Corofin, Co Galway

The Club was affiliated to the GAA in 1925 and incorporates the two half-parishes of Corofin & Belclare.
The official club colours are Saffron and Green.

Club Notes 16 July


Well done to Galway footballers who defeated Kerry in the Super Eights phase 1 to claim their first win over the kingdom in championship since 1965. The final score was Galway 1-13 to Kerry 1-10, with Ian Burke contributing two points from play and being involved in many other scores in the course of the game. Galway play Kildare next Sunday at 2.00 pm, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge in phase 2 of the Super Eights.
The Club sends best wishes to Paul Conroy who sustained a serious injury in the game.

Galway collected their fourth Connacht Minor Connacht title in a row when they defeated Roscommon in the final in Hyde Park on Friday evening on a scoreline of 2-13 to 2-9. This was the first ever minor title at U-17. Congratulations to Man of the Match Matthew Cooley who scored five points and to the other Club players involved, Tony Gill and Conor Halbard.

We lost out to Tuam Stars in the league, division 1 by 0-13 to 0-14 played in Corofin on Tuesday of last week.
We play Salthill-Knocknacarra in the league at 7.00 pm on Saturday evening in the Prairie, Salthill.

Our under 16 team were defeated by Northern Gaels in division 1 (North) on a scoreline of 2-9 to 3-11, also played in Corofin on Tuesday of last week.

We defeated Monivea-Abbey by 6-9 to 5-10 in under 14 division 1 (North) played away on Friday evening.

Our under 13s defeated Mountbellew-Moylough by 3-10 to 4-5 in division 1A played at home on Saturday.

Congratulation to the Galway Minor Ladies Football team who captured the All-Ireland on Sunday, defeating Cork by 5-7 to 2-15. Well done to the Corofin ladies who all played in the game, Karen Connolly, Amy Coen, Katie Quigley and Aoife Coen.

The Club offers its sympathy to Margaret Burke Anbally, whose mother, Kathleen Flaherty, Milltown, died at the weekend. May she rest in peace.

The lotto numbers drawn were 16, 20, 27, 30. We had no winners. The seller’s prize went to Patricia Langan. Next week's jackpot is €6,500 and the draw is in the Club Office. ‬

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