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Retired Olympian and World Champions walker, Olive Loughnane, who represented Galway, has been appointed to the board of Sport Ireland.
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John McIntyre has stepped down as manager of the Galway senior hurling team after three years at the helm. The Tipperary native succeeded Ger Loughnane in the winter of 2008 but failed to help the side progress beyond three successive All-Ireland quarter finals.
This month 10 years ago in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park Waterford gave Galway a good trimming in Cyril Farrell’s last day in the managerial hot-seat. The Déise men won handily on a score-line of 1-20 to 1-10 with Tony Browne in superb form, hitting 0-7 from midfield.
On Saturday night in Thurles a thrilling touch of the Irish sporting summer will be available as the All Ireland hurling championship is now in the long desired do-or-die phase. Whoever loses from here on in will be a mere afterthought in the tale of 2008 so there shouldn’t be any shortage of intensity or incentive.
So will the Ger Loughnane era conclude without silverware or even a scalp? Deliberation surrounded Tuesday night's Hurling Board meeting, but the topic hasn't been completely resolved. Loughnane is expected to meet with officials soon for a crucial discussion where future intentions will be revealed.
Since my last column two weeks ago, Tipp have reclaimed the Munster title after a solid performance against Clare in the final. They, like Kilkenny, can sit back and watch the remaining contenders battle it out for the remaining two semi-final spots.
Ger Loughnane wrote his own epitaph long before this week’s Galway County Board meeting.
I received a call from RTE 1 radio last Sunday, while watching the matches at McHale Park,
The search for a new hurling manager to succeed Ger Loughnane is coming to a close with eight candidates having been nominated. The task now for the county board chairman Gerry Larkin, hurling board chairman Miko Ryan, and secretary John Fahey, is to start the assessment and interview process before final decisions can be made.