President Michael D. Higgins joined in on the Galway league celebrations...
Micheal Donoghue wasn't getting away after Galway hammered Tipperary to be crowned Allianz Hurling League champions for the first time since 2010.
"No, I can't explain it. That was the worst performance we've had in the length of time I've been looking after these boys!"
Jason Flynn netted twice as Galway eased to an emphatic 3-21 to 0-14 victory over tame Tipperary in a one-sided hurling league final at the Gaelic Grounds.
CAVAN and Westmeath will battle it out for promotion from Division 2 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League on May 7.
DONEGAL'S dynamic duo of Geraldine McLaughlin and Yvonne McMonagle put Galway to the sword in this afternoon's Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-final at Markievicz Park in Sligo - scoring 5-8 between them.
The race for the Liam MacCarthy Cup has suddenly become a lot more interesting after Galway - who failed to win promotion from Division 1B - produced a stunning performance to hammer Tipperary in the Allianz Hurling League final.
Jason Flynn has cited Galway's quarter-final comeback win over Waterford as the catalyst for their stunning Allianz Hurling League success.
It was out with the old, in with the new today as the climax of the national hurling league coincided with the start of the Leinster SHC.
The Club Players' Association (CPA) has held talks with both the GAA and GPA over reform of the playing schedule.
The Galway team to face Tipperary in tomorrow's Allianz HL Division 1 final shows two changes from the one that started the 10-point success over Limerick.
Jason Forde has been named to start at midfield for Tipperary in Sunday's Allianz HL Division 1 final clash against Galway at the Gaelic Grounds.
This weekend sees live coverage of just two games - the HL Division 1 and Camogie League deciders.
It's a busy schedule of hurling this weekend with Galway and Tipperary facing off in Sunday's Allianz League Division 1 final. Here we preview all 13 games down for decision.
The Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 and 2 semi-finals take place this weekend as holders Cork renew their rivalry against familiar opponents Dublin in Kilkenny on Saturday.
Tipperary manager Michael Ryan rates Galway very highly ahead of Sunday's NHL final.
John McIntyre expects Sunday's Allianz Hurling League final to be a high-scoring affair.
Winning a NHL title would be a massive boost for Galway hurling, but their manager Micheall Donoghue is taking it all in his stride.
Conor Cooney admits that he finds the national hurling league format "very strange".
Pat McEnaney says county teams that receive a high number of black cards only have themselves to blame.
Liam Sheedy believes Tipperary are in the zone to put All-Ireland titles back to back.
After a very successful first year, the Celtic Challenge returns for the second year with a new title sponsor - Bank of Ireland.