Mayo are sweating on the fitness of captain Aidan O’Shea ahead of the new season.
The Mayo News are reporting that the Breaffy man pulled up with a knee injury on Tuesday night, as James Horan’s charges returned to training.
The reports state that the injury occurred ‘innocuously during a training game’.
The full extent of O’Shea’s injury is not clear, and he is set to undergo a scan to assess its severity.
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Earlier this week, the reigning Connacht winners were drawn to face Sligo in the first round of the provincial championship, with Leitrim awaiting the winners in the semi-final.
O’Shea played a crucial role in 2020, helping the westerners claim their first Nestor Cup triumph since 2015 and reaching the All-Ireland final where they were defeated by Dublin.
The 30-year-old has not missed a senior championship game for Mayo since 2012.
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