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Corofin are still a dominant outfit in Galway.
Corofin are still a dominant outfit in Galway.
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All-Ireland holders Corofin stretch unbeaten Galway championship run to 47 games

The reigning All-Ireland champions are aiming to win their eighth county title on the bounce.
Aug 9th 2020, 10:04 PM 11,401 4

Updated 23.40

COROFIN STRETCHED THEIR unbeaten Galway SFC run to 47 games on Sunday, as they aim to win their eighth county title in-a-row.

The reigning All-Ireland champions recorded another big win this weekend, defeating Monivea/Abbey by 4-18 to 0-7 to progress to the knockout stages of the competition. 

Substitute Colin Kelly hit a brace of goals while Dylan McHugh and Michael Farragher also found the net for Corofin to help them on their way to a 23-point win.

Elsewhere in the Galway SFC, St James’ lost out to An Cheathru Rua by 1-10 to 0-15.

In the Donegal SFC, defending champions Naomh Conaill defeated Ardara by 0-18 to 0-5, Glenswilly were 2-14 to 1-13 winners over Four Masters while Dungloe lost out by 0-11 to 1-11 against Seán Mac Cumhaill’s.

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Crossmaglen maintained their drive for three-in-a-row in the Armagh SFC with a 3-10 to 1-8 victory over Silverbridge. 

Meanwhile in the Longford SFC, Colmcille rallied from eight points down to snatch a 0-11 0-11 draw against 2018 Leinster champions Mullinalaghta.

– Updated 23.40: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that today’s result was Corofin’s 47th consecutive win in the Galway SFC; they are unbeaten in 47 games.

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