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After seven years of heartbreaking narrow defeats, Galway secured this year's provincial minor crown, and they did it in style on a 3-14 to 1-3 scoreline.
There was 17 points between these sides at the end and it could have been 27 if Galway had kept up the pace they showed in the first half in the second period. They went in leading by 11 points at the break and had their place in the Connacht final already secured before the final 30 minutes of the contest.
Last Sunday in Croke Park, Kildare booked their place in the final of the Leinster minor championship with a swashbuckling win over Dublin. This was despite the fact the Lillywhites had already been beaten in the championship by Louth back in April. However in Connacht there are no second chances for teams, until the final where both sides are guaranteed a place in the All Ireland quarter-final.
Corofin who are many people’s favourites to lift the Frank Fox cup later this year will resume action this Saturday against Tuam Stars in Tuam Stadium at 7pm.
Thankfully there are very many funny and humorous people in Galway GAA circles. And sometimes that wit can pass down the gene pool to the younger generation.
1 – MICHAEL COMER NULLIFIED SAVAGE THREAT
Such a moniker is a lot to measure up to, nevertheless he takes it in his considerable stride and smiles as he recalls how it came into being at an u-16 training session many moons ago.
County final day and all the baggage that comes with it. Corofin just know how to deal with the heavy load. It is why their recent history is laced with success and silverware. If Corofin want to win a county title they usually do regardless of the competitors’ list.
We were home alone and cabin fever had set in. Against the five-year-old’s better judgement, we had made a break for it. A short walk to stretch the legs, 20 minutes would have done the job. Is that too much to ask of the weather fairy?
A foul afternoon against limited opponents can frequently be a tricky fence to negotiate. As the rain spilled relentlessly from a wicked Kiltoom sky Corofin simply needed to answer the questions that were being posed of them. Corofin’s responses were immaculate.