Liam Silke

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Corofin’s Conor Cunningham celebrates scoring a goal in extra-time. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Corofin (Galway) 1-12 Kilcoo (Down) 0-7 (After extra-time) In the end, Corofin did in seven minutes of extra-time what they had spent 10 times that f(...)

Brendan Maher has put in some inspired performances to help Borris-Ileigh into Sunday’s All-Ireland club hurling final against Ballyhale Shamrocks. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday Connacht SFL final: Galway v Roscommon, Dr Hyde Park, 2.0 Yet another provincial final between the counties, the 10th in six years, sees bot(...)

Corofin’s Gary Sice scores a point to draw the sides level during the Galway SFC Final against Tuam Stars at St Jarlath’s Park in  Tuam. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Corofin 0-15 Tuam Stars 2-9 All-Ireland champions Corofin needed two Gary Sice frees in added time to deny Tuam Stars and send the Galway senior foot(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates his team’s win over Galway in Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 2-13 Galway 1-13 Mayo, the great survivors of qualifier football over the past four years, made up for their only lapse – last year – by reachin(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh has won his last seven matches against Mayo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway’s defensive system is made for predictable attacks, and that’s why it holds up so well against Mayo. In their last seven wins over Mayo – they(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer (right) comes under pressure from Kildare’s Fergal Conway in the All-Ireland football championship quarter-final last year.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht SFC final: Galway v Roscommon, Pearse Stadium, Sunday, 4.0 (Live RTÉ) It has slipped under the radar that this match constitutes a record fo(...)

The upside of missing so many players is that others get a chance to put their hands up, for example corner forward Antaine Ó Laoi. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy

Galway footballers travel to Omagh on Sunday firmly in control of their fate in this year’s league. If they win, they advance to the final, probably t(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Colin Fennelly on his way to scoring a goal against Naomh Éanna in the Leinster semi-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Hurling League Division 1 quarter-finals Galway v Wexford, Pearse Stadium, 1.30, Live TG4 The first of two championship rehearsals(...)

DCU’s Thomas Galligan with Liam Silke of UCD in the Sigerson Cup quarter-final at Belfield on February 6th. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Billy Morgan has been around the Sigerson Cup for a long time, his association stretching back more than 50 years to the two medals he won with UCC in(...)

Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald is  getting ready for his and the club’s sixth semi-final in 11 years – this time against Donegal champions Gaoth Dobhair. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It has been a feature of the rising level of discontent with the current AIB All-Ireland club championships schedules that players with the most exper(...)

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