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We avoided the worst of the weather - but the farmers still suffer

Yes, yes, I know that the snow which we had spoken about last week in this column did not come, but even if we did not have the snow we had the cold and bitter wind which blew constantly during the Easter weekend.

Now that was a St Patrick’s Day to remember

I hope you all had a nice St Patrick’s weekend.

Heartache for our Robbie - but sport continues to build bridges

Everyone connected with rugby, both players and viewers, should be so glad to have Italy in the competition. Last weekend saw a huge victory for Ireland in all three matches – the main match, the women’s match and the U20s. Big victories all round and well done to everyone concerned.

"If you don’t show a ruthless streak then you will pay the ultimate price" - Rochford

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Mayo manager Stephen Rochford admitted it was hard to focus on any positives in the immediate aftermath of Saturday night’s Allianz League defeat against Kerry.

Tricky ties up next for Westmeath sides

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A busy Allianz Football League Division Three campaign commences for Westmeath on Sunday when Colin Kelly's team face Derry at Celtic Park.

Come back Nestor - All is forgiven

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Mayo meet Galway for the first time since the former’s shock defeat to the Tribesmen at this stage of the Connacht football championship last year. Galway's win put stop to Mayo's potential and unprecedented run of six provincial titles in a row. That defeat, Galway’s promotion to division one of the Allianz League, and the decision of some of Mayo’s senior players to give it one more crack, all point to a hotly contested semifinal this Sunday in Pearse Stadium. But sure what else would you expect from one of the oldest rivalries in GAA? It is a rivalry that kicked off in dramatic fashion in Connacht’s first contested championship in 1901. That year’s championship was actually not played in 1901, but was held throughout October and November of 1902. Galway had made their way to the Connacht final with a tight win over Roscommon. Mayo had received a bye into the final which was fortunate as Mayo GAA was in a period of reorganisation, its county committee had only been formed in April 1902.

Hurlers show intent as they hammer Tipp to claim title

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The Galway hurlers showed some genuinely exciting form, real intent and championship promise in a totally dominant 3-21 to 0-14 victory over current All-Ireland champions Tipperary last Sunday in the Allianz league final at the Gaelic grounds in Limerick.

U21 footballers march into All-Ireland final after stunning performance against Kerry

Saturday evening at Cusack Park in Ennis at 5.45pm was a fantastic place to be for a Galway football supporter.

Westmeath face Carlow in Allianz League opener

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Westmeath will be hoping to make a positive start to their Allianz Football League Division Four campaign when hosting Carlow at Cusack Park on Sunday.

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