Corofin manager Kevin O'Brien believes the lessons learned in their Galway SFC final stalemate with Mountbellew/Moylough helped to sow the seeds for their third All-Ireland Club SFC success in five years.
Galway secured their place in the Lidl National Football League Division 1 semi-finals after round five of the competition, while Dublin, Donegal, Cork and Mayo can still earn a semi-final spot after the weekend's results.
Tipperary's hopes of upsetting an undefeated Galway side were dented significantly by a freak goal during the opening half of an entertaining Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 clash at Bansha on Saturday evening.
TG4 will provide extensive live coverage of the top GAA matches this weekend including the Allianz Hurling League Quarter Finals and the AIB All-Ireland Club Championship Finals from Croke Park. Colm Cooper's Laochra Gael documentary will premiere on TG4 on Sunday aftertoon after the All Ireland Club Finals while TG4 will also provide new innovation by streaming Sunday's AIB All Ireland Club Finals on Twitter at @GAA_BEO.
THE Gourmet Food Parlour O'Connor Cup All-Stars and Rising Stars have been announced following a mammoth weekend of action at DIT Broombridge, DIT Grangegorman and Abbotstown, where seven winners were confirmed in the GFP Higher Education Championship Finals.