The team to play Down on Saturday night in our opening NFL Division One match of the year (throw-in 7.30 pm) has just been announced. Here it is:
Mayo (NFL Division One v Down, 5/2/2011): Kenneth O’Malley (Ballinrobe); Tom Cunniffe (Castlebar Mitchels), Cathal Hallinan (Ballintubber), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Richie Feeney (Castlebar Mitchels), Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites), Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore); Ronan McGarrity (Ballina Stephenites), Jason Gibbons (Ballintubber); Andy Moran (Ballghaderreen), Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy), Alan Dillon (Ballintubber, captain); Enda Varley (Garrymore), Alan Freeman (Aghamore), Mark Ronaldson (Shrule-Glencorrib).
The rest of the league panel has also been named and here’s the list of all those on it in addition to the above:
Robert Hennelly (Breaffy), Aidan Campbell (Swinford), Neil Douglas (Castlebar Mitchels), Andrew Farrell (Killala), Peadar Gardiner (Crossmolina), Eoghan Reilly (Castlebar Mitchels), Lee Keegan (Westport), Barry Moran (Castlebar Mitchels), Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber), Tom Parsons (Charlestown), Ruaidhri O’Connor (Ballintubber).
That’s it – I’ve no time to analyse the above in any way as I need to dash out shortly to see an hombre about a perro. More considered thoughts tomorrow.