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Galway minor football team manager Donal Ó Fátharta, was gracious in defeat despite the disappointment.
The Galway minor footballers are strong outsiders in Sunday's All Ireland final in Croke Park (1pm) as they take on a Kerry minor team seeking an historic five-in-a-row of minor titles for the county.
Following on from their 0-18 to 0-11 win over Clare last weekend in the All-Ireland quarter-finals at O’ Connor Park in Tullamore, the Galway minors will take on Meath in the All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park on the weekend of August 11/12.
Holders St Loman’s, aiming for a four in a row of titles, proved too strong for The Downs on Sunday evening emerging 3-17 to 0-17 victors. TJ Cox, Ken Casey, and Paddy Dowdall all blasted goals for Luke Dempsey’s charges, who made an assured opening. The Downs, trailing by 0-12 to 0-6 at the interval, showed some improvement in the third quarter with Luke Loughlin a threat, but Loman’s responded with three goals.
The Galway footballers will be hoping to follow up their impressive victory over Kerry in Croke Park on Sunday with another two points face Kildare in Newbridge this Sunday at 2pm.
So after much talk, speculation, and weeks of anticipation the Super Eights are finally here and ready to rock. And the tie of the weekend pits Kevin Walsh's Galway squad against Eamon Fitzmaurice's Kerry outfit this Sunday (4pm) in Croke Park.
An interesting Connacht Senior Football Championship Final beckons between Roscommon and Galway at Dr Hyde Park on Sunday, throw-in 4pm.
An interesting Leinster SFC quarter-final between Westmeath and Laois takes place at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park on Saturday evening, 5pm throw-in.
GALWAY GAA footballers have won the All-Ireland nine times, but surely its greatest achievement to date has been the magnificent three in a row All-Ireland victories in 1964 and 1965, against Kerry, and in 1966 against Meath.
On a scorching hot Bank Holiday Sunday Dublin put in a scorching first half performance to lead Mayo by double scores at the break and set up their victory in the Ladies Football National Football League division one final in Parnell Park.