Mohill exit and Davis steps down

Leitrim champions Mohill were knocked out of the Connacht senior football championship at a quarter final stage after a 5 point defeat to Castlebar Mitchels in Elverys McHale Park. Paudric Davis side put in a great performance in the entertaining clash and It finished 0-16 to 0-11.

The Mayo side went into a 2 point lead at the start of the game but three points in a row put Mohill in the lead. The game ebbed and flowed and it was 0-05 apiece when Castlebar managed to get the final two points of the half to have a 0-07 to 0-05 interval lead.

Mohill were 0-09 to 0-05 down in the course of the second half when they kicked three points in a row and it was 0-09 apiece after 46 minutes. The final quarter was to see 7 unanswered points from Castlebar mitchels. They now progress to the semi final two take on Sligo champions Tourlestrane in two weeks time.

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Padraic Davis then stepped down as manager after the game- a decision he confirmed while in conversation with Willie Hegarty. In his three years in charge he brought them to two county titles and this season they won a league and county double. He told Willie how proud of the side he is