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It came as somewhat of a surprise to many people that Galway’s triple all-star Kevin Walsh, was ratified this week as the new manager at senior level with the Sligo footballers for 2009.
"A great feeling to be back on top of Connacht", was how captain Kieran Fitzgerald described leading Corofin to their fourth Connacht Club SFC title.
Winning a provincial title at club level is a great honour and Galway county champions Corofin annexed their fourth Connacht title last Sunday when easily defeating Eastern Harps from Sligo.
Winning a provincial title at club level is a great honour and Galway County champions Corofin annexed their fourth Connacht title last Sunday by easily defeating Eastern Harps from Sligo. Corofin’s previous provincial successes came in 1991, 1995 and 1997 and they are now second in the provincial honours list behind the magnificent Clann na Gael team that won seven titles, including a sensational six-in-a-row from 1984 to 1989.
Three Mayo sides will go into action in the Connacht championship this weekend looking to book their places in the Connacht final. Carnacon, who are old hands at this level, will be defending their Connacht and All Ireland titles on the line on Saturday in Leitrim when they take on the Leitrim champions Aughawillan in the senior semi-final at 4pm in Leitrim Gaels Community pitch. The vastly experienced Carnacon side will go into the game as hot favourites with either Geevagh from Sligo or Corofin from Galway waiting for the winners in the final.
This Sunday in Tuam Stadium a Roscommon team that is beginning to improve and show some signs of unity and purpose under the stewardship of their great white managerial hope Fergal O'Donnell, take on Liam Sammon's exciting cocktail of youth and experience in the FBD league final.