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The Mayo League’s interest in this season’s Oscar Traynor Trophy came to an end in a wet Eamon Deacy Park in Galway on Sunday afternoon, when they were seen off by the Galway League with three goals to spare.
The Galway Football League launched its 2013/14 juvenile season last evening ahead of the Galway League Oscar Traynor representative squad taking on Sligo in the Connacht Interleague Cup at Eamonn Deacy Park.
Mayo soccer supporters will be hoping that Ballina Town and Westport United will be able to follow in the footsteps of Castlebar Celtic and book their place in the sixth round of the Umbro FAI Junior Cup on Sunday.
The new Oscar Traynor season kicks off with a friendly against the Defence Forces International Squad at Eamonn Deacy Park on Tuesday October 23 (7pm).
Mayo will be represented in the first round of the Champions League next week when Damien McGrath steps out on to the field in the biggest club competition in the world. McGrath’s stock has risen highly in Mayo and nationally over the past number of years and this is just the latest high level promotion for him. McGrath will be first assistant referee, alongside the all Irish team of Alan Kelly who will be the referee, Ken Hennessey, and Paraic Sutton, who will act as fourth official. The two additional assistants are Anthony Buttimer and Neil Doyle. “It’s a great honour for me and also for the Mayo referees branch,” McGrath said.
The quest to win the elusive Oscar Traynor trophy begins again. The team Jimmy Nolan has assembled is representative of over 40 clubs in the county yet 10 minutes before kick-off you could count the number of spectators in Terryland Park on one hand. The numbers eventually swelled to maybe 60, but the question has to be asked – is anyone bothered about this once revered competition?
The Galway and District League got their Oscar Traynor Trophy campaign off to a winning start on Saturday night at Terryland Park when they gained revenge on the Inishowen League for last year’s defeat at the same stage of the competition.
If you walk down a street named Calle de la Mar in the town of Denia on the Costa Blanca in Spain you will see at number 20 an Irish bar called Paddy O’Connell’s.