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Galway and Mayo name Teams for Sunday’s Clash

May 10th, 2018

Galway and Mayo name Teams for Sunday’s Clash

David Clarke (Mayo) and Damien Comer (Galway) Launch of Connacht GAA Championship Connacht GAA Centre 1st May 2018

Kevin Walsh and Stephen Rochford have named their starting 15s for Sunday’s massive Connacht Championship Quarter Final  in MacHale Park, throwing in at 4pm.

The Galway team contains three players making their championship debuts, with full-back Seán Andy Ó Ceallaigh, midfielder Ciarán Duggan and corner forward Barry McHugh all starting their first championship games for the Tribesmen. The team is captained by their talismanic full forward Damien Comer from Annaghdown.

Mayo have one man making his first championship start with Eoin O’Donoghue from Belmullet getting the nod for the number 2 jersey. The other corner back position will be filled by Keith Higgins, who will make his first competitive appearance for the season. Cillian O’Connor will captain the team again this season from full-forward.

Match referee for Sunday’s game will be Conor Lane from Cork and it will be preceeded by the Connacht Junior Championship Final, which will throw in at 1.30pm. For all ticket information click this link


1. David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites)

2. Eoghan O’Donoghue (Belmullet)

3. Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites)

4. Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis)

5. Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels)

6. Colm Boyle (Davitts)

7. Stephen Coen (Hollymount/Carramore)

8. Seamus O’ Shea (Breaffy)

9. Tom Parsons (Charlestown)

10. Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore)

11. Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy)

12. Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber)

13. Conor Loftus (Crossmolina)

14. Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber)

15 Andy Moran (Ballaghaderreen)


1. Ruairí Lavelle (Rinn a’Mhaoil)

2. Declan Kyne (An Fhairche)

3. Seán Andy Ó Ceallaigh (Naomh Ánna, Leitir Mór)

4. Eoghan Kerin (Anach Cuain)

5. Gary O’ Donnell (Réalta Thuama)

6. Gareth Bradshaw (Maigh Cuilinn)

7. Cathal Sweeney (Cill Ainnín)

8. Tom Flynn (Baile Átha’n Rí)

9. Cathal Duggan (Anach Cuain)

10. Shane Walsh (Cill Chloirín/Cluain Bheirne)

11. Paul Conroy (Naomh Séamus)

12. Johnny Heaney (Cill Ainnín)

13. Seán Armstrong (Bóthar na Trá/Cnoc na Cathrach)

14. Damien Comer (Anach Cuain)

15. Barry McHugh (An Creagán/Magh Locha)