All articles by: philb

Mixed Bag Christmas Get-Together

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The annual Mixed Bag Christmas gathering saw us play a great game, eat a lovely meal and rack our brains with a quiz. Fancy having a go?…here are the questions: Which has the highest mountain: Earth or Mars? What are the small indentations on a golf ball called? Which city in the world has the […]

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New team win the Cup!

This year’s tournament saw a new trophy – the Iniscealtra Community Cup – and new champions – BantasaurusRekt. It was a great effort from the team, who only entered the tournament the day before when a team had to drop out. The tournament formed a part of the Mountshannon Arts Festival. It was a charity […]

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Iniscealtra Community Cup 2015 – The Details

The venue is the Scarriff GAA all-weather pitch on Sat May 23rd. There will be two groups of five teams. Each team will play the other teams in their group in a league. Standard points allocation applies. The top two teams from each group will progress to the knock out stages (semi finals, final). Registration […]

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Soccer tournament 2015!

Once again Mixed Bag are running a football tournament, as part of the Mountshannon Iniscealtra Festival of Arts. This will be our eighth year running the tournament, which has become a popular feature on the local football calendar. There’s a trophy for the winners, and a fantastic day of football for everybody! Interested?… places are limited, […]

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Mixed Bag in the Isle of Man!

  A selection of players, with supporters in tow, have just returned from a successful, and very enjoyable, trip to play a match in the glorious Isle of Man. Whilst the match was the main event, the trip was a great opportunity to explore the Island – with trips to parks, museums and the wonderful […]

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Clare Corinthians Make it Three in a Row!

This year’s tournament – the seventh thus far – was certainly of the highest standard yet, with nearly all the games being decided by narrow margins. All nine teams gave a good account of themselves, but in the end experience won out and Clare Corinthians demonstrated what it takes… and so reclaimed the Iniscealtra Community […]

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Iniscealtra Community Shield 2014 – The Details

  The venue is the Scarriff GAA all-weather pitch on Sat May 31st. There will be two groups of five teams. Each team will play the other teams in their group in a league. Standard points allocation applies. The top two teams from each group will progress to the knock out stages (semi finals, final). […]

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8-a-side Iniscealtra Tournament 2014

Once again Mixed Bag are running a football tournament, as part of the Iniscealtra Festival of Arts. This will be the seventh year running the tournament, which has become a popular feature on the local football calendar. There’s a trophy for the winners, and a fantastic day of football for everybody! Interested?… places are limited, so […]

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Mixed Bag in The Gathering!

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As part of a nationwide cultural event – ‘The Gathering’ – Mixed Bag Utd played against a mixed Tulla Utd team at their excellent facilities. The lads put on a good show, and went in at half time 2 -1 down. Tulla’s experience showed in the second half and they ended up winning by a […]

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Iniscealtra 2013 – Clare Corinthians Still on Top!

The 2013 Iniscealtra Community Shield was again played on a beautiful spring day. There were nine teams involved, playing a total of 19 matches, at the end of which last year’s champions, Clare Corinthians, claimed the trophy they’d held since last year. This was a charity event, and a much-needed €1015 was raised for Ennis and […]

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