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Galway City Harriers claimed five titles at the National Juvenile Relay Championships, breaking three All-Ireland records in the process.
The Galway minor hurlers qualified for the All-Ireland semi-final, where they will face Limerick, when they defeated Ulster champions Antrim by 2-20 to 0-9 last weekend at Kingspan Breffni Park.
Sunday's minor final is surely one for the record books - a team beaten in championship action twice still went on to win the All Ireland title.
Conor Whelan's opportunistic goal after 38 minutes in Semple stadium last Sunday proved decisive as Galway produced a storming finish to overcome Laois in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland minor quarter-final, and set up a date with Limerick on August 18 in the All-Ireland semi-final.
The Irish performances at the European cross country championships in Slovenia were buoyed up by the historic victory of Wexford's Fionnuala Britton in the senior women's event, only the second time that an Irish woman has achieved the honour. Continuing his recovery from his marathon debut, Galway's Gary Thornton put in a solid run to take 54th position, helping the Irish team to sixth overall.
Clarinbridge qualified for a second consecutive county final last Saturday when they saw off Craughwell comfortably enough in Duggan Park on a score-line of 0-18 to 0-13.
The re-fixture for last Sunday’s abandoned county hurling semi-final between Clarinbridge and Craughwell takes place this Saturday in Duggan Park at 2.30pm.