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Galway trounce transatlantic rivals

Galway 2-18 New York 0-8 Damien Comer inspired Galway as they advanced to face Leitrim in the next round of the Connacht senior football championship after a leisurely victory over New York at Gaelic Park in the Bronx on Sunday.

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PJ Banville (Wexford) pictured at Times Square. Banville will line out for New York this weekend. Picture: John Riordan/New York GAA
In a New York state of mind

Just when PJ Banville thought he was out, he was pulled back in. As soon as New York football boss Ian Galvin heard the former Wexford forward was visiting the Big Apple as part of his travels this year, he worked the charm offensive.

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Cork's Lorcan McLoughlin and Waterford's Pauric Mahony all set for tomorrow's NHL Division 1 final at Semple Stadium. Picture: Ramsey Cardy / Sportsfile
Facing a League final with one eye on summer

When we played Cork in the 1998 league semi-final, what I remember most is that we wore white togs and yellow socks. We had never worn white togs before in our lives, not even as minors. I don’t know where the yellow socks came out of it, they were dire. We were worse. We were cat.

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Jezki stays the distance to swat his old rival Hurricaine Fly

Jezki’s meritorious defeat of old adversary Hurricane Fly in the Grade 1 Ladbrokes World Series Hurdle, thrilling in its execution, proved a temporary interruption to the Willie Mullins Punchestown Show as the champion trainer completed a near 3,274-1 five-timer on the undercard on day three of the festival.