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Major Preview: Derek McGrath Looks Ahead To All-Ireland Final

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In association with The Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Championship draws to a close on Sunday when Galway and Kilkenny meet in Croke Park. The two teams know each other extremely well having met at the same stage of the competition last year while also locking horns earlier this season in the quarter-final round-robin series. Galway and Kilkenny have been dominant …

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Major Endurance: Turning Minor Heartbreak Into Major Triumph

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In association with Defeat is difficult to deal with under any circumstances but when you are a young hurler on the biggest stage of Croke Park, it can be particularly tough to process. That was the challenge facing the Galway minors in 2016 after they suffered a devastating five-goal loss at the hands of rivals, Tipperary in the All-Ireland semi-final. …

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Galway Break Kerry’s Stranglehold On Minor Football Championship

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Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. Galway 0-14 Kerry 0-13 The Kingdom were gunning for a chance to go on and complete the six-in-a-row in this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football semi-final but it was the young Tribesmen who came out on top with a one-point win in Croke Park.  Kerry showed glimpses as to why they are five-in-a-row …

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Preview: Electric Ireland Minor Final On The Line At Croke Park

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In association with Expect high drama this weekend as the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football Championship reaches the penultimate stage. The season started with 32 but we’re down to just four as heavy-hitters Mayo, Cork, Galway and Kerry go toe-to-toe this weekend in Croke Park for a place in this seasons decider on September 1st. The action gets underway on …

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Galway Goals Help Sink Kildare To Set-Up Semi-Final Clash

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Kildare 0-15 Galway 2-17 It was Galway who were singing come the end of this Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Football quarter-final clash in Pearse Park following an eight-point win over Kildare. The Tribesmen got off to the most electric of starts with a goal through midfielder, James McLaughlin, straight from the throw-in. Kildare settled into the game though and responded …

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Major Progress: Turning Minor Rejection Into Major Greatness

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In association with “Them are the kind of decisions and you’d always be saying to them when you’d be cutting off the panel that it wasn’t an easy decision and you’d hope maybe two or three years down the line they’d come along and prove you wrong and we’d be delighted if that happened.” Former Galway minor manager, Mattie Murphy, …

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Preview: Bannermen & Tribesmen Clash In Electric Ireland Minor QF

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In association with The Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Championship throws up just one fixture this weekend but it promises to be a humdinger of a match as All-Ireland Champions, Galway, take on Clare in Portlaoise.  Galway got their campaign up and running last week when they travelled to Croke Park to face Kilkenny in what was a repeat of the …

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Electric Ireland To Live Stream Saturday’s All-Ireland Minor Quarter-Final

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In association with The Electric Ireland GAA All-Ireland Minor Hurling quarter-final clash between Clare and Galway will be live-streamed through the official website of Electric Ireland and TG4’s official YouTube channel this coming Saturday.  The Portlaoise clash is do-or-die for both teams. Galway are aiming for a third Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Hurling title in a row and got their campaign …

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Electric Ireland To Live Stream Heavyweight Clash This Weekend

In association with The Electric Ireland GAA All-Ireland Minor quarter-final clash between Kilkenny and Galway will be live streamed through the official website of Electric Ireland and TG4’s official YouTube channel this coming weekend.  The Croke Park clash is a repeat of last year’s final where the Tribesmen ran came away with a seven-point win to collect their second Electric …

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Never Say Die Mayo Are Minor Champions After Thriller Against Galway

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Galway 1-17 Mayo 1-18  Mayo are the Electric Ireland GAA Connacht Minor Football champions are a dramatic and nail-biting win over Galway in Tuam. These two sides were nip and tuck throughout and it took extra-time to separate them as a goal for Mayo with just seven minutes remaining in the second half of extra-time proved the difference. James McLaughlin, …

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Cillian O’Connor Starts As Mayo Name Team For Galway Clash

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Mayo manager James Horan has named Cillian O’Connor to start for the county’s All Ireland Senior Football Championship qualifier clash with Galway on Saturday evening.  The round four qualifier pits these two rival counties against one another and both sides will be desperate for a win so to lengthen their involvement throughout the summer and secure a spot in the …

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The Future Of Galway Football Is In Good Hands Despite Grim Weekend

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It was a tough weekend by all accounts if you’re a Galwegian. It started with the small ball on Saturday as the Galway camogie side got their Championship campaign underway with a tough two-point loss to Kilkenny followed later that evening by Dublin’s heroic victory over Micheál Donoghue’s hurling side that ultimately lead to their unusually early exit from the …

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Conclusions As Roscommon Rally To Be Crowned Kings Of Connacht

Galway 0-12 Roscommon 1-13 Roscommon are Connacht champions for 2019 following an impressive second-half comeback win over Galway in Pearse Stadium, Salthill.  The Rossies trailed Kevin Walsh’s side by five points at half time but a Diarmuid Murtagh goal in the second half set them up for a comeback win which was helped a lot by Galway’s struggles up front. …

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GAA Round-Up: Galway Out & Offaly Relegated In Crazy Day Of Hurling

Wow… What a crazy day of hurling. Offaly’s clash with Kerry in the Joe McDonagh Cup was being hailed as the most important game in the Faithful County’s history. Unfortunately, a two-point loss means they drop into hurling’s third tier next season. In other shock news from around the hurling world. Dublin’s win over Galway coupled with Wexford and Kilkenny’s …

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Murphy Back For Kilkenny While Dublin & Galway Name Starting XV

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Eoin Murphy has been named to start for Kilkenny in Saturday’s Leinster SHC round-robin clash with Wexford at Innovate Wexford Park.  The All-Star goalkeeper suffered a knee injury while in action for his club Glenmore back in April and was not expected to return to inter-county duty this soon. Elsewhere on the Kilkenny team, Pádraig Walsh is named at centre-back …

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