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It’s hard to come away empty-handed from an empty stadium, but that’s what happened to Galway’s senior camogie players on Saturday night when they handed over their title to Kilkenny in a keenly-fought encounter at Croke Park. For an hour, they had seen the endeavour of the Kilkenny midfield snuff out a decent supply of ball into Galway’s deadly forwards who had set out for a repeat of the goal-fest that sparked last year’s victory.
Galway is enjoying a rich vein of luck this month.
A number of Galway restaurateurs have declared that decisions on who will be admitted to their premises will be based on a customer's whereabouts the previous fortnight.
A place in the EirGrid U20 All-Ireland final against the victors of Tyrone v Cork is the prize on offer this Saturday in Pearse Park, Longford.
Hurling fever has taken hold of Galway as the county prepares to tackle Limerick in this Sunday's decider at Croke Park, when Micheál Donoghue's senior men travel to Dublin, looking to secure back-to-back titles for the first time since 1988.
The Galway Camogie brigade continues to be high achievers, even though the statistic of one Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship success in 2013, 17 years after their maiden title, is hardly the stuff of legends.
General Robert E Lee’s surrender to the the Union army at Appomattox court house on the morning of April 9 1865, brought the four year Civil War to a close.
The Galway senior hurlers must be sick to their back teeth of the sight of the black and amber jersey after Richie Hogan, Conor Fogarty, and company tore into the second half of the Leinster final last weekend to see off Galway with a fair degree of comfort, 1-26 to 0-22.
LEADING GALWAY musicians and performers will take to the stage for Superheroes, a special charity event to raise funds and awareness about CGD diseases.
Galway led by three points at half time in Sunday's All-Ireland senior final, and for a few brief minutes at the interval some supporters talked of pressing on and winning the game from that position.