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There was a sense of an end of an era in Galway football circles in many regards last week when the news filtered through that former Galway football chairman Pat Egan had died following a long battle with illness.
Current Galway football chairman John Joe Holleran is due to face a challenge for his position at the football board convention tonight (Thursday) in Loughgeorge.
Paul Conroy was Galway’s All-Ireland minor winning captain in 2007. Next year in Division 2 of the National league, he will probably play county football under his fourth senior manager. He has already outstayed Liam Sammon who got two years (2008 and 2009), Joe Kernan (one year), and now Tomás Ó Flatharta (10 months).
The Galway footballers were knocked out of the championship on Saturday in Navan after being beaten by a point, 0-11 to 0-10, by a limited home side.
Galway footballers are backing efforts to promote cancer services in the west in a new deal to raise funds for both organisations.
The general consensus in Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon was that the Galway seniors were improving and things were starting to look up a bit.
As of yesterday afternoon there was still no white smoke from the powers that be in the Galway Football Board as to who will selected to manage the Galway footballers next season.
The interview process for the next Galway football manager is due to get under way in the next week or so.
Four clubs had proposed a "Champions League" style format for the 2010 football championship with relegation coming from championship performances rather than league, but the motion was voted down on a margin of 56-28 at last Monday’s football board convention in Lough George.