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The action continued last night in the Elverys Sports Super League after this paper went to print, where league leaders Castlebar Celtic were putting their 100 per cent record on the line when they travelled to second placed Westport United in United Park; also facing off last night were Ballina Town, who travelled to Claremorris needing to pick up a win, after surprisingly being held by Ballyhaunis Town to a goalless draw last Saturday night.
Westport United came from one down away to Claremorris last weekend to pick up their sixth win on the bounce in the Super League and maintain their place at the top of the table.
The big game last weekend was the meeting of Manulla and Castlebar Celtic in the semi-final of the Connacht Cup in Carramore.
After putting league champions Ballina Town to the pin of their collars last weekend, Super League new boys, Ballyhaunis Town, face another tough examination this weekend when they head to league leaders, Westport United.
The long road of the new Mayo League season took its first steps last weekend with the opening rounds of action in both the Super League and the Premier Division taking place. There will only be two games in the Super League this weekend with three sides, Ballina Town, Castlebar Celtic and Manulla, in Connacht Cup action
Westport United's reward for last Sunday's 1-0 win over Usher Celtic in the sixth round of the FAI Junior Cup is a trip to take on Peake Villa from Tipperary.
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.
Westport United complete historic Super League four-in-a-row, while play-offs are required to settle the final relegation spot in both the Sports Super League and the Premier Division.
Tomorrow evening sees the Connacht Gold Super Cup quarterfinals down for decision as the league action takes a backseat for a weekend. The line-up sees Ballyglass host league leaders Westport United, Straide and Foxford United will tangle with Castlebar Celtic in Celtic Park, Achill Rovers will host Glenhest Rovers, and Ballyheane will travel north to take on Ballina Town.
This weekend sees the 2017 Mayo League soccer season kick off, with 34 different sides lined up for competition this season. In the top division all eyes will be fixed on seeing whether anyone can finally step up and stop Westport United's domination of the league. Last season Ballina Town gave it a right good go, but came up short down the home stretch with John Brennan's men edging them out down the home stretch.