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Failings, naivety and enjoyment - the key to Galway's success

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Galway claimed their 13th All Ireland minor title in impressive style on Sunday, dispatching the challenge of Kilkenny with ease. In doing do they also bagged their third title to join Cork, Tipperary and Kilkenny as the only counties to win three titles in succession at this level.

Three goal haul sees Galway claim three minor titles in a row

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Galway 3-14

Galway's three-in-a-row hopes will be challenged by never-say-die Kilkenny

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The minor hurlers of Galway and Kilkenny will clash in the All-Ireland final for the 10th time on Sunday afternoon in Croke Park (1pm), and the Cats, although with the historical edge, will be seeking revenge over Galway who have dominated this rivalry in recent years.

Galway keep three in-a-row dream alive

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GALWAY 0-20

Connacht sign off a season of success

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"Disappointed men and some tears" was the natural response in the immediate aftermath of Connacht's 21-13 loss to Ulster in this season's Guinness PRO14 quarter-final, but the club can reflect on more positives, none more so than achieving its primary aim of qualifying for Champions Cup rugby for only the second time on merit.

Connacht Rugby prepare for arm-wrestle against Ulster

Unashamedly and deservedly, the ‘Fields of Athenry’ was ringing loud and clear in Kingspan Stadium seven months ago. The hurt and frustration of failing to record a single win against Ulster in Belfast in 59 years ended - a ghost laid to rest at last.

Friend tries to lift burden of history from Connacht

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Historical baggage can be incentive or curse, or as Connacht coach Andy Friend now believes, it should be ignored.

Friend tries to lift burden of history from Connacht

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Historical baggage can be incentive or curse, or as Connacht coach Andy Friend now believes, it should be ignored.

Six of the best for Mayo at LAMA awards nominations

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The All-Ireland finalists for the Community and Council Awards 2018 presented by IPB Insurance and LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) have been announced; the finalists will be representing their counties in Croke Park for the first time. For 12 years these awards have grown in popularity nationwide, celebrating communities and councils working together, but for the first time the event moves to Croke Park for the All Ireland final and will be aptly hosted by RTÉ’s national treasure, sports commentator Marty Morrissey.

Leinster will be different test says Keane after sizzling festive cracker from Connacht

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Connacht’s improving confidence and form will face a different test on New Year’s Day when they travel to the RDS and Leo Cullen’s Leinster(3.15pm).

 

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