • Sep 25, 2020

    GAA confirm dates, times and venues for winter inter-county season

    The dates, times, and venues have been confirmed for the winter GAA inter-county season. The last two rounds of the Allianz Football Leagues will echo in the return of football throughout the region. Oct 18: NFL - Galway v Mayo, 2pm Tuam Stadium Oct 25: NFL -…
  • Sep 25, 2020

    Ballina Rugby return to league action tomorrow

    Ballina’s senior squad are all set for a return to rugby on Saturday. The men in green travel to Corinthian Park in Galway to take on the home side. First Team coach, JP Walsh, will bring a squad full of young talent and a sprinkling of experience to…
  • Sep 25, 2020

    Tooreen & Westport to contest tomorrow's Mayo U21 Hurling final

    Westport & Tooreen will contest the Mayo U21 Hurling final tomorrow afternoon. The game will get underway at 4pm in Ballyvary.
  • Sep 25, 2020

    Kilmovee Ladies begin their Connacht campaign tomorrow

    Kilmovee Shamrocks will be aiming to secure a place in the last four of the Connacht Intermediate Championship on Saturday afternoon in Kiltoom. The East Mayo Ladies will be taking on St. Brigid’s at 4pm. Midwest Radio will have regular updates of the clash.
  • Sep 25, 2020

    Kilmore pick up three points away to Achill Rovers

    Killeen Sports Grounds League One - Round 5 Kilmore 3-1 Achill Rovers
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Mayo U14 Championship results

    Mayo U14 A Championship Semi-Final Castlebar Mitchels 2-14 Claremorris 3-07 U14 C Championship Kilmovee Shamrocks 4-09 Mayo Gaels 4-05
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Tom Parsons appointed as the new Chairman of the GPA

    Mayo’s Tom Parsons has replaced Seamus Hickey as the new chairman of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA). The Charlestown man was ratified by the official players body’s national executive committee last week, and he takes over from former Limerick hurler…
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Sarah Rowe says uncertainty around Gaelic Football in 2021 made her decision to return to the AFL easier

    Sarah Rowe says uncertainty around Gaelic football in 2021 spurred her AFL return. The 25-year-old recently signed with Collingwood to return for a third season as a professional Australian Rules player. Combining AFL while playing intercounty Gaelic football…
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Mayo GAA results from last night

    Canon Henry Cup Kiltimagh 2-16 Bohola Moy Davitts 2-14 Eastern Gaels 0-14 Swinford 0-08 Michael Walsh Junior B Cup Aghamore 0-13 Balla 1-06
  • Sep 23, 2020

    Connacht will host Glasgow in their opening game of the PRO 14

    Leinster will begin their Pro 14 defence with the visit of the Dragons to RDS on Friday, October 2nd. The fixtures for the new season were released this afternoon. On the same night, Ulster will entertain Benetton. The following day will see Munster go to…
  • Sep 23, 2020

    Semi-Finals of the Galway Senior Football Championship this Sunday

    The Galway Senior Football Semi-Finals will take centre stage in Pearse Stadium this Sunday. Moycullen and Tuam Stars will get proceedings underway at 1.30pm. The other semi-final is at 4.30pm between the reigning champions Corofin and Mountbellew/Moylough.
  • Sep 23, 2020

    Mayo U16 Championship results

    Mayo GAA Results U16 A County Semi-Final Castlebar Mitchels 1-14 Bohola Moy Davitts 1-08 Ballina Stephenites 1-13 Ballinrobe 2-08 U16 C Championship Swinford 2-09 Achill 0-09 U16 B Semi-Final Carras 3-10 Balla 2-12
  • Sep 23, 2020

    Mayo people urged to get out and be active during European Week of Sport, which starts today

    European Week of Sport gets underway today, and the Mayo Sports Partnership are calling on everyone to get out and be active over the coming week. There's a mixture of online and offline events taking place, making it easy to be active - even from the comfort…
  • Sep 23, 2020

    Mayo's Hugh Armstrong to represent Ireland in World Athletics Half Marathon championships in Poland

    Hugh Armstrong from Ballina Athletic Club has been selected to represent Ireland in the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Poland on October 17th. This event was originally scheduled for March of this year but was postponed following the outbreak…
  • Sep 22, 2020

    Gary Sice has come out of retirement to rejoin the Galway inter-county set-up

    Gary Sice has come out of retirement to make a shock return to inter-county football with Galway ahead of a truncated winter championship. Sice, now 36, has been one of the leading club players in the country and a pivotal member of the three-in-a-row…
  • Sep 22, 2020

    Spectator removed from Mayo Football League game after directing verbal abuse at a player

    A person was removed from a Mayo Football League match on Sunday after directing verbal abuse at a player. That was confirmed by Ballina Town FC in a statement on social media. The incident occurred just before half time in their Super League game against…
  • Sep 22, 2020

    Galway United earn fifth consecutive league win against Cabinteely

    Galway United defeated Cabinteely 1-0 last night in their crunch SSE Airtricity League First Division match. In the 99th minute Stephen Christopher sent a free kick near the sideline to the top right corner of the net to seal the win. It was an incredible…
  • 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

    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