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At the height of our artificially inflated economic boom, or Celtic Tiger, the owners of a prominent builders’ suppliers told a friend of mine that although the year was not yet over they were ‘amazed at the phenomenal amount of Jacuzzis’ they were selling.
Time flies. It is 11 years since Galway opted to play in the Leinster Championship, initially on a trial basis of three years. A big leap for Galway hurling at the time, which had been resisted by many, it is now an accepted system for Galway. It has not been all plain sailing, such as the lack of home games, request for equal financial status and representation on the Leinster Council, but on the field Galway has contested seven finals and won the title final three times. The 2018 Leinster round-robin game between Galway and Kilkenny at Pearse Stadium in Salthill was Galway’s first home Leinster Championship match. It was the first provincial championship game, excluding the Connacht championship, to take place in County Galway since 1965.
Athlone Town are set for a long period without any playing action following the recent announcement by the FAI, with an earlier directive regarding the cessation of all football until the end of the month proving to be optimistic.
Fourth-quarter goals by Conor Whelan and Cathal Mannion helped a resurgent Galway overturn an eight-point first half deficit to end Tipperary’s involvement in the National League in front of a crowd of 5,750 enthralled spectators on yet another horrible afternoon weather-wise for sport in the west.
The family of the late Dr Pádraig Carney, the legendary Mayo footballer, is to provide all his medals, some photographs, and other memorabilia, for permanent display in Mayo.
The parish of Sarsfields is heading to Croke Park on Sunday for the highly anticipated All Ireland Senior Club Camogie Championship final.
For the third successive year the postponement of one of Galway’s National League fixtures could lead to the extension of the competition as Storm Dennis put paid to any hopes of last Sunday’s tie against Tipperary taking place in Pearse Stadium, due to health and safety concerns.
Galway WFC sealed this season's U17 Só Hotels Women’s National League and Cup double after seeing off Wexford Youths in the league final at Eamonn Deacy Park by 3-1 on Saturday evening.
The line-up for the county semi-finals was completed on Sunday evening when Cappataggle qualified for the last four for the third year running when they overpowered Loughrea in Ballinasloe by 2-18 to 0-14.
It is a huge occasion for Galway Women’s FC Under 17s on Saturday when they host Wexford Youths in the Só Hotels Women’s National League final in Eamonn Deacy Park (5pm).