Stephen Rochford

  • The penultimate round of the Allianz Football league takes place tomorrow as Mayo host Tyrone in Elverys MacHale Park.

    Following a win on the road last weekend in Kildare Stephen Rochford makes two changes to his starting with Seamus O'Shea & Michael Hall replacing Tom Parsons & Cillian O'Connor. Mayo's last win in MacHale Park over Tyrone in the league was back in 1992, Mayo did however beat Tyrone when teams met at the same stage in Omagh last season.

    Throw-in tomorrow in Elverys MacHale Park is 2pm:
    1. Rob Hennelly - Breaffy
    2. Caolan Crowe - Garrymore
    3. Ger Cafferkey - Ballina Stephenites
    4. Eoin O’Donoghue - Belmullet
    5. Colm Boyle - Davitts
    6. Lee Keegan - Westport
    7. Michael Hall - Breaffy
    8. Stephen Coen - Hollymount/Carramore
    9. Seamus O'Shea - Breaffy
    10. Kevin McLoughlin - Knockmore
    11. Aidan O’Shea - Breaffy
    12. Diarmuid O’Connor - Ballintubber
    13. Jason Doherty - Burrishoole
    14. Andy Moran - Ballaghaderreen
    15. Adam Gallagher - Mayo Gaels


    Mayo senior football manager Stephen Rochford looks set to be without some of the management team he's worked with for the past 3 seasons, if he returns next year.

    According to today's Mayo News, Donie Buckley and Peter Burke have informed the manager that they will be stepping down from their roles, while it's understood Armagh-based selector Tony McEntee is also unlikely to return for a 4th season.

    Stephen Rochford is expected to meet with Mayo GAA Bord chiefs next week to discuss his future plans.

    Last October, he was given a 2-year extension to his term as Mayo manager.





    Stephen Rochford looks set to continue as the Mayo Senior Football Manager according to reports in this week's Mayo News Sport.

    The 39 year old was said to have been considering his position following Mayo’s championship exit to Kildare in the All Ireland qualifiers.

    Former Donegal boss Jim McGuinness had been touted as a possible replacement, but Rochford is said to have informed the County Board that he will remain on and will meet with County Board officials in the coming weeks to plan for the 2019 season.

  • 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.


  • Check out our full interview with Mayo manager Stephen Rochford from Saturday evening as he came to terms with the end of Mayo's summer campaign after a 0-21 to 0-19 defeat to Kildare in St Conleth's Park, Newbridge.