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Leading London: London captain Dave McGreevey sees a very positive future for GAA in London. Photo:Sportsfile

GAA

The future’s bright, the future could be London

Fri, May 27, 2016

There are plenty people who think the world has gone a bit mad, but here's one for you that might seem mad altogether. It was cheaper for London captain, Dave McGreevy, to fly to Knock for the launch of the Connacht senior championship than to get a train to the airport in London to take that flight. He opened up his conversation with the Mayo Advertiser telling us: "I was up at 7am for the flight in this morning and back out tonight from Knock, the trains cost me more than the flights. I only booked it on Sunday night, not bad at all at €60, but it cost more on trains to get there!"

Podcasts

Championship Points #1

Fri, May 20, 2016

This week sees the launch of the new www.advertiser.ie Championship Points podcast which will run throughout the GAA Championship football season.

Mountains of Men: John Muldoon and Bundee Aki of Connacht during squad training at the Sportsground, Galway. Photo: Sportsfile

Rugby

Connacht intent on making history

Fri, May 20, 2016

Connacht coach Pat Lam is preparing his players for the fight of their lives when they host Glasgow in the biggest game in the province's history on Saturday (6.30pm). Lam says Connacht will need to channel all the hunger, excitement and energy which they possessed in bucketloads in their victory over Gregor Townsend's side two weeks ago if they are to advance to a first Guinness Pro 12 final.

Soccer

Four of the best in the Super League

Fri, May 20, 2016

Ballyhane v Glenhest Rovers

Mayo AC group with sponsor Brendan Chambers Vodafone C&CCellular (standing centre) at the recent  launch of 7th Annual Vodafone Mayo AC 5k Series

Athletics

Mayo summer 5k series launched

Fri, Apr 29, 2016

The launch has taken place of the seventh Annual Vodafone Mayo AC 5k series of five races. The 2016 series will start on Tuesday, May 24 and continue weekly on the following four Tuesdays, all at 8pm sharp. Mayo AC are delighted once again to have the sponsorship of Vodafone C&C Cellular for the Series. Brendan Chambers was on hand to launch the series and continues to give great support to athletics in the county. The series also serves as a major fundraiser for the club.

Other

Mighty Moran claims Moonraker top spot

Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Another chapter of the Alan Moran Magical Forest Rally show was screened at a sun kissed Ballyvourney on Saturday last. The young Foxford man was delighted to kick start his forest season at round two of the 2016 Valvoline Motorsport Ireland National Forest Rally Championship, the Moonraker Forest Rally, in Cork.

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