It’s the BIG ONE! Welcome to our Sunday Sports Match Tracker of the Connacht Senior Football semi-final, Galway V Mayo, Pearse Stadium 4pm.
Thanks for your company – Gerry Murphy
FULL TIME Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-11
ALL OVER….WHAT A MATCH. Galway have beaten Mayo for the second year in a row.
70’+3 Free from Killian O’Connor……WIDE
David Drake comes on for Diarmuid O’Connor
Michael Lundy coming on for Gary Sice
There will be 6 minutes to be added
Substitutes all over the place….Colm Boyle on for Mayo…Danny Cummins on for Galway
67′ Killian O’Connor with a huge free. Galway 0-15 May 1-11
66′ Killian O’Connor narrows the gap again. Galway 0-15 Mayo 110
64′ Huge moment in the game. Ball blocked twice on the goal line after crazy stuff in the Galway defence….Galway get away with one
63′ Killian O’Connor kicks the ball over but it’s disallowed from a thrown pass
60′ Galway give away a silly free. Killian O’ Connor take full advantage. Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-9
59′ Gary Sice with another more difficult free. Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-8
57′ Paul Conroy fouled…free in for Galway. Gary Sice obliges from the free. Galway 0-14 Mayo 1-8
53′ Patrick Durkan points for Mayo. Galway 0-13 Mayo 1-8
48′ Aidan O’Shea & Danny Kirby come on for Seamus O’Shea & Andy Moran
47′ Mayo clear their lines and Andy Moran scores. Galway 0-13 Mayo 1-7
Shocking decision with Damien Comer pulled to the ground….no free!
44′ Damien Comer adds a huge point. Galway 0-13 Mayo 1-6
44′ Sean Armstrong from the 45 stretch the lead again. Galway 0-12 Mayo 1-6
43′ Goal chance for Gary O’Donnell…..saved.
32′ Diarmuid O’Connor with a point from out the field. Galway 0-11 Mayo 1-6
37′ Eamonn Brannigan makes an immediate impact. Galway 0-11 Mayo 1-5
36′ Damien Comer fouled very close to the square. Sean Armstrong points the free. Galway 0-10 Mayo 1-5
Second half on
Eamonn Brannigan for David Wynne is on for Galway
Teams are back out for the second half
Pat Spillane – “Killian O’Connor conned the referee into giving the black card to Tom Flynn”
Galway are a point up & a man up but will be against the wind in part 2
HALF TIME: Galway 0-9 Mayo 1-5
35’+2 Fergal Boland kicks an important point for Mayo. Galway 0-9 Mayo 1-5
There will be 4 added minutes at the end of the first half
34′ Sean Armstrong scores another 45. Galway 0-9 Mayo 1-4
32′ Yellow card for Killian O’Connor – “he’s lucky to be still on the pitch” – Barry Cullinane
This game is getting nasty. Lots of off-the-ball stuff.
Gary Sice comes in for Flynn
31′ Killian O’Connor points the resultant free. Galway 0-8 Mayo 1-4
28′ Third-man tackle from Tom Flynn….BLACK CARD!
26′ RED CARD….Keith Higgins is sent off for an off-the-ball pull on Michael Daly
25′ Sean Armstrong kicks a 45. Galway 0-8 Mayo 1-3
23′ Sean Armstrong with a free. Galway 0-7 Mayo 1-3
22′ Another free in for Mayo. Tapped over by Killian O’Connor. Galway 0-6 Mayo 1-3
17′ Johnny Heaney puts Galway back in front. Galway 0-6 Mayo 1-2
Referee Joe McQuillan not giving a lot of frees to either side.
14′ Yellow Card for Gareth Bradshaw
13′ Free for Mayo. Killian O’Connor slots it over. Galway 0-5 Mayo 1-2
12′ Yellow Card for Andy Moran
11′ Shane Walsh with his first point put Galway back in front. Galway 0-5 Mayo 1-1
7′ Michael Daly levels it. Galway 0-4 Mayo 1-1
5′ Goal for Mayo. Ball comes off the post and Kevin McLaughlin buries it. Mayo 1-1 Galway 0-3
4′ Kevin McLaughlin points for Mayo’s 1st score. Galway 0-3 Mayo 0-1
2 Mins: Sean Armstrong with a free …over the bar. Galway 0-3 Mayo 0-0
30 seconds! Gareth Bradshaw adds another Galway 0-2 Mayo 0-0
6 seconds….Point from Damien Comer
Paul Conroy moves to midfield
It’s GAME ON
Donie Vaughan & Stephen Coen will start for Mayo
Mayo win the toss and have decided to play against the gale force wind in the first half
Who will win the toss?