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Castlebar Celtic could have wrapped up the Super League title in their last outing, but Westport United weren't going to let their old rivals claim the championship with a win over them and they ran out 2-1 winners in Celtic Park.
Castlebar Celtic took another step towards claiming the Super League title last weekend with an 8-0 win over Straide and Foxford United on Saturday evening and tomorrow night they could find themselves six points clear of their nearest rivals and still having a game in hand, if they see off Ballyhaunis Town, as expected, when the meet in Celtic Park.
There's just one place to be tomorrow evening and that's in Belleek, when defending champions Ballina Town host Castlebar Celtic in the Super League at 7pm.
The big game last weekend was the meeting of Manulla and Castlebar Celtic in the semi-final of the Connacht Cup in Carramore.
Ballina Town have five players in this year's Super League team of the year as the north Mayo men, who claimed the title in style last year, have seen Mark Duffy, Derek Tansey, Jamie Cawley, Dylan Edwards and Brendan Lavelle all named in the 2019 team.
The recent Bank Holiday weekend saw time off for the majority of teams across the county, with the exception of Castlebar Celtic’s visit to Ballina Town in the Westaro Cup and the Super League clash of Iorras Aontaithe and Westport United.
Straide and Foxford United moved to the top of the Elverys Sports Super League on goal difference thanks to a big 5-0 win at home over Ballyheane last Sunday.
The Mayo League warmed up for their upcoming Oscar Traynor Trophy meeting with the Wexford League on Sunday afternoon with a 4-2 loss to Sligo Rovers in a friendly game last Saturday. Brendan Kenny's outfit trailed 3-0 early on before Colm Nevin slotted home a penalty and Phil Keegan scored the last goal of the game in an encouraging performance for Kenny against the League of Ireland outfit.
The Connacht Gold Super and Premier cups get moving this weekend, with 16 games in both competitions down for decision over Saturday and Sunday. In the Super Cup there are just two all division ties with the meeting of Super League sides Manulla and Ballyglass in Carramore, and Claremorris and Westport United two of the stand-out ties of the round.
Manulla crashed to a 6-3 defeat at the hands of Claremorris last Sunday afternoon in Carramore, with Dean Roddy chipping in with five goals along with an effort from Simon Butler. It was plain sailing for the south Mayo men at the short whistle with a 4-1 cushion to rest on, with the sole Manulla response coming from Gerry Canavan. Canavan and Matthew Nolan added second half goals for Tom Healy’s troops, but Claremorris were already half-way home.