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Friday night for the FBD final

It’s almost beyond our collective memory – well, not quite, but it has been a while – since we last played in an FBD League final but this Friday evening at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence Air Dome we take on Roscommon in this year’s provincial pre-season decider. Throw-in at the Dome is 7.30pm on Friday. Tickets – a […]

Some stats on our FBD campaign

Now that our 2014 FBD campaign is done and dusted, it’s time for some stats on this year’s pre-season action. I’ve summarised in the table below (apologies in advance for its garish look – design isn’t really my thing and I am colour-blind) details of players involved and who scored what. As the table shows, we used a total of […]

Monday match reports

Photo: Mayo Mick It’s that time of the week again and there are a few reports in this morning’s nationals on yesterday’s FBD defeat to Roscommon – our first loss to the neighbours, by the way, since this one back in 2009 – to bring to your attention. Here they are: Irish Independent, Irish Times, Irish Examiner.  Photos from yesterday in […]

Second half revival by the Rossies proves decisive

Photo: Mayo Mick Roscommon ran out relatively convincing two-point winners in today’s final FBD League Group A match in the Michael Glavey GAA club grounds in Ballinlough this afternoon. A crowd of around 1,000 saw Roscommon’s superior fitness and cohesiveness prove the deciding factor as John Evans guided his side into the FBD final against Leitrim next Sunday. Mayo proved wasteful […]

Team to play Roscommon named

You guys in the comments were much quicker off the mark tonight than I was but, for the record, here are the details of the starting line-up and subs named earlier tonight for Sunday’s FBD match against Roscommon at Ballinlough (throw-in 2pm): Mayo (Connacht FBD League v Roscommon, 19/1/2014): Robert Hennelly (Breaffy); Kevin Keane (Westport), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Colm […]