All-Ireland Hurling Finals 2017

Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Finals

Saturday at Kenny Park Athenry
Sarsfields v Cappataggle 2.00pm
Gort v Killimordaly 3.30pm

Sunday at Kenny Park Athenry
Clarinbridge v Liam Mellows 2.00pm
Craughwell v Portumna 3.30pm

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Galway hurler Gearoid McInerney with his PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month award for September in hurling, during a reception at PwC Offices, in Spencer Dock, Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

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Marie Coady, Tax Partner, PwC, Paraic Duffy, GAA Director General, left, and Dermot Earley GPA Chief Executive, right, are pictured with Galway hurler Conor Cooney at the announcement of July and August’s PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month Awards at a reception in PwC Offices, Dublin. Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

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Congratulations to well known Raidió na Gaeltachta Journalist Martán Ó Ciardha with his GWA Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gaelic Writers Association Awards 2017 in the Jackson Court Hotel. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

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Galway added another Connacht title to their collection, having already won the FBD and Under 21, when the county minor footballers defeated Sligo in the Connacht Minor Football League Final at Tuam Stadium.

Iin the opening half Darragh Silke was Galway's top marksman scoring four points and three coming from Padraic Costello as their side led at the break by seven points 0-8 to 0-1. 

Final score: Galway 0-13 Sligo 0-7

Galway: Oran Burke, Conor Campbell, Eoin McFadden, Max Peyton,  Ciaran Potter, James Crowley, Liam Boyle, Matthias Barrett, Conor Walsh, McDara Geraghty, Brian Harlowe, Martin Kerrigan, Darragh Silke, Padraic Costello, Daniel Kenny. Subs.: Sean Fitzgerald, James Mulrooney, Matthew Tierney, Sean Mulkerrin, Colin Murray and Liam Costello.

(Photo: Connacht Council Delegate John Joe Holloran presents the Minor League Cup to Galway captain Sean Mulkerrin.)