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Galway ladies football seems to be in dire straights from what I'm hearing. Players not receiving thier travel expenses, being asked to contribute to strength and conditioning costs, stopping at petrol stations and having to buy their own snacks on away match days are some of the issues that the team and management have faced during the league. Have to feel that if this was in Cork the players would be on strike at this stage.

kevinmac (Galway) - Posts: 2 - 16/04/2024 22:44:45    2538454

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Replying To onthefortyfive:  "Bad sign when complaining about jersey colour"
I asked a simple question? Someone has to change as Black and Maroon are difficult to differentiate.

GDL (Galway) - Posts: 729 - 16/04/2024 23:42:21    2538471

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Replying To kevinmac:  "Galway ladies football seems to be in dire straights from what I'm hearing. Players not receiving thier travel expenses, being asked to contribute to strength and conditioning costs, stopping at petrol stations and having to buy their own snacks on away match days are some of the issues that the team and management have faced during the league. Have to feel that if this was in Cork the players would be on strike at this stage."
Could they not bring a packed lunch ?

ned_flanders (Galway) - Posts: 64 - 17/04/2024 07:37:02    2538484

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Replying To GDL:  "He looks like a baller alright and was always looking for the ball, he kicked a brilliant score from the terrace side before half time with his left and kicked the equaliser on the stand side with his right at the end. I thought Proulax was brilliant at centre back and the two wing backs worked very hard, another positive was Charlie Killeen, he is a big mobile unit and it is great to see a player coming through from Ballinasloe GAA."
Been a long time since I've noticed a lad from Ballinasloe on a starting championship team at any level for sure.

galwayman2 (Galway) - Posts: 1249 - 17/04/2024 07:40:25    2538485

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Replying To Galwaymaster9:  "Both Walsh and Comer back this weekend unless a last minute hitch..."
Shane maybe - Damo I'm not so sure

galwayman2 (Galway) - Posts: 1249 - 17/04/2024 07:41:09    2538486

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Replying To onthefortyfive:  "Bad sign when complaining about jersey colour"
There are certain players that are colourblind, which is why Galway played in white last year. Including one on your own panel

PressureKick (UK) - Posts: 219 - 17/04/2024 09:03:42    2538497

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I will have a go at picking team for Sunday
Gleason
McGrath. Fitzgerald. Glynn
Mchugh. Daly. Silke

Conroy / Kelly
Heaney Sweeney. Darcy

Finnerty. Walsh. O curraine

Kickitout (Galway) - Posts: 863 - 17/04/2024 17:17:21    2538670

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Replying To PressureKick:  "There are certain players that are colourblind, which is why Galway played in white last year. Including one on your own panel"
That's interesting.

Alwaysencourage (Galway) - Posts: 230 - 17/04/2024 19:11:56    2538697

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In the U20 Sligo come from 4 points down to beat Mayo by 5. Mayo finish 4th and go out. Roscommon hammer Leitrim so Roscommon finish 1st on points difference over Galway.

Roscommon straight into the final. 2nd place Galway play 3rd place Sligo in the semi-final. Will be a neutral venue I believe. Don't think Galway get home advantage.

Marooned (Galway) - Posts: 2225 - 17/04/2024 20:14:01    2538709

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Replying To galwayman2:  "Shane maybe - Damo I'm not so sure"
Damo is fine too. Let's stop the shadow boxing and get some serious championship time into himself and Walsh. Mgmt wrapping them in cotton wool would not end well. Play them - they're ready.

togoutlads (Galway) - Posts: 915 - 17/04/2024 20:57:03    2538714

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Replying To Marooned:  "In the U20 Sligo come from 4 points down to beat Mayo by 5. Mayo finish 4th and go out. Roscommon hammer Leitrim so Roscommon finish 1st on points difference over Galway.

Roscommon straight into the final. 2nd place Galway play 3rd place Sligo in the semi-final. Will be a neutral venue I believe. Don't think Galway get home advantage."
Yes neutral venue for the semi final Hyde Park perhaps?

Drax_the_destroyer (UK) - Posts: 116 - 17/04/2024 21:58:25    2538730

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Replying To togoutlads:  "Damo is fine too. Let's stop the shadow boxing and get some serious championship time into himself and Walsh. Mgmt wrapping them in cotton wool would not end well. Play them - they're ready."
No need to rush them back when they haven't played any of the league. Give them some minutes off the bench on Saturday and then let them start the Connacht final. I'd find it very disheartening for the likes of O'Curraoin if we see Shane starting instead of him against a team that finished fourth in Division 3. If we were playing Mayo this weekend it would be a different story.

galway19 (Galway) - Posts: 701 - 17/04/2024 22:10:25    2538735

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Replying To Marooned:  "In the U20 Sligo come from 4 points down to beat Mayo by 5. Mayo finish 4th and go out. Roscommon hammer Leitrim so Roscommon finish 1st on points difference over Galway.

