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Castlebar into Connacht final

Photo: Irish Times/Inpho Provincial club championship action continues apace and there were a number of championship fixtures this weekend. In Connacht, the identities of this year’s Connacht SFC finalists were revealed following today’s semi-final ties. Castlebar Mitchels are one of the clubs who’ll take part in the Connacht decider in two weeks time, as they got the better of  Sligo’s […]

Today’s action + Rochford only nominee for manager role

The first Sunday in November it may have been but at times it felt more like a day in high summer today. An ideal day, in other words, for all that club action taking place around the country. It was, once that thick fog lifted, also perfect weather to be out on the bike, as the above photo that I snapped early […]

Today’s action – a tale of North and South

Photo: Colm Gannon (via Twitter) North and South is a theme that runs strongly through the sporting action I want to discuss briefly this evening. I’ll only mention the rugby in passing, but here too the same thread was evident, as the World Cup morphed into a four-cornered Southern hemisphere tournament. Closer to home, today’s action at MacHale Park – where, sensibly, […]

End of the road for Ballintubber, Vincents advance

Photo: Connacht GAA 2014 will go down as a great one for Ballintubber but sadly their year ended in disappointment this afternoon at MacHale Park. Appearing in their first ever Connacht senior club final, the Mayo champions were comprehensively outplayed by Galway champions Corofin, losing on a scoreline of 2-13 to 1-7. A nine-point losing margin tells its own story and, […]