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Reigning champions Mayo make two changes for Sunday's Connacht final

Sligo are unchanged for the clash in Dr Hyde Park.

Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Updated 14.00pm

MAYO HAVE MADE two changes to their full-back line for this weekend’s Connacht Senior Football Championship final against Sligo at Dr Hyde Park.

After doing well as a substitute in the clash with Galway last month, Donal Vaughan is handed the number three shirt for the reigning provincial champions – with the injured Kevin Keane missing out.

Meanwhile, Ger Cafferkey replaces Chris Barrett at corner back.

The last time the sides met in a Connacht final was 2012 – Mayo sneaking a two-point win on that occasion.

Mayo

1.  David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites)

2. Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites)
3. Donal Vaughan (Ballinrobe)
4. Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis) (Capt.)

5. Lee Keegan (Westport)
6. Tom Cunniffe (Castlebar Mitchels)
7. Colm Boyle (Davitts)

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

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

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

The Sligo team Sligo are gearing up for Sunday's Connacht final Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Opponents Sligo have named an unchanged side from that which caused a surprise in the semi-final against Roscommon.

Sligo

1. Aidan Devaney (Calry/St.Joseph’s)

2. Ross Donavan (Eastern Harps)
3. Kevin McDonnell (Castleconnor)
4. Daniel Maye (Tubbercurry)

5. Keelan Cawley (Coolera Standhill)
6. Brendan Egan (St.Vincent’s – Dublin)
7. Eoin Flanagan (St.John’s)

8. Cian Breheny (St.Mary’s)
9. Niall Murphy (Coolera Standhill)

10. Criostóir Davey (Coolaney/Mullinbreena)
11. Mark Breheny (St.Mary’s) – Captain
12. Neil Ewing (Drumcliffe Rosses Point)

13. David Kelly (Tubbercurry )
14. Pat Hughes (Geevagh)
15. Adrian Marren (Curry)

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