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“Leinster Football Championship a write off,” says Connellan

Westmeath footballer Ray Connellan thinks that Dublin’s dominance of the Leinster football championship has rendered the competition a ‘write off’ for the next five or ten years.

Return to GAA activity suffers a further setback

A return date for GAA activity is unknown and will not be confirmed until a road map for a return to sport has been announced by Government under its Living With Covid plan.

Aonghus Clarke named on Joe McDonagh Team of the Year

Westmeath hurler Aonghus Clarke was honoured this week when he was named on the GAA/GPA 2020 Joe McDonagh Cup Team of the Year.

Fiona Claffey nominated for Ladies Intermediate Player of the Year

Westmeath ladies football captain Fiona Claffey has been nominated for the prestigious Ladies Intermediate Footballer of the Year award.

Westmeath playing prominent role in effort to tackle cynical play

Westmeath GAA’s Central Council Delegate, Tom Hunt is part of a group leading a change to hurling and football rules in an effort to tackle cynical play.

All-Ireland referee Barry Kelly on the changes in Gaelic Games, the modern game and the new rules

Mullingar man Barry Kelly has refereed at the top, the very top. All-Ireland Hurling final day in the red hot cauldron of Croke Park, it doesn’t get any bigger.

“It was a privilege to play with Westmeath and compete with the top players in the Country” – Brendan Murtagh

“I would look to my left and I would be marking Henry Shefflin and on another day it would be Joe Canning or Sean Óg O’Halpin. Those were great days in the Westmeath jersey,” said former Westmeath hurler Brendan Murtagh as he reflected on his playing days with his beloved county.

Training horses is a real labour of love for Dot Love

“I might be retired, but I am not going to put my slippers on, sit down on the couch and watch TV. No, I am going to keep active, and still bring horses to the races and do things I have done all along,” said recently retired Mullingar horse trainer Dot Love.
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