# Mayo GAA

This month
March 2023
# in the spotlight
Aidan O'Shea continues to defy criticism and lead Mayo's charge in rebirth under McStay
The Breaffy star is in resurgent form under Kevin McStay.
Last month
February 2023
# Rising Stars
Six players to watch as UCC meet UL in the Sigerson Cup final
A goal-poacher turned goalkeeper from Cork and a free-scoring Leitrim midfielder are among those who could shine in Wednesday’s Sigerson Cup final.
This year
# Status Report
How the four new Division 1 managers fared in their league bows
For some mentors, they had their first day at big school this weekend.
# Eye Catchers
Five emerging talents that sparkled on Allianz football league opening weekend
There were plenty of impressive performances to pour over at the weekend.
# Division 1
O'Donoghue scores late equaliser to ensure Mayo share spoils with Galway
The Connacht rivals played out an absorbing clash in front 13,654 spectators at MacHale Park.
# up front
Mayo's Padraig O'Hora explains benefits of his ongoing counselling sessions
The 2021 All-Star nominee says he attends at least once a month as “part of a constant journey.”
Last year
# Solidarity
Mayo to 'consider all other options' for LGBTQ+ support after jersey request rejected
Their request to include rainbow-coloured numbers on the jerseys was denied by the GAA.
# Probe
Mayo GAA awaiting referee's report following incident at minor semi-final
The incident took place during the clash between Castlebar Mitchels and Westport.
# in defence of
Lee Keegan: 'Unfair to start criticising. Judge Kevin next year on how things go'
Lee Keegan says he’s confident that the management team will work well with Mayo in 2023.
# the comeback
Rochford's Mayo return - 'I loved every minute, even with difficult times'
Stephen Rochford is back with Mayo as assistant manager and coach.
# long awaited
McStay: 'It is half a madness. It is half a disease. We think we can make a difference'
The new Mayo boss was speaking at a press night in MacHale Park, Castlebar.
# Paddy Christie
The Dub closing in on Longford senior job after 'having a shot' at Mayo coaching ticket
Paddy Christie has been recommended to take over as the new manager of the Longford footballers.
# At The Helm
Kerry native and ex-Mayo boss at core of McStay's star-studded coaching team
“I willl leave no stone unturned,” declared the new Mayo manager.
# Hotseat
Which all-star ticket is best placed to solve Mayo’s shortcomings?
Four names are in the running to become the next Mayo senior football manager.
Galway deliver against Mayo when it matters most to claim All Ireland minor title
After losing twice in the Connacht championship, the young Tribesmen had the last laugh over their near neighbours.
# Ready to Rock
Roscommon's Dr Hyde Park to host Friday night All-Ireland minor football final
Galway and Mayo will contest the decider in July.
# Team news
Kerry's Clifford boost for quarter final clash while Mayo must do without Ryan O'Donoghue
The managers have named their side’s for Sunday’s meeting.
# this is major
Mayo minors advance to All-Ireland semi-final after edging out six-goal battle with Kildare
Niall Hurley hit 2-4 for the winners who will go on to face Kerry.
# hard work
Mayo outstay Kildare with second half surge to secure quarter-final place
A second-half goal from Oisín Mullin turned the game.
# the line-up
Mayo make two changes for Kildare showdown at Croke Park
Cork, meanwhile, have named an unchanged side to face Limerick.
# loser leaves town
Mayo ring the changes for Monaghan showdown in Castlebar
The likes of Padraig O’Hora are set to start on the bench.
# Nothing To See Here
'It doesn't bother me at all' - O'Hora rubbishes backlash to Clifford showdown
The Mayo and Kerry stars clashed during the Division 1 league final.
# Breakthrough
'Roscommon need to be more consistent in beating the top two' - Fighting for position in Connacht
Cathal Cregg recently retired after a 15-year career with the Rossies.
# Yeats County
14-man Sligo claim historic first Connacht U20 title after late rally against Mayo
There was just eight minutes left as Sligo stormed back from five points down to emerge as provincial champions.
# Absentees
Mayo injuries the 'major concern' over league final flop, says retired four-time All-Star
The defeated league finalists will face Galway in the Connacht SFC quarter-final this weekend.
# Ready to Rock
MacHale Park to host Connacht clash between Mayo and Galway following resurfacing work
The sides will meet at the Castlebar venue on 24 April.
# welcome return
Cillian O'Connor returns to bench as Mayo make three changes
The Ballintubber man is in line for his return to action with James Horan’s side.
Mayo make three changes for clash with Kildare
Padraig O’Hora is named to start against Kildare on Sunday with a league final spot up for grabs.
# James Horan
Horanball: the system that transformed Mayo into contenders - and why it now needs to change
Mayo have used the league to develop talent and a new style of play.
# The Green And Red
Mayo hit five points in final five minutes to edge out thriller with Armagh
The Connacht side squeezed over the line with a two-point win.
# Pre-Season Tests
Conroy and Finnerty combine for 0-6 as Galway overcome Mayo to book Connacht league final spot
The clash took place at the new Connacht GAA Air Dome.
# leave it out
'No place for it' - McLoughlin dismisses harsh Mayo criticism as Connacht club final looms
The Mayo forward was speaking ahead of Knockmore’s provincial decider clash with Pádraig Pearses on Sunday.
# Skipper
Coen takes over from Aidan O'Shea as Mayo captain for 2022 season
The 26-year-old previously captained Mayo to All-Ireland minor and U-21 titles.
All time
# green and red
'Negativity or untruths must stop': Mayo GAA chairman and James Horan call for unity
‘It is important that we move forward together for the betterment of Mayo football,’ said Horan.
# Man at Work
Oisín Mullin receives Geelong squad number, dispelling rumours of snag in move Down Under
The 2020 Young Footballer of the Year was earlier today included in the Melbourne club’s list of nine off-season signings.
# done and dusted
AFL move confirmed for Mayo's 2020 Young Footballer of the Year
Oisín Mullin has signed for Geelong as a category B rookie.
# Long Time Coming
1-5 for O'Donoghue as Belmullet book Mayo senior decider spot for first time since 1981
The north Mayo men will face defending champions Knockmore in a fortnight’s time.
# Rumours
Mayo boss: 'The amount of untruths that were published is just phenomenal'
The Mayo manager has dismissed any speculation of unrest in the backroom team.
# change at the top
Mayo GAA chairman Liam Moffatt to step down from position
The former Mayo footballer said his decision is based on business and personal reasons.
# No 1
'It wasn't about redemption. It was about Robert Hennelly – the journey'
Some of the people who know him best, on Mayo’s last line of defence.