Mayo cruise to victory


Mayo cut loose in the second half to win easily in Ballina on Saturday.

With Mayo leading by 1-7 to 04 at half-time, Leitrim reduced the gap to two points within two minutes of restarting. From there on it was one-way traffic and Trevor Mortimer scored their third goal 10 minutes from time.

Mayo: J O'Hara; A Costello, G Mullins, J Rafter; N Dunne (0-3), P Navin, T Early; J Gill (0-2), S Grimes; A Dillon (1-2), A O'Malley (0-1), E Lavelle; B Maloney (1-0), T Mortimer (1-3), G Brady (0-6). Subs: R Loftus (0-1) for Grimes, R McCallion for Rafter, M McHicholas for Maoney.

Leitrim: E Lyons; P Casserley, J Phelan, M McGuinness; C McGovern (0-2), J McKeon (0-3), S Maguire; G McCloskey, P McDermott; P McGreevy, S Canning (1-1), M Beirne; N Doonan, M Duignan (0-1), J McGuinness (0-1). Subs: T Kelleher for Beirne, P McGarry for Duignan.

Referee: M Duffy (Sligo).