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Welcome to our live rolling coverage of this evenings meeting between Mayo and Galway in the Connacht u21 Football Championship semi-final in Elverys MacHale Park.
Mayo u21 manager Niall Heffernan got his sophomore year in charge of the inter-county team at this grade of football off to a winning start last Saturday. Mayo opened up their Hastings Cup campaign with a 3-7 to 0-5 win over the Lake County men in Tubberclair. Heffernan and his backroom team will be looking this year to reverse what has been a poor half-a-decade for Mayo at this level, not since the last of a four-in-a-row of Connacht titles put together by the current senior management team of Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes in 2009 have Mayo managed to win or even compete in a Connacht final.
Most supporters leaving Kenny Park on Sunday afternoon will have had some degree of sympathy for Loughrea, who were rather unfortunate to lose against a lethargic Portumna outfit.
Athenry’s Cian Burke produced an outstanding display of scoring when he hit five goals and two points in his side’s stunning 9-16 to 1-11 victory over a hapless Carnmore in group D of the senior hurling championship last weekend.
Carnmore, Turloughmore and Craughwell hurling clubs kick off their championships on Sunday
St Thomas v Gort (Kenny Park 1.30pm)