Sources used: Padraig Ferguson’s Archive, The Road to 51


The NFL was suspended between 1942 and 1945 due to severe fuel shortages and general rationing arising from World War II (1939 – 1945).

Connacht Championship

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 1-5 Galway 3-6 (Kiltimagh, 20/6/1943). MAYO: D Acton; T Laffey, P Gilvarry, A Lynam; S Flanagan, S Popplewell, J Reape; H Kenny (0-2), T Langan; M O’Malley, O Clarke, J Munnelly (0-1); T Hoban (0-2), T Acton (1-0), J Dixon.

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