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Sometimes there can be no hiding from hard facts. And here are two:
My uncle worked in the pub business all his life. It’s all he really knew. I remember clearly one day as a young lad when he asked me what a pub needed to survive. I was young and innocent so I spoke of good food, passing trade, live music, a good pint of Guinness, a growing demographic in the area and some sponsorship of local teams and events. Yada, yada, ya.
Of the four championship games that I saw last weekend the best game by far with the best standard of football and fitness from both teams was Tuam Stars against Micheal Beathnach’s.
Alan Dillion/Trevor Mortimer v Diarmuid Blake
The news that Ronan McGarrity had been selected to play in Sunday’s Connacht Senior Football Final (subject to passing a fitness test on Sunday morning) against Galway in Pearse Stadium was a major boost for Mayo when John O’Mahony named his side on Wednesday evening. The Ballina midfielder looked to all intents and purposes to be out of the game after he picked up a fractured cheekbone in Ballina’s Mayo senior football club championship clash with Crossmolina almost a fortnight ago.
Alan Dillon/Trevor Mortimer v Diarmuid Blake
So another year drifts by and the Galway senior footballers once again cannot make any real impression at the business end of the season on the inter-county championship.
The best game of the weekend by far was the enthralling encounter of Caltra and an improved Tuam Stars. The game had everything and provided superb entertainment.
From the throw in, this county semi-final between Mountbellew/Moylough and Caltra sparkled. The local rivals tore into each other with a passion and fervour that had both sets of supporters on their toes for the majority of the contest.