IT CAN not have been easy for Cathal Murray to take over the reins as manager of Galway at the conclusion of the League when the players sought a change despite reaching the Semi-Final and Tony O'Donovan departed after just four months in the hot seat.
When Mary Ryan was called into the Tipperary Senior Camogie panel for the first time in 2005 and made her debut in the National League, she was joining the All-Ireland champions and dreaming of many glory days at Croke Park.
As part of the on-field entertainment on All-Ireland final Sunday, this year the GAA will salute the star hurlers of the 1990s in recognition of a decade of hurling which did so much to elevate the game to new heights and popularity.
Dublin will defend their Sam Maguire crown against Tyrone on September 2 after their respective All-Ireland SFC semi-final victories over Galway and Monaghan. Here's a round-up of some of tweets from the past week...
Tipperary will go into their Liberty Insurance All-Ireland semi-final as rank outsiders against champions Cork but having returned to this stage for the first time in 10 years, are not ready to end their season yet.
A goal from Cáit Devane in injury time finally calmed Tipperary nerves after a tight second half and booked their place in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Semi-Finals for the first time in 10 years.