Galway ladies have got off to a successful start in the first round of the Connacht Minor Football Championship against Mayo.
Despite a strong breeze throughout, a masterful performance saw them in front at half time by 1-6 to 0-3.
Maintaining their lead to end, it finished Galway:3:10 Mayo:0:09
Earlier the Galway Under 16s defeated Mayo in Clonberne.
The Galway side took an early lead in the game and were comfortably ahead at half time by 1-5 to 0-3.
A second half rally saw Mayo come back to contest the match, before the Galway ladies took the win on the narrowest of margins.
It ended Galway 1-9 Mayo 1-8
There was an extraordinary finish to the Connaught Under 14 Ladies Football Final in Ballyhaunis this morning, as Mayo beat Galway in a free taking competition after the sides finished level after extra time.
The full-time score was Galway 0-12 Mayo 2-6 before both sides added a goal and a point each in extra time. It was the Mayo girls who prevailed in the shoot out however to win the first of three underage clashes between the counties today.