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Ballinrobe gears up for another sell-out festival
Castlebar Celtic laid out their intentions to be serious title challengers this season by backing up their Connacht Cup win over Ballina Town the previous week, with a second victory over the defending champions last Saturday night.
Ballina Town have five players in this year's Super League team of the year as the north Mayo men, who claimed the title in style last year, have seen Mark Duffy, Derek Tansey, Jamie Cawley, Dylan Edwards and Brendan Lavelle all named in the 2019 team.
The Super League title headed north for the winter last weekend as Ballina Town were crowned champions following a 13-0 win over Ballyheane in Belleek Park.
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.
Ballinrobe’s Alan Murphy has a hit on his hands with debut book Beyond The Spotlight. The tell-all book, which lifts the lid on the showbiz world, has shot into Amazon’s Top 10 Best Sellers List alongside other celebrity books by the likes of Katie Price, Rylan Clark-Neal, and Cheryl Cole. Featuring exclusive interviews with everyone from Louis Walsh and Rory ‘Panti’ O’Neill to Charlize Theron and Peter Andre, Beyond The Spotlight documents Alan’s career in showbiz which has seen him meet some of Hollywood’s biggest stars over the last decade.
Reigning Galway junior champions Valeo of Tuam retained their county title with a convincing 4-14 to 1-9 victory over Avaya in the Galway final played in Corofin.