Mayo football

  • Barry Moran is to retire from inter-county football. The Castlebar Mitchels clubman is due to take up a position with his job for two years and has decided to retire from the inter-county scene. However he will remain on playing with Castlebar Mitchels for the next while.

    Moran made his inter-county debut for Mayo in 2005 against Roscommon.


  • Two Mayo players who picked up injuries in Sunday’s Allianz League clash with Tyrone are still undergoing assessment on those injuries.

    A spokesperson for Mayo GAA told Midwest Sport that Lee Keegan will get specialist opinion and medical imaging on a shoulder injury to assess the extent of the damage picked up.

    Meanwhile Cillian O’Connor will undergo further assessment on his hamstring injury.

    Mayo face a crucial away clash against Donegal on Sunday, where a loss would relegate them to Division Two.

     

  • In Round 4 of the Allianz Football League this weekend, Mayo host All-Ireland champions Dublin at Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday evening – that game has a 7pm throw-in time with live commentary here on Midwest Radio.

    Paddy Neilan from Roscommon has been confirmed as the referee for that Division One game.

    Also in Division 1, Galway travel to Tralee on Sunday to take on Kerry at 2.30.

    In Division Two, Roscommon are away to Louth, with a 2pm throw-in time in Drogheda,

    In Div 3, Sligo are away to Westmeath at 2pm Sunday and in Division 4, Carrick-on-Shannon is the venue for the meeting of Leitrim and Limerick – also at 2pm.

    In Round 4 of the Allianz Hurling League, Mayo host Wicklow on Sunday in Ballina at 2pm and we’ll have live commentary of that match here on Midwest Radio.

  • Mayo footballer Sinéad Cafferky is the Croke Park Hotel / LGFA Player of the Month award winner for April.

    The 25-year old, from the Kilmovee Shamrocks Club, won the award for a series of  impressive performances during the Lidl National League Division 1 campaign.

    Sinead scored a total of 5-9 over the course of Mayo’s nine matches, putting in a brilliant performance in the semi-final victory over Cork in April.

    She scored the crucial second half goal that helped to earn Mayo a 1-20 to 3-12 victory.

    Sinead Cafferky returned to the Mayo squad this year following a number of years away from the inter-county scene and her consistent form has been publicly hailed by team manager Peter Leahy.

    Mayo are now preparing for the TG4 Connacht senior final against old rivals Galway on Sunday, June 24.

     

     

     

  • Mayo manager Stephen Rochford admitted his team lost discipline during yesterday's Division 1 defeat to Galway.

    The manager said he was very disappointed, “but we lost our discipline and that's something we have to look at."

    Commenting on the incident that resulted in Cillian O'Connor being shown a red card, which means he will be suspended for the upcoming Dublin clash, Rochford said he had no qualms with referee Anthony Nolan's decision.