Season ends on low note for Galvin

AFTER the high of Friday night where he was crowned Footballer Of The Year, Paul Galvin’s football season ended on a low note in yesterday’s Kerry SFC semi-final in Tralee when he departed the game early on with a serious shoulder injury.

Galvin, who lined out at centre-forward for Feale Rangers against Dr Crokes, sustained the injury in an early exchange with Dr Crokes defenders.

He attempted to play on but when gathering possession in the 13th minute, he looked in obvious discomfort as he tried to solo the ball.

He was substituted moments later and after receiving attention in the Feale Rangers dugout, Galvin was escorted by medical personnel to the dressing-rooms with his right arm in a sling.

He received a warm reception from the crowd in the main stand in Austin Stack Park as he departed but the subsequent defeat of Feale Rangers means he will not miss out on a county final appearance in two weeks.

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