Connacht Sport

Nobody should be fooled by cheap swipe at the media

By Anthony Hennigan For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, reckoned Sir Isaac Newton. Then along came Mayo County Board. The Third Law is no more. Me being of such inferiorintelligence, Mike, you might enlighten me. Please. Pretty please. What was...

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Clubs to vote on sweeping championship reforms tonight

Action shot from Kilmaine Vs Glenamaddy game on Saturday, November 2.
By Mark Higgins Mayo club delegates are set to vote at tonight’s County Board meeting on proposed sweeping changes to the structures of the county junior football championships. The final proposal for...

Monday, 04/11/19 - 1:48pm Read More

Mayo County Board to debate funding row with delegates behind closed doors

By Mark Higgins The Mayo County Board are to hold a ‘behind-closed-doors’ meeting with club delegates next Monday evening with...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 10:18pm Read More

What is it that motivates our county board officials?

Millionaire businessman Tim O'Leary has had strong things to say about the Mayo County Board since liaising with them in his role as chairman of the Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation.
By John Cuffe The years change, punctuated only by the blinding consistent incompetence of the various boards. Like the cuckoo clock...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 4:39pm Read More

Brilliant bronze as Armstrong lasts the pace

By Cóilín Duffy Knockmore native Hugh Armstrong delivered strongly at the KBC Dublin Marathon yesterday (Sunday), to record a personal best and finish as the third Irish...

Wednesday, 30/10/19 - 4:23pm Read More

Ardnaree boxing club celebrates 70th year in existence

Ardnaree BC members in 1958
By Majella Loftus When Mr Paddy Cowley, secretary of the Sarsfields GAA club, accommodated a meeting of up to 40 youthful boxing enthusiasts from...

Tuesday, 29/10/19 - 1:02pm Read More

MacHale Rovers set for their grand adventure

The MacHale Rovers team and management
By Mark Higgins Crossmolina/Lahardane/Ardagh MacHale Rovers to give them their full title, captured their first-ever Connacht championship last weekend when beating Galway...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 12:15pm Read More

Underdog Fergal ready for battle with new-look Mayo

Fergal Owens
By Paul O’Malley The Mayo senior footballers will take to the field at MacHale Park this Saturday evening for their...

Wednesday, 23/10/19 - 11:45am Read More

Captain O’Sullivan hails The Neale’s young bloods after historic win

Aidan O'Sullivan is presented with the Sweeney Cup by county board vice chairman Seamus Tuohy.
By Paul O’Malley The captain of The Neale, Aidan O’Sullivan, said he is now looking forward to the challenge of playing senior football after they gained promotion to the top...

Tuesday, 22/10/19 - 10:32am Read More

‘Tubber tighten the vice to retain county title

Ballintubber team celebrate
  By Mark Higgins Ten years on from their initial breakthrough, Balllintubber just keep on doing what they do. The...

Monday, 21/10/19 - 2:08pm Read More

National Sport

Higgins, Selby and Murphy progress to second round of Northern Ireland Open

By Press Association John Higgins, Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy safely reached the second round of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. World number five Higgins beat Chinese teenager Chang Bingyu 4-2, sixth-ranked Selby overcame Xu Si, also of China,...

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Groin injury rules Aaron Connolly out of November matches

Aaron Connolly has been ruled out of the upcoming games against New Zealand and Denmark due to injury. The Brighton...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 7:45pm Read More

Robbie Henshaw returns to Leinster training ahead of European opener

Robbie Henshaw will return to Leinster training this week ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup opener with Benetton. The centre...

Monday, 11/11/19 - 3:35pm Read More

Aaron Connolly off injured for Brighton before big week for Republic of Ireland

Aaron Connolly was taken off with a groin injury on club duty ahead of a big week for the Republic...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 8:25pm Read More

McCarthy hits out at Derby over Keogh sacking

By Steve Neville Mick McCarthy has hit out at Derby’s termination of Richard Keogh’s contract. The Ireland manager was speaking...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 8:30am Read More