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August is here, and the big competitions around the clubs of Mayo keep coming thick and fast and it was no different last weekend.
Happy first birthday to Old Mayo. The first article appeared on June 17 last year. This week’s offering, the 52nd article in the series, focuses on Mayo’s role in aiding the survival of the uilleann pipes. This not particularly old but peculiarly Irish suited instrument with its smooth, haunting, sounds has drifted from popularity to a precarious state and back.
Jordan Conroy and Tom Conlon were the main winners at Buccaneers Rugby Football Club’s annual awards event held at the Sheraton Athlone Hotel last Saturday night, May 13.
Athlone 7s in the City takes place at Dubarry Park on Saturday, May 20. This is the fifth year that this event is being staged in the home of Buccaneers.
The Connacht Junior League mostly has this weekend off, and after five games Ballina are out on top of the table with five wins from five games. Last weekend they picked up a bonus point win on the road against NUIG heading home 48-13 winners against the students who are sitting bottom of the table without a victory to their name so far.
Ballina are leading the way at the top of Division 1A of the Connacht Junior League after three rounds of games, with three wins from three, picking up two bonus points along the way. So far they have seen off the challenge of Galwegians 32-5, Westport in the local derby 14-9 on the road, and then hammered Buccaneers 41-0 in Athlone in their third game. In those three games Ballina have run in 10 tries, while only once has a side crossed the whitewash against them
Audi Athlone is to continue as title sponsor of Buccaneers Rugby Football Club for a sixth season.
ROCKABILLY AND roots music will collide in exciting fashion when the great Joe Fury & The Hayride play Monroe’s Live on Sunday June 5 at 9pm.
Westport United maintained their four point cushion at the weekend thanks to a facile 7-1 away win over relegated Straide and Foxford Utd. Both Mark McNally and Jamie Fallon bagged braces along with efforts from Pat Fitzgerald and Dave Cameron and an unfortunate own goal. It was plain sailing for the Covies throughout who had built up a comfortable 5-0 interval advantage.