Killarney, Here We Come

Mayo car green and red ford fiesta

And We’re Off … Finally – finally! – the countdown is almost over. It’s time to check the tyres and top up the oil in anticipation of the long trip to Killarney. It’s been a long winter – long than we’ve become accustomed to in recent years – but the competitive inter-county season is about to throw in at last. Sunday 2pm in Fitzgerald Park is the one we’ve been waiting for as Mayo travel to take on All-Ireland champions … Continue reading

Allianz Prediction League 2015

Allianz league logo

Allianz Prediction League 2015 It’s that time of year again and the Allianz prediction league 2015 is now up and running! The prediction league will start on the 31st of January and continue throughout the league, finishing with the league finals at the end of April. To enter, you will need to log in and set up an account at www.allianzleaguesprediction.ie. If you have entered the prediction league in previous years, just log in to your account and enter. Mayo … Continue reading

Looking ahead to 2015 – Club ’51 is back on the road

Time to plan As the dust settles on our first FBD campaign under Noel and Pat, it’s time to start looking ahead to 2015 and to the first real competitive action of the season. With that, we turn our faces towards Killarney and the first Allianz National League game against the Kerrymen who broke our hearts below in Limerick last August. The less said about that the better, and as a new era begins, we will be getting behind our lads … Continue reading

Club ’51 Remembers

The rain in Bekan in 2014

Exactly one year ago today. A cold, wet, windy day in east Mayo. Mild excitement and high hopes for the year ahead. That morning was just like any normal match day: up early, a decent breakfast and on the road in good time. You’d never know what might happen. Breakfast came in roll form. Feck it, it was match day so we said we’d treat ourselves. 2 sausies, 2 rashers and bit of black and white. Plenty of butter. I … Continue reading

2015 – A Club ’51 Odyssey

Club ’51 takes a tongue-in-cheek look into the future and boldly predicts what no-one has before …. and probably never will again January 2015 – Mayo exit the FBD league at the group stage. Leitrim are champions again. February 2015 – Mayo lose both league games. In an exclusive interview with the Mayo News Aidan O’Shea promises that they will get better and are getting used to the new management team. March 2015 – Monaghan are the surprise package of the National Football … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year Wishing all Mayo GAA supporters, fans and everyone a very happy New Year 2015 from everyone here at Mayo Club ’51 HQ. The 2015 Mayo GAA season gets underway this Saturday with our U-21s who are in action against Westmeath in St Loman’s, Mullingar, throw-in at 2 pm. (Double check venue in case of change before travelling). On Sunday, our senior team are out in their first competitive match of 2015 under new management team Noel & Pat. … Continue reading

2014 Mayo GAA Convention

The 2014 Mayo GAA Convention was held on Sunday 7th December in the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh. The 2014 Mayo GAA Convention got underway at 12 noon on Sunday last the 7th December 2014 in the Park Hotel in Kiltimagh. Here’s a quick summary of the day’s proceedings. The following officers were elected as follows: Jim Fleming has re-elected as Mayo GAA President for 2014. Mike Connolly has been elected as the new Mayo GAA chairman. Seamus Tuohy has been elected as the … Continue reading

Get your Club 51 t-shirts in time for Christmas!

A few of you great people have been on to us wondering how you can get your hands on a Club 51 t-shirt before the 2015 season begins (it’s only just over a month away folks!) The good news is, we’re open for orders for a few short days this week, so get on it! Are you looking for a new addition to your wardrobe? Yearning to add some more green and red  apparel to your life? Looking for a Mayo … Continue reading

GAA-GPA All Star Tour To Boston

Aidan and Seamus O'Shea with Robbie Hennelly from Mayo. (Photo: Sportsfile © Pat Murphy)

The GAA GPA All Star Tour to Boston takes place this weekend. The 2014 GAA/GPA football All Stars left Dublin Airport on Thursday last for the All Star tour to Boston. The match will take place at the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton Boston at 1.30 pm (local time). Former Mayo manager James Horan takes over as the 2014 team manager due to Jim McGuinness being unable to travel. Jim Gavin will be the 2017 team manager. There are 7 … Continue reading

It’s Competition Time!

Mc William park hotel Competition poster

As a little something to brighten up the dark and rainy evenings as we count down the days to the FBD League, it’s competition time in Club ’51 HQ. The crew have teamed up with the fantastic team over at the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris to offer you the chance of winning a one-night stay with breakfast in Mayo’s finest luxury 4 star hotel! Known by many as the “Nashville of the West”  due to its hectic entertainment and social dancing programme, … Continue reading