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The Mayo senior ladies' football team will be looking to pick up the pieces of their heartbreaking loss to Galway in the Connacht final a couple of weeks ago when they take on Tyrone tomorrow in the All Ireland qualifiers series with a place up for grabs in the All Ireland quarter-finals.
The Galway Ladies footballers edged Mayo by a single point, 0-21 to 1-17, at McHale Park, Castlebar, on Sunday, to bag their fourth Connacht title in succession.
The finest of margins separated these two sides in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon, after looking like they were on the verge of a trimming 12 minutes in when they trailed by 0-7 to 0-1, Mayo came within inches of knocking Galway of their throne as the Queens of Connacht with a heroic display that came up just short in the final few minutes, where Galway’s greater composure in front of the posts saw them edge this battle.
On Sunday afternoon in Elverys MacHale Park the Mayo ladies senior football team will be looking to get back on winning ways when the take on Kerry in the penultimate round of the National Football League.
The Mayo ladies senior football team will make the trip to Blackhill on Sunday to take on Monaghan in a top of the table clash against the ladies from the Farney county. Both sides are locked on nine points from their four games so far thanks to three wins from their four games, also on nine points in the table at the moment are defending All Ireland champions Cork.
Frank Browne’s Mayo ladies made it two wins from three last Sunday when they saw off the challenge of Dublin by five points in DCU.
Mayo moved into second place on the league table on Sunday, when they pulled off a five point win away to Dublin in the DCU Sports Grounds.
Last Saturday, the second annual Seamus Corbett Memorial 8k Carra Classic Fun run and walk was officially launched at Carnacon Community Centre. Flying the flag for the sporting community were local icons Cora Staunton and Marie Corbett. Also present were the Corbett family from Moorehall, who sponsor the ladies and gents Shields for the event. They also accepted the request to have the race named after their late husband, father, granddad, and brother. Also present was Fr Michael Farragher and members of the community. An enjoyable evening was had by all.
In October 2007 he stood on the field in Croke Park after his Mayo ladies’ side had just lost to Cork in the All Ireland final, taking in what went wrong. After guiding Mayo that close to the summit, Frank Browne would have been planning to have another crack at the title the next year, but that was not how things worked out as Mayo entered a number of years of flux with half a dozen managers taking charge over a short number of years. But Browne has come back on board as manager this year after a number of years in the club game, and more recently in charge of the Longford senior hurlers for the last three years where he won a National Hurling League division 3B title and the Lory Meagher Cup last year.
Just as Halloween is about to roll around again for another year, one of the other seemingly annual events is also coming up this weekend, Carnacon are in a Connacht senior club final and the favourites for victory.