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Last Sunday was a busy day of Gaelic football in many GAA houses in the county.
The last 20 minutes in Croke Park last Sunday afternoon was very tough going for the Galwegians who had made the trip to Dublin support their team.
There is a full round of senior football championship matches down for decision this weekend on both Saturday and Sunday.
The Galway U-21 footballers head to Kiltoom tomorrow evening (Friday) to take on the current Connacht champions Roscommon in the first round of the Connacht U-21 championship at 7.30pm.
Following their exciting 0-15 to 1-12 draw with Meath in Pearse Stadium on Sunday, the Galway footballers head for Armagh this weekend for a round five clash with Kieran McGeeney’s men at the Athletic Grounds (2pm).
The Galway footballers return to league action this Sunday in Celtic Park (2pm) when they face Derry in round three of the National Football League.
There were mixed emotions for Galway football supporters and team management leaving Pearse Stadium on Sunday after watching their side go down narrowly by 1-9 to 1-7 against Mickey Harte's Tyrone side.
When the history books on Stephen Rochford’s tenure in charge of Mayo are written, this game will be a brief footnote in the overall analysis of his term as Mayo senior manager, but it will be a winning footnote. He started just one third of the side that last were in competitive action for Mayo last September and gave debuts to a handful of hopefuls, while a number of probables and returning faces were also given starts in the first game of the 2016 adventure.
Maigh Cuilinn won the Connacht Club Intermediate title in 2008, and they were not too far away from winning a second provincial crown last Sunday in Pearse Stadium when they went down 0-9 to 0-8 to a physically strong and well organised Hollymount/Carramore (Mayo) side.
It was a good day for Galway club football last Sunday at Hyde Park with both Galway intermediate and junior champions, Maigh Cuilinn and Clifden, qualifying for their respective Connacht finals.