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The nation - or at least the 16 counties that were in the hat anyway - waited with bated breath for last Monday's qualifier draw.
The weather has turned particularly uncertain for high summer. I for one am very glad, and I’m sure many other people are, that it has turned cool and uncertain. It seems that always we have heatwave weather when students are doing their Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, and how difficult it must be for them as they swelter with their thoughts and their writings in the examination hall and the sun beams in the windows, leaving them with the feeling that they should be out enjoying it. But the cooler weather has meant it is easier for them to concentrate.
Galway senior ladies footballers take a break from national league action this weekend to prepare for their final round against Donegal on April 7.
Mayo picked up their second win of the Ladies National Football League on Sunday with a 3-12 to 2-12 win over Westmeath in Mullingar. That win came on the back of three losses on the bounce for Peter Leahy's side to Donegal, Dublin and Galway.
Reigning champions St. Lomans had to allow for extra reserves as they saw off the stern challenge provided by Athlone in Hogan Park, Moate on Sunday evening. Reduced to 14 players midway through the second half, Luke Dempsey's charges could have succumbed to intense Athlone pressure at this time and when Ryan Gaffey pointed to put the Shannonsiders in front, it seemed that St. Lomans were facing a rare Westmeath senior football championship loss.
Following their impressive 0-19 to 0-16 win over Kildare in Newbridge in the quarter-final round robin games, the Galway senior footballers will face Dublin, Tyrone or Donegal in the All-Ireland semi-final on the weekend of August 11/12.
Siamsa Tíre announced this week that Conor O’Grady has secured the summer Artist in Residence position which runs until Sunday September 16.
Michael Ryan stepped down as Westmeath manager following Saturday's 2-21 to 0-16 All Ireland SHC Preliminary Quarter-Final defeat against Wexford at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.
The most common comment by far at last Friday’s reunion of the Galway football squad from 1998 was – “It is hard to believe, it is 20 years ago.”
On Sunday afternoon the Mayo senior hurlers will be looking to claim the National Hurling League division 2B crown in Cavan.