Alan Dillon named as new Mayo captain

Updated: April 21, 2011

Mayo manager,James Horan, has named Alan Dillon as the county captain for the upcoming championship season.

Dillon, 27, was told of the decision by Horan earlier in the week. The forward will be starting his ninth Championship campaign with the Westerners this year and has played a pivotal role in the sides success at provincial level in recent years. He will captain the team for the first time in a challenge match against Antrim on May 1.

“It was a hard call to make,” Horan said. “We’re very lucky to have two phenomenal leaders like Alan and Andy and both will continue to be leaders in this group.”

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