1997

SENIOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

1996/7 NFL, Division 2

Clare 2-8 Mayo 1-5 (Cusack Park, Ennis, 1/2/1997). MAYO: B Heffernan; F Costello, P Holmes, K Mortimer; P Coyne, J Nallen, N Connelly; L McHale (1-1), P Fallon; T Morley, C McManamon (0-1), M Sheridan (0-3); D Nestor, R Golding, D Heaney. Subs: J Casey for Fallon, B Heffernan for Heaney, J Horan for Morley.

Mayo 0-12 Leitrim 0-5 (Ballina, 16/2/1997). MAYO: J Madden; K Mortimer, K Cahill, D Flanagan; F Costello, B Heffernan (0-1), N Connelly (0-1); C McManamon (0-1), J Nallen; M Sheridan (0-4), J Horan (0-1), R Golding (0-1); D Nestor (0-1), J Casey (0-1), PJ Loftus (0-1). Subs: P Cunny for Loftus, L McHale for Golding.

Mayo 0-13 Armagh 1-10 (Charlestown, 2/3/1997). MAYO: J Madden; K Mortimer (0-1), K Cahill, P Holmes; F Costello (0-1), B Heffernan, N Connelly (0-1); P Fallon, C McManamon (0-1); R Golding, J Horan, M Sheridan (0-5); D Nestor, J Casey (0-3), PJ Loftus. Subs: L McHale for Horan, D Byrne for Loftus.

RELEGATION PLAY-OFF: Mayo 0-7 Clare 0-4 (Tuam 31/3/1997). MAYO: J Madden; K Mortimer, K Cahill, F Costello; P Holmes, J Nallen, N Connelly; L McHale, P Fallon (0-1); J Horan (0-1), C McManamon (0-1), M Sheridan (0-1, a free); C McDonald (0-2, one free), J Casey, PJ Loftus. Sub: D Nestor (0-1) for Horan, h/t.

Connacht Championship

PRELIMINARY ROUND: Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-16 (Tuam Stadium, 25/5/1997). MAYO: P Burke; K Mortimer, K Cahill, D Flanagan; F Costello, J Nallen, N Connelly; C McManamon, P Fallon (0-1); M Sheridan (0-8, seven frees), L McHale (0-2), J Horan; D Nestor (0-2), J Casey (0-1), PJ Loftus (1-0). Subs: C McDonald (0-2) for Horan, P Holmes for Flanagan, R Golding for Loftus.

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 0-18 Leitrim 0-11 (MacHale Park, 29/6/1997). MAYO: P Burke; K Mortimer (0-1), K Cahill, D Flanagan; F Costello, P Holmes (0-1), N Connelly; J Nallen, P Fallon; C McManamon, L McHale, J Horan (0-1); C McDonald (0-4), J Casey (0-1), M Sheridan (0-7, all frees). Subs: D Byrne (0-2) for Cahill, PJ Loftus (0-1) for Horan, D Heaney for McHale.

FINAL: Mayo 0-11 Sligo 1-7 (Dr Hyde Park, 3/8/1997). MAYO: P Burke; K Mortimer, P Holmes, D Flanagan; F Costello, J Nallen, N Connelly; L McHale, P Fallon; D Nestor (0-1), J Horan (0-1), M Sheridan (0-6, four frees); C McDonald (0-2), J Casey, R Golding (0-1). Subs: K O’Neill for Golding, D Byrne for Horan.

All-Ireland Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 0-13 Offaly 0-7 (Croke Park, 31/8/1997). MAYO: P Burke; K Mortimer, P Holmes, D Flanagan; F Costello (0-1), J Nallen, N Connelly; P Fallon (0-1), D Heaney; M Sheridan (0-4, all frees), C McManamon, J Horan; C McDonald (0-3), L McHale (0-1), D Nestor (0-2). Subs: K O’Neill (0-1) for Horan, PJ Loftus for Sheridan.

FINAL: Kerry 0-13, Mayo 1-7 (Croke Park, 28/9/1997). MAYO: P Burke; K Mortimer, P Holmes, D Flanagan; F Costello, J Nallen, N Connelly; P Fallon, D Heaney; M Sheridan (0-3, two frees), C McManamon (0-1), J Casey; C McDonald (1-1, goal from penalty and a free), L McHale, D Nestor. Subs: J Horan (0-2) for Flanagan, D Byrne for Sheridan, PJ Loftus for Nestor. [Video clip of Ciaran McDonald’s penalty goal]

1997/8 NFL, Section A

Fermanagh 0-10, Mayo 1-10 (Irvinestown, 19/10/1997). MAYO: P Burke; K Mortimer, P Holmes, F Costello; J Casey, D Heaney, N Connelly; J Nallen, D Brady; D Nestor (1-3), C McManamon (0-2), R Golding (0-1); C McDonald (0-2), D Byrne (0-2), D Sweeney. Subs: L McHale for Sweeney, J Horan for Golding.

Mayo 1-9 Galway 0-12 (McHale Park, 2/11/1997). MAYO: P Burke; N Connelly, P Holmes, F Costello; J Casey, J Nallen, D Heaney; D Brady, P Fallon; J Horan (0-1), C McManamon (0-2), R Golding (0-1); C McDonald (1-3, two frees), D Byrne (0-1), D Nestor. Subs: L McHale (0-1) for Golding.

