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It is 42 years since Eugene Macken captained St Colman's College, Claremorris, to Hogan Cup glory against Carmelite College, Moate - and the south Mayo school is still the only school from the county to claim the top prize in school's football since it started in 1946.
Wins by St Gerald’s College, Castlebar and St Colman’s College, Claremorris on Friday night in the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence has set up and all Mayo final in the Connacht PPS Senior A Football Championship.
The Mayo U17 team breezed through to the next round of the first ever Connacht u17 championship with a 16 point win over Sligo in MacHale Park on Sunday lunchtime. Mayo Gaels man James Jennings stared for Martin McIntyre’s men hitting seven points in an impressive display by the corner forward. Also putting in a staring role was Westport’s Pat Lambert who hit 2-2 from wing forward, his second goal in injury time putting the final stamp on the game.
Three minutes of action in the second half killed off Saint Colman’s dreams of making it into the Hogan Cup final in Ennis on Saturday. The South Mayo side had just shown remarkable courage to come back into the game after conceding a goal just after the restart to Mark O’Shea to leave them trailing by four points. But they battled back and hit four points on the run, with Evan Ronane kicking three wonders from range and Brian Quinn landing another to leave the game level at 1-8 each.
At 2pm on Saturday afternoon, the hopes and dreams of three Mayo schools will all come down to what happens on the football field, as St Colman's College, Claremorris, Ballinrobe Community School and Our Lady's, Belmullet, all go looking for victory on the field of battle.
This time last season Iorras Aontaithe were on the brink of relegation and they needed a moment of magic to spark their season into life. Thankfully they survived and maintained their position in the upper echelons of the Mayo Football League.