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Paddy Durcan's cousin and All-Ireland schools winners start for Mayo minors against Galway

Mayo take on the Tribesmen in the Connacht quarter-final on Sunday at 2.30pm.

Image: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

MAYO MINOR BOSS Damien Gavin has named his side for the Connacht quarter-final against Galway on Sunday.

The Tribesmen defeated Mayo in last year’s provincial final, but Mayo return with a number of survivors from that defeat including Stephen McGreal, Tommy Conroy & Nathan Moran.

Moran starts at centre-forward, fresh from skippering Ballinrobe Community School to the Post Primary Schools All-Ireland ‘B’ title in Croke Park on April 1. Corner-back Oran O’Malley also featured for Ballinrobe in that victory.

Gavin Durcan, cousin of Mayo senior Paddy, anchors the defence from centre-back.

The game throws-in Elvery’s MacHale Park at 2.30pm. Galway have yet to announce their team.


1. Jamie McNicholas (Kiltimagh)

2. Jack Coyne (Ballyhaunis)
3. Mark Dervan (Breaffy)
4. Oran O’Malley (Ballinrobe)

5. Paul Towey (Charlestown)
6. Gavin Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels, Capt)
7. Conor Beirne (Breaffy)

8. Joe Dawson (Louisburgh)
9. Cillian Golding (Balla)

10. Stephen McGreal (Claremorris)
11. Nathan Moran (Hollymount/Carramore)
12. Michael McGarry (Eastern Gaels)

13. Cathal Slattery (Garrymore)
14. Sean Keane (Louisburgh)
15. Tommy Conroy (The Neale)

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