All Ireland Masters and Intermediate XC Next Sunday

All Ireland Masters and Intermediate XC Next Sunday

Please note if you are travelling to this that the venue has changed and is actually incorrect on the AAI’s website. The new venue is:

Tymon Park, Templeogue. Check-in Faugh’s GAA Club, Templeogue, Dublin.

For those among us not too familiar with Dublin – this is here:


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These are both very high standard races – Galway will hopefully have a team in the Masters, but unfortunately this year doesn’t seem to have a team in the intermediates or womens races. Matt Lockett from GCH will be attempting to repeat his excellent performance in the Novices and capture a medal – however he will find the going much tougher this time as the standard at the front will be even higher than in Cavan.

In the vets race, Martin McCevilly and Roger Rushe will be dead certs for a medal in their categories. Our own Martin Corcoran has yet to score a medal in this event, though he has been agonisingly close on several occasions. He has been training very hard with this race in mind and we would be all delighted if he manages to pull it off this time. The muckier it is, the better for Martin as he gets even stronger in boggy conditions.

Galway Masters Team
Martin Corcoran
Dan O’Rourke
Mark Davis
Conor Maloney
Ian Egan
Martin McCevilly
Conrad Coneely
Roger Rushe
TJ Whyte

Galway Intermediate Entrants
Matt Lockett
Rob Staunton
Johnny Lane

(apologies ladies.. I haven’t been involved in the conversations surrounding the ladies team so I don’t know who’s running for us. If anyone knows could you add a comment below ..?)

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