Mayo Senior Football Team named to face Roscommon


Mayo Senior football team named to face Roscommon


Mayo GAA senior football manager Kevin McStay has made one change from the team that started against Cavan the last time out for the weekend’s round 2 championship encounter with Roscommon at Dr.Hyde Park on Saturday 1st June at 5pm. Breaffy’s Aidan O’Shea replaces Diarmuid O’Connor in the match day squad. Aidan O’Shea will make his 190th appearance for Mayo this weekend. The team will be captained by Hollymount Carramore’s Stephen Coen on Saturday.
This will be the 64th championship meeting of Mayo and Roscommon, only Galway have played Mayo more often in the championship.  Of the previous 63 meetings, Mayo won 37, Roscommon 23, with 3 drawn games.
Mayo have played 22 championship games in Hyde Park, their first being a 1-12 to 1-9 victory over Roscommon in 1975.  15 of those meetings have been against Roscommon, with Connacht Finals against Sligo (3) & Leitrim, and qualifier games against Westmeath, Limerick & Cavan making up the rest.  Mayo have 16 wins against 6 losses in Hyde Park, their last loss there coming in 2001, back to back defeats to Roscommon in the Connacht Final & Westmeath in what was Mayo’s first outing in the newly introduced qualifiers.
Barry Cassidy from Derry has been announced as the referee for the game on Saturday.
Live broadcast from Midwest Radio with Michael D McAndrew and Martin Carney.
Mayo GAA will have live update across all social media on Saturday evening.
Mayo Senior Football Team is as Follows:
  1. Colm Reape Knockmore
  2. Jack Coyne Ballyhaunis
  3. David McBrien Ballaghaderreen
  4. Donnacha McHugh Castlebar Mitchels
  5. Stephen Coen Hollymount Carramore
  6. Sam Callinan Ballina Stephenites
  7. Eoghan McLaughlin Westport
  8. Jack Carney Kilmeena
  9. Matthew Ruane Breaffy
  10. Darren McHale Knockmore
  11. Ryan O’Donoghue Béal an Mhuirthead
  12. Jordan Flynn Crossmolina Deel Rovers
  13. Aidan O’Shea Breaffy
  14. Tommy Conroy The Neale
  15. Cillian O’Connor Ballintubber
  1. Rob Hennelly Raheny
  2. Fergal Boland Aghamore
  3. Diarmuid Duffy Ballinrobe
  4. Enda Hession Garrymore
  5. Conor Loftus Crossmolina Deel Rovers
  6. Conor McStay Ballina Stephenites
  7. Eoin O’Donoghue Béal an Mhuirthead
  8. Pádraig O’Hora Ballina Stephenites
  9. Michael Plunkett Ballintubber
  10. Paul Towey Charlestown Sarsfields
  11. Bob Tuohy Castlebar Mitchels
Management Team:
Manager: Kevin McStay
Coach/Selectors: Stephen Rochford, Donie Buckley, Joe Canney and Damien Mulligan