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What do you make of the new Mayo GAA jersey?

The launch took place today in Castlebar.

MAYO GAA HAVE today officially unveiled the new jersey that their inter-county sides will wear next year.

Mayo footballers Keith Higgins, Andy Moran, Colm Boyle, Evan Regan as well as ladies’ footballers Aileen Gilroy and Orla Conlon at today's launch James Crombie / INPHO James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Ahead of their 2017 campaigns, Mayo have introduced a new strip that will be worn by the county’s Gaelic football, ladies football and camogie sides. It’s the first home jersey that Mayo have released in two years.

inpho_01136344 Mayo players at today's launch.

Aidan O'Se Mayo players wearing the old jersey during the All-Ireland final replay Cathal Noonan / INPHO Cathal Noonan / INPHO / INPHO

The jersey is manufactured by O’Neills, retains the red and green combination along with an embossed Mayo GAA crest on the lower back of the jersey.

The jersey will incorporate the Intersport Elverys brand for the first time. Today’s launch took place at Elverys MacHale Park in Castlebar.

Speaking at the launch Mayo GAA manager Stephen Rochford said;

“There is a huge sense of pride in playing for Mayo and representing your community on the national stage. The jersey is a hugely important symbol of that.

“It is to wear this jersey that players across the county put their lives on hold for 10 out of 12 months in every year, for the chance of playing and winning for Mayo.

“We are already looking forward to re-grouping and meeting the challenges that 2017 will bring.”

What do you think of the new jersey? Let us know.

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