Connacht Sport

Silver for Sorcha as locals excel in Lisbon

Men's under 20 European Cross Country Championship race
To have one athlete competing at such a major event as the European Cross Country Championships is one thing, but for three separate clubs in Mayo to have runners in action in Portugal yesterday is evidence of the remarkable work taking place throughout the county to develop athletes who...

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Butler: Torrent of abuse has been unfair on Mayo County Board

Dermot Butler
By Anthony Hennigan There is a conciliatory tone to the report that Mayo GAA secretary Dermot Butler will present to next Sunday’s County Convention, yet the...

Monday, 09/12/19 - 11:47am Read More

Mayo LGFA Executive Committee voted in at AGM

The members of the executive committee for the Mayo Ladies were voted in at last night’s AGM at the TF...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 10:49am Read More

Let’s talk about Tooreen

Tooreen hurlers
By Anthony Hennigan The Tooreen hurlers discovered last week who they will face in January’s semi-final of the All-Ireland intermediate club championship. Fr...

Wednesday, 04/12/19 - 10:10am Read More

Foundation pledges €1million to Mayo GAA – on condition

By Anthony Hennigan The Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation has confirmed to the Western People it has given Mayo County Board a...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 12:22pm Read More

Western People Mayo Sports Star Awards nomination deadline extended to this Friday

The deadline for nominations for the 50th annual Western People Mayo Sports Stars Awards has been extended to this Friday,...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 10:50am Read More

Mitchels seek probe into alleged bullying

Castlebar Mitchels GAA Club has proposed that an external expert be engaged to investigate allegations of bullying that have been...

Monday, 02/12/19 - 10:12am Read More

Historic first for champions Na Brídeoga

Na Brídeoga celebrate
By Coilín Duffy Na Brídeoga finished strongly to claim All-Ireland honours – in just the second year of the Junior...

Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 2:02pm Read More

Awards night is a football feast in every sense

Award recipients at Mayo Football League Annual Presentation Dinner and Awards Night in the Castlecourt Hotel, Westport.
By Paul O’Malley The Mayo Football League’s Annual Presentation Dinner and Awards Night took place on Saturday night in the Castlecourt Hotel to honour the best that local...

Wednesday, 27/11/19 - 1:18pm Read More

Fans played their part in a remarkable journey

Rachel Kearns, MacHale Rovers
By Darragh Walsh in Duggan Park, Ballinasloe It was a difficult job to have to try to put his emotions into words on Sunday evening but one...

Tuesday, 26/11/19 - 12:50pm Read More

National Sport

Ian Foster appointed new All Blacks head coach

By Press Association New Zealand Rugby has appointed longtime All Blacks assistant head coach Ian Foster as the national side’s new head coach. The 54-year-old succeeds Steve Hansen in the position after eight years serving as his assistant. “It’s very...

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