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Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain

Cillian O’Connor has been named vice-captain by managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes.

Higgins: gave James O'Donoghue a tough time in the All-Ireland semis.
Higgins: gave James O'Donoghue a tough time in the All-Ireland semis.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

ALL-STAR DEFENDER Keith Higgins will captain the Mayo footballers in 2015.

The Ballyhaunis man, who captained Mayo to All-Ireland U21 glory in 2006, takes over the armband from Andy Moran.

Cillian O’Connor has been named vice-captain by managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes.

Higgins sparked speculation about his imminent retirement last week when he jokingly tweeted that he was “#callingitaday” before back-tracking.

Mayo begin the pre-season campaign on Sunday when they face NUIG in Section A of the Connacht Senior Football League.

Throw-in at Elverys MacHale Park is at 2pm.

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