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Defiant Dervan aims to tame the Cats under the Croker lights

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The Galway captain is cool out, given that the day we are speaking should have been her wedding day, her second chosen date this year; after her first date in March was postponed due to the lockdown. In August, she realised that her November date was going to go the same way with increasing restrictions, so herself and her fiancé have put plans on hold until late next year, when the world will be a better and safer place.

Galway favourites, but Cody's Cats will be ready to pounce

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The tag of pre-match favourites used to be something of a burden for Galway hurling teams, but there is a sense the current group will relish the challenge of maintaining the high standards set in demolishing Wexford when they take on old foes Kilkenny in the Leinster final on Saturday evening (6.15pm).

Fairies and pookas in The Claddagh

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These two women are chatting at the doorway of a Claddagh house on Dogfish Lane c1920. The lane is cobbled, the geese and hens are pecking around, the thatch roof is perfect, there are flowers on the windowsill, everything is calm and peaceful, but what are they talking about? Could it be about piseógs, about the ‘good people’, the fairies, the banshee?

Fitzgerald set the standard to help Corofin reap rich rewards

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Long-serving Corofin footballer Kieran Fitzgerald may have called time on his playing career, but there are hopes the 39-year-old will continue his involvement with his home club.

St Thomas’ face Tipp’ challenge in semi

The LIT Gaelic Grounds will host a fascinating All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final this Sunday afternoon as St Thomas’ bid to reach a third final in eight spectacular years for the club, but they will have to pull out all the stops to derail the challenge of Tipperary and Munster champions Borris-Ileigh (throw-in 4pm).

‘You don’t go to Croke Park to lose,’ says Dervan

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"When the whistle goes at the end of the match, you either are up there or you're not." Come 6pm on Sunday evening the Galway captain Sarah Dervan will know whether she will have climbed the famous steps of the Hogan Stand to hold the O'Duffy Cup aloft or whether she will be left on the hallowed turf of Croke Park, watching on as black and amber ticker tape falls to signify a Kilkenny victory.

Camogie cracker expected when Galway and Cork meet in semi-final

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Galway will be looking for a good start against Cork when the two sides meet in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final at the LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick (7.15pm).

Galway Ladies enjoy a much-needed break before quarter-finals

Galway Ladies will enjoy a three-week break from competitive action to prepare for this season's 2019 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Championship quarter-finals.

Galway loss sets up do-or-die clash with Kerry for Westmeath

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Westmeath Ladies will need a victory against Kerry next weekend if they are to progress to this season’s 2019 TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship quarter-finals after a crushing 2-13 to 1-3 point defeat at TEG Cusack Park

Mayo hold on in thriller to force replay in Connacht final

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A brave and battling performance by Mayo saw them earn a hard fought draw against Galway in the Connacht Final in Castlebar on Sunday evening.

 

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