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n Banagher on Sunday, weather permitting, Carnacon and old foes Inch Rovers will come face to face with the All Ireland senior title at stake. Sunday’s meeting in Offaly will be the third meeting of these sides in the final in four years, with Carnacon winning both finals and now looking to make it three out of three against the Cork club. The 2007 meeting in the final saw Carnacon win out by 11 points on a score of 2-14 to 1-6, while in 2008 putting back to back titles together Carnacon won by five points to seal their double.
Galway will put their unbeaten record on the line when they take on Cork in the Bord Gáis Energy Ladies National Football League division one final on Saturday (5.15pm).
The GAA Player of the Month Awards ceremony was held at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin last week and saw the two leading ladies from last year’s camogie and ladies football seasons, Kilkenny’s Anne Dalton and Cork’s Angela Walsh, respectively, honoured with their 2009 Player of the Year awards.
Galway Ladies currently top the table after maintaining their unbeaten record in this year’s Bord Gais Energy NFL division one campaign.
• If you are looking for a good night out or would like to buy jerseys belonging to a host of well know stars, Raftery’s of Corofin is the place to be on Saturday night where the local soccer club is holding a Racenight to raise funds for the club. Established in 1980, Corofin United FC has recently purchased land and developed two playing pitches, plus a training pitch at Myles Park in the village. This is the first phase of a five-year plan which also includes the development of a clubhouse and all-weather playing facilities. In addition to the usual races, there will also be an auction, including a signed T-shirt belonging to Pádraig Harrington, and a host of signed jerseys that include soccer greats Eric Cantona and Ronaldo, an Irish soccer jersey signed by a number of the players plus manager Giovanni Trapattoni, a Connacht Rugby jersey, a Galway football jersey, and a Wexford football jersey signed by Mattie Forde.
With the winter biting at their heels when they take to the field in O’Connor Park in Tullamore on Sunday, Carnacon go searching for their third All Ireland senior club championship crown and their second on the trot. Some things in life are inevitable such as death and taxes, but so it seems are Carnacon at the business end of the club championship season. It seems like a lifetime ago when another Mayo club was able to escape their clutches and try and make a steal into Connacht and beyond.