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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.
A huge crowd is expected in Tuam Stadium on Sunday when Galway footballers will host Tyrone in round four of the Allianz League (2pm).
Galway returned to winning ways on Sunday, coming from behind to win in Letterkenny against Donegal.
Kerry snatched victory at the death against Galway on Saturday evening under the lights in Tralee in front of a packed crowd in the Kingdom.
New ground will be made on Saturday in the long rivalry between Galway and Mayo. For the first time Galway and Mayo will meet outside of Connacht when they run onto the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday (7pm) for this crunch championship fixture.
Galway’s trip to Ruislip for Sunday's opening championship game might have ended differently if London's Killian Butler's late effort had been on target to level the game with just two minutes of regulation time left. Luckily for Galway, however, it went narrowly wide, and Kevin Walsh's men closed out the game and won by four points, 0-16 to 1-09.
Last week saw the launch of this year’s Mayo Pink Ribbon and 2019 marks a significant year as the much-loved charity event is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
Mountbellew-Moylough are back into the county semi-finals after a narrow 1-13 to 1-12 victory over Maigh Cuilinn at Pearse Stadium after extra-time on Saturday.
The first two spots in the semi-finals of the Mayo senior football championship were clinched on Saturday night in MacHale park with Breaffy and Ballintubber taking their places in the final four.