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This weekend 42 of the 43 teams taking part in the Mayo Football league will kick off their campaign for the new season. The odd team out being Ballyvary Blue Bombers who are part of the seven team League One this season. The big change this year in the league format is the return to 10 team divisions in the top three levels this season after a couple of years with eight team divisions.
Next Friday night (December 6) in the Welcome Inn Hotel the Mayo League will honour the best performers of the year at its annual awards night. The league has selected teams of the year across all five divisions of the Mayo League, from the Super League to League Two, and team of the year for the Masters competitions it runs. It will also announce on the night the player of the year in each division.
Child protection in sport, sports first aid, walking and cycling leader training, sports leadership training, funding workshops and Lucozade sport education courses are just some of the upcoming sports volunteer training courses which will be available through the Mayo Sports Partnership over the coming months. These courses/seminars are aimed at community/sport volunteers, coaches, or indeed anyone who may have an interest in sport/physical activity. Dates and venues are mainly finalised with a full listing now available online. To view the timetables log on to www.mayosports.ie/news
The service of two football men in Mayo has been recognised this year by the Mayo Football League. Both Donal Benson, Swinford, and Aiden King, Westport, have been announced recently as the inaugural winners of the Henry Downes Service to Football award for 2012.
The news of the tragic death of Jeremy Dee last Sunday shocked and stunned all who knew him. Anyone who was involved in soccer in any capacity in Mayo and even further afield could not but have encountered Jeremy on a number of occasions, and had to have been touched by his love for the game and his infectious attitude towards it. This writer on a couple of occasions was also on the end of a good natured ribbing from him when Jeremy thought more coverage was deserved to this or that team. Invariably he was right and more coverage was deserved to whomever he was on about. Jeremy was always very giving of his time whenever this writer had the pleasure to contact him about anything at all, and also in his role with Mid West Radio commentating on soccer games, a number of cramped press boxes were shared over the years with him. He will be sadly missed by all those in the press who worked with him.
Speaking at the launch of the Mayo International Cup, the c
This week the Mayo Advertiser is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with the Mayo Football League. The Mayo Advertiser has come on board to sponsor the Mayo League’s divisional teams of the year from the Elverys Sports Super League down through the five divisions to the Welcome Inn Hotel League Two. The team of the year awards recognises a number of players for their performances over the course of the season in each of the divisions.
The Mayo league announced last week that it has put back the start date of this year’s Mayo League due to “circumstances beyond our control”. A statement issued by the league last weekend said: “Due to circumstances beyond our control the Mayo Football League have decided to delay the start of the 2012 season by one week, therefore the opening match of our 2012 season will take place on Saturday, April 7, in Milebush Park with the Charity Shield.
Is your club/organisation planning to submit an application for Lotto funding in 2009? If you are then you should attend a workshop on Monday November 10 at 8pm in the Mayo Education Centre which will guide you through the ins and outs of filling out an application form for this scheme. Joe Butler from the Mayo Football League will guide participants through the process.