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Galway football is sprinkled with unsung heroes, who kept the game alive in various pockets of the city and county. In town, though, for decades a familiar sight was Michael O’Connor cycling or walking along the streets with budding players getting ready for training or a match.
A highly satisfactory National League campaign concluded for Galway with a 3-25 to 2-22 victory over Cork on Sunday that saw Shane O’Neill’s men top Group A and, for now, claim the joint winners tag with Kilkenny.
Galway and Kilkenny will meet once again when they vie for the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League division one crown in Croke Park on Sunday (7.30pm).
Mayo were given a rude lesson in the level they need to reach if they want to get back to the summit of the ladies’ game in Limerick on Saturday evening.
Mayo are back in division one for next year - the got the result they needed in Ennis on Sunday afternoon, but left the Munster venue with plenty of questions still to be answered and few more headaches after picking up injuries to two key men.
On a blisteringly hot afternoon in Lakepoint Park, Mullingar, Mayo booked their place in the Lidl NFL Division 1 semi final against Dublin with an emphatic and thoroughly deserved win against an out of sorts Westmeath.
Galway to benefit from Summer of Play initiative, says O’Reilly
Galway Ladies will be keen to take the points on Sunday against Westmeath (Pearse Stadium 2pm) after falling to neighbours Mayo by a single point in McHale Park.
WESTMEATH 2-12 MAYO 0-21
A last minute pointed free from Deirdre Doherty saw Mayo edge out Galway in the opening round of the Ladies National Football League in MacHale Park on Saturday evening.