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All year people have been making Corofin the hottest of favourites to win an historic fifth county title in a row and their scoring returns of 2-15, 2-17, 1-18, and 4-13 in their win over Moycullen two weeks ago, show the attacking prowess they have in championship football.
Outsiders Monivea/Abbey pulled off what must be the shock of the football championship so far when knocking out Tuam Stars at the quarter-final stage by 3-09 to 1-10 in Corofin on Saturday.
Reigning county champions Corofin will play Moycullen this weekend in the quarter-final of the county championship after keeping their ‘drive for five’ alive when overcoming last year's finalists, Salthill/Knocknacarra by 1-18 to 2-12.
This Saturday’s preliminary championship quarter-final in Tuam Stadium at 3.45pm between Corofin and Salthill/Knocknacarra will be a repeat performance of last year’s county final.
The Galway minor footballers face Cavan in the All-Ireland quarter-final in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in Carrick on Shannon on Sunday (2pm).
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.
The groan that echoed around the ground at the 70-minute mark was perhaps the most vocal reaction inspired by this lacklustre game before an audience of 65,000.
It has often been said a week is a long time in politics - it also applies to sport.
The Galway senior footballers will take on Rory Gallagher's Donegal outfit on Saturday evening in round 4A of the football qualifiers at Markievicz Park at 7pm.
Current county champions Corofin eased into the preliminary quarter-finals of the senior football championship once again after a underwhelming, yet highly effective display against Maigh Cuilinn, in Pearse Stadium, winning by 2-17 to 0-11.