1945

SENIOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

FIRST ROUND: Mayo 3-12 Leitrim 0-6 (Castlerea, 10/6/1945). MAYO: T Byrne; P Gilvarry, R Winters, S Flanagan; J Forde, J Gilvarry, J Munnelly (Ballycastle); H Kenny, E Mongey (0-1); JJ McGowan, J Munnelly (Castlebar), P Kilroy; J Mulvey (2-4), J Kilroy (0-4), T Hoban (1-3). Sub: T Acton for P Kilroy.

SEMI-FINAL: Mayo 2-8 Roscommon 1-6 (Sligo, 8/7/1945).  MAYO: T Byrne; P Gilvarry, R Winters, S Flanagan; J Forde, John Gilvarry, J Munnelly (Ballycastle); H Kenny (1-0), E Mongey; JJ McGowan, J Munnelly (Castlebar) (0-1), P Kilroy (0-1); J Mulvey (1-0), J Kilroy (0-4), T Hoban (0-2, frees).

FINAL: Galway 2-6 Mayo 1-7 (St Coman’s Park, Roscommon, 22/7/1945).  MAYO: T Byrne; S Flanagan, R Winters, P Gilvarry; J Forde, John Gilvarry, J Munnelly (Ballycastle); H Kenny, E Mongey (1-0); JJ McGowan (0-1), J Munnelly (Castlebar), P Kilroy (0-3, two frees); J Mulvey, J Kilroy (0-1), T Hoban (0-1, free).  Sub: T Langan for Hoban. [One other Mayo point unattributed].

1945/6 NFL

Following its suspension during WWII, the NFL resumed  for the 1945/6 season.

Mayo 1-3 Roscommon 0-5 (James Stephens Park, Ballina, 18/11/1945).  MAYO: T Byrne; P Gilvarry, P McNamara, S Flanagan; J Forde, John Gilvarry, “F Browne”; E Mongey, T Langan; J Munnelly (Castlebar) (0-1), T Acton (0-1), Joe Gilvarry (0-1); J Mulvey, J Kilroy, G McDonald (1-0).  Sub: S Mellotte for Mulvey.

MINOR FOOTBALL RESULTS

Connacht Championship

FIRST ROUND: Leitrim 6-4 Mayo 2-4 (Castlerea, 10/6/1945). [Team and scorer details unavailable]. 

Sources used: Padraig Ferguson’s Archive, The Road to 51, Irish Press, Western People, Ballina Herald.

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