Hurling takes centre stage this weekend

The club action continues this coming weekend, this time with the primary focus squarely on hurling.

The main event at club level in hurling within the county takes place on Sunday when the TJ Tyrell Cup final is, once again, contested by great rivals Tooreen and Ballyhaunis. This year’s decider takes place at Adrian Freeman Park in Tooreen where throw-in on Sunday is 2pm.

Tooreen are the defending champions, having squeezed past their neighbours by the minimum margin in last year’s final. Following that narrow victory they then proceeded to claim the Connacht IHC title for the second time.

Sunday’s final is, of course, an all-ticket event and tickets are available to purchase here. The final will also be streamed live on Mayo GAA TV – further details here.

This year, for the first time, the hurling Championship within the county has expanded to three tiers. As well as the Tyrell Cup, the Ciaran Byrne and Tom Earley Cups are up for grabs this year, with the latter two trophies on offer to the winners of the Junior A and B titles respectively.

The Byrne Cup decider is between Westport and Tooreen’s B team. That game throws in at MacHale Park on Saturday at 4pm and it’ll be preceded at 2pm by the Junior B decider in which Caiseal Gaels will take on Claremorris for possession of the Earley Cup.

5 thoughts on “Hurling takes centre stage this weekend

  1. Really looking forward to the Tooreen Ballyhaunis match on Sunday. I think the streaming by Mayo GAA TV is included in our season pass.

  2. Sorry, but I can’t raise any enthusiasm for this pairing. Including this one, of the last 15 finals Tooreen v Ballyhaunis has been the decider in 14 of them. Good luck to Tooreen and hope all supporters enjoy the day. I won’t be one of them this time.

  3. Not the fault of Tooreen or Ballyhaunis. Hopefully other clubs step up for the benefit of hurling in Mayo.

  4. to win just once. Certainly not their fault but that doesn’t change anything and until other clubs do what you correctly point out I think hurling in the county will suffer.

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