Corofin's Alan Burke, left, and Ciaran McGrath of Corofin lift the cup following their victory in the Galway County Senior Club Football Championship Final match between Corofin and Salthill-Knocknacarra at Pearse Stadium in Galway.


REELING IN THE YEARS. The Killererin team who brought honour and glory to their parish in 1976 when they won the first of the club’s six Galway Senior Football Championship titles and were victorious again in 1978, along with two Connacht Club Championship titles and the 1978 County League. To mark the 40th anniversary of the 1976 Galway SFC victory, Killererin were honoured by the County GAA Board at Pearse Stadium on County Final Day. In front, from left: Pat Coen, Billy Joyce, Séamus Burke, Donal and Tomás Gilligan, Stephen Flaherty, John Fahy, Paddy Rooney, team manager 1976 and ’78; Jack Heneghan, Gerry Coen, captain 1976-’78. At back, from left: Morgan Hughes, MJ Raftery, Gerry Burke, Gerry Connelly, Willie Burke, Joe Burke, Martin Burke, John Hughes, Michael O’Connell, Martin Ryder, Bernard Coen, Peter Coen, Jarlath Farrell, Caroline Kennedy, representing her father Peter Monaghan (R.I.P.), Tom Coen and Pat Devane. (see This Sporting Life by Jim Carney)


1986 Galway Under 21 All-Ireland Winning Side Honoured


1972 Galway Under 21 All-Ireland Winning Side Honoured

Singing in the rain at Pearse Stadium


St. Thomas players celebrate at the end of the Galway County Senior Club Hurling Championship Final.