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This weekend the Tesco HomeGrown National Football Leagues enter the semi-final stages with four teams battling it out for a place in the final. Galway will feature in the second of the two contests when they travel to Banagher to meet opponents Kildare for a 2pm throw-in on Sunday, while Kerry face Westmeath on Saturday.
Galway Ladies are building up to a tough series of games against fellow table toppers in the Tesco Home Grown NFL division 2.
Galway Ladies are keeping pace in this season’s Tesco Home Grown Ladies NFL after securing a comfortable victory over Cavan by 3-18 to 1-11 in a chilly Brefini Park on Sunday.
In Tuam Stadium on Saturday evening there is an attractive double header with Tuam Stars and Mountbellew/Moylough (5.45pm), followed by St James taking on Caltra at 7.30pm.
These sides met four weeks ago in the league over in Caltra and Cortoon won by two points, 1-10 to 1-8. Expect another tight game on Sunday.
There were 10 championship games in the county football championship last weekend with all 20 senior clubs in action. Unusually with that many games down for decision, there were no draws and the winning teams now advance to round three.
Cortoon Shamrocks 0-8
Previewing any game involving NUIG is difficult because you don’t how many of their marquee players will or won’t be available. However, and this is a prediction of which I am confident, if they have all their top players this Sunday, they will be too strong for Cortoon Shamrocks.
Thankfully there are very many funny and humorous people in Galway GAA circles. And sometimes that wit can pass down the gene pool to the younger generation.
Just when people were beginning to believe that Corofin’s position at the head of the Galway football table was under threat they ruthlessly dismiss such a notion by capturing the double in sunny Salthill yesterday. This wasn’t pretty but that didn’t bother the victors. “I don’t think the quality was great but we kept plodding along. Everyone says we’re not a hard team but we proved today we can play it anyway”, was Gary Sice’s initial reaction.