He has his reasons.
- Lives in Castlebar, and has business there (business is also in Ballinrobe, but so what).
- Cuts out the gruelling 20 minute commute for training.
- Ballinrobe being graded at Intermediate this year. Castlebar are of course Senior.
Maybe it’s a rash decision (he has a history of those, see AIF for details), but the CB approved it.
I would think that this shows the slide from smaller to bigger clubs is now a national thing.