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Friday 24th September 2004



Irish News

All-Ireland U-21 football final

Armagh will face Mayo in the All-Ireland U-21 final on Saturday October 2 at Kingspan Breffni park.  The GAA confirmed yesterday that the final will take place six days after the All-Ireland final, in which Mayo face Kerry.

Giggs hits fifty as Sparky bows out

Ryan gigs should complete a half-century of Welsh appearances in the next two crucial games of their World Cup Qualifying campaign, after being recalled by outgoing boss Mark Hughes yesterday.

Deadline reached for Chief Executive position

The New Year should bring a new chief executive for the Irish football Association – but not necessarily the release of any new money for the sport here.

O’Sullivan keen to get back in stride

Sonia O’Sullivan will be trying to make amends for a dismal display at the Olympics when she lines up for Sunday’s Great North Run Half-Marathon in Newcastle.


News Letter

Benchmark for Happy Howe

An Irish International with two British Lions caps and he has to take his place on the Ulster bench for a Celtic League match tomorrow at Ravenhill against North-Swansea Ospreys (5.15pm).

Farquhar bids to strike gold

The Dungannon rider Ryan Farquhar will be hoping to strike ‘gold’ this weekend during the 54th Scarborough International Road Races as he sets his sights on the famous Gold Cup at the North Yorkshire meeting.


Mossley will play their first Senior game on their new water-based surface tomorrow, part of a quarter of a million pounds plan overall ground development that includes new car parking facilities, perimeter fencing and ancillary works.