A hectic opening round of club Championship action has concluded and here’s a quick run through all the results from this weekend’s matches in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championship.
In the Senior Championship, there were opening round wins today for defending champions Knockmore, who had six points to spare over Aghamore (highlights here), as well as for last year’s beaten finalists Belmullet, who came away from their long trip to Balla with a one-point win.
Westport and Garrymore both had impressive wins yesterday, while Breaffy and Ballintubber both won well today. Castlebar Mitchels also won but just about. One match was drawn – yesterday evening’s encounter between Ballaghaderreen and Ballina Stephenites.
Here are all the results from the SFC:
- GROUP 1: The Neale 0-3 Westport 3-23; Ballintubber 1-16 Mayo Gaels 0-7
- GROUP 2: Ballaghaderreen 1-7 Ballina Stephenites 0-10; Knockmore 3-8 Aghamore 0-11
- GROUP 3: Calremorris 0-11 Breaffy 1-16; Balla 2-10 Belmullet 3-8
- GROUP 4: Garrymore 2-10 Davitts 0-7; Castlebar Mitchels 0-11 Charlestown Sarsfields 0-10
Onto the Intermediate Championship, where the results were as follows:
- GROUP 1: Bonniconlon 1-10 Lahardane 0-8; Louisburgh 2-10 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-10
- GROUP 2: Kiltane 1-8 Burrishoole 2-13; Ballinrobe 2-12 Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 1-14
- GROUP 3: Ballyhaunis 0-14 Castlebar Mitchels B 2-8; Ardnaree 0-9 Bohola Moy Davitts 2-16
- GROUP 4: Kiltimagh 2-14 Hollymount/Carramore 0-11; Kilmeena 1-13 Kilmaine 2-8
The photo at the top, by the way, is a cracking aerial one of the Ballyhaunis pitch, snapped by James Killeen.
In the Junior Championship, the results were as follows:
- GROUP 1: Eastern Gaels 0-9 Cill Chomáin 1-14; Moygownagh 1-12 Ballycastle 2-10
- GROUP 2: Swinford W/O Kilfian; Ardagh 0-13 Ballycroy 1-9
- GROUP 3: Islandeady 0-12 Killala 0-9; Kilmovee Bye
- GROUP 4: Lacken 0-4 Shrule/Glencorrib 3-13; Achill 1-10 Tourmakeady 1-12
The Mayo News have an excellent round-up piece, providing brief reports on several of the weekend’s matches in the SFC, IFC and JFC, which is here.
There was plenty of Championship action in women’s football as well this weekend. Here are the results from matches played in the LGFA Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships:
LGFA Senior Championship
- GROUP A: Knockmore 1-13 Castlebar Mitchels 0-4; Kimovee Shamrocks 0-13 Westport 5-14
- GROUP B: Moy Davitts 1-11 Hollymount 5-14; Carnacon 5-9 Burrishoole 0-10
LGFA Intermediate Championship
- GROUP A: Cill Chomáin 1-12 Louisburgh 1-13; Charlestown Sarsfields 2-14 Davitts 3-4
- GROUP B: Swinford Killasser 1-7 Kiltimagh 1-6; Claremorris 2-12 MacHale Rovers 4-9
LGFA Junior A Championship
- GROUP A: Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin 1-3 St Brigid’s 5-14; Ballyhaunis 2-14 Kiltane 2-11
- GROUP B: Breaffy 2-8 The Neale 1-8; Aghamore Bye