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Roscommon see off Mayo as three game five day run ends

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Robbie Hennelly’s injury time penalty save from Ciaran Murtagh was the last act in Mayo’s five day trilogy of games in the FBD League as Kevin McStay’s side ran out three point winners in a bitterly cold Hyde Park - as for the second time in three days, Mayo failed to take advantage of their opponents having a man sent off.

New look Mayo get pulled back at the death in FBD opener

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It looked that Mayo were going to get off to a winning start until Leitrim’s Brendan Gallagher punched the ball past Paddy O’Malley from close range deep into injury time to secure a draw in this FBD League encounter in front of 1,696 paying spectators in MacHale Park.

Will Galway beat Mayo?

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The rivalry between Galway and Mayo is as old as the provincial championship itself. The Connacht GAA Council was actually founded on the same day that Galway and Mayo contested the first ‘official’ Connacht senior football final. That game was played in Claremorris in November 1902 and was won by Mayo. Galway played “with the wind and the incline” in the first half while the vast crowd agreed to “keep strictly outside the field of play”, something the organisers clearly regarded as an unexpected bonus.

Mayo arts bursary winners announced

Mayo County Council Arts Service has announced the recipients of awards and bursaries for 2017 for amateur drama, music recording assistance, and Tyrone Guthrie regional bursaries.

Mixed fortunes for Westmeath hurlers and football players

Westmeath made an impressive start under new manager Colin Kelly when defeating Laois by 1-13 to 1-12 in the O'Byrne Cup at TEG Cusack Park last Sunday.

Liam Mellows, county champions

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We know that hurling was played in the Bohermore area 200 years ago. Several different clubs operated around there at different times — Galway City, Bohermore 98s, College Road, Thomas Ashe, etc. Players would occasionally transfer from one club to another so it was natural for them to join the new club that was formed on February 11, 1933. The club was called Liam Mellows after the patriot who led the 1916 rebellion in Galway.

Connacht ready for Ulster and bumper crowd

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Seasonal cheer hits the Sportsground this week ahead of the first of the festive interprovincial fixtures with Ulster on Saturday (7.35pm).

Crossmolina native to be extradited from Brazil to Ireland

The extradition of disgraced solicitor and Crossmolina native Michael Lynn from Brazil to Ireland is expected to happen in the coming weeks.

Leinster final rescheduled for this weekend

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With O'Moore Park covered in a blanket of snow last Sunday, the Leinster Club SFC Final between St Loman's and Moorefield has been rescheduled for December 17 at the same venue, with a 2pm throw-in scheduled.

Success for Galway in Pride of Place awards

Celebrations are continuing in Salthill after its brand The Village Salthill won top prize at the national Irish Public Bodies Pride of Place Awards. It was successful in the category of Urban Neighbourhoods with a population of more than 2,000.

 

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