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It was never going to be easy, if possible at all, for any sporting fixture last Sunday evening to compete with the scintillating excitement and drama of the Dublin and Cork All-Ireland hurling semi-final at Croke Park.
This Sunday there is a county senior football final to be savoured and anticipated.
Tuam Stars exacted a good measure of revenge for their defeat to Corofin in last year's county final when they beat them by 2-6 to 0-9 in this year's semi-final in Tuam Stadium on Sunday.
Fourteen of the 16 teams left in the county championship are scheduled to be in action this weekend. There is a double header at Pearse Stadium on Saturday evening with the other five games fixed for Sunday. The Cortoon Shamrocks and Micheal Breathnachs fixture cannot go ahead as Mountbellew/Moylough continue with their ill thought out appeal process. They have been beaten twice on the field of play this season already and they should just move on from those defeats. Four of Sunday’s games are down as double headers at Corofin and Tuam, with Carraroe and Annaghdown on in Pearse Stadium. There will be extra time in any of the games that end in a draw.
There were 10 championship games in the county football championship last weekend with all 20 senior clubs in action. Unusually with that many games down for decision, there were no draws and the winning teams now advance to round three.
Last Sunday at Tuam Stadium city side St Michael’s were too strong for pre-match favourites Kilconly and progressed to the county intermediate final on a score-line of 1-11 to 1-07.
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.
The Galway minor footballers start their quest for some silverware this Saturday at 7pm in Tuam Stadium when they face Sligo in the Connacht championship.