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There is a gush of expectation and excitement in Galway football circles this week in anticipation of a first county final between Tuam Stars and Corofin for 16 years.
The ultra competitive nature of the Galway SFC was emphasised once again last weekend as reigning county champions Killererin were dumped out of the title race by a highly impressive Cortoon Shamrocks outfit. It meant that for the third
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.
There is a strong Galway flavour in RTE’s Road to Croker programme tonight at 8pm. The show looks back at Galway’s All-Ireland winning season in 1998 and has some clips from the championship campaign of that season.
Of the four championship games that I saw last weekend the best game by far with the best standard of football and fitness from both teams was Tuam Stars against Micheal Beathnach’s.
Galway’s triple All-Star and new Sligo manager Kevin Walsh also features and he is candid in his assessment why Galway lost the Connacht final to Mayo in 1999 and failed to build on their 1998 success.
There was the end of an era this week in Galway football and in the town of Tuam itself with the death of the great Frank Stockwell at the age of 80 after a long battle with illness.
Liam Sammon owes Galway football nothing. That fact is crystal clear. On the contrary, he has given the county wonderful commitment and service over the past 40 years in various different roles, and hopefully he will continue to do so for another decade in a coaching capacity.