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This week’s instalment of popular television programme Thank GAA It’s Friday is to look at one of Mayo’s greatest footballing legends, Cora Staunton, who has now turned her hand to women’s rugby.
Castlebar Rugby Club will be holding a fundraising Barn Dance on Saturday August 31, starting at 9pm. Tickets cost €20 each in advance, €25 on the door.
Popular all over Ireland and the UK thanks to the TV show of the same name, Strictly Come Dancing will come to Breaffy tonight with a strong local feel. Breaffy GAA Club in conjunction with the Mayo Mental Health Association is proud to present Strictly Come Dancing at the Breaffy House Events Area this evening.
Castlebar Rugby Club is holding its summer TAG tournament starting next Thursday June 7 and it will run every Thursday until the end of July. There is a maximum of 12 players per team, with a limit of only three current rugby players per side. There will be seven players on the pitch at all times, three men and four women. Entry forms are available by e-mail from [email protected] Entry to the competition costs €25 per person, if you are interested in playing and do not have a team, you will be matched up with teams looking for players. The tournament will also include a number of fun nights, Ireland v Spain night (watch the match in club house after games), quiz night, and fancy dress night (bonus points for tournament will be awarded for the quiz and fancy dress). For more information contact the e-mail address above or call Alan on 087 6639011 or Peter on 087 2885643.
Summer tag tournament
Charity soccer blitz in Breaffy
An autumn tag rugby tournament in currently being organised in Castlebar. The tournament will get under way on Thursday September 23 and will run each Thursday night for six weeks. The final will take place on Friday October 29. Games will get under way at 7pm each Thursday at Castlebar Rugby Club and the tournament promises to be fun from beginning to end. Tag rugby has really taken off in Mayo over the last 12 months and is a great social outlet for men and women. Between now and then, training continues on Tuesday nights at 7pm and there will be two introductory nights on Thursday September 9 and 16 for new players who would like to get involved in the Tournament. Why not come along and start tag rugby in Castlebar. All are welcome.
Mick Byrne is as much an institution as a personality in Castlebar where his famous sporting pub has been a popular meeting point for almost 40 years. As the county town continues to rally through the recession, ‘The big fella’ reckons the pub business will survive and in the meantime, is focusing on things to be thankful for, including some great sporting facilities worth boasting about.
Training for the U18 team commences on Wednesday September 10 at 7pm in Cloondeash. Training for the U14 team commences on Wednesday September 17 at 7pm in Cloondeash. Subscription for the year is €75 and includes a jacket and polo shirt. New and returning players are welcome.
Castlebar played Ballyhaunis in the final of the Mayo Cup in Cloondeash last weekend. This competition is confined to Mayo Junior sides. The conditions during this match were mild, wet and overcast with a westerly breeze to contend with. Ballyhaunis arrived intent on having a successful afternoon and worked hard to achieve their aim. Castlebar fielded a mixed team of experience and youth which failed to dent the enthusiastic Ballyhaunis men’s ambition on the day.