Snape had not played since the January 4 match at Tamworth when he suffered knee ligament problems but he has now been diagnosed with Gilmore's Groin
, a condition brought on by wear and tear, and so will need an operation.
The no-nonsense centre-back, a key member in last season's promotion success, has undergone further checks on the injury and doctors have now diagnosed Gilmore's groin
, brought on by the wear and tear of football.
There is further good news for Mayo with the return of defender Tom Cunniffe to training after suffering with a Gilmore's groin
problem for the past year.
Stephen Nolan has also been ruled out after learning that his Gilmore's groin
complaint will need further attention.
The pounds 35,000 signing last summer from Forest Green Rovers has been diagnosed as suffering from Gilmore's Groin
Toye has sustained a Gilmore's Groin
injury ahead of the qualifier meeting with Roscommon on Sunday week.
It's just over two weeks since he had the operation for Gilmore's Groin
, but he is already running at three-quarters pace,' said Hendrie.
The versatile St Martin's clubman, who can operate at midfield or in the half-forward line, is due to undergo surgery to cure a Gilmore's groin
complaint and has been ruled out for up to four months.
Leighton Glynn, who suffers from a complaint known as Gilmore's groin
, revealed that he was told after the Tommy Murphy Cup final that he would need to have an operation to deal with the problem.
He had an operation on a Gilmore's Groin
last year and suffered a serious knee injury in 2002 which he thinks may be at the root of his current problems.
It was a Gilmore's Groin
and the symptoms are the same but if we win I won't have time to get it done.
Dr Gerry McEntee operated on Dolan's Gilmore's Groin
problem at the Mater Hospital in Dublin eight days ago - and Westmeath's star attacker has been ruled out for the entire championship.