Castlebar Mitchels

  • Alan Flynn has been announced as the new senior football manager of Castlebar Mitchels.

    The Tuam based man has an impressive CV having worked at club and inter-county level in recent years.

    Flynn coached the Kildare senior squad last season and previously worked with the Clare panel.

  • Mayo County Senior Semi-Final 
    Castlebar Mitchels 1-12 
    Ballintubber 1-12 


  • County Senior Football Semi-Final replay 
    Ballintubber 0-16 Castlebar Mitchels 0-15 AET 

  • Castlebar Mitchels will be looking to create history this Sunday when they take on the Kingpins of Mayo hurling Tooreen in the County Senior Hurling decider.

    The game gets underway at 2.30pm in Elverys MacHale Park and there will be full live commentary of the game here on Midwest Sport.

    The last time Mitchels contested a Mayo Senior Hurling Final was 1998.


  • Mayo Junior A Football Final

    Castlebar Mitchels B 0-14 Kilmaine 0-11

  • Declan Shaw, Eamonn Smith and the Castlebar Senior Football Management team have announced they will be stepping down from their roles after the final round of league games this weekend.

    They will be joined in their departure by the four other members of the management team - Michael Durcan, Paul Jordan, Mickey Feeney and Cormac Rowland.

    In a statement, the club has thanked the outgoing management team for its dedication and commitment.

    The club will commence the process of finding a new management team for the season ahead.

  • Castlebar Mitchels will hold an event this Friday evening in an effort to prevent burglaries in the area.

    The ‘Is Your Home Safe’ Event will take place in An Sportlann and will include a one hour presentation by Garda Sergeant Tony Cosgrove, the Crime Prevention Officer for Mayo.

    It gets underway at An Sportlann tomorrow evening at 8pm.

  • At Wednesday night's Mayo GAA executive meeting Declan O'Reilly from Castlebar Mitchels was appointed as coaching officer for 2020.


    Declan is a former underage & senior player with Mayo. He is a Moclair cup winning manger with Castlebar Mitchels & has coached numerous other teams over the last number of years.


    The executive also approved the appointment of Daithí Gallagher from Castlebar Mitchels as the new Bord na nÓg chairman.


    There are two candidates contesting the position of cultural office, Gráinne Kelly-Frayne from Aghamore & Debbie Lavelle Doyle from Lahardane.


    The election date for this position will be confirmed at next week's Co Board meeting.

  •  Mayo county council is the first local authority nationally to appoint a full time Sports Tourism Officer.

    The new post has been filled by well known, county and club GAA footballer Donal Newcombe.

    Donal addressed the monthly Mayo County Council  Special Policy Committee on Tourism and Food in Turlough House and outlined his vision to make Mayo  the Sports Tourism Capital of Ireland.

  • Knockmore won the Division One Mayo League on Saturday in style with a dominating display against Ballina Stephenites.

    The north Mayo men bowed out of the senior championship in disappointing fashion against Castlebar Mitchels.

    Knockmore manager Ray Dempsey believes their Division one League triumph may help to propel them to greater heights in next year’s senior championship.


    Ardnaree           0-11 v 2-8         Balla


    Bonniconlon       - v -      Kilmaine


    Béal an Mhuirthead         1-9 v 1-11         Castlebar Mitchels


    Cill Chomain      5-14 v 1-6         Tuar Mhic Éadaigh


    Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin           2-9 v 2-13         Charlestown Sarsfields


    Westport GAA    5-17 v 1-10        Knockmore


    Ballintubber       3-9 v 1-8           Garrymore


    Ardmoy MacHales           3-9 v 3-7           Erris St. Pats

    Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-12 v 1-8         Naomh Padraig


    Davitts   2-9 v 2-8           Ballinrobe

  • Division 3 

    Davitts      1-10 2-12      Castlebar Mitchels

    Division 4

    Ardagh     0-19 0-8       Ballycastle

  • U16 League Division 1 Cup Final 
    Castlebar Mitchels 3-10 
    Ballina Stephenites 0-07 

    Division 3 Cup Final 
    Kiltimagh 4-13
    Ballinrobe 2-11 

  • Minister for Community and Rural Development Michael Ring will today officiate at the re-opening of Templemary National School in Killala.

    Tomorrow (Sat) the Minister will participate in the official opening of Castlebar Mitchels’ new 4G pitch and tomorrow evening in Westport, Minister Ring will speak at the Mayo League Presentation Dinner.

    Templemary National School was provided with a grant of just under a half a million euro under the Department of Education’s Additional Accommodation Scheme. The funding was been used to construct a mainstream classroom, an assisted users WC, a resource room, and toilets. Roof and drainage works were also included in the project and a grant of €8,500 was also paid for furniture & IT equipment.

     Castlebar Mitchels’ 4G pitch,will provide underage and adult players with year round floodlit training and playing facilities.  The new 4G Astro Turf Pitch measures 60 by 86 meters and incorporates a five meter high Ball Wall. The Astro Turf area is enclosed with a new 3 meter high fence and enhanced floodlighting of the area.

    As a keen soccer supporter and former player Minister Ring speaking ahead of the Mayo Football League Presentation Dinner at the Castlecourt Hotel in Westport tomorrow evening , says he isdelighted to be participating in the event which celebrates all that is positive about the game in Mayo.

  • Mayo's Paddy Durcan notched up 1-3 for University of Ulster Jordanstown in their Sigerson Cup win over IT Tralee yesterday.

    The Castlebar Mitchels club man put in a fine display in ensuring the Ulster University will be in the quarter final of the competition on February 6th.

  • Paddy Durcan picked up an all-star for his outstanding work in the Mayo jersey all year.

    The Castlebar Mitchels man was delighted with the personal accolade after a disappointing year for the county team.

    He said that while it was a disappointing year for Mayo he will take the All-Star and League title as some small consolation. 


  • Tooreen were crowned Mayo Senior Hurling champions today after they defeated a defiant Castlebar Mitchels challenge by two points.

    It finished in Machale Park Tooreen 0-18 to 1-13 Castlebar Mitchels.

    Tooreen now go on to play Four Roads in the Connacht Intermediate Championship.