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Derry seal quarter-final spot with hard-fought win over Wexford

Séamas McAleenan
Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Intermediate Championship Group Two: Wexford 2-13 Derry 4-12 DERRY knew going down to Wexford on Saturday that if they avoided a heavy defeat by the home side that they would still finish in second place and be travelling to Portlaoise next Saturday to play an All-Ireland quarter-final.

Galway so close and yet so far as champions Limerick prevail

From Brendan Crossan at Croke Park
All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final: Galway 1-21 Limerick 0-27 From Brendan Crossan at Croke Park THIS was one hell of a rumble in Croke Park – a memorable semi-final that exceeded all expectations and which saw the battered and bruised All-Ireland champions Limerick still standing at the end.

Galway boss Henry Shefflin rues what might have been as Limerick edge semi-final

From Brendan Crossan at Croke Park
All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final: Galway 1-21 Limerick 0-27 DID the better team lose? Hand on heart, Henry Shefflin couldn’t say for sure if his Galway side deserved to topple defending All-Ireland champions Limerick – but what he did know was that they’d missed a golden opportunity to make heroes out of themselves at Croke Park yesterday.

Cavan in fight to preserve senior status against Westmeath

LOUISE GUNN
TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship relegation play-off: Cavan v Westmeath (tomorrow, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, Longford, 1pm) CAVAN face their biggest game of the season when they take on Westmeath to save their senior championship status tomorrow afternoon in Pearse Park.

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