Quick recap on club action

This is just a quick one, to summarise the weekend’s club action and provide links to reports on the matches that took place.

The Mayo Advertiser is the place to head to if it’s match reports you’re looking for. Here they are: Breaffy/Garrymore, Castlebar/Aghamore, Ballintubber/Ballina, Killala/Achill.

The same paper has a handy round-up on where things are at on the club championship front after the weekend’s action, which is here. As this report confirms, the postponed SFC quarter-final between Kiltane and Knockmore will now go ahead this coming Saturday (October 3rd) at James Stephens Park, Ballina, where throw-in will be at 5pm. The winners of that one will face Castlebar Mitchels in the semi-final while Ballintubber will meet Breaffy in the other penultimate round tie. Both semi-finals are down for decision on October 11th.

Latest odds on the senior county championship are here, with most of the money so far on Ballintubber (priced at 6/5) and Castlebar (6/4).

Also on next weekend is the SFC relegation play-off final. Shrule/Glencorrib, beaten yesterday by Ballyhaunis, face Ballinrobe on Sunday at Hollymount (throw-in 12pm), where the losers will drop down to intermediate level for next year.

The intermediate semis are also on next Sunday, with a MacHale Park double-header featuring Moy Davitts v The Neale (2pm) and Belmullet v Hollymount/Carramore (4pm). The junior final, meanwhile, has been fixed for October 10th at James Stephens Park, where Killala will meet North Mayo neighbours Ardnaree at 4pm.

There was plenty of club action across the country over the weekend too. From a Mayo perspective, the Connacht matches were obviously the ones of most interest with the defeat of St Brigid’s in Roscommon particularly noteworthy. Brigid’s were aiming to win the Rossie club title for the sixth successive year but Clann na Gael – managed by Paul Curran, who was in charge of Ballymun Kickhams when Brigid’s beat them in the All-Ireland club final two years ago – pulled off a major shock to oust the champs by 0-14 to 0-12. Clann will now meet Padraig Pearses in the final.

The 42 have a round-up of all the weekend’s main club results – here.

Finally, speaking of Ballymun, we’re gearing up here in the capital for the next episode in the Dermo Meets Philly Show which is due to be aired shortly. This Dublin SFC last-sixteen (Round 2) encounter between St Vincents and Ballymun throws in at 5.30pm at Parnell Park next Saturday.

8 thoughts on “Quick recap on club action

  1. Do Connolly and mc Mahon not get on Willy joe ?

    Or are you not allowed say it on this site ?

    Like anything else that’s controversial

  2. I couldn’t comment on their personal relationship, Mayo51, but if you google past meetings between the two clubs you’ll see how they’ve got on!

  3. Look all that goes out the window Mayo 51 when you play for Dublin. they had a bit of a fight on the pitch but all lads do that at some stage in their career’s.

    Now that your asking they actually meet each other this Saturday in Parnell Park St Vincent’s v Ballymun Kickham’s its the Quarter Final’s of The Dublin Championship. there is a load of other real top class football on over Fri/Sat here in Dublin.

    It Could well end up ” round 2 ” who knows but it will be a cracker of a game as the Mun have some really good player’s 5/6 of the Dub’s panel or ex Dub’s. defo going to that on Saturday. at least it will sooth the withdrawal’s that I have been suffering the last week. tis tough when your so use to going to watch games and all the hoopla that goes with it to just Bang its all over! take care lads

  4. News of Connacht Club fixtures for anybody interested. Some may say I’m jumping ahead but living away from Mayo I find early information useful in planning ahead.
    In Senior Mayo champs play Roscommon reps in SF on Nov 8th with the final on Nov 22nd.
    In Intermediate Mayo meet the Leitrim or Sligo champs on No 1st. Melvin Gaels, who Davitt’s played in 2011 won the Leitrim Championship yesterday. In Senior Glencar Manorhamilton and Mohill played a draw.

  5. News from here is that Kevin McStay will be ratified as Roscommon manager tonight with Liam McHale, Fergal O Donnel and Declan Hoare as part of the backroom team. Interesting times ahead..

  6. Brutal headline on tommorws Connaught Telegraph openly talking about players revolt within the camp. Up on the GAA board for all to see.

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