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Liam Mellows, county champions

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We know that hurling was played in the Bohermore area 200 years ago. Several different clubs operated around there at different times — Galway City, Bohermore 98s, College Road, Thomas Ashe, etc. Players would occasionally transfer from one club to another so it was natural for them to join the new club that was formed on February 11, 1933. The club was called Liam Mellows after the patriot who led the 1916 rebellion in Galway.

Remembering Tom McHugh

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This is the Galway football team that played Tyrone in the 1956 All-Ireland semifinal in Croke Park. They are, back row, left to right: Seán Purcell, Gerry Kirwan, Joe Young, Jack Kissane, Frank Evers, Mattie McDonagh, Tom McHugh, and Billy O’Neill. In front are Mick Greally, Tom ‘Pook’ Dillon, Sean Keely, Jack Mangan, Frank Stockwell, Jack Mahon, and Gerry Daly. The first score in the game was a brilliant point by Galway’s Tom McHugh. Galway won a thrilling close game that featured a high degree of sportsmanship, and went on to beat Cork in the final.

Marvellous Mellows crowned county senior hurling champions

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Christmas truly came early for Liam Mellows hurlers when they deservedly won their first county senior hurling championship in almost half a century, beating 2014 and 2011 champions Gort on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium.

Mellows aiming for first senior title in forty-seven years

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Ray Silke

More balanced Gort see off Craughwell to qualify for county final

On a cold and squally day in Kenny Park, Gort and Craughwell produced an enjoyable game of hurling - one that was far superior to the drawn encounter seven days previously.

Gort and Craughwell replay set for Sunday

Following their 1-10 to 0-13 draw last weekend in the county semi-final, Gort and Craughwell will face off again this Sunday in Kenny Park (12.30pm) to see who will face Liam Mellows in the final on December 3.

Mellows advance to final after a long, long wait

Forty-seven years is a long time, and it is far too long for a progressive hurling club such as Liam Mellows not to have played in a Galway county senior hurling final.

All roads lead to Kenny Park for county hurling semi-finals

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Liam Mellows v Cappataggle (12.45pm)

County hurling semi-finals fixed for Kenny Park on Sunday week

Following on from Liam Mellows 1-11 to 0-12 win last weekend over Clarinbridge in their replayed county quarter-final - the fixtures have been made for the two semi-finals.

Mellows and Clarinbridge must slug it out again

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The last remaining county senior hurling semi-final berth is expected to be decided on Sunday in Kenny Park (2pm) when city side Liam Mellows take on Clarinbridge in an eagerly anticipated replay, following last weekend's dramatic draw.

 

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