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The Midlands ACE’s Hub will screen the award winning documentary ‘Resilience’ in the Dean Crowe Theatre on Monday October, 7, at 10am.
Westport United came from one down away to Claremorris last weekend to pick up their sixth win on the bounce in the Super League and maintain their place at the top of the table.
After putting league champions Ballina Town to the pin of their collars last weekend, Super League new boys, Ballyhaunis Town, face another tough examination this weekend when they head to league leaders, Westport United.
The new Mayo League Super League season will get under way on Sunday and the other nine sides in the top flight are all looking to follow in the footsteps of last year's champions, Ballina Town.
Westport United are within striking distance of the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup as they take on Dublin outfit, Usher Celtic, in United Park on Sunday at 2pm.
Manulla and Ballina Town will meet in this year’s Westaro Cup final after wins over Straide & Foxford United and Ballyglass last weekend.
The Mayo League warmed up for their upcoming Oscar Traynor Trophy meeting with the Wexford League on Sunday afternoon with a 4-2 loss to Sligo Rovers in a friendly game last Saturday. Brendan Kenny's outfit trailed 3-0 early on before Colm Nevin slotted home a penalty and Phil Keegan scored the last goal of the game in an encouraging performance for Kenny against the League of Ireland outfit.
Westport United's David Hoban will be part of the Irish squad that will take part in this Regions Cup in Italy at the end of the month. The United man will make up part of a 18-man squad that have been drawn in a group with Macedonia, Slovenia and Italy. Manulla's Cillian McGlade has been put on standby for the squad. The competition kicks off on September 28 when Ireland take on Italy, they follow that up with a clash with Macedonia on September 30 and then take on Slovenia on October 2.
When Gary Cunningham was appointed Westport Utd captain at the start of the season it was a huge moment in his career, and considering that he is the last line of their defence on Sunday there is added responsibility on his broad shoulders. There is also a new manager among them with the successful duo of James Fahy and Kieran Mulchrone stepping aside, leaving the reins to John Brennan.
With both sides progressing to the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup two weeks ago, confidence is high in both Westport United and Manulla camps heading into the Connacht Gold Super Cup on Sunday afternoon next. After wrapping up the league title it has been a successful debut season for John Brennan and his Westport Utd troops. However, they were pushed all the way by Dysart FC where the Covies carved out a 3-2 win thanks to a late Mark McNally winner and this will give hope to Manulla who bagged the Westaro Cup back in August.