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Tom Parsons To Undergo Further Tests On Knee Injury

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Tom Parsons suffered a horrendous injury while in action against Galway yesterday.

The Mayo player left the field of play in the second half at MacHale Park with a gruesome leg injury, following an accidental collision with Galway’s Eoghan Kerin.

The Tribesmen ran out 1-12 to 0-12 winners, but Mayo’s foremost concerns were understandably with their stricken midfielder.

The42.ie report that Parsons has suffered a dislocated knee joint.

The 30-year-old will undergo further testing and imaging in the next 24 hours, with a view to determining the length of his absence from the game within the next few days.

While this added assessment is required to draw up a timeline of recovery, it’s clear that it will be a lengthy one.

Last year’s All-Ireland finalists face a mammoth task in order to claim their coveted Sam Maguire, as they head for the qualifiers having lost the Connacht quarter-final. Sligo and Leitrim have qualified for the semis by virtue of defeating London and New York respectively.

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