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Despite having Sarah Rowe back available for selection – Mayo manager Peter Leahy opted to leave the returning Aussie Rules player on the bench for this must win game if they wanted to make the league semi-finals against Cork in Castlebar.
Mayo picked up their second win of the Ladies National Football League on Sunday with a 3-12 to 2-12 win over Westmeath in Mullingar. That win came on the back of three losses on the bounce for Peter Leahy's side to Donegal, Dublin and Galway.
Galway senior ladies have made it four wins from four in the Lidl National Ladies Football League division one after victory over Connacht rivals Mayo, but manager Tim Rabbitte is not getting carried away.
Mayo fell to a third league defeat in four games in MacHale Park on Saturday night with Galway running out 1-11 to 0-8 winners.
After running Dublin so close in a thriller last Saturday evening, most people would have expected Mayo manager Peter Leahy to put his trust in the same 15 that took to the field in that brilliant encounter.
Sisters Niamh and Grace Kelly have scored 2-3 between them in Mayo’s opening two Lidl National Football League ties, but as the year progresses the potential is there for their influence to be even stronger.
The Mayo senior ladies will make the long trip north to Convoy to take on Donegal in round two of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association National League on Sunday afternoon.
This was certainly a match which fitted all the criteria of the old adage – ‘A game of two halves.’
Exciting and challenging are the words used by Mayo Ladies senior manager, Peter Leahy, when describing the upcoming National League campaign. The green and red have been busily preparing over the past three months and are now looking forward to getting onto the pitch.
Mayo may have lost this Ladies Football All Ireland Senior Football Championship group encounter with Dublin - but there are still plenty of positives for them to take from it as the knock-out stages of the competition approach in the near future.