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Both Galway corner backs, Kieran McGrath (Corofin) and Keith Kelly (StGrellans), will make their senior championship debuts against Roscommon in Dr Hyde Park (4pm) on Sunday.
The Galway senior footballers and their management team will travel to face Roscommon on Sunday (4pm) knowing they have a tough task on their hands.
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.
It was good to see the Galway footballers fight back from a bad position in the first half in Pearse Park, Longford, last Sunday and claim a crucial two points against Monaghan.
The new Galway football management team is using the Connacht FBD League to experiment with players before the upcoming National Football League.
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.
Corofin have won the Connacht club title five times since 1991, and they reached another Connacht club final last Sunday afternoon when they recovered from a disastrous start to narrowly defeat Mayo champion’s Ballintubber at MacHale Park, Castlebar.
Last year Ballintubber failed at the first hurdle in the provincial championship. But coming on the back of an emotional first ever win of the Moclair cup, losing out at the first stage of the Connacht championships wasn’t as bitter a pill to swallow as it could be this time around.
The first of this year’s county football semi-finals takes place this Sunday (4.15pm) at Tuam Stadium between Milltown and Corofin.
The replay of the county football quarter-final between Claregalway and Corofin took place on Saturday evening in Tuam Stadium with last year’s beaten finalists Corofin advancing on a 1-15 to 1-10 score-line.