News
December 06, 2010
Castlebar's Richie Feeney (pictured) took away the premier prize at Friday night's Mayo News/O'Neills Club Stars Award when he was presented with the Willie McNeely Perpetual Trophy for Player of the Year.Feeney put in a series of outstanding performances in the full-back line for Mitchels all year as they made it to the county final, where they lost to Ballintubber. Players such as Aidan Kilcoyne, Cillian O'Connor and Marty McNicholas all enjoyed little latitude off Feeney and he was the c..

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December 05, 2010
Due to weather and road conditions, the Mayo GAA Strategic Action Plan Youth Focus Group scheduled for tomorrow night (Monday, December 6th) has been postponed. An alternative date for the Focus Group will be announced in the coming days.

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December 01, 2010
Mayo and Connacht Junior Football champions Parke will not be travelling to Manchester this weekend after word has just emerged that their All-Ireland Junior Club Football Quarter-Final with St Peter's of Manchester has been called off due to inclement weather conditions.Parke were due to face the British champions this Saturday but the sub-zero conditions both sides of the Irish Sea meant the game was unlikely to go ahead and that was confirmed this afternoon. News on a refixture will be posted..

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December 01, 2010
Ten tickets have become available for The Mayo News Club Stars banquet on Friday night next. The event, in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Mayo, sold out last week but those who missed out can avail of the second chance to get their hands on precious tickets but are advised to contact The Mayo News as soon as possible.Anyone interested should call the office in Westport on 098 25311.

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December 01, 2010
FeatureDaniel Carey of The Mayo NewsON Easter weekend back in April, St Peter's GAA Club in Manchester came to Achill Island. No fewer than ten members of the extended Gallagher family lined out when the two sides met in Davitt Park. Seven months later, Ronan Gallagher captained St Peter's to an All-Britain title, while his brother Donal - who lined out for Achill that day - scored 1-4 for the Manchester club in their victory over Warwickshire champions Seán McDermotts. It's been some year fo..

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December 01, 2010
InterviewMike Finnerty of The Mayo NewsNOT a lot of people know this but Parke footballer Derek Hopkins once passed an afternoon shooting the breeze with Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter and three-time World and Olympic gold medalist. It was 2008 and Hopkins was in Jamaica for a couple of weeks on work placement when he met the sprinting legend. "We ended up chatting to him and having the craic for an hour and a half," the Crimlin native told The Mayo News last week. "He was a really sound fell..

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December 01, 2010
Dwayne Flynn Interview By Anthony Hennigan, Western People  To play for the place where you were born. It¹s the most basic instinct of almost every Gaelic footballer. Dwayne Flynn is no different - even if it took him a while longer than most to realise that ambition. And so it is that when Parke - the Mayo and Connacht junior club champions - take on Britain's best in Manchester next Sunday, it's 28-year-old Flynn to whom they will look for much of their inspiration. Two years after h..

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December 01, 2010
By Michael Gallagher, Western People  There's a deep love of the GAA in Achill. From the moment walk is first negotiated the desire to play football beats strong in many breasts. Over the decades the Islanders have carried that devotion with them to every corner of the globe and tales of Achill men starring on far-off fields echoes off the tips of the waves. Pictures of far-away teams smile down from many walls and in Dooniver a special freeze-frame has found pride of place recently in the..

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December 01, 2010
Close connections By Keith Bourke, Western People St Peter's midfielder Joe Corcoran has his foot firmly in both camps ahead of his Manchester team's clash with Parke in Sunday's All-Ireland Club junior football semi-final.The 25-year old Castlebar man's father Joe Snr is the long-serving bus driver for Parke National School and his mother, Sharon, is a native of the city Joe now represents.'Dad has been the bus driver for Parke National School for more than 20 years. He would have brought a l..

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December 01, 2010
Articles and photographs are now invited for the Christmas edition of Into the West, the bi-monthly magazine of the Connacht GAA Council. Deadline for items to be included is Tuesday next, December 7th. Items can be sent to magazine@connachtgaa.ie, or posted to the editor, Liam Horan, Sli Nua Communications, The Farmyard, Liskillen, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo. Anyone wishing to sign up for the free e-zine version should email their details to magazine@connachtgaa.ie. For advertising, contact Tommy M..

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