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Hurlers get Rackard Cup campaign back on track

Following last weekend’s shock defeat to Tyrone, it was in effect do-or-die for the county’s hurlers in this afternoon’s Rackard Cup Round 2 clash with Louth at MacHale Park. The lads stood up well, though, running out comprehensive winners over the Wee County on a scoreline of 3-23 to 1-13. Match report by Colm Gannon for the Mayo Advertiser is […]

May day

It’s a new month, some would say it’s a new season but it’s still cold and it’s still wet, though an upturn of sorts is expected in the weather by the weekend. Up here, Griffith Avenue has begun to show off its summer foliage (the pic above, by the way, shows the newly-appeared horse chestnut leaves on the avenue by […]

Further venue change for Sligo game

Photo: ballinastephenites.ie 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 […]