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Club championship draws on tonight

Photo: @MayoGAA The draws for this year’s Senior, Intermediate and Junior club championships are being held tonight at MacHale Park. If you can’t make it to Castlebar, though, but would still like to follow proceedings the draws are being streamed live by Mayo GAA TV. Full details on the streaming service for tonight’s championship draws are here. This is a […]

Dream ends for Lahardane and Tooreen

Sadly, it wasn’t to be for either Lahardane MacHales or Tooreen in their respective All-Ireland semi-final contests this afternoon. Lahardane lost narrowly to Multyfarnham of Westmeath in their All-Ireland JFC semi-final at Hyde Park while Tooreen were well beaten by Kilkenny’s Ballyragget in their All-Ireland IHC semi-final at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photo: @LahardaneGAA Lahardane were well in their match right to […]

Club Stars award winners

Photo: @Mayonewssport The 13th annual Mayo News/O’Neills Club Stars awards, held in association with AIB, were announced last night at a reception held in the Knockranny Hotel in Westport. Here’s a quick run-down on the list of winners that were revealed at last night’s event. Club Stars Team of the Year: Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels); Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber), Ger McDonagh […]

Kevin’s back

Photo: Mayo News The Mayo News reports today (paper and digital versions) that Kevin Keane is back training with the senior squad ahead of the new season that’s now beginning to loom into view. The Westport defender tore his cruciate in the early stages of the Intermediate club All-Ireland final back in February and he’s been on the long and lonely […]

Two big club moves

Photo: Mayo News The Mayo News has tonight come out with two exclusives concerning high-profile moves within the club scene. One is on the playing side and the other relates to management. The player in question is Donal Vaughan, with Mike Finnerty reporting (here) that he’s in the process of completing a transfer from Ballinrobe to Castlebar Mitchels. Ballinrobe dropped […]

Corofin crack Castlebar in extra-time

Photo: RTÉ Club titles are rarely won easily. Proof of that came at Tuam Stadium this afternoon where Galway’s Corofin eventually got the better of Mayo champions Castlebar Mitchels in the Connacht senior club football final but only after these two provincial heavyweights ended deadlocked at the end of normal time. Corofin should, in truth, have put this contest to […]

Castlebar into Connacht final

Photo: Irish Times/Inpho Provincial club championship action continues apace and there were a number of championship fixtures this weekend. In Connacht, the identities of this year’s Connacht SFC finalists were revealed following today’s semi-final ties. Castlebar Mitchels are one of the clubs who’ll take part in the Connacht decider in two weeks time, as they got the better of  Sligo’s […]