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The wait for a return to the showpiece fixture of Westmeath club football continues for Athlone following a narrow defeat to Tyrrellspass in the semi-final of this year’s prized competition in TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, on Sunday afternoon.
The battle to win the Sweeney Cup and progress to the senior championship next year moves up a gear this weekend when the quarter-finals of the Mayo intermediate championship takes place.
When we played with Corofin or Galway back in the 1990s, we would point out at team meetings that to win a championship game, a team needed nine or 10 players to beat their direct opponent in their individual duels. If that happened, you generally won the game.
Conditions were perfect for the return of the Mayo Stages Rally to Achill Island. After the success of last year’s event, clerk of the course Trevor O’Connell and his team rose to the occasion to make an every bigger and more spectacular event.
Westmeath finished strongly in last Saturday's Leinster SFC quarter-final replay to secure a Croke Park date against Dublin this Sunday.
As the day dawned and the mist lifted over the Achill hills the first round of the Sligo Pallets Border Championship kicked off in style last Sunday. The early stages were challenging due to overnight rain but once the sun came out and the stages dried up the drivers got into their own rhythm and their confidence increased as the day went on.
In the years following the establishment of the Defence Forces, various classes of Army Reserves were experimented with between 1927 and 1939. In May 1927, a Class A Reserve was formed consisting of NCOs and men transferred to the Reserve. In January 1928, a Class B Reserve was set up with the object of building up the infantry arm of the Defence Forces. One joined voluntarily, but in doing so, committed to three months initial training and one month’s annual training thereafter. This group had practically ceased to exist by 1934.
Following a nationwide search, Ford Ireland has crowned a 1978 Ford Fiesta owned by John Egan from Tuam, Co Galway, as the oldest Fiesta in Ireland.