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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 […]

FBD League action starts tonight

Photo: Connacht GAA Our lads don’t take the field until Sunday but Round 1 of the pre-season Connacht FBD League gets going tonight. This year, the FBD returns to its roots, with the third-level colleges not involved so it’s four rounds of inter-county matches, followed by a final (scheduled for next month) between the top two. This evening’s matches see […]

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 […]