Crossmolina stay top of league

GAA: Mayo Senior League

John Maughan's Crossmolina Deel Rovers stayed top of Division 1A of the Mayo Senior Football league this weekend thanks to a one point win over Charlestown on Saturday night. Crossmolina picked up their fifth win from five games on a score of 2-8 to 0-13. Shrule Glencorrib stayed on their heals in second place after a two point win away to Ballina Stephenites on a score of 0-12 to 0-10. Ballintubber suffered their first loss in the league on Saturday night when Knockmore came to Clogher and went away with a 2-9 to 0-7 win over James Horan's side. Ballintubber stay in third place in the league, last year they went through the year only loosing once in both league and championship to the same opposition at the semi-final stage. Ballaghdadereen's have had a so-so start to the season and they picked up their second win of the league in their alternate home venue of Charlestown on Saturday evening with a 0-17 to 1-9 win over Claremorris. Westport sit in fourth place in the table after picking up their second win from four games at the weekend, they saw of a struggling Bohola Moy Davits side by six points winning on a score of 0-17 to 0-11, the east Mayo men now lie at the bottom of the table without a win from five games.

Burrishoole's impressive start to the season continued this weekend with a five point win over Kiltimagh in McGovern Park, Colm McManaemon has taken over the side this year and the Burrishoole legend has his side firing on all cylinders so far. Breaffy sit in second place in the table on scoring difference after their three point win over Aghamore in Breaffy on Saturday evening. Both Davitts and Garrymore join them on six points in the table in third and fourth place respectively with all three sides having won three games and lost two each. Davitts went down to Belmullet by a single point in a low scoring encounter by 0-7 to 0-6, while Garrymore lost by eight points to Tourmakeady in the Gaeltacht, last years beaten intermediate finalists have a game in hand on the three sides above them. Castlebar Mitchels are in a similar position to Tourmakeady and Peter Ford's men beat local rivals and junior championship side Islandeady by seven points in Islandeady on a score of 0-13 to to 0-6.

The third tier of the league has Hollymount out on top by themselves with five wins from five, they overcame Kilmeena by a goal in the latest round of action. Kilcommon are in second place with four wins from five, this weekend they saw off the challenge of Louisburgh by 2-9 to 0-8 at home. Parke lie in thrid place with three wins from four and the got the better of Achill in a high scoring game in west Mayo winning out 2-14 to 0-15. In the other games at the weekend, Swinford shook off the chalenge of Ardnaree by 1-12 to 0-9 while, The Neale and Ballyhaunis drew a seven goal thriller in south Mayo which saw the home team score 3-8 to Ballyhaunis 4-5.

Next weekend the action moves back to the Michael Walsh secondary league as preparations continue for Mayo's championship opener with Sligo on June 5.


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