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•In a new initiative Galway GAA is to stream three hurling fixtures of the Senior Hurling Championship opening round, Liam Mellows v Turloughmore, St Thomas, v Castlegar, and Gort v Craughwell.

• Galway United are gearing up for its return to action when hosting Cabinteely at Eamonn Deacy Park on July 31, having returned to training last month. Currently sitting seventh in the league table, United will then host Athlone Town on August 3 in a rescheduled fixture, before heading to Cobh on August 8. United will be back in Terryland on August 14 to host Longford Town before heading to Drogheda on Monday August 17. The fixtures continue to come thick and fast when four days later they host Bray Wanderers (Friday August 21 ), before heading to the UCD Bowl the following Monday. Games away to Athlone Town (Friday Sept 3 ), home to Shamrock Rovers 11and Wexford (Sept 11 & 18 ), away to Cabinteely (Sept 22 ), home to Cobh Ramblers (Sept 25 ), away to Longford Town (Oct 3 ), home to Drogheda United (Oct 9 ), away to Bray Wanderers (Oct 16 ), before the final home fixture to UCD (Oct 24 ).

The club is providing options for fans to continue to support the club with flexi tickets on line through its official website and they will be valid for single games. Ticket prices have been reduced. United has also received a bye into the second round of the Extra.ie FAI Cup following the draw made at Abbotstown. Thirteen teams have gone straight into the second round.

•The revised draws for the 2020 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Camogie Championships will be streamed live on the Camogie Association Facebook page this evening from 5.30pm. The draws will take place live from Croke Park where the groups will be finalised for the premier junior, intermediate and senior championships ahead of the resumption of the intercounty season from October 17.

•Galway will have two women’s teams competing in Basketball Ireland’s National League season. Maree will compete in the Super League North Conference, alongside champions DCU Mercy, Pyrobel, Killester, Trinity Meteors, IT Carlow, Leixlip Amenities, and Liffey Celtic. In division one, NUIG Mystics will compete in the South Conference against LImerick Celtics, Portlaoise Pantheres, Tipperary Knights, UL Huskies, and St Paul’s Killarney. Both leagues get under way on October 17/18.

• Roscommon GAA will stream games from the Roscommon Club Championship this year in a join initiative with Nemeton, a television production company in Co Waterford.

 

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