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Mayo were mere inches away from forcing extra time in Croke Park, but Ryan O’Donoghue’s last gasp close range free was deflected up and over the bar by a Kildare hand and with it went Mayo’s hopes on Jones Road.
In what can only be described as a mammoth weekend of sporting fixtures, two Mayo teams certainly helped to lift the blues off us Mayo folk still trying to come to terms with the fact that our quest for Sam McGuire in 2018 is over. With the Wimbledon champions crowned and the World cup now decided we can now fully dedicate our time to all matters GAA.
The Mayo u20s are heading to Croke Park on the August bank holiday weekend for a crack at an All Ireland u20 title.
Goals do win games and two goals in the space of as many minutes was the key to a well drilled Mayo winning the first ever Connacht u20 championship in Hyde Park.
While most of the Mayo faithful will be concentrating their attention on the happenings in Limerick on Saturday evening, there is another very big championship game involving a Mayo side also taking place that day.
It looked that Mayo were going to get off to a winning start until Leitrim’s Brendan Gallagher punched the ball past Paddy O’Malley from close range deep into injury time to secure a draw in this FBD League encounter in front of 1,696 paying spectators in MacHale Park.
A storming early second half performance from Ballintubber laid the foundations for their progress to this Sunday's Mayo senior football championship semi-final. Despite seeing Cillian O'Connor sent to the line with 15 minutes left for a second yellow card, Ballintubber were able to use all their experience to hold off their southern opponents down the home stretch and book a meeting with Claremorris in the final four.
The Mayo minors bowed out of the minor championship after a very disappointing display against arch rivals Galway in Elvery's MacHale Park in the Connacht quarter final on a scoreline of 3-15 to 0-11. It's a tough one to take on board considering this is the last year of the minor championship as we know it and I can only imagine how devastating it is for the players and management to be eliminated from the championship in April.
It's the thing that every schoolboy or schoolgirl who kicks a football dreams of and tomorrow afternoon, the boys from Ballinrobe Community School will take to the field in Croke Park and look to come home as heroes with All Ireland winners medals in their back pocket. It's been a few months of hard graft and sweat on the training fields and in pitches across the provience for Damien Egan's charges, but they are standing just sixty minutes away from realising their dreams.