1978

1978 results

1977/8 NFL

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 0-10 Down 0-8 (Croke Park, 9/4/1978).  MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, G King, P Burke; G Feeney (0-1, free), S Sweeney, H Gavin; A Egan, D Dolan; JP Kean, W Nally (0-1), L Donoghue; T O’Malley, WJ Padden (0-1), W Fitzpatrick (0-7, five frees).

FINAL: Dublin 2-18 Mayo 2-13 (Croke Park, 23/4/1978). MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, G King, P Burke; G Feeney, S Sweeney, H Gavin; A Egan, D Dolan; JP Kean, W Nally, L Donoghue (1-3); T O’Malley (0-2, frees), WJ Padden (0-1), W Fitzpatrick (1-6, three points from frees).  Subs: R Bell (0-1) for Kean, M Gavin for Burke.

Connacht Championship

FIRST ROUND: Mayo 2-18 Leitrim 1-8 (Ballina, 28/5/1978).  MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, G King, V Ryan; M Gavin, S Sweeney, H Gavin; A Egan, D Dolan (0-3); J Mallee (1-2), W Nally (0-3), L Donoghue; R Bell (0-3), WJ Padden (0-4), W Fitzpatrick (1-3, two points from frees).

SEMI-FINAL: Roscommon 1-12 Mayo 1-9 (Hyde Park, 18/6/1978).  MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, G King, P Burke; G Feeney, S Sweeney, H Gavin; A Egan, D Dolan (0-1); R Bell (0-1), W Nally (0-1), L Donoghue (1-0, penalty); T O’Malley, WJ Padden (0-1), W Fitzpatrick (0-3).  Subs: JP Kean for O’Malley, G Cuddy (0-2) for Dolan.

1978/9 NFL Division 1

Down 1-14 Mayo 1-7 (Newry, 8/10/1978). MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, G King, G Feeney; P Monaghan, S Sweeney, M Gavin; A Egan, D Dolan; R Bell (1-1), W Nally, H Gavin (0-1); G Cuddy (0-2), J McGrath, T O’Malley (0-1).  Subs: W Fitzpatrick (0-2) for Cuddy, G Kirrane for Monaghan.

Mayo 2-11 Antrim 1-7 (Ballina, 22/10/1978).  MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, A Egan, G Kirrane; M Gavin, S Sweeney, A Garvey; H Gavin, D Dolan; T O’Malley (0-1), W Nally, R Bell (0-2); G Cuddy (1-2), J McGrath (1-6), M Gielty.  Subs: PJ McGarry for Egan, T Reilly for McGarry, R Flaherty for Bell.

Mayo 1-6 Tyrone 0-9 (Ballyhaunis, 5/11/1978).  MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, A Egan, PJ McGarry; M Gavin, S Sweeney, A Garvey (0-1); D Dolan, W Nally; T O’Malley (0-3), H Gavin (0-1), E McHale; G Cuddy, J McGrath (1-1), M Gielty.  Subs: W Fitzpatrick for Cuddy, R Bell for McHale.

Cavan 1-13 Mayo 2-5 (Breffni Park, 19/11/1978). MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue, A Egan, PJ McGarry; M Gavin, S Sweeney, A Garvey; S Luskin, H Gavin; T O’Malley, W Nally (1-1), P O’Brien (0-2); D McGrath, J McGrath (1-0), M Gielty (0-1). Subs: D Dolan (0-1) for Luskin, D Sweeney for McGarry, B Jennings for D McGrath.

Mayo 0-5 Roscommon 1-9 (Ballinrobe, 3/12/1978).  MAYO: E Lavin; S Minogue (0-1), A Egan, PJ McGarry; M Gavin, S Sweeney, H Gavin; D Dolan (0-1), K Kenny; A Garvey, M Gielty (0-1), P O’Brien; W Fitzpatrick (0-2), D McGrath, J McGrath.  Sub: R Bell for D McGrath.