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In attendance at the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final Preview in Croke Park are, from left, Galway's Aidan Harte, Damien O'Neill, Head of Marketing, Allianz Ireland, Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael Aogán Ó Fearghail and Tipperary's Noel McGrath. This year, Allianz celebrates 25 years of sponsoring the Allianz Leagues. Visit www.allianz.ie for more information. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

 

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EirGrid Under 21 Football Ambassador Sean Cavanagh, Tyrone, with Dublin co-captain Cillian O Shea and Galway captain Michael Daly ahead of their All-Ireland Final clash at O'Connor Park Tullamore on Saturday 29th April.

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Galway captain Gary O'Donnell lifts the Division 2 cup following their victory in the Allianz Football League Division 2 Final between Kildare and Galway at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

2017A0293This year's Féile Peil na nOg takes place on Friday 21st. Saturday 22nd. and Sunday 23rd of April 2017.


Féile Peil na nOg Blitz

The 1st round is at 7:00pm on Friday in Loughrea, Athenry, Claregalway, Monivea, Cregg, Carna, Salthill and Mervue.

On Saturday starting at 11:00am in Corofin, Mountbelew, Maigh Cuilin and Westside.

The Semi-Finals are at 6:00pm on Saturday at Corofin and Maigh Cuilin

Féile Final in Tuam Stadium on Sunday at 3:00pm

Féile na nOg Shield A
The 1st round is at 7:00pm on Friday at, Claregalway, Kilconnell, Tuam, Clifden, Killanin, An Spideal and Invern

On Saturday starting at 11:00am in Caherlistrane, Clarinbridge, Oughterard and Carraroe

The Semi-Finals are on Saturday at 6:00pm in Caherlistrane and Oughterard

Final at Tuam Stadium on Sunday at 2pm.

Féile na nOg Shield B
On Saturday at 11:00am in Brownsgrove, Ballymacward, Caltra and Barnaderg

The Semi-Finals are at 6:00pm on Saturday at Brownsgrove and Caltra

The Final is at Tuam Stadium at 1:00pm on Sunday

On behalf of Coiste Peil na nOg we wish everyone involved in the Football Feile the best of luck at the weekend

Larry Lohan, PRO Coiste Peil na nOg

Galway realised their spring objective registering a win to earn a return to Division One of the Allianz Football League.
An experimental Kildare outfit caused Galway problems in the west, but Kevin Walsh’s developing side did just enough to secure the spoils.
The teams will collide again in the Division Two decider next Sunday which offers another competitive fixture ahead of the Championship.
Despite making 14 changes from the team that defeated Clare last Sunday, a new look Kildare still performed adequately in the opening period.
Fionn Dowling, outstanding at centrefield, kicked three sweet first half points from play for Kildare, who only trailed by 0-7 to 0-4 at the break.
Galway offered glimpses of their ability with Tom Flynn, Sean Armstrong, Shane Walsh, and Johnny Heaney rifling over splendid efforts for the Tribesmen, who led by three at the turnaround.
By the 45th minute Galway’s advantage had been extended to five, 0-11 to 0-6, following a decent burst which included scores from Eamonn Brannigan, Armstrong, and Paul Conroy.
Kildare, who introduced a few regulars, continued to battle with David Hyland and Cathal McNally trimming the gap.
Galway responded once more with the pacy duo Walsh and Brannigan kicking excellent points as Galway led 0-13 to 0-8 with 15 minutes remaining.
The Lilywhites struck four points in a row with Niall Kelly (2) and Dowling (2) finding the range with Galway under severe pressure.
Walsh burst through to land a vital score for Galway, but the effective McNally narrowed the gap again for the spirited visitors.
It was a tense finale in Salthill for the bumper home crowd, but Galway will join Kildare in the top flight next year.
Final score: Galway 0-14 Kildare 0-13
Scorers for Galway: Shane Walsh 0-3, Eamonn Brannigan, Sean Armstrong, Gary Sice (2fs) and Barry McHugh (2fs) 0-2 each, Paul Conroy, Johnny Heaney, and Tom Flynn 0-1 each.
Scorers for Kildare: Fionn Dowling 0-5 (1f), Ben McCormack, Cathal McNally, and Niall Kelly 0-2 each, David Hyland, and Eamonn Callaghan 0-1 each.
GALWAY: Ruairi Lavelle; David Wynne, David Walsh, Cathal Sweeney; Gary O'Donnell, Michael Farragher, Johnny Heaney; Paul Conroy, Fiontan O'Curraoin; Gary Sice, Shane Walsh, Tom Flynn; Eamonn Brannigan, Barry McHugh, Sean Armstrong.
Subs: Micheal Lundy for Gary Sice (57), Ian Burke for Barry McHugh (63), Liam Silke for Michael Farragher (67).
KILDARE: Shane McNamara; Darren Maguire, Mark Hyland, Liam Healy; Peter Kelly, Shea Ryan, Emmet Bolton; Fionn Dowling, Paschal Connell; Eddie Heavey, Conor Hartley, Con Kavanagh; Cathal McNally, Eamonn Callaghan, Ben McCormack.
Subs: David Hyland for Peter Kelly (24, BC), Keith Cribbin for Emmet Bolton (40), Niall Kelly for Ben McCormack (50), Paul Cribbin for Eddie Heavey (52), Kevin Feely for Paschal Connell (56, BC), David Slattery for Conor Hartley (63).
REFEREE: Barry Cassidy (Derry).