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After missing out on making it to the last four of the league back in the Spring, it has been a long wait for the Mayo to get to back into competitive action. On Sunday, they are looking to put together back-to-back Connacht titles after dethroning Galway last year and putting an end to the Tribeswomen's quest for a five-in-a-row dreams.
Galway are on a revenge mission when they face old foes Mayo in the Connacht Ladies SFC final in MacHale Park on Sunday (4.30pm).
This time last year the Mayo were riding a crest of a wave seeing off all comers in the league going right up to the final of the competition unbeaten. They followed that up with a good go at the championship, only to come undone in the most cruel of circumstances — a buzzer beating free from Dublin right at the death.
It was third time lucky for the Mayo Ladies last weekend, when they picked up their first win of this year's National Football League with a 3-14 to 0-18 win over Armagh in Clonmore. Mayo will be hoping that five point win will kick start their league campaign up a few gears, following defeats to Galway and Monaghan in the opening two rounds of the competiton.
The Mayo ladies make another long trek to Ulster this weekend in search of their first win in the National Football League, on Sunday they will head to Clonmore to take on Armagh in round three of the competition. To date, Mayo have lost to both Galway and Monaghan in their opening two games and after a weekend off they will be looking to get their league campaign back on track against the Orchard County.
Last weekend saw the Mayo Ladies' senior side open their account in the National Football League this season with a defeat registered against them, but in the grand scheme of things, with the confirmation that Cora Staunton, Yvonne Byrne, and Martha Carter would be committing to another season in the green and red coming late last week, the result will be forgotten quickly enough.
Next month, Mayo Sports Partnership in conjunction with a number of other agencies and bodies, will be hosting a Girls and Women in Sport seminar in GMIT Castlebar on Thursday February 9 from 10am to 3pm. The seminar which is free of charge has a stellar line up of guest speakers on the day with Mayo Ladies' star Cora Staunton, RTE's Jacqui Hurley, Dr Aoife Lane from AIT and WGPA, former Cork Ladies' manager Eamonn Ryan, Paralympic swimmer Ellen Keane, and Marie Walsh, former Rose of Tralee, all speaking at the event.
Primary schools across Mayo are to participate in a new daily initiative, The Daily Mile, which will improve the physical, emotional, and social health and wellbeing of all children and help in the battle to combat obesity. Mayo GAA stars Lee Keegan and Cora Staunton joined children and staff in Snugboro National School Castlebar last week to launch this programme which has its origins in the UK.
On Sunday at 12.30pm in Charlestown, Carnacon go looking to claim their 15th provincial title in 18 years, what they have achieved over almost two decades is phenomenal and if they manage to make it win number 15 it will be another chapter in their glorious history.
“At half time we said we’d nothing to lose and to just go out there and have a go” Mayo manger Frank Browne said in the immediate aftermath of his sides heart breaking All Ireland semi-final loss in Cavan on Saturday night.