1978

SENIOR FOOTBALL 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

PRELIMINARY ROUND: Mayo 2-18 Leitrim 1-8 (James Stephens Park, 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 (Dr 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 (James Stephens Park, 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 (Flanagan Park, 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.

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

PRELIMINARY ROUND: Galway 3-7 Mayo 2-2 (Pearse Stadium, 30/4/1978). MAYO: E Lavin; T Reilly, G King, S Durcan; M Connolly, M Collins, M O’Toole; R Flaherty, WJ Padden (0-1); F Noone, W Nally, M Costello; P Walsh, P Dixon (1-1), F Joyce. Subs: E Macken for Flaherty, S Nallen (1-0) for Macken, G Reilly for Costello.

MINOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

PRELIMINARY ROUND: Mayo 10-11 Leitrim 2-5 (James Stephens Park, Ballina, 28/5/1978).  MAYO: S Warde; M Walsh, G Golden, C Gilmartin; N Heffernan, A Garvey, E Melvin; J Lyons (1-1), M Joyce (1-0); P Corcoran, J Maughan (2-5), A McNicholas (1-3); S Clarke (0-1), T Byrne (3-0), E Griffin (1-0). Sub: K O’Malley (1-1) for Corcoran.

SEMI-FINAL: Roscommon 1-8 Mayo 2-10 (Dr Hyde Park, 25/6/1978).  MAYO: S Warde; M Maloney, G Golden, M Walsh; N Heffernan (0-1), A Garvey (0-1), E Melvin; M Joyce, J Lyons (1-0); S Clarke, J Maughan (0-3), A McNicholas (1-3); K O’Malley (0-2), T Byrne, E Griffin. Subs: P Corcoran for Byrne, B McGarry for Griffin.

FINAL: Galway 0-4 Mayo 2-6 (Pearse Stadium, 12/7/1978). MAYO: Sean Warde; Martin Maloney, George Golden, Mick Walsh; Niall Heffernan, Adrian Garvey, Eddie Melvin; Jimmy Lyons, Martin Joyce (0-1); Sean Clarke, Jimmy Maughan (1-1), Andrew McNicholas; Kieran O’Malley (0-3), Tom Byrne (1-0), Eugene Griffin (0-1). Sub: Peter Forde for McNicholas.

All-Ireland Championship

QUARTER-FINAL: Mayo 8-18 New York 1-3 (MacHale Park, 6/8/1978). MAYO: Sean Warde; Martin Maloney, George Golden, Mick Walsh; Niall Heffernan, Adrian Garvey, Eddie Melvin; Martin Joyce (0-3), Padraic Corcoran (0-2); Sean Clarke, Jimmy Maughan (2-3), Andrew McNicholas (0-1); Kieran O’Malley (3-3), Jimmy Lyons (2-5), Eugene Griffin. Subs: Barry McLoughlin (1-1) for Garvey, Charlie Gilmartin for Walsh, TJ Kilgallon for Clarke.

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 1-10 Kerry 0-10 (Croke Park, 13/8/1978) MAYO: Sean Warde; Martin Maloney, George Golden, Mick Walsh; Niall Heffernan, Adrian Garvey (0-1), Eddie Melvin; Martin Joyce (0-1), Padraic Corcoran; Sean Clarke, Jimmy Maughan (0-1), Andrew McNicholas (0-1); Kieran O’Malley (0-2), Jimmy Lyons, Eugene Griffin (0-2). Subs: TJ Kilgallon (1-0) for Clarke, Tom Byrne (0-2) for Joyce.

FINAL: Mayo 4-9 Dublin 3-8 (Croke Park, /9/1978). MAYO: Sean Warde; Martin Maloney, George Golden, Mick Walsh; Niall Heffernan, Adrian Garvey, Eddie Melvin; TJ Kilgallon (0-1), Martin Joyce; Sean Clarke, Jimmy Maughan (1-0), Andrew McNicholas (0-3); Kieran O’Malley (1-3), Jimmy Lyons (0-1), Eugene Griffin (0-1). Subs: Charlie Gilmartin for Maloney, Tom Byrne (2-0) for Jimmy Lyons, Liam Lyons for Clarke. [Highlights]

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