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Galway complete three-in-a-row in last minor final

Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 10:45am

Story by Billy Coss
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Galway complete three-in-a-row in last minor final

Galway captain Sean Mulkerrins lifts the cup

Galway complete three-in-a-row in last minor final

Galway captain Sean Mulkerrins lifts the cup

AFTER 87 years, the curtain fell on the Connacht Minor Football Championship as an U-18 competition on Sunday with Galway laying claim to their 28th title and a three in-a-row by virtue of a convincing win over Sligo.

The Pearse Stadium curtain-raiser was heavily impacted by the elements and much of the groundwork for a home victory was laid inside the opening half as Galway took a 1-6 to 0-6 advantage to the dressing rooms after playing into the elements at the Árus Bóthar na Trá end.
Conor Campbell's superb individual goal on 17 minutes proved the game-breaking score and put paid to Sligo's designs on a first provincial title since 1968.

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