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The Mayo senior hurlers will be hoping to avoid moving one step closer to falling through the trapdoor into the Nicky Rackard Cup for next season when they take on Wicklow in Mullingar tomorrow. JP Coen's side lost out to Kildare in a seesaw encounter in James Stephens Park in Ballina last Saturday, and now have 70 minutes to ensure their Ring Cup status for next season and avoid the relegation/promotion final which will see the losers of this game take on the winners of the Rackard Cup on Saturday June 13 for the right to compete in the Christy Ring Cup next season.
Mayo’s interest in this years Christy Ring Cup came to an end in James Stephens Park on Saturday afternoon, when a storming Kildare second half performance saw the Lilywhites turn around a nine point deficit into a comfortable five point win.
Galway Ladies' football captain Geraldine Conneally, who has been playing with the county seniors for more than a decade now, is still waiting for her first division one league medal to add to the All-Ireland senior medal she annexed in 2004 and the division two medal from last season.
Shane Kavanagh (right), who captained the Galway hurlers to the league title last May and throughout the championship from full-back, is expected to miss part of next season as he recovers from an ankle operation.
Galway sports star Dora Gorman from Salthill has been announced the winner of the Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Month for April. The Irish u-17 football captain led her team to the semi-final of the European Championships last month - the first time an Irish women's team has qualified for a major final.