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Mayo Stages brought the best to Ballina

Monaghan’s Niall Maguire and Enda Sherry stormed to an emphatic victory on Sunday’s Hotel Ballina and Kennedy Motors Mayo Stages Rally, finishing just over a minute ahead of their nearest rivals Frank Wray and Kieran McGrath. Wray, finishing in a career best second place, was closely followed by Mayo and District Motorsport Club crew Aaron McHale and Paul McGee.

Lots of good scoring around Mayo clubs last weekend

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Hurling on the Green is back

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Castlebar Mitchels hurling club’s Hurling on the Green starts on Monday July 1 and will run for six weeks. The main sponsor is Deely Opticians and the club would like to thank Mark and Denise for their continued support of this fine project. Hurling on the Green is a fun hurling coaching camp for youth members of Castlebar Mitchels Hurling Club. New members are most welcome to join the club. Hurling equipment will be available for sale at subsidised rates for members. The coaching programme is designed to suit all age groups from six to 12. Hurling on the Green will commence on Monday July 1 and run for six weeks on The Mall, Castlebar, every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and Friday from 10am to 1pm. This year’s main coaches are Barry Lane and Alan Gavin and Cathal Walsh.

Ballintubber to defend their title against Ballagh'

Come this time of the season, the win is all that matters and that's exactly what Ballintubber and Ballaghaderreen both delivered in Elvery's McHale Park on Sunday afternoon. Both of this years senior championship semi-finals weren't games for the ages. What they were, was games that had to be won. Ballintubber who are looking to be the first team since the historic Garrymore side of the mid-seventies to put together a three-in-a-row title rein, booked their place in this years final, by coming out on the right side of a result that looked for a good portion of the game, was going to go against them.

Claremorris under starters orders for Mayo Stages Rally

The stage is set for a weekend of high-octane motorsport action, as the McWilliam Park Hotel and Fleet Transport magazine Mayo Stages Rally arrives into town today. With many of the best rally drivers and state-of-the-art rally cars set to do battle over 120 kilometres of special stages to the north of Claremorris, there promises to be spills and thrills aplenty before the action concludes back at rally headquarters The McWilliam Park Hotel on Sunday evening.

Portumna win first All Ireland Junior Cup

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Portumna Golf Club has won the All-Ireland Junior Cup for the first time in the club’s history. Having They won Connacht in August at Castlebar GC, they returned to the same venue for the All-Ireland finals where they overcame Ulster champions Banbridge to advance to the final against Naas. Father and son John and Sean Cleary were the heroes on the first day, both coming from a deficit position to win their respective matches. And Pat Quinlan was the toast of the club the following day after the Clearys won their respective matches. Quinlan made sure of the trophy when he hit a tremendous four iron to 10ft at the difficult par three 16th to see off David Prendergast of Naas in the fifth and final match. The team was captained by Matt Donoghue.

Charity Rock Ball a resounding success

Finbar Hoban presents .... Castlebars first Charity Rock Ball was a resounding success in Mulroys Bar Ritz on Saturday October 11. In asociation with Karen Conway’s current fundraising for CARI (Children at Risk in Ireland) Finbar Hoban expertly organised a night of musical brilliance with local bands Hot Rock, Mother Black Cap (a little venture away for Kneel Before Zod) and Curlisduane.

Another successful year’s rallying for Mayo and District Motorsport Club

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With the motorsport season drawing to a close for another year, Mayo and District Motorsport Club members have once again upheld local honours, winning overall and class awards on some of the major international and national rally championships. On the international scene, Kiltimagh’s John Higgins has been competing on the Tesco 99 Octane British Rally Championship. With one round of the series still to run, John, who co-drives for Cork’s Brian O’Mahony in a Renault Clio Super 1600, holds a comfortable class lead in the rally three category, while the pair are also featuring strongly in the overall championship table.

Headford Ecopark Limited is launched

A new company, Headford Ecopark Limited, has been formed and those behind it hope it will lead to the establishment of a green enterprise centre that will attract and foster small green and eco-enterprises to the area.

Golf results

•Bearna Golf Club: Men’s stableford, Hugh O'Donnell (23) 40; 2nd John Collins (10) 38; Tim Tarpey (13) 38; Gross, Patrick Neville (2) 31; Cat 1, Derek Corcoran (7) 35; Cat 2, John McSweeney (16) 37; Cat 3, Michael O'Toole (18) 37; Parent & child, Stephen (6) & Joseph Daly (24) 44.

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