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Last year saw Brendan Harrison rewarded for his displays for Mayo in his breakthrough year with an All Star award for his defensive displays. While it was a nice personal recognition, it doesn't mean that the Aghamore man was able to rest on his laurels this year. "It was lovely to get one, but the ultimate goal is to get a Celtic Cross. It was still a lovely prize to get and get recognised, but once we went into 2017, you were battling for your jersey again, no-one was going to say that's Brendan Harrison's jersey — you had to go out and prove yourself again for it. You're doing that through each game, it's a new squad or panel, there are young lads coming into it and lads who have moved on; it's different set up and different unit with new people."
Pat Lam, head coach of Connacht Rugby, and former rugby international is to be recognised at NUI Galway with an honorary degree for his achievements which have significantly enriched both Connacht and the wider community.
He is one of the most successful captains Mayo have ever had on the football field, yet he is still only 20 years of age. This time three years ago, Stephen Coen was preparing to lead the Mayo minors out on to Croke Park in the All Ireland minor final against Tyrone, in the 36 months that have passed since then he has captained Mayo to win that minor final, kicked the insurance score in the Sigerson Cup final this year, lined out for his club in an All Ireland final back in Croke Park, and at the end of the spring he captained the Mayo U21s to the All Ireland title in Cork.
Despite a splendid hat-trick of tries by Eoghan O’Reilly, Ballynahinch again proved Buccaneers’ nemesis when they defeated the Midlanders 41-19 in their Ulster Bank League promotion play-off at sunny Ballymacarn Park on Saturday.
Buccaneers face a long journey and an acid test when they travel north on Saturday to take on Ballynahinch in the Ulster Bank League promotion/relegation play-off at Ballymacarn Park. Kick-off for this repeat battle of the 2013-14 season in the Mourne Mountain foothills is 2.30pm.
Buccaneers face Shannon in the last round of the Ulster Bank League Division 1B fixtures in Limerick on Saturday in a match that is of utmost importance to both clubs.
Buccaneers moved into the final play-off berth by overcoming promotion rivals Old Wesley 25-9 in their Ulster Bank League Division 1B match played at Dubarry Park on Saturday.
Buccaneers closed the gap on fourth-placed Old Wesley to just a solitary point in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B table following a 20-10 victory over Blackrock College at Stradbrook, Dublin, on Saturday.
Buccaneers face a difficult away test this Saturday when travelling to Stradbrook where they take on Blackrock College in the Ulster Bank League Division 1B.