Michael Moyles

  • The Mayo Ladies will get their Lidl Ladies National Football League campaign up and running next Saturday night in Elverys MacHale Park.

    Michael Moyles side welcome neighbours Galway to Castlebar for a 7:30pm throw-in.

    Ahead of the start of their league campaign the Mayo manager has been speaking to Midwest Radio’s Michael D. McAndrew.

  • The new Mayo Ladies Senior Football manager Michael Moyles joined Michael D McAndrew on the Sunday Sport Show this afternoon.

    The Crossmolina native takes over from Peter Leahy who stepped down as manager two weeks ago to link up with the Meath U20 footballers.

    Moyles has coached and managed at various levels and has developed a great reputation on his knowledge of the game.

    Included in his backroom team will be Administrator & Selector Aidan McLoughlin, Swinford and team Selectors: Tom Carney, Ballinrobe and Marita McDonald, Castlebar Mitchels, as well as Terry Kennedy, Ger Cafferkey, Austin O'Malley, Paul Jennings, Evan Regan and Conor Finn.

    Moyles told Midwest Sport today that he is delighted to be involved with the Mayo Ladies again having coached them in 2015.

  • Having just been appointed as the new Mayo Ladies Senior Football Manager, Michael Moyles has this week moved to finalise his backroom team. The Management team will consist of:

    - Aiden McLoughlin - Administrator/Selector

    - Marita McDonald- Selector

    - Tom Carney – Selector

    - Terry Kennedy - Skills Coach

    - Michaél Schlingerman - Goalkeeping Coach

    - Paul Mannion - Goalkeeping Coach

    - Conor Finn – Strength & Conditioning

    - Barry Loftus – Yoga/Flexibility Coach

    - Evan Regan – Nutritionist

    - Paul Jennings – Game & Video Analysis

    - Ger Cafferkey - Game&Video Analysis

    - Austin O'Malley – Performance Coach (Performance Culture & Player development)

    - Brendan Butler – Medical Team Supervisor

    - Vera Sweeney - Liaison Officer

    Speaking in relation to the backroom team Moyles said: 'I am absolutely delighted to have the opportunity to work with this group of people and I know the players will too. They each bring their own unique skillset and experiences to their respective roles, this will prove invaluable in the months ahead. The management team intend to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to build and facilitate a positive high performance environment, in order to ensure that all players and personnel are growing,developing and continually pushing the boundaries on performance excellence.

    The new manager also confirmed that the management team will be making contact with all clubs in the months ahead with a view to building a strong database of potential players for the county team. 'It is imperative that we forge positive engagements with our clubs' said Moyles. 'The club is the bedrock of our player development and we want to build strong and deep relationships with all the clubs and their respective managers, so as to ensure that we are well aligned and informed with regard to identifying new and emerging talent in the county. We currently have a very strong core group of players, who have been actively engaged in an S & C programme and we are at this moment, seeking to identify areas and talents in which we believe can add value to this group.

    Obviously with the current COVID-19 restrictions, we are slightly hamperedin what we can do at the moment,however the management team have been busy preparing and planning by putting the necessary blocks in place, for when we get the green light to commence collective training and  competition. We are confident, thatwhen we do return to the playing fields, we will have a very engaged and energisedgroup of players, who are committed to giving their all for their County.

     We will be keeping a very close and keen eye on all club activity, both senior and underage in the coming months and years ahead, with a view to identifying new and emerging talent all the time. We believe it’s an extremely exciting times for Ladies football in the county and in the country as a whole, with the ever growing numbers participating in the ladies game. Thismanagement team and player group are all reallykeen to just get on with what they all love doing best, playing football and representing the green and red.’

  • Michael Moyles has been announced as the new Mayo Ladies Senior Football manager.

    The Crossmolina native takes over from Peter Leahy who stepped down as manager two weeks ago to link up with the Meath U20 footballers.

    Moyles has coached and managed at various levels and has developed a great reputation on his knowledge of the game.

    His credentials include coaching Division 1 league winners, Knockmore GAA (2019), Leitrim GAA u-20 coach(2018), Leitrim Senior Men’s Team coach(2017/18), Mayo Ladies coach (2015), Mayo Juniors Manager(2012) and Crossmolina Deel Rovers Manager (2012) to name a few.

    Mayo LGFA would like to take this opportunity to wish Michael and all his backroom team the very best of luck for the 2021 season.

    Included in his backroom team will be Administrator & Selector Aidan McLoughlin, Swinford and team Selectors: Tom Carney, Ballinrobe and Marita McDonald, Castlebar Mitchels.

  • Michael Moyles has stepped down as team trainer of the Leitrim Senior Footballers.

    The Crossmolina man confirmed the news on twitter last night.

    The former Mayo footballer said he is gutted not to commit to another year with Leitrim.

    He said being away for long spells and having a young family means it’s not feasible to continue.

    Moyles went on to say he has enjoyed a great experience over the past two years where he witnessed a young team with a relentless appetite to learn and improve.