Joe Canning dislodged Henry Shefflin at the top of hurling's record championship scorer list last Saturday but that milestone achievement is of little consolation to Galway's talisman as he looks back on another disappointing year for the Tribesmen.
Galway manager Pádraic Joyce hit out at an off-the-ball incident that left his captain Shane Walsh requiring treatment on the field and a pain-killing injection at half-time in yesterday's Connacht SFC final.
Tipperary survived a brief Limerick rally to post a comfortable and merited 2-20 to 1-11 victory over Limerick at the Éire Óg grounds in Nenagh and ensure a place in at least the quarter-finals of the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship for a team that has reached the last four semi-finals.
Mayo have retained the Connacht SFC title - and are through to a tenth All-Ireland semi-final in eleven years - as they turned in a superb second-half performance to beat Galway by six points - 2-14 to 2-8.
For long stretches of this afternoon's contest at TEG Cusack Park in Mullingar it looked as if the big story of the 2021 All-Ireland senior camogie championship was unfolding, with the All-Ireland champions from Kilkenny pushed to the wire by Westmeath.
Waterford manager Liam Cahill has made three changes in personnel from the team that edged past Laois for tomorrow afternoon's All-Ireland SHC qualifiers second round clash with Galway at Semple Stadium.
The Camogie Association is pleased to announce that the Tesco All-Ireland Minor Camogie Championships will begin on Sunday, July 25th. Now in its 15th year, supporters of the Championships should be prepared for a full round of action scheduled across all four competitions.
Reigning champions Dublin and last year's beaten finalists Cork booked their places in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship quarter-finals after they registered 12 goals between them at the weekend.
League semi-finalists Cork and Tipperary maintained their good form with resounding victories in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship, the Rebels shooting the lights out in accounting for Dublin by 2-19 to 0-12 at Páirc Uí Rinn, and Tipp blitzing Offaly by 3-23 to 1-12 at the St Rynagh's grounds in Banagher.
A scarcely believable two-minute spell right at the start of the second half delivered three Galway goals against Donegal at Markievicz Park to seal the Connacht side's place in the last eight of the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship.
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