Aidan O'Shea left out of Mayo team to face Galway

Stephen Rochford has opted to leave out the forward for their clash with the reigning Connacht champions

BY Cian Roche 15:52 Thursday 8 June 2017, 15:52 8 Jun 2017

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Aidan O'Shea has again been left out of the Mayo starting line-up as Stephen Rochford's side prepare to take on Connacht champions Galway at Pearse Park.

O'Shea was left out of Mayo's clash with Sligo in the quarter-final of the Connacht Championship, but did make an appearance off the bench.

Mayo look to win back the provincial crown and can book their place in the final with a win. Rochford's men overcame Sligo by nine points in the last round, but made hard work of the opposition, only pulling away in the final 10 minutes of the game.

The team shows just one change from that win, with Jason Doherty replacing Conor O'Shea. Andy Moran makes his 150th appearance in a Mayo jersey this weekend when he lines out in the full forward line.

Throw-in is at 4pm.

Mayo XV to face Galway

1. David Clarke (Ballina Stephenites)

2. Chris Barrett (Belmulet)

3. Ger Cafferkey (Ballina Stephenites)

4. Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis)

5. Colm Boyle (Davitts)

6. Lee Keegan (Westport)

7. Patrick Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels)

8. Seamus O'Shea (Breaffy)

9. Tom Parsons (Charlestown)

10. Fergal Boland (Aghamore)

11. Diarmuid O'Connor (Ballintubber)

12. Jason Doherty (Burrishoole)

13. Kevin McLoughlin (Knockmore)

14. Cillian O'Connor (Ballintubber)

15. Andy Moran (Ballaghaderreen)

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