Roscommon straight into the final. 2nd place Galway play 3rd place Sligo in the semi-final. Will be a neutral venue I believe. Don't think Galway get home advantage."
You're right it will be a Neutral Venue. I'm a bit glad Galway will get the extra match compared to Roscommon going straight through. These competitive matches help build the team for what lies ahead. Hon Galway.

Trump2020 (Galway) - Posts: 2152 - 17/04/2024 22:13:17    2538736

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Replying To togoutlads:  "Damo is fine too. Let's stop the shadow boxing and get some serious championship time into himself and Walsh. Mgmt wrapping them in cotton wool would not end well. Play them - they're ready."
How do you know they're ready?
Galway played Kerry at the weekend - Comer played zero minutes. If he was ready as you say then he would have surely played some of that game, no?

galwayman2 (Galway) - Posts: 1249 - 17/04/2024 22:17:15    2538737

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Replying To galwayman2:  "How do you know they're ready?
Galway played Kerry at the weekend - Comer played zero minutes. If he was ready as you say then he would have surely played some of that game, no?"
even if injury is cleared up, they need to be eased in gradually. very common to pick up another muscle injury after returning from lay off.

would love to see them get 20 minutes or so.

Mayonman (Galway) - Posts: 1849 - 18/04/2024 12:32:17    2538827

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Replying To kevinmac:  "Galway ladies football seems to be in dire straights from what I'm hearing. Players not receiving thier travel expenses, being asked to contribute to strength and conditioning costs, stopping at petrol stations and having to buy their own snacks on away match days are some of the issues that the team and management have faced during the league. Have to feel that if this was in Cork the players would be on strike at this stage."
Sure half of the best 15 in the County don't even make themselves available for selection. Is it any wonder with this type of stuff and worse going on? There are All-Irelands there for the taking if the conditions are put in place for the players.

Mailman98 (Galway) - Posts: 319 - 18/04/2024 13:55:57    2538850

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Replying To galwayman2:  "How do you know they're ready?
Galway played Kerry at the weekend - Comer played zero minutes. If he was ready as you say then he would have surely played some of that game, no?"
Damo ready.

SamandLiamSoon (Galway) - Posts: 611 - 18/04/2024 21:26:54    2538926

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Replying To galwayman2:  "How do you know they're ready?
Galway played Kerry at the weekend - Comer played zero minutes. If he was ready as you say then he would have surely played some of that game, no?"
Walsh starts , Comer on the bench.. as I was saying...

Galwaymaster9 (Galway) - Posts: 397 - 18/04/2024 21:39:06    2538930

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Replying To Galwaymaster9:  "Both Walsh and Comer back this weekend unless a last minute hitch..."
You seem to have the inside track :-)

galwayman2 (Galway) - Posts: 1249 - 18/04/2024 21:44:28    2538931

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Galway starting XV & subs vs Sligo
(2024 Connacht SFC semi-final)

1. Connor Gleeson (Dunmore MacHales GAA)
2. Jonathan McGrath (Caherlistrane GAA & LGFA)
3. Seán Fitzgerald (CLG Bhearna)
4. Jack Glynn (Claregalway GAA)
5. Dylan McHugh (CorofinGAA)
6. John Daly (Mountbellew Moylough GAA Club)
7. Liam Silke (Corofin)
8. Paul Conroy (St. James' GAA - Galway)
9. Seán Kelly - Capt (Cumann Peile Mhaigh Cuilinn)
10. Johnny Heaney (Killannin Gaa)
11. Shane Walsh (Kilmacud Crokes)
12. Céin D'Arcy (BodenGAA)
13. Jack McCabe (Corofin)
14. Robert Finnerty (Salthill Knocknacarra GAA Club)
15. Liam Ó Conghaile (C.L.G. An Spidéal)

Subs
16. Conor Flaherty (Claregalway)
17. Seán Ó Maoilchiaráin (CLG Oileáin Árann)
18. Eoghan Kelly (Maigh Cuilinn)
19. Kieran Molloy (Corofin)
20.Daniel O'Flaherty (Salthill/Knocknacarra)
21. Diarmuid Kilcommins (Annaghdown GAA Club)
22. Niall Daly (Kilconly GAA & LGFA
23. Patrick Egan (Corofin)
24. Cillian Ó Curraoin (Mícheál Breathnach)
25. Damien Comer (Annaghdown)
26. Rory Cunningham (St.Brendan's GAA)

Megane (Galway) - Posts: 13 - 18/04/2024 23:37:59    2538948

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