1966

SENIOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

1965/6 NFL

DIVISION IV SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 3-11 Roscommon 2-10 (Tuam Stadium, 20/2/1966).  MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, E Melvin; P Griffin, J Morley, S O’Connor; PJ Loftus, M Connaughton (0-3); J Corcoran (1-4), J Gibbons (1-0), J Farragher (1-0); V Jordan (0-1), L O’Dea (0-1), D Doyle (0-2).

DIVISION IV FINAL: Galway 2-6 Mayo 0-7 (Tuam Stadium, 6/3/1966).  MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, F Molloy; W Loftus, J Morley, S O’Connor; PJ Loftus, E Melvin; J Corcoran (0-6, four frees), M Connaughton, J Langan; V Jordan (0-1), L O’Dea, D Doris.

Connacht Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Sligo 1-12 Mayo 1-12 (Markievicz Park, Sligo, 19/6/1966). MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, V Nally; P Griffin, J Morley, S O’Connor; PJ Loftus, J Langan (0-1); J Corcoran (0-8), J Gibbons, M Connaughton (0-1); M Ruane (1-1), MJ Ruddy, P Kilbane (0-1).

SEMI-FINAL (REPLAY): Mayo 4-7 Sligo 3-7 (MacHale Park, 3/7/1966). MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, V Nally; W Loftus, J Morley, S O’Connor; J Langan, M Connaughton (0-2); P Kilbane, J Gibbons (0-1), J Corcoran (0-3); V Jordan (1-0), MJ Ruddy, M Ruane (3-1).

FINAL: Mayo 1-8 Galway 0-12 (MacHale Park, 17/7/1966). MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, V Nally; W Loftus, J Morley, S O’Connor; M Connaughton (0-1), J Langan (0-2); P Kilbane (0-1), J Gibbons, J Corcoran (0-2, frees); V Jordan, MJ Ruddy (1-0), M Ruane (0-2).  Subs: PJ Loftus for Ruane, D Doris for Jordan.

1966/7 NFL DIVISION IVA

Limerick 0-4 Mayo 5-10 (Askeaton, 16/10/1966). MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, V Nally; W Loftus, J Morley, S O’Connor; PJ Loftus, J Langan; S O’Dowd (1-1), P Kilbane, J Corcoran (2-5); T Loftus, MJ Ruddy (2-2), J Nealon (0-2).

Mayo 4-9 Clare 2-5 (Fr O’Hara Park, Charlestown, 20/10/1966). MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, V Nally; W Loftus, J Morley, S O’Connor; PJ Loftus, J Langan (1-0); S O’Dowd (1-2), D Bruen (1-2), J Corcoran (1-5); T Loftus, MJ Ruddy, J Nealon. Sub: D Doris for T Loftus.

Galway 3-8 Mayo 0-6 (Tuam Stadium, 20/11/1966). MAYO: J McGuinness; J Carey, R Prendergast, V Nally; W Loftus, J Morley, S O’Connor; J Langan, PJ Loftus; J Nealon, D Bruen (0-1), J Corcoran (0-5, four frees); P Kilbane, MJ Ruddy, S O’Dowd. Sub: D Doris for Kilbane. [Match abandoned five minutes before full-time due to pitch invasion. Match subsequently awarded to Galway by Central Council].

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 2-13 Sligo 0-10 (Fr O’Hara Park, Charlestown, 7/7/1966). MAYO: M Gallagher; PJ Golden, J Carey, M Shannon; W Loftus (0-1), G Loftus, J Ryan; M Connaughton (0-2), J Walsh (0-1); P Kilbane (0-2), J Gibbons, P Costello; S Gallagher (1-4), JJ Cribben (0-1), M Lally (1-2). Sub: P Jennings for Shannon.

FINAL: Roscommon 1-15 Mayo 0-9 (St Coman’s Park, Roscommon, 31/7/1966). MAYO: E Rooney; PJ Golden, J Carey, P Prendergast; W Loftus, G Loftus, J Ryan; M Flatley, J Gibbons; J Egan, P Kilbane (0-1), J Walsh; S Gallagher (0-2), JJ Cribben (0-5), M Lally (0-1). Sub: S Smyth for Flatley.

MINOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

SEMI-FINAL:Sligo 0-7 Mayo 4-10 (Markievicz Park, Sligo, 19/6/1966).MAYO: E Rooney; S Hughes, T Snee, T Cafferkey; G Nevin, N Kenny, B McHale; B Meenaghan, S Garvey; T Fitzgerald (0-3), P Nevin, D Griffith (1-2); S O’Dowd (1-3), J Smyth (0-1), P Glavey (2-0). Subs: G Horkan for Kenny, T Joyce (0-1) for P Nevin.

FINAL: Mayo 1-9 Roscommon 0-7 (MacHale Park, 17/7/1966). MAYO: Eugene Rooney; Seamus Hughes, Tim Snee, Tom Cafferkey; Gay Nevin, Bernie Meenaghan, Benny McHale; Tony Joyce (0-1), Seamus O’Dowd (0-2); Tom Fitzgerald (0-1), Frank McNicholas, JJ Timoney (0-2); Pat Glavey (0-1), James Smyth, Aidan Kelly (1-1). Sub: Des Griffith (0-1) for Fitzgerald.

All-Ireland Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 5-6 Cork 2-6 (Croke Park, 7/8/1966). MAYO: Eugene Rooney; Seamus Hughes, Tim Snee, Bernie Meenaghan; Gay Nevin, Tom Cafferkey, Benny McHale; Seamus O’Dowd (0-1), Tony Joyce; Frank McNicholas, Tom Fitzgerald (1-2), JJ Timoney (0-1); Pat Glavey (1-0),  James Smyth, Alan Kelly (0-1). Sub: Des Griffith (3-1) for Timoney, Sean Kilbride for McNicholas.

FINAL: Mayo 1-12 Down 1-8 (Croke Park, 25/9/1966). MAYO: Eugene Rooney; Seamus Hughes, Tim Snee, Bernie Meenaghan; Gay Nevin, Tom Cafferkey, Benny McHale; Seamus O’Dowd (0-3), Tony Joyce; JJ Timoney (0-2), Tom Fitzgerald (0-2), Des Griffith (0-4); Pat Glavey, James Smyth (0-1), Alan Kelly (1-0). Sub: Sean Kilbride for Glavey.

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