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Result: Mayo 4-19 Roscommon 0-9

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Afternoon all and welcome along to Croke Park. Round two between Mayo and Roscommon in the All-Ireland senior football quarter-final replay after Donie Smith’s injury-time point from a free last Sunday rescued a draw for the Rossies.

Throw-in here is 2pm with the winners set to face Kerry on 19 August at the semi-final stage.

Mayo just out on the pitch there, lovely day for football here and good crowd packing into Croke Park.

So that changes the complexion of this game with those changes. Here’s the teams that will start.

Mayo

1. David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites)

2. Brendan Harrison (Aghamore)
20. Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe)
4. Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis)

5. Colm Boyle (Davitts)
6. Chris Barrett (Belmullet)
7. Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels)

21. Tom Parsons (Charlestown)
9. Seamus O’Shea (Breaffy)

10. Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore)
11. Aidan O’Shea (Breaffy)
12. Diarmuid O’Connor (Ballintubber)

13. Jason Doherty (Burrishoole)
14. Cillian O’Connor (Ballintubber – captain)
15. Andy Moran (Ballaghaderreen)

Roscommon

1. Colm Lavin (Éire Óg)

2. Sean McDermott (Western Gaels)
3. Niall McInerney (St. Brigid’s)
4. David Murray (Padraig Pearses)

5. John McManus (Roscommon Gaels)
6. Sean Mullooly (Strokestown)
7. Brian Stack (St Brigid’s)

8. Tadgh O’Rourke (Tulsk)
9. Enda Smith (Boyle)

18. Caoileann Fitzmaurice (Michael Glaveys)
11. Niall Kilroy (Fuerty)
12. Conor Devaney (Kilbride)

19. Cathal Compton (Strokestown)
14. Diarmuid Murtagh (St. Faithleach’s)
15. Cian Connolly (Roscommon Gaels)

The referee today is Wicklow’s Anthony Nolan with Down’s Ciaran Branagan the standby referee.

So the substitutes for today’s games are:

Mayo: Robert Hennelly, Stephen Coen, David Drake, Shane Nally, Ger Cafferkey, Lee Keegan, Conor Loftus, Danny Kirby, Evan Regan, Alan Dillon, Fergal Boland.

Roscommon: James Fetherstone, Brian Murtagh, Fintan Cregg, Ciaráin Murtagh, Colin Compton, Donal Smith, Fergal Lennon, Gary Patterson, Ian Kilbride, Ronan Stack, Shane Killoran.

All set for action here.

Game on.

2Mins

Mayo 0-1 Roscommon 0-0
First blood to Mayo as Cillian O’Connor knocks over a free after Aidan O’Shea was fouled.

3Mins

Stephen Rochford Mayo boss Stephen Rochford.

Cillian O'Connor leads his team onto the pitch Captain Cillian O'Connor leads out the Mayo team. Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

5Mins

Roscommon strip Aidan O’Shea of possession, counter well and manage to win a ’45 after Cathal Compton is fouled. Goalkeeper Colm Lavin comes up to take it.

5Mins

But Lavin drags his shot across the goal and wide into Hill 16.

6Mins

Mayo 0-2 Roscommon 0-0
Aidan O’Shea is fouled again, Cillian O’Connor takes the free again and it’s the same result. Mayo ahead by two.

7Mins

Mayo 0-3 Roscommon 0-0
Mayo definitely moving a lot brighter at the moment. They win Roscommon’s kickout, rally and the attack culminates in Donal Vaughan popping over a point.

11Mins

David Drake in as blood sub for Mayo for Chris Barrett.

13Mins

Well there’s no doubt who’s started better here. Mayo dictating the terms of this contest and they’ve just won another free in with Andy Moran fouled.

14Mins

Mayo 0-4 Roscommon 0-0
Cillian O’Connor seizes the chance to point again. Roscommon in a spot of bother here.

14Mins

Mayo 0-5 Roscommon 0-0
And there’s another point. Diarmuid O’Connor clipping over off his left.

14Mins

Poor shot by Andy Moran, it’s underhit and Lavin gathers in goal before clearing for Roscommon.

15Mins

Mayo 0-6 Roscommon 0-0
Jason Doherty knocks one over. Roscommon need a score here and fast.

17Mins

Roscommon make a mess of the kickout and Mayo almost get in for a goal but Roscommon scramble across at the back and Cillian O’Connor is penalised for touching the ball on the ground. At the other end Cian Connolly screws a shot wide for Roscommon. Chris Barrett back on for Mayo as well.

17Mins

Unlucky from Roscommon as Caoileann Fitzmaurice hits the post with a point attempt.

18Mins

Caoileann Fitzmaurice and Sean Mullooly woth Colm Boyle Colm Boyle under pressure from Roscommon players.

Aidan O'Shea with Enda Smith Aidan O'Shea and Enda Smith challenge for the ball. Source: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

19Mins

Point chances spurned on both sides, Fitzmaurice for Roscommon and McLoughlin for Mayo.

20Mins

Mayo 0-6 Roscommon 0-1
Finally Roscommon get off the mark. It’s a brilliant point as well, supplied by Enda Smith.

22Mins

Diarmuid O’Connor launches a shot from the left wing but the ball flies wide.

22Mins

Mayo 2-6 Roscommon 0-2
That could well be that, even at this early stage of the game. Sean Mullooly pointed for Roscommon to steady them but then they leaked two goals in quick succession. The first a composed finish by Kevin McLoughlin after a fine solo run. The second slotted home by Andy Moran after a strong break by Keith Higgins.

22Mins

Nearly a third goal for Mayo but Lavin does well to block with the aid of his defenders.

