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Athlone Town start First Division campaign at home to Wexford Youths

 

Balla, Belmullet and Ballintubber stand tall at the end

It was a year to remember for Balla, Belmullet and Ballintubber as they claimed the Mayo junior, intermediate and senior crowns respectively.

Connacht ready to test their growing confidence in the RDS

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After Connacht's important victory over Perpignan last Saturday, coach Andy Friend instructed his players to savour the moment because next up was a massive challenge against the champions of Europe and the PRO14 title holders.

Fantasy Football round 17 preview

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Another week of European action has ended with Spurs achieving their "greatest ever European result", a 1-1 draw away to a Barcelona B team and Mo Salah and Alisson Becker sending Liverpool through to the knock-out stage after a tense 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield on Tuesday night.

Former AIT student and noted footballer returns to alma mater

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A trailblazer in the world of women’s sport, professional footballer Cora Staunton made a welcome return to her alma mater, Athlone Institute of Techology, where she met with students and sporting aspirants as she discussed her recent autobiography and spoke of her off and on field achievements to date.

‘Winning can become a habit, as can losing’

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Connacht coach Andy Friend believes securing a win against Perpignan at the Sportsground (3pm) this weekend in the European Challenge Cup is important to continue the momentum the province has built up over their last three matches as they head into one of the busiest times of the season.

Ballintubber will need to dig deep on Sunday

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Ballintubber will have to produce the game of their lives - and some - to have a chance against standard bearers and All-Ireland champions, Corofin, in the Connaught final this Sunday at Elverys MacHale Park - with throw in at 2pm.

Galwegian takes home Ultimate Freestyle title

Galway man Conor Reynolds was crowned 2018 champion of Ultimate Freestyle Football at the International Centre in Telford.

Ballintubber stand tall as Balla and Belmullet falter

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Ballintubber booked their place in the Connacht Senior Club Football Championship final last weekend with a big win over Aughawillan in Carrick-on-Shannon.

So....about last week

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An urge to alter last week's article at the 11th hour spectacularly back fired on me as I somehow forwarded my piece from 12 months ago after making the alteration. The absence of sports editor Colm Gannon because of a family bereavement in the Advertiser office meant my mistake slipped through the net and the article from 2017 got published.

 

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