GAA Digest: Galway Shocks Kilkenny With Big Win, Clare Wins, Cork Wins, and GAA shorts
Whats happening on the GAA pitches in Ireland
“To win by seven points certainly flattered us. In fairness, it was never a game like that,” said Counihan.
“It’s a learning curve. I kept saying that we weren’t as good as people thought. I think that’s obvious. To win the game at least is a great boost and we’ll move on with confidence after the win.”
PETER Canavan is to remain in charge of the Fermanagh footballers for at least another year despite his team’s defeat to Cavan in the All-Ireland qualifiers. The Fermanagh County Board met with Canavan over the week then released a statement confirming the former Tyrone star is to stay on . . .
CORK will play Wexford and Limerick will meet Clare in the final round of the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers on Saturday with the winners through to the quarter-finals of the championship. Both games will be played in Thurles . . .
KERRY defender Daniel Bohan will miss the rest of the season after rupturing his Achilles tendon in training, while Darran O’Sullivan could miss this weekend’s All-Ireland qualifier against Westmeath with a hamstring injury . . .
MIDFIELDER Mickey Murphy will miss Tyrone’s All-Ireland qualifier against Roscommon with a medial ligament injury but Justin McMahon should return at full-back for the Ulster side . . .
SEANIE Johnston may have to wait for his Kildare debut with a shoulder injury picked up in training making him doubtful for Saturday’s All-Ireland qualifier against his old team Cavan . . .
THE Tipperary minor footballers continued to blaze a trail for football in the county when they defeated Kerry in the Munster MFC final in Limerick on Sunday to retain their title . . .
ANTRIM made it 11 Ulster title wins in a row when they easily defeated Derry by 18 points in the provincial hurling final at Casement Park in Belfast on Sunday . . .
CORK forward Patrick Kelly is confident he will be fit for the All-Ireland quarterfinal after a groin injury ruled him out of Sunday’s Munster SFC win over Clare . . .
DOWN are to appeal against the one match ban which threatens to rule Conor Garvey out of the Ulster football final against Donegal on Sunday, July 22 . . .
DONEGAL midfielder Neil Gallagher is a major injury doubt with an ankle problem for the Ulster final against Down in Clones on Sunday, July 22 . . .
THE Dublin hurling minors retained their Leinster minor title when they defeated Wexford in the final at Croke Park on Sunday . . .
Eamonn O’Hara and David Kelly are Sligo’s major injury doubts for Sunday’s Connacht Football final clash with Mayo.
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