23Mins

Mayo 3-6 Roscommon 0-2
It’s going from bad to worse for Roscommon but Mayo are flying in contrast. Keith Higgins crowns a mazy run as he accelerated through the Roscommon rearguard and kept his head to finish.

29Mins

Mayo 3-6 Roscommon 0-3
Diarmuid Murtagh bags a point from a free for Roscommon. They need half-time to come quickly.

30Mins

Mayo 3-7 Roscommon 0-3
They’ve been a joy to watch in this first-half. Another Mayo point, this time confidently kicked over by Aidan O’Shea.

34Mins

Superb block by Colm Lavin to deny Brendan Harrison a fourth Mayo goal. Mayo’s interplay is so slick in attack, they’re pouring through the Roscommon defence.

34Mins

Mayo work the ’45 short before Patrick Durcan bombs a shot high and wide. Three minutes of injury time in store here.

36Mins

Mayo 3-8 Roscommon 0-4
Jason Doherty lobs over another point for Mayo, Diarmuid Murtagh responds at the other end for Roscommon.

36Mins

Here’s the first-half scorers:

Mayo: Kevin McLoughlin, Keith Higgins, Andy Moran 1-0 each, Cillian O’Connor 0-3 (0-3f), Jason Doherty 0-2, Aidan O’Shea, Diarmuid O’Connor, Donal Vaughan 0-1 each.

Roscommon: Diarmuid Murtagh 0-2 (0-1f), Sean Mullooly, Enda Smith 0-1 each.

36Mins

Subs: Roscommon bring in Gary Patterson, Fintan Cregg and Ciaran Murtagh at half-time for Seanie McDermott, Cian Connolly and Cathal Compton.

36Mins

Second-half action under way.

38Mins

Mayo 3-9 Roscommon 0-4
Aidan O’Shea clips over a neat point to open the second-half scoring.

39Mins

Mayo 3-9 Roscommon 0-5
Diarmuid Murtagh blasts over his third point of the game for Roscommon after Caoileann Fitzmaurice drilled a great pass into his path.

40Mins

Aidan O'Shea with  Enda Smith and Brian Stack Mayo's Aidan O'Shea with Roscommon's Enda Smith and Brian Stack

Niall McInerney and Brendan Harrison Roscommon's Niall McInerney and Mayo's Brendan Harrison Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

43Mins

Couple of wides from Roscommon from Enda Smith and Brian Stack. They are creating more chances in this half though.

44Mins

Kevin McLoughlin and Ciaran Murtagh drop point attempts short at either end.

45Mins

Mayo 3-10 Roscommon 0-5
Cillian O’Connor taps over another free for Mayo.

45Mins

Mayo 4-10 Roscommon 0-5
Game well and truly over now. Cillian O’Connor bangs the ball to the back of the net after being set up by his brother Diarmuid. Again Mayo disrupted Roscommon’s kickout and made them pay.

47Mins

Subs: Mayo bring in Conor Loftus for Jason Doherty. Roscommon replaces Brian Stack with Donal Smith.

47Mins

Mayo 4-11 Roscommon 0-6
Damage limitation stuff for Roscommon now. Tom Parsons with another Mayo point. Roscommon do pull one back through Conor Devaney.

49Mins

The life is going out of this game now given Mayo’s superiority. Stark contrast to the thrilling nature of the drawn match.

50Mins

Mayo 4-12 Roscommon 0-6
First point of the day for Andy Moran to add to his earlier goal.

53Mins

The final whistle can’t come quick enough for Roscommon. Their task just got so much harder as they’re reduced to 14 men. Mayo almost get in for a fifth goal as well but Conor Loftus blasts his shot wide from close range.

55Mins

Sub: David Drake in for Mayo for Kevin McLoughlin.

56Mins

Mayo 4-13 Roscommon 0-6
Another Cillian O’Connor pointed free after Donal Vaughan is fouled.

56Mins

Lot of stuff to admire about Mayo after this game. They’re firmly back in the mix.

58Mins

Mayo 4-14 Roscommon 0-6
Cillian O’Connor fires over an excellent point from play.

61Mins

Subs: Roscommon bring in Ian Kilbride for Conor Devaney. Mayo are about to introduce Stephen Coen and Alan Dillon as well with Donal Vaughan and Andy Moran making way.

62Mins

Mayo 4-15 Roscommon 0-6
Everyone getting a chance to score now for Mayo, a rare point there for defender Chris Barrett.

62Mins

Sub: Mayo bring in Danny Kirby for Aidan O’Shea. Roscommon replace Enda Smith with Colin Compton.

64Mins

Mayo 4-15 Roscommon 0-7
Consolation point for Roscommon from Niall Kilroy.

66Mins

Mayo 4-16 Roscommon 0-7
David Drake punches over a point for Mayo.

66Mins

Sub: Cruising to victory, Mayo are giving plenty game time to their subs. Shane Nally in now for Chris Barrett.

69Mins

Mayo 4-17 Roscommon 0-7
Shane Nally gets in on the scoring act for Mayo.

70Mins

Mayo 4-17 Roscommon 0-8
Consolation point for Roscommon, Diarmuid Murtagh clipping over a free after Colin Compton was fouled.

72Mins

Mayo 4-18 Roscommon 0-8
We’re nearly done thankfully. Stephen Coen with the latest Mayo point.

73Mins

Mayo 4-19 Roscommon 0-8
Another point for Mayo sub Shane Nally.

74Mins

Late Roscommon point for Donie Smith but no doubt who controlled this game. Mayo march on in style.

77Mins

So that’s a thorougly dominant display by Mayo as they advance to the last four and a meeting with Kerry on Sunday week. 2017 ends on a dispiriting note for the Connacht champions Roscommon. Thanks for joining us this afternoon.

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