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Ballyhaunis topple Tooreen, Carnacon win again

Hunger is a great sauce or so they say. By the sounds of it, Ballyhaunis were the hungrier and more driven side in this afternoon’s county Senior hurling decider which was played at Adrian Freeman Memorial Park in Tooreen. The four-in-a-row chasing hosts may have been the strong favourites coming into this game but their neighbours were up for the […]

The weekend’s fixtures and more

It’s a weekend off in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior football Championships ahead of the finals in each of the three grades the following weekend. There’s other action on this weekend, though, and here are the details. The LGFA county finals at Senior, Intermediate and Juniors levels are set to be contested this weekend. All of these deciders will, of […]

Hurling semi-finals on this weekend

After two rounds of Championship action the county’s club footballers have this weekend off. In their absence, centre-stage is set to be taken by the hurlers, with both SHC semi-finals being contested. The big two have been kept apart in this weekend’s penultimate round fixtures. Ballyhaunis are up against Castlebar Mitchels, a repeat of last year’s semi-final in which Castlebar […]

The weekend’s action

There was a raft of football and hurling action on within the county this weekend, with a second round of matches in the Michael Walsh Leagues in the former while in the latter the first shots were fired in this year’s county Championship. Let’s start with that SHC action from last night. Four teams are contesting the TJ Tyrell Cup […]

Congrats to marathon man Cathal

When times are bad, positive news stories tend to hit home with even greater impact. That’s certainly the case in this worrying and deeply surreal period where the news cycle is almost universally dominated by negative developments. This means that the story about Cathal Freeman’s quixotic marathon-with-a-sliotar, which he completed successfully earlier this evening, is even more uplifting and welcome […]