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Tourlestrane’s completing their four-in-a-row bid last Sunday bridged the 56 year gap in Sligo GAA history since a club side last completed the feat. Ballisodare won the fourth of their successive four titles in 1963 – beating Craobh Rua by 8 points in a replay. Bill Weir is one of…

Tourlestrane are the 2019 Belfry Senior Football Champions in Sligo after a one-sided 2-17 to 0-9 win over Coolera/Strandhill in Markievicz Park on Sunday. Tourlestrane are the first side to win four-in-a-row in 56 years – Ballisodare last completed the feat in 1963. Listen to the moment Tourlestrane joint-captains James…

Tourlestrane have retained the Sligo Senior League title. Yesterday evening’s 2-15 to 2-8 defeat of Coolaney/Mullinabreena secured back-to-back titles for Eamon O’Hara and Gerry McGowan’s side, who now turn their attention towards claiming a three-in-a-row of senior championship titles. Castleconnor will play top-flight football next season after beating Calry/St Joseph’s…

An eldely man who died earlier this week after being struck by a car near Charlestown, Co Mayo at the weekend was from Co Sligo. 81-year-old Louie O’Hara, a retired small farmer from Tourlestrane, died in the intensive care unit of Mayo University Hospital on Monday evening. He had sustained…

Liam Gaughan scored two last-gasp goals as Tourlestrane dramatically came from behind to beat Easkey/Enniscrone/Kilglass by a point after extra-time in Saturday’s U21 semi-final. Tourlestrane will face neighbours Tubbercurry/Cloonacool in the final. The U16 county finals took place yesterday, with St Molaise Gaels beating Eastern Harps in the A final,…

The season came to an end for Sligo champions Tourlestrane and Donegal champs Kilcar at the weekend. Tourlestrane lost out to Castlebar Mitchells in yesterday’s Connacht semi-final on a scoreline of 1-13 to 0-9 in McHale Park. Co-manager Eamon O’Hara says a few little things went against them. He spoke…

Tourlestrane, Kilcar and Derrygonnelly Harps are all preparing for massive games in the provincial club championships this weekend. Kilcar are out first when they face the reigning Ulster senior champions Slaughtneil in Omagh’s Healy Park at 6.30pm tomorrow. The Derry side are also the reigning Ulster club hurling and camogie…