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Despite only scoring a single point in the second half Mayo held off Galway to pick up three vital points in division one of the Ladies National Football League in Salthill on Sunday.
This weekend sees both the Mayo senior ladies footballers and senior hurling teams get their league seasons under way. Both sides are under new management this year, with Peter Leahy taking up the top job with the ladies' football side from Frank Browne after the Wexford native stepped down from the role, following Mayo's loss in the All Ireland final to Dublin last year.
Galway senior ladies footballers face Monaghan at home in the opening round of the National League this Sunday at 2pm (venue to be confirmed).
Such was the confidence of the Mayo set up that they would get over the challenge of Cork in their All Ireland semifinal despite what the bookmakers and others thought, they had their recovery plans in place for straight after their game in Cavan three weeks ago. Mayo manager Frank Browne told the Mayo Advertiser in the lead up to this Sunday's game that after they left the dressing room in Breffni Park, "We went straight back to reality, we went to a hotel in Longford, had something to eat and had a pool session."