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Vins win but Ballina bomb

So, no conflict of interest will arise for me, after all, in the All-Ireland club championship final next month at GAA HQ. The bookies may not have been expecting the result, but I wasn’t at all surprised and more than a little delighted (as were my miniature Jackeens) at Vincents’ comprehensive dismantling of defending champions Crossmaglen Rangers in this afternoon’s […]

Open wide now …

Late start today due to two hours spent in the dentist’s chair this morning, which left me with a numb jaw, a slightly drunken gait and a considerably lighter wallet. Okay, let’s get to it as there’s quite a bit to cover. The Mayo News is the obvious place to start. Johnno says he was “gutted” by the result on […]

A looming case of divided loyalties?

Yesterday’s club results brought one step closer a potential situation where I’m torn between supporting two different clubs in the All-Ireland final. One of them – Ballina (reason for supporting: representatives of county of birth) – has already taken the provincial crown in Connacht and now faces the Munster champions, most likely Nemo Rangers, in the All-Ireland semi-final in February. […]

Silverware for Ballina and Carnacon

Both Ballina and Carnacon lifted cups today, the former the Connacht senior club title – deposing the holders St Brigid’s of Roscommon – while the latter claimed the ladies All-Ireland senior club title, hammering Cork’s Inch Rovers. Ladies first, as they say – Carnacon had it all their own way in their All-Ireland final against Inch Rovers at Banagher, winning […]