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Intercounty hurling action for u-16s

A feast of intercounty hurling for u-16s takes place on Saturday in Athenry’s Kenny Park and Ballyloughnane, home of Liam Mellows GAA club.

Castlegar face Kiltormer in replay on Monday

Castlegar and Kiltormer will renew acquaintance in the county hurling championship next Monday in Athenry at 6.30pm.

Three Galway players on the Fitzgibbon Cup team of the century

To honour the centenary of the Fitzgibbon Cup, a team of 15 has been chosen as the team of the century.

Hurling championship hots up

After a full round of group games last weekend the Cooper County Senir Hurling Championship is again in full swing this Saturday and Sunday, with the preliminary quarter-finals down for decision.

Mellows storm into quarter finals

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Liam Mellows 1-19

Fitzgibbon Cup winners, 1970

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Shortly after the GAA was founded 125 years ago, the universities started putting out hurling and Gaelic football teams and competing against each other. These intervarsity competitions were put on a formal basis with the presentation of the Sigerson Cup for football in 1911, the Fitzgibbon Cup for hurling in 1912, and the Ashbourne Cup for camogie in 1915. Involvement in the GAA in third level institutions was a help to many students in adapting to a new life away from their homes and local clubs. It gave them a common interest with fellow students and helped the process of integration into a more diverse community.

 

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