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Corofin and Milltown have been drawn to face each other in one of the upcoming county football semi-finals, while in the other semi-final, Barna will face St Michael’s in a novel pairing after both sides had impressive victories over Caherlistrane and Annaghdown respectively last weekend.
Everyone's favourite for the county football championship, Corofin, hit the ground running with a comprehensive 3-14 to 0-10 victory over Mountbellew-Moylough last weekend at Tuam Stadium.
Salthill-Knocknacarra v Micheal Breathnach
If past performances are a good indicator of future performance – and they are – Mayo will beat Galway on Sunday at Pearse Stadium (4pm).
There is a lot of genuine disappointment in Galway football circles this week after last Saturday’s one point defeat to Antrim who played their football in Division Three of the NFL last season, and whose last Ulster senior title was in 1951 and whose last Ulster minor title came thirty years ago in 1982.
In Tuam Stadium on Saturday evening there is an attractive double header with Tuam Stars and Mountbellew/Moylough (5.45pm), followed by St James taking on Caltra at 7.30pm.
There was some surprise in Galway football circles yesterday with the news that Killererin star Nicky Joyce is not on the panel for the upcoming Connacht football championship.
The 3,000 or so who paid into McHale Park on Wednesday evening got more than their money’s worth from this clash between the hosts and last year’s All Ireland champions. Extra time was needed by Mayo to send them into next weekend’s semi-final against Roscommon, but even getting to extra time was something that looked to be beyond Mayo in the early stages of the second half, as Galway had a number of chances to pull well ahead of Mayo, but a stream of wides from the Tribesmen eventually came back to haunt them.
Thirty-two students have been awarded sports scholarships at NUI Galway this week, bringing the total number of students receiving sports scholarships at the university to 60.
The Claregalway Hotel SFC Dream Team nominees have been announced and votes can be cast by going to the Claregalway Hotel website and clicking on the Dream Team Link. The intermediate nominees have also been announced and are also available on the website.