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As we turn our faces towards the summer and the promise of the Championship, we welcome another guest contributor to the site. Sarah McKirdy hails from the south of the county, dangerously close to Galway, but her allegiance is unquestionable! Here Sarah writes about being a Mayo supporter and what it means to her. “The best thing to come out of Galway is the road to Mayo.” When you come from a part of the County of Mayo where you … Continue reading

Mayo Club 51 Prediction League Week 8

It was a disappointing day at Croke Park yesterday but we have to remember it is still only early April! We can now look forward and concentrate on the up coming Connacht Championship, with Mayo’s opening match against New York over in Gaelic Park, the Bronx NY.  With the semi finals after being played at the weekend, here’s how the Mayo Club 51 prediction league week 8 table looks like;   Mayo Club 51 Leaderboard — Start Week : 1 … Continue reading

Sunday preview – Mayo’s experience to tell vs Derry

We made it. It’s semi final time. And both semis should serve up two tasty treats. Cork having beaten Dublin already this season in Croke Park will be hoping to emulate the same result. But I’m sure the current league Champions will have something to say about that.Our big focus will throw in at 2, and after last weekend’s encounter I cannot wait. Derry come to the party with an impressive league campaign under their belt.  They have evolved this … Continue reading

Mayo v Derry pre-match gathering – Croke Park Hotel

It’s starting to feel like the summer is truly upon us, what with all these trips to Croke Park so early in the year. The weekend is just around the corner too and with it comes the anticipation of another cracking day of football in the capital as Mayo take on Derry in the first of the Allianz National Football League semi-finals. Mayo v Derry throws in at 2pm and it’s set to be a very different game from the … Continue reading

Back to Croker

So it’s back to Croker again for us and the planning is well underway. “To stay the night or do a day trip?” – that is the question. It follows what has been a fairly good league campaign, it has to be said. A shaky enough start with some very good individual displays and of course, we all met some new and friendly faces. Yesterday was a hectic one as we broke out our new flags for the first time. … Continue reading

Mayo Club 51 Prediction League Week 7

After seven rounds of the Allianz National football league, here’s what the Mayo Club 51 Prediction League week 7 looks like; Allianz Leagues Prediction Game   Mayo Club 51 Leaderboard — Start Week : 1 Your position:   Total Week 9 Week 8 Week 7 Week 6 Week 5 Week 4 Week 3 Week 2 Week 1 1 Alan Duggan,Knockmore – Mayo 2066 274 335 0 231 260 293 25 295 353 2 Joe Gavin,Claremorris – Mayo 2033 348 349 … Continue reading

Competition winner and Darkness Into Light

Over the last few years, as the All-Ireland series rolls around on the bank holiday weekend, you can pretty much guarantee that the usual suspects will be taking part: Kerry, Cork, Dublin, Tyrone, Donegal and of course, Mayo. As you know, last week we asked you to come up with ideas for Club ’51 flags and Lorraine Kelly’s “Usual Suspects” inspired theme was voted the winner by our members. She will be presented with her prize, a Club ’51 T-shirt from … Continue reading

It’s show time now as Mayo take on shrewd McIver’s Derry

In her first post for Club ’51, our very own Knockmore correspondent Laurita Blewitt previews Sunday’s game, and casts her eye forward to what might lie ahead …..    V’s I’ll be honest, when I saw the Derry team on Twitter last night, I checked it twice. 14 changes from last weekends win over Kildare. I know they are through to the semi finals, but I was looking forward to seeing these two sides meet. They both have been the … Continue reading


Another beautiful day, another milestone for Club ’51. First, we unveiled our giant flag, then we made our first appearance in national media. Then, just yesterday, our Facebook page reached the 500 mark! But that’s in the past, and we like to live in the now (Disregard the name of our club, just briefly). Today, we were featured on local radio’s hottest slot – the 10:30am on the Tommy Marren Show! A big well done to our own Anne Marie … Continue reading

Mayo vs. Derry – new spot, new flags and a Sea of Green and Red

It’s Wednesday, and we’re heading towards the better half of the week, meaning it’s time once again to lift the heads and start looking forward to the weekend’s GAA action. This Sunday sees Mayo welcome Derry to Elverys MacHale Park in the final round of the Allianz National Football League, at the later throw-in time of 3pm. Mayo are in a promising position, with a win against second-placed Derry guaranteeing us a spot in the semi-finals on April 13th. Two … Continue reading