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Despite a lively performance Athlone Town were defeated by Derry City at Lissywollen last Sunday which ensures tonight’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division clash with Limerick FC at the same venue is a crucial contest.
Portumna hurlers are back in yet another All-Ireland club final and will face Mount Leinster (Carlow) on St Patrick's Day.
Turin’s James McGrath will for the second year running take charge of the All-Ireland hurling final replay. Last year Kilkenny edged out Galway in the replay while this time around Clare are my fancy to beat Cork.
After Mayo were beaten by Donegal in this year's All-Ireland football final, many Galwegians were able and quick to point out that it was Mayo's sixth All-Ireland final defeat since 1989. Six finals, (and one draw), and yet no victory.
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We have all heard the one about the only two Westmeath men to play midfield in Croke Park on All-Ireland Sunday being Foster and Allen. That would of course be doing a slight injustice to our own Barry Kelly who has twice before been the most important man in the middle on the first Sunday in September when he officiated at the 2006 and 2008 senior All-Ireland hurling finals. The Oliver Plunkett’s clubman has been appointed to take charge of this year’s hurling decider between Galway and Kilkenny also.
The Galway Camogie team to play Offaly in Banagher on Saturday (2.30pm) in their opening game of the championship has been selected by the management team of Tony Ward, Sharon Glynn and James McGrath.
The hurling gods smiled on Clarinbridge on Saturday in Thurles when Eanna Murphy scored a late late goal in a tremendous game to qualify for the All-Ireland final in three weeks’ time.
The Athlone Community College Gaelic Football initiative is now progressing well for its first year and under 14 footballers.
Raharney 2-14 Clonkill 1-16