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Connacht Final: Mayo 5-11 London 0-10 – as it happened

Full-Time: Mayo 5-11 London 0-10

Scroll down for the build up to the game and the game itself – as it happened – with images and video
Match report to follow

 

London Vs Mayo – McHale Park, Castlebar, 2pm

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12:54pm
Afternoon all – scroll to the bottom for latest updates.

The big day is finally here – London Vs Mayo in the Connacht Final with throw-in at 2pm.
Our sports editor Ronan Early and reporter Robert Mulhern are in Castlebar and will be reporting back throughout the game and a number of our other reporters and photographers will be out around London and Castlebar soaking up the atmosphere.

Here are some photos by Holly McGlynn as the Exiles headed west yesterday having travelled from London Southend Airport on a specially chartered Aer Lingus flight.

 

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13:21pm
Great video here of London leaving yesterday for Castlebar – Via Aer Lingus Regional

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13:40pm
TEAMS:

Mayo – R Hennelly, T Cunniffe, G Cafferkey, C Barrett, L Keegan, K Higgins, C Boyle, A o’Shea, S O’Shea, K McLoughlin, A Dillon, R Feeney, A Moran (capt), A Freeman, D Coen.

London – D Traynor, P Butler, S Curran, D McGreevy, S Hannon (capt), S Mulligan, T Gaughan, C Doyle, P Geraghty, G Crowley, D Dunleavy, C McCallion, E O’Neill, L Mulvey, C Magee

14:10pm

Well underway now with 10minutes gone as Mayo lead 1-3 to 0-1 following an Alan Freeman goal for Mayo
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14.18pm
London’s Eoin O’Neill puts the ball in the net but it’s disallowed for a challenge on Mayo goalkeeper Robert Hennelly.

14.20pm
Nearly a second goal for Mayo but Seamus O’Shea somehow skys the ball wide.

14.23pm
Second goal for Mayo as Darren Coen scores and puts Mayo into a 10-point lead – 2-6 to 0-2

14.35pm

HALF-TIME: Mayo 2-6. London 0-5

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14.52pm
Your thoughts at half-time

15.00pm

15.03pm
Two bad misses by London’s Colm Daly are punished as Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor scores his county’s third goal – 3-8 to 0-8

15.10pm
Cillian O’Connor blasts home Mayo’s fourth goal. Looks like its now game over here as Mayo pull 13 points in front here in Castlebar. Mayo 4-9 London 0-8

15.12pm
Irish Post photographer Malcolm McNally is with London fans in Ruislip. Here is the mood pre-game. It can’t be as happy there now:

 

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15.35pm
Full-Time: Mayo 5-11 London 0-10: 
It’s all over for London – for now. They enter the qualifiers and will face Cavan next week. Mayo claim their third consecutive Connacht title as they win by 16 points. It’s the All-Ireland quarter-final stage for them next.

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