Tom Parsons

  • The Mayo senior football panel could be without midfielder Tom Parsons for the rest of the season, after being stretchered off the pitch yesterday during their Connacht Senior Football championship clash with Galway.

    Mayo GAA’s PRO Paul Cunnane told Midwest Sport today that they believe Tom Parsons suffered a dislocated knee, but they have no further update yet.

    the midfielder's injury will be assessed in the coming days, and they should know later in the week how long he’ll be out for.

    A Johnny Heaney goal handed Galway a 1-12 to 12 point victory over Mayo at McHale Park yesterday.

  • Mayo's Tom Parsons has vowed to come back from the serious knee injury he suffered during his side's Connacht SFC quarter-final defeat to Galway on Sunday.

    The midfielder was stretchered off in the second-half following a serious injury.

    The Charlestown man has today tweeted to thank fans for their support. 

    "Teammates, Opponents, Supporters, and all you GAA people,"

    "THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for all the Messages of support and Best Wishes at a rough time.

    "My Comeback will be Stronger than my Setback."

    After the game Mayo boss Stephen Rochford revealed to Midwest Sport that Parsons had dislocated his knee, but added that he was unsure as to the extent of the injury.

  • Mayo star Tom Parsons underwent surgery on his knee on Saturday following the serious injury he sustained during his side's Connacht SFC quarter-final defeat to Galway at MacHale Park.

    The midfielder was stretchered off in the second-half, where he suffered a dislocated knee and also bad ligament damage in the clash.

    Parsons was told he suffered one of the most rare injuries in sport.

    His first operation was on his ligaments and he will have to undergo further surgeries in the future.