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After an important win over Cavan in their league opener, next up for Galway is a repeat of last year’s All Ireland semi-final and league final against the All-Ireland champions Dublin in Croke Park on Saturday under lights (7pm).
Sitting in the stand in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon after Kerry beat Galway easily by 1-18 to 0-13 in the All-Ireland quarter-final, it was hard not to feel quite deflated and disappointed.
Following the hurlers' success in winning the Leinster title, the onus is on Kevin Walsh's squad to try to replicate that provincial win when they take on Roscommon in Pearse Stadium this Sunday (2pm)
Dublin became U21 All Ireland champions for the last time at the expense of Galway when the two sides met in O'Connor Park, Tullamore on Saturday.
The very publicised retirement and eulogising of Colm Cooper caused much debate among friends and foes, current and past players, print and TV media over the last number of weeks. Joe Brolly fought an unwinnable battle against Ciaran Whelan and Tomas O'Shea on league Sunday declaring Cooper went missing in big games when Kerry needed him most and had to keep referencing Cooper's performances against Tyrone as an example of this.
Saturday evening at Cusack Park in Ennis at 5.45pm was a fantastic place to be for a Galway football supporter.
Sunday was a good day for Galway football. Not only did Kevin Walsh's charges fully deserve to win the division Two league title for 2017, beating Kildare by 0-18 to 0-16, but it was also the county's first senior football victory at Croke Park for far too long.
The Galway U21 footballers take on a highly-rated Mayo outfit this Saturday evening in Tuam Stadium at 5pm in the Connacht semi-final.
The Galway U21 footballers are down to play Leitrim in the 2017 Championship this Saturday in Tuam Stadium (3pm).
Westport made light work of having to play three championship games in seven days last Saturday night when they cruised home to a six point win over Kiltimagh in the Mayo Intermediate Championship final in MacHale Park. On Sunday, they will be back in Mayo GAA HQ where they take on Galway champions Monivea-Abbey for a place in the final of the Connacht Club Intermediate Championship.