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Footballers beat Derry to set up clash with Donegal at Croker

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The Galway footballers produced a solid workmanlike performance in horrible conditions at Pearse Stadium on Saturday evening to deservedly beat Derry by 1-11 to 0-8 in Round 3B of the qualifiers. 

Women’s rugby star is new Dacia ambassador

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Fiona Coghlan, the woman that led the Irish Women’s Rugby team to an historic Women’s Grand Slam in 2013 has been unveiled as the first brand ambassador for Dacia, Ireland’s fastest growing car brand.

Women's rugby star is new Dacia ambassador

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Fiona Coghlan, the woman that led the Irish Women’s Rugby team to an historic Women’s Grand Slam in 2013 has been unveiled as the first brand ambassador for Dacia, Ireland’s fastest growing car brand.

Time to get back to business

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Let the battles commence. With the greatest respect to the FBD league it all starts in earnest for Mayo on Sunday when they travel to Killarney to take on All-Ireland champions Kerry. The FBD league did show one thing, that Mayo are a little bit behind in terms of preparation after succumbing to a well prepared Roscommon outfit in the final game.

The future's bright for Mitchels -Feeney

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Castlebar Mitchels defender Alan Feeney was full of praise for victors in Monday's All Ireland club final, but at the same time said he believed he and his team-mates didn't live up to their abilities on the day. “Gutted, I don't think we preformed to our full potential today which is kinda disappointing, but at the same time Vincent's we're very strong and on the day they were the better team and the better team won, so we can't make any gripes about it.”

Fond farewells as Elwood leaves Connacht in a better place

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Eric Elwood's era of 24 years continuous service for the province came to an end against Glasgow in the final round of this season’s RaboDirect Pro 12.

Connacht head to France expecting Biarrtiz backlash

Connacht Rugby are likely to keep faith with the young XV which overcame Biarrtiz last weekend when the two sides meet for the second of these back-to-back Heineken Cup fixtures in France tomorrow night (8pm).

Bergin powers Mountbellew

Many GAA people in the county were not pleased with Mountbellew/Moylough’s decision to engage in a lengthy appeal process after their defeat to Micheal Breathnach’s. They had been defeated twice, and the feeling was that they could have accepted their lot and moved on.

Injuries and comebacks ahead of Galway game

Last weekend’s opening round of action in the senior and intermediate club championship gave the Mayo management team a chance run their eye over a number of players who were coming back from injuries. Midfielder Ronan McGarrity came through Ballina’s defeat to Shrule-Glencorrib unscathed, but it may be too soon for the influential player to make the starting 15. Seamus O’Shea, who is another option for the middle of the park, also put in a full shift for Breaffy in their win over Ballinrobe alongside his brother Aidan who lined out in midfield in a recent challenge game against Donegal. Keith Higgins also got back on the road to recovery after his recent hamstring injury when he started for Ballyhaunis, while Neil Douglas and Enda Varley also came through their games for Castlebar Mitchels and Garrymore

Killererin are worthy county champions for 2010

Anyone watching the Killererin team bus pull up to the back gates of Pearse Stadium behind their Garda escort a good hour before the senior throw-in last Sunday afternoon knew they meant business. They were there to collect.

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