Kilkenny 1-5 Mayo 2-17 (Nowlan Park, 16/11/1997). MAYO: J Madden; K Beirne, D Heaney, K Morley; R Connelly, P Holmes, G Morley; D Brady, M McNicholas (0-2); D Tiernan (0-1), C McManamon (0-6), J Horan (1-0); D Byrne (0-2), C McDonald (1-6), S Casey. Subs: S Roughneen for Tierney, J Nallen for Heaney.

UNDER 21 FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

PRELIMINARY ROUND: Leitrim 2-2 Mayo 0-11 (Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon, 16/3/1997). MAYO: Peter Burke; Russell Gibbons, Tom Morley, Paddy Reddington; Dermot Higgins, Gordon Morley, Pat McAndrew; James O’Donnell, Shane Fitzmaurice; Robert Fahey (0-1), Sean Roughneen (0-1), Frank Molloy (0-2); Kenneth Walsh (0-4), David Heaney (0-1), Sean Carey (0-1). Subs: Jimmy Byrne (0-1) for O’Donnell, Lyndon Reilly for Walsh.

SEMI-FINAL: Sligo 0-12 Mayo 1-10 (Enniscrone, 30/3/1997). MAYO: Peter Burke; Russell Gibbons, Tom Morley, Paddy Reddington; Dermot Higgins, Gordon Morley, Pat McAndrew; Robert Fahey, Shane Fitzmaurice; Paul McGarry (0-1), Sean Roughneen, Frank Molloy; Kenneth Walsh (1-7, six frees), David Heaney, Sean Carey (0-2). Sub: Kevin Malone for Molloy.

FINAL: Mayo 0-7 Galway 0-6 (MacHale Park, 13/4/1997). MAYO: Peter Burke; Russell Gibbons, David Heaney, Pat McAndrew; Paddy Reddington, Tom Morley, Dermot Higgins; James O’Donnell, Shane Fitzmaurice (0-2); Robert Fahey, Sean Roughneen (0-3); Frank Molloy; Kenneth Walsh (0-1), Kevin Malone (0-1), Sean Carey. Subs: L Reilly for Walsh, P McGarry for Molloy.

All-Ireland Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Derry 0-12 Mayo 1-5 (Ballyshannon, 26/4/1997). MAYO: Peter Burke; Russell Gibbons, David Heaney, Pat McAndrew; Paddy Reddington, Tom Morley, Dermot Higgins; James O’Donnell, Shane Fitzmaurice;Robert Fahey, Sean Roughneen (0-1); Frank Molloy;Kenneth Walsh (0-4), Kevin Malone, Sean Carey (1-0). Subs: Paul McGarry for Fahey, Rory Hannick for Walsh.

MINOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

PRELIMINARY ROUND: Mayo 0-9 Galway 0-6 (MacHale Park, 10/5/1997). MAYO: Sean Campbell; Anthony McDermott, John Rafter, Noel Gallagher; Ger Brady (Ballina), Paul Navin, Brendan Prendergast; Gabriel Walsh (0-2), Ger Brady (Claremorris); Alan Costello, Niall Dunne, Jarlath O’Malley; Marty McNicholas (0-5), Enda Lavelle (0-1), Alan Kelly (0-1). Subs: Trevor Mortimer for Costello, Greg Mulkerrins for Kelly.

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 2-15 Leitrim 1-9 (MacHale Park, 29/6/1997). MAYO: Sean Campbell; Anthony McDermott, John Rafter, Noel Gallagher; Ger Brady (Ballina), Paul Navin, Niall Dunne (0-1); Enda Lavelle (0-2), Ger Brady (Claremorris, 0-2); Trevor Mortimer (0-1), Jarlath O’Malley (0-1), Alan Costello (0-1); Marty McNicholas (2-5), Gabriel Walsh (0-2), Steve Walsh. Subs: Alan Kelly for Mortimer.

FINAL: Roscommon 0-9 Mayo 0-13 (Dr Hyde Park, 3/8/1997). MAYO: Sean Campbell; Anthony McDermott, Ger Brady (Ballina), David Lynch; Niall Dunne, Paul Navin, Alan Costello (0-1); Enda Lavelle, Ger Brady (Claremorris); Trevor Mortimer, Jarlath O’Malley (0-7), Alan Kelly; Marty McNicholas (0-4, one free), Gabriel Walsh (0-1, free), Stephen Walsh. Sub: Colm Staunton for Kelly.

All-Ireland Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Laois 3-8 Mayo 1-9 (Croke Park, 31/8/1997). MAYO: Sean Campbell; Anthony McDermott, Ger Brady (Ballina, 0-1), David Lynch; Niall Dunne, Paul Navin (0-1), Alan Costello; Ger Brady (Claremorris, 0-2), Enda Lavelle (0-1); Trevor Mortimer (0-1), Jarleth O’Malley (0-1), Kieran Kilkenny; Marty McNicholas (0-1), Gabriel Walsh (1-0), Stephen Walsh (0-1). Sub: Colm Staunton for Kilkenny.