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The Galway senior hurling board has received three nominations for the position of Galway senior hurling manager for 2012 and the nomination process is now concluded.
And the bragging rights go to Galway.
• Galway Ladies juniors bowed out of Aisling McGing Championship after meeting Cork in the semi-final at Cork Institute of Technology on Sunday. Galway played with the wind in the first half and were rattled by a goal and two points from Cork in the opening 10 minutes. However, after settling, Galway took to their task and by half time the score was Cork 1-3 Galway 0-6. Galway powered into the second half and, after a goal each from Lucy Hannon and Deirdre Brennan, took the lead. However Cork finished the stronger - Cork 2-13 and 2-08.
born in March 1986, the second child of Seamas Freeman, Kinagha, Tooreen, and Ita Larkin, Loughrea. He was the second of three children and has an elder sister Louise, who is 28 and is a doctor based in Galway. His younger brother Cathal is 20 years. Hurling was in his blood from the start with as his father Seamus represented Tooreen in many senior finals throughout the seventies and eighties. Adrian started his education in Tooreen NS in 1991 before going on to Ballyhaunis Community School in 1999. He also went to Limerick IT between 2004 and 2009, where he qualified as a civil engineer.
Both the Mayo and Roscommon county boards could be facing fines from the Connacht Council following an incident that happened at half time in the under 21 Connacht semi-final between the sides on St Patrick’s Day. Secretary of the Connacht Council, John Prenty told the Mayo Advertiser, “I can’t confirm what fines have or will be issued to both counties in relation to the incident, but there have been fines proposed for them. Both counties have up until Friday (March 26) to seek a hearing in relation to the proposals.”
A novel idea has been mooted by the Connacht GAA Council in a bid to promote hurling in the province, and it could come into being next season. The council have proposed that the Galway senior hurling champions no longer take part in a Connacht senior club championship that also features the Roscommon and Mayo champions. “Our plan is that the Roscommon and Mayo champions take part in the Connacht intermediate club championship, along with the Galway intermediate champions,” said council secretary John Prenty.
The Galway Senior Hurling Championship hots up this weekend with four quarter-finals down for decision.
All-Ireland club champs Portumna have qualified, as expected, for the semi-finals of the Galway Senior Hurling Championship final with a hard-fought 2-11 to 0-15 victory over Clarinbridge.
The Stone Crushing and Recycling Ltd Galway Senior Hurling Championship is hotting up with four quarter-finals down for decision this weekend.
The first of the two Galway senior hurling championship semi-finals will be played on Sunday at Athenry (3.30pm) when favourites and champions Portumna face Gort.