Mayo finish season unbeaten as they claim league title

Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Mayo Volleyball Club today finished their maiden season with a clean sweep of victories to claim the national division two title. Their 14th and final game resulted in a 3-0 win against Aer Lingus - completing a fine season devoid of blemish.

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Brett, Rodgers and Waldron win Balla drive in competition

Fri, Mar 31, 2017

There was plenty of good scoring in the clubs around Mayo last weekend as the sun shone around the county. 

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Mayo spike their way to league title in maiden season

Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Mayo Volleyball Club last weekend won the national league division two title after defeating second placed Santry in Kiltimagh. Mayo came into the game full of confidence but were forced to fight all the way in a game that extended to the maximum five sets. The Westerners began well with a flurry of good hits but after weathering a late storm from the Dubliners, quality serves from Paulina Balik Nowak helped Mayo close it out winning 25-18.

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Connacht head to Italy to play catch-up

Fri, Mar 31, 2017

This time last year Connacht were working their way to a first Guinness Pro 12 trophy and Champions Cup rugby. Twelve months later they are facing a possible play-off against the French or English to qualify again. It is hardly the position they expected to be in - certainly not returning to Parma to play Zebre in the refixed Pro 12 game this Saturday - when Irish eyes are in Thomond Park.

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McGonigle storms to success in Mayo Stages Rally

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

As the day dawned and the mist lifted over the Achill hills the first round of the Sligo Pallets Border Championship kicked off in style last Sunday. The early stages were challenging due to overnight rain but once the sun came out and the stages dried up the drivers got into their own rhythm and their confidence increased as the day went on.

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Excitement as stages leave the mainland

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

After much deliberation on the running order of competitors, the entry list was released last Saturday night in the lead up to the Óstán Oileán Acla, Connacht Print And Signs, Mayo Stages Rally which takes place this coming weekend. Entries are still coming in for this motorsport spectacular and Mayo and District Motorsport Club is looking forward to welcoming some 80 crews in addition to the numerous motorsport fans who will be descending on Achill Island.

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Notable absentees fail to dim enthusiasm for Cheltenham Festival

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Willie Mullins, once the leading amateur jockey, now the leading national hunt trainer in Ireland; Gordon Elliott, once a decent amateur jockey himself, now challenging Mullins’ domination of the Irish NH racing scene; the Cheltenham Festival, once the mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK, always the mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK.

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Mayo handballers do their best in All Ireland's

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The All Ireland 40x20 Colleges finals took place in Kingscourt in Cavan last Saturday and there was plenty of interest from Mayo, with representatives from St Colman's College in Claremorris and Balla Secondary School taking part in the finals.

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Ten of the best for Mayo

Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Newbridge made the long journey west of the Shannon in hope of being the first club to take a scalp at Mayo's impeccable league record. With nine wins out of nine there had been much talk of Mayo attaining their milestone of 10-in-a-row. 

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Mayo success in Galway and Qatar Internationals

Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Mayo and District Motorsport Club was out in force as members took to tarmac at The Galway International Rally and to gravel at the Qatar International Rally last weekend. 

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Murray slayed the giants in Claremorris Duathlon

Fri, Jan 06, 2017

Claremorris hosted one of the biggest held duathlons in the west, with nearly 400 taking part, it was also round one of the Bridge Signs Ireland West Duathlon series. 

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