Connacht Sport

Golden night for Mayo Sports Stars

By Mark Higgins On the night of Saturday, January 30, 1971, the great and good of the Mayo sporting universe gathered in the Downhill Hotel in Ballina for the inaugural staging of a new type of sports awards. The Sports...

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Diarmuid O’Connor relishes chance to work with Ciaran McDonald

By Aonghus Ó Maicín As winters go, this one has been harsh in the West. Not only have the denizens...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 7:36pm Read More

Balla native Maria Larkin crowned cyclocross champion

By Tadgh O’Sullivan* On a bitterly cold and damp Sunday earlier this month, the National Cyclocross Championships took place in...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 6:45pm Read More

Depleted Mayo ladies need new stars to emerge

By Paul O’Malley When the Mayo ladies conquered Donegal at O’Connor Park in Tullamore in July last year, it was...

Thursday, 23/01/20 - 10:36am Read More

Mayo Stages Rally 2020 confirmed for Castlebar

By Mark Higgins The Mayo and District Motorsport Club have confirmed that the 2020 Mayo Stages Rally will be held...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 10:15am Read More

Westportif cycling challenge returns for 2020

By Mark Higgins Registration is now open for the 2020 Westportif, the hugely popular West Mayo cycling challenge. This year’s...

Wednesday, 15/01/20 - 10:11am Read More

Three Mayo players selected for Irish Under-15s soccer squad

By Tadhg O’Sullivan* Republic of Ireland Under-15s head coach Jason Donohue has announced his 20-player squad for upcoming games against...

Monday, 13/01/20 - 2:18pm Read More

Honesty remains the best policy for Boys in Blue

By Anthony Hennigan It’s because they have never shied away from reality that the Tooreen hurlers have become as good...

Monday, 06/01/20 - 1:55pm Read More

Blood, sweat and prayers fuel the Tooreen dream

By Anthony Hennigan For the past eight years now there has been round-the-clock adoration in Tooreen. Morning, noon and night,...

Thursday, 02/01/20 - 2:27pm Read More

Connolly returns to League of Ireland with Finn Harps

Ballyglass native Ryan Connolly will return to League of Ireland action in 2020 after it was announced that he has...

Tuesday, 31/12/19 - 12:27pm Read More

National Sport

World Indoor Championships set for China in March cancelled over Coronavirus fears

World Athletics has announced the postponement of the World Indoor Championships in Nanjing in March due to fears over the coronavirus. The sport’s governing body said it would now look to stage the event – scheduled for March 13-15 –...

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Ireland’s Scott Hogan joins Birmingham on loan after Stoke stint is cut short

By Press Association Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan has joined Birmingham on loan after being recalled from Stoke, the Premier...

Wednesday, 29/01/20 - 1:30pm Read More

West Brom announce signing of Ireland’s Callum Robinson on loan

By Press Association West Brom have announced the signing of Republic of Ireland forward Callum Robinson on loan for the...

Wednesday, 29/01/20 - 11:40am Read More

Taylor looking to future after halting Sligo’s losing streak

A brace of goals from sub Pat Hughes crushed any notions of a London comeback. Sligo snapped a 13-game losing...

Tuesday, 28/01/20 - 5:35am Read More

New FAI President keen for Brian Kerr to return to FAI

Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr looks set for a return to the FAI as part of the association’s...

Monday, 27/01/20 - 10:25am Read More

Rory McIlroy third at Torrey Pines as Marc Leishman surges to victory

By Press Association Australia’s Marc Leishman came from behind with a superb seven-under 65 to secure a one-stroke win at...

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