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8 a side Soccer Tournament 2016

Once again Mixed Bag United are running a football tournament, as part of the Mountshannon Festival of Arts (see mountshannonarts.net). This year’s festival has the theme ‘Season of Magic’, so it’s the perfect occasion for spellbinding skill and wizardry on the field to take centre stage. This will be our ninth year running the tournament, which has […]

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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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