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Connacht footballers to annex Railway Cup for the first time since 1969

Over the past few weekends there has been much made of the huge decline in spectator interest in the Railway Cup.

Connacht look to pick up where they left off in ‘69

Over the past few weekends there has been much made of the huge decline in spectator interest in the Railway Cup.

Galway footballers stick to their guns and stay the course

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Last Sunday morning was a case in point. I was haring down the motorway to Mullingar from the fireworks in Croke Park on Saturday night when I phoned a friend to see if he was going to the Galway v Westmeath game.

Galway’s first NFL win over Dublin in almost thirty years

Galway produced an epic, lyrical performance in the first half against Dublin last Sunday afternoon. The standing ovation they received as they trouped off at half time for their Jaffa cakes and tea summed up the mood of the paying customers in the stand as they found themselves whipped up into a real "feel-good" moment by the superb free-flowing football of the forwards.

Not falling into the art of losing

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The art of losing isn’t hard to master. A team can get into a losing streak very easily and each and every loss chips away at a team’s confidence. Every subsequent game then heaps enormous pressure on all involved to put a stop to the losing streak.

Mayo get out of Tuam with the points

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Connacht footballers to annex Railway Cup this Saturday for the first time since 1969

Over the past few weekends there has been much made of the huge decline in spectator interest in the Railway Cup.

Kevin Walsh starts out on the inter-county management path with Sligo

It came as somewhat of a surprise to many people that Galway’s triple all-star Kevin Walsh, was ratified this week as the new manager at senior level with the Sligo footballers for 2009.

The same again would do nicely

There was much to admire about Galway’s impressive win last Saturday night over Tyrone in Healy Park Omagh. Any time you beat the current All-Ireland champions is a good evening’s work and some of the Galway players enhanced their reputations with some sterling performances.

Sammon must make some tough calls

Picking most teams at any level is a difficult exercise, unless of course you have absolute stand-out players like Ja Fallon, Padraic Joyce, Sean Og De Paor, Tomas Mannion, Michael Donnellan, Derek Savage and company, in their prime.Then it is just a matter of handing out the jerseys and letting the talented guys show the world how they have been blessed by God and mother-nature.

 

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