PREPARING Garrycastle for a second Leinster club football final in three years in what could be his last game in charge would be enough to keep most managers occupied. But Anthony Cunningham’s been getting accustomed to multi-tasking since he his appointment as John McIntyre’s successor over the Galway hurlers in late October.
IF THE experience of Joe Cooney — one of the finest Galway hurlers of the past three decades — is anything to go by, this Saturday’s All-Ireland qualifier knockout game between Galway and Cork in the Gaelic Grounds is sure to have two very definite elements.
REFEREES’ chief Mick Curley said that while it was clear Alan McCrabbe’s early ‘point’ for Dublin against Offaly on Sunday should have been signalled wide, match officials would not be getting involved in the Hawk-Eye technology debate.
MOTHER’S DAY yesterday in sunny Salthill, and many of Galway’s matrons took the opportunity to head for Pearse Stadium in hopes of seeing their hurlers bring down the All-Ireland champions, and in the process secure their place in this year’s Allianz Hurling League final.