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The Mayo Chapter of BNI (Business Networking International) Castlebar is this week celebrating the 12th anniversary of its successful networking group.
The 60x30 season concluded with the final series of finals at eight venues around the country over the weekend and Mayo handballers secured a further two title from their five contested finals.
Westmeath hurlers’ interest in this year’s championship came to an abrupt end in Casement Park last weekend when they suffered a nine point defeat to Antrim. Much of the damage was done in the opening half during which Brian Hanley’s men failed to show any of the flair which was evident against Galway. Dinny Cahill’s enjoyed a 10 point lead at the interval.
While they say one swallow doesn’t make a summer it is hard not to be enthused by the nature of this win over a fancied Carlow side. Without a win throughout the entire league and having parted company with manager Kevin Martin it is not surprising that most pundits had written off the Lakelanders chances.
This weekend is one of vital importance for all involved in Westmeath hurling, with both the seniors and minors in championship action. On Saturday evening at 7pm our highly rated minor team take on neighbours Offaly in Tullamore in the Leinster quarter-final. On Sunday all attention will be focused on Dr Cullen Park where the seniors face Carlow in a difficult opening game.
Westmeath hurling is in a bit of a crisis at present following Kevin Martin’s decision to step aside just weeks before they face Carlow in the Leinster championship. Martin took over as manager last year and guided the Lake County to its third Christy Ring title.
Westmeath hurlers have plenty to feel proud about this week having captured their third Christy Ring Cup, this time at the expense of a luckless Kerry. While winning this second tier competition is in itself something to celebrate the main prize on offer is a three year ticket to compete for the Liam McCarthy.
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