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Further venue change for Sligo game

Photo: Those of you planning to get to today’s FBD League fixture (a group that doesn’t include me, by the way) should note that this morning a further change of venue has been announced. The match will now go ahead at James Stephens Park in Ballina, appropriately enough, you might conclude, given all those Stephenites lads we’re fielding today. Throw-in […]

Team to play Sligo named

We named our team earlier on this evening to play Sligo in the FBD League tomorrow afternoon. This game is being played in Enniscrone where throw-in is 2pm. Here’s the team we’ve named for our final pre-season outing of the year: Mayo (FBD League v Sligo, 21/1/2018): David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites); Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Eoin O’Donoghue […]

Venues changes for this weekend

Image: Google Two changes in venues for matches this weekend were announced inside the last 24 hours.  Both of these changes have already been flagged in the comments but they’re worth mentioning again in case anyone hasn’t seen them and may be planning to go to either of the matches affected. First, Tooreen’s All-Ireland IHC club semi-final tomorrow against Ballyragget […]

Monday match reports

Photo: Monday morning and, for a change, I’m still on home soil the morning after the day before though I’ll be hitting the road back to the capital before too awful long. Here’s what my trawl this morning of the coverage on yesterday’s game has thrown up. Locals: Connaught Telegraph, Mayo Advertiser. Nationals: Irish Examiner, Irish Times, Irish Independent […]

Mayo 2-14 Sligo 0-11: job done

We’re off and running again. The first, and most important, priority today was simply to win and, with a flattering nine points to spare over Sligo in this afternoon’s Connacht SFC quarter-final at MacHale Park, we did that. The performance may have been less than impressive but it was good enough to get us the win we needed. There’s been […]