Search Results for 'county player'
10 results found.
Current All-Ireland, Connacht and Galway champions Corofin are boiling hot favourites to win their sixth county senior football title in a row this Sunday when they take on Mountbellew/Moylough in the county final at Pearse Stadium (3pm).
The county senior ladies' football final between Kilkerrin-Clonberne and Corofin outfit takes place in Moyullen on Saturday (3pm).
Galway and Connacht club champions Corofin qualified for the All-Ireland club semi-final when they easily defeated Fulham Irish (London) by 3-8 to 1-04 in Ruislip at the weekend. They will now meet Moorfield (Kildare) on February 17.
A supremely confident and talented Kilkerrin/Clonberne side made it five county titles in a row in the Ladies Senior football Championship last weekend against a young and improving Corofin team when they won by 1-14 to 2-9.
Outsiders Monivea/Abbey pulled off what must be the shock of the football championship so far when knocking out Tuam Stars at the quarter-final stage by 3-09 to 1-10 in Corofin on Saturday.
Westport are the All-Ireland intermediate football champions after a pulsating win over St Colmcille's of Meath. It was hearts in mouths stuff at the bitter end as a Colmcille's player lofted a ball towards the Westport goal mouth only for stand in keeper Aaron Dunne to calmly clear his lines. The final whistle was blown immediately afterwards.
Last Sunday was a busy day of Gaelic football in many GAA houses in the county.
After a few weekends of exciting club championship hurling action, the football clubs swing into competitive championship fare this Saturday and Sunday with both the seniors and intermediates kicking off.
It was a good day for Galway club football last Sunday at Hyde Park with both Galway intermediate and junior champions, Maigh Cuilinn and Clifden, qualifying for their respective Connacht finals.
The Maigh Cuilinn footballers were too strong for a hard-working Athenry outfit last Sunday at Pearse Stadium in the county intermediate football final.