Baby Cil­lian’s name just Mayo be per­fect for fan

Irish Daily Mirror - - NEWS - BY TREVOR QUINN AND WIL­LIAM DUNNE

MAYO’S song­writ­ing su­per­fan Avril Rushe has re­vealed her new­born nephew Cil­lian was named af­ter Mayo’s deadly for­ward. Cil­lian O’con­nor, right, has scored 3-59 in the Cham­pi­onship and is key to the West­ern­ers’ hopes of a first All-ire­land since 1951. Speak­ing to the Ir­ish Mir­ror, Avril, whose song Bring Sam Home has more than 25,000 views online, said: “We’re so ex­cited. The baby was born three weeks ago and he’s named af­ter Ballintub­ber’s finest. “The craic has been bril­liant – what a time to be alive.”

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