FOOTBALL Assumptions of Dublin superiority took a knock on Saturday when Mayo withstood the revival of their U-21s.
FOOTBALL Their league objective accomplished, mandatory culling is about to begin in the Mayo football camp
FOOTBALL Mayo, clinging by their nails to the precipice, were about to drop. Followers held their breath.
FOOTBALL Mayo have left it late, but the old vitality was back against Roscommon and a lot of lost ground re-claimed.
FOOTBALL Roscommon v Mayo is an old neighbours’ tiff, and Sunday’s game will have the air of a championship fling.
FOOTBALL The pinnacle is in sight, and the Mitchels in place for the final heave to the top. Seán Rice is confident.
FOOTBALL Sean Rice was gripped by the unflinching courage of all of 20 men sent in to rescue Mayo’s league campaign.
FOOTBALL In the circumstances, the Mayo performance was perhaps less worrying than the result in Ballybofey.
FOOTBALL For Mayo manager Stephen Rochford, the collective competition for places can’t come soon enough.
FOOTBALL There is no end to what the human spirit can achieve, and Castlebar Mitchels’ victory will forever be remembered.
FOOTBALL If Castlebar surmount the challenge posed by Crossmaglen, no other side will deny them their ultimate ambition.