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Down name their team for McHale Park clash

James McCartan named his side last night for tomorrow evening’s NFL opener against our lads down at McHale Park (throw-in 7.30 pm).  Here it is: Down (NFL Division One v Mayo, 5/2/2011): Brendan McVeigh; Aidan Brannigan, Dan Gordon, Luke Howard; Liam Doyle, Kevin McKernan, Paul McPolin; Peter Fitzpatrick, Kalum King; Daniel Hughes, Mark Poland, Martin Clarke; Conor Maginn, John Clarke, […]

Now I am four

It’s exactly four years ago today that I penned this first piece here on the site (good sweet Jesus – is that what it looked like then?) and, as increasing numbers of you have come to realise since then, now that I’ve started there’s no shutting me up.  Well, not anytime soon. I started the site at the outset of […]

Halfway to a million

Here’s one for all you weblog traffic nerds.  I first began clocking traffic on this site (via the super wonderful Statcounter) back in April 2007, i.e. two months or so after I opened for business here, and earlier on this afternoon the cumulative hit count on the site since then went over the half a million mark.  The graph opposite […]

Heading west

I’m heading out the door and down the shiny new motorway to the west in a few hours so this’ll have to be a quick one.  I’m taking in the Blog Awards bash in Galway city tonight ahead of the match at Castlebar tomorrow, which means that tomorrow’s mileage won’t be as big as it normally is when I do […]