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This current panel of Corofin players and their respective management teams over the past few years deserve immense credit for having the commitment, desire, energy and ability to annex four consecutive senior county titles. To have done so, is a tremendous feat.
The Galway senior football championship final this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (3.30pm) sees hot favourites Corofin take on 2012 champions Salthill-Knocknacarra.
The Corofin senior footballers made no mistake in Tuam Stadium on Sunday when they were far too strong for a gallant Mountbellew-Moylough outfit, winning by 3-13 to 1-11.
The word going into Tuam Stadium last Sunday afternoon from all and sundry in a big crowd was that Tuam Stars were really going to put it up to Corofin, and try to derail their objective of winning four county titles in succession.
There is a full round of senior football championship matches down for decision this weekend on both Saturday and Sunday.
After a few weekends of exciting club championship hurling action, the football clubs swing into competitive championship fare this Saturday and Sunday with both the seniors and intermediates kicking off.
Sometimes in sport you have to put your hand up and say: “Today we were beaten by a better team.”
Just like in the county final Neil Douglas’ eye for goal was the crucial deciding factor for Castlebar Mitchels on Sunday when they claimed their second Connacht senior club title in three years in Tuam Stadium, in the process they sent the current All Ireland champions packing from the competition.
Two years ago Castlebar Mitchels travelled to Tuam Stadium as rank underdogs against a Corofin side that were expected to see them off with ease and set up a Connacht final with the then All Ireland champions St Brigid's. But football doesn't always go along expected lines and a dogged and fearless Castlebar Mitchels side, who rode their luck at times early on in that game, ground out a deserved victory to kick-start a journey that went all the way to St Patrick's Day.
Next Sunday in Tuam Stadium (2pm) the two best senior club Gaelic football teams in Connacht over the past three years do battle for the Shane McGettigan cup, and the honour of being the 2015 Connacht champions. Corofin are current Connacht and All-Ireland club champions, and they put those titles on the line facing the last team to beat them in championship action two years ago, in Tuam.