Team Announcement

  • Jul 09,2021

Mayo will host Leitrim in the Connacht Championship Semi-Final on Sunday  at 2pm in MacHale Park Castlebar.
Mayo manager James Horan makes four changes to the starting 15 that defeated Sligo in Markievicz Park. Aidan O'Shea Breaffy GAA  will captain the team. Aidan makes his 150th appearance for Mayo in league and Championship on Sunday. He has made 79 league games and 70 championship appearances to date. Aidan is the 4th player to reach this mark after Andy Moran, Keith Higgins and Kevin McLoughlin. Mayo and Leitrin have been drawn against each other on 31 occasions in Connacht Championship. In 1906 Leitrim conceeded a walkover to Mayo while their most recent meeting was in 2020 when Mayo won by 2-15 to 0-10. Mayo have won 25 times and Leitrim have won on 3 occasions in 1959, 1976 and 1994, with three drawn games. Mayo have never lost to Leitrim on home ground in the Championship.

The team is as follows:
1.Rory Byrne (Castlebar Mitchels)
2.Enda Hession (Garrymore)
3.Padraig O'Hora (Ballina Stephenites)
4.Michael Plunkett (Ballintubber)
5.Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels)
6.Oisin Mullin (Kilmaine)
7.Eoghan McLoughlin (Westport)
8.Matthew Ruane (Breaffy)
9.Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore)
10.Conor Loftus (Crossmolina Deel Rovers)
11.Aidan O'Shea (Breaffy)
12.Byran Walsh (Ballintubber)
13.Tommy Conroy (The Neale)
14.Darren McHale (Knockmore)
15.Ryan O'Donoghue (Beal an Mhuirthead)