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This weekend’s club Championship action

It’s another jam-packed weekend on the club front, this time with the added piquancy of knock-out clashes. It’s quarter-final action in both the Senior and Intermediate Championships while it’s semi-finals at Junior A level. For good measure there are several nervy relegation play-off clashes on too. Here’s the SFC list: And here’s the IFC schedule: Here’s what’s on at JFC […]

Club Championship fixture details confirmed

The draws for the SFC and IFC quarter-finals as well as the JFC semi-finals were made the other evening and fixture details for these ties, as well as related relegation play-offs, have since been confirmed. All of these ties are down for decision the weekend after next, i.e. 21st and 22nd of September. Here’s what’s in store that weekend in […]

Club Championship action this weekend

Club Championship matches are on once again this coming weekend, with action in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships. Here’s a quick run-down on the games taking place on Saturday and Sunday. First up, the Senior Championship where the concluding round of matches in the four groups take place in order to determine who makes the play-offs and who is […]

Cracking club finals in prospect tomorrow night

MacHale Park is the destination tomorrow evening, with the Sweeney and Moclair Cups the prizes on offer as this year’s Intermediate and Senior club football championships come to a conclusion. A cracking night of football is in prospect under the lights in Castlebar then. It’s been a while since either Belmullet or Burrishoole got their hands on a county title. […]

Ballintubber dethrone the champions in extra-time thriller

The champions are gone. Castlebar Mitchels, winners of the Moclair Cup for the last three years, were sensationally edged out at the death tonight by Ballintubber in an extra-time edge-of-the-seat semi-final replay encounter at MacHale Park. Like the drawn match seven nights ago, both sides had the chances to claim victory in this evening’s replay. Ballintubber, though, looked the better […]

Mayo News football podcast 2018 – James Horan returns

After weeks of uncertainty about who would be guiding the fortunes of Mayo’s footballers next year, James Horan’s return to the managerial hot seat was confirmed at last week’s County Board meeting. In this bonus episode of the Mayo News football podcast we focus on the Ballintubber man’s reappointment to the position he held with such distinction between 2011 and […]

Club fixture details confirmed

Just a quick one to start the week in order to confirm a few upcoming club championship fixtures within the county. The Senior football championship semi-final replay between Castlebar Mitchels and Ballintubber will be played under the MacHale Park lights this coming Saturday evening (13th October), where throw-in has been fixed for 7pm. The IFC and SFC finals will then […]

Super semi-final action this weekend

Photo: Irish Mirror/Inpho It’s down to the semi-final stage in both the Senior and Intermediate club championships, with the penultimate round ties in both competitions set to be played at MacHale Park this coming weekend. It promises to be a serious weekend of club football within the county and I’m looking forward to heading west tomorrow to catch the matches […]