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As has already been mentioned in the comments, the Mayo News confirmed via Twitter a bit earlier on that Corofin manager Stephen Rochford has this evening allowed his name to go forward for the vacant post of Mayo manager. Here’s the tweet confirming this hugely welcome development:
— Mayo News – Sport (@mayonewssport) October 29, 2015
The deadline for nominations is this coming Sunday (November 1st) and so I suppose we could see other candidates emerging before then. However, with the Crossmolina man now a confirmed nominee for the job and by all accounts in the process of assembling a serious backroom team, he looks pretty much a racing certainty to get it. Which, on the face of it, you’d have to think can only be good news.