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Mayo continued their dominance over fiercest Connacht rivals Galway with a hard fought four point win in Salthill last Sunday. Galway, obviously reeling after four successive defeats against the green and red set the tone early on with some big hits as they let the visitors know they were not going to roll over this time around.
Galway senior camogie champions Mullagh face Oulart-The Ballagh (Wexford) this Sunday at Croke Park (3.15pm) in the AIB All-Ireland Senior Camogie Club Championship final.
For the first time in the club’s history, County Galway Cricket Club has won the prestigious Munster Senior Cup.
Galway made it to the All-Ireland final in 1956 for the first time since 1942. They beat Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, and Tyrone on the way and faced Cork in the final. The match was delayed for three weeks because of an outbreak of polio in Cork. It was played on October 7 in front of more than 70,000 people and it turned out to be one of the most exciting and thrilling finals in the history of the sport.
The Galway intermediate camogie team kick-started Sunday’s celebrations after defeating Limerick by 0-12 to 0-10 in the All-Ireland final.
Galway open their Leinster championship campaign against Laois on Sunday, and Fergal Moore insists his side needs to be extremely professional and focused in their approach.
Portumna and title holders St Thomas faced each other in Athenry on Sunday in a high profile senior championship clash in Group A, which attracted a good crowd to Kenny Park.
St Thomas v Gort (Kenny Park 1.30pm)
Following last weekend's exciting 1-13 to 0-16 draw in Ballinasloe, Mullagh and Loughrea must do it all again this Sunday (2.30pm) in Athenry.
Galway captain Conor Hayes will lead a tour of Croke Park Stadium on the eve of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Championship replay.