Galway County won the Ted Webb final in Ballyhaunis on Bank Holiday Monday last beating Mayo N.W. by 1-10 to 0-5, leading at the break by 0-7 to 0-3 John Donnellan's team gave a polished display overall. Caltra had a large influence on this years team with Luke Burke and Eoin O'Ceallaigh backboning the fullback line with lining out in both corners and Declan Meehan acting as a Selector.
Galway opened the scoring when captain Brian Shaughnessy pointing after only two minutes, Mayo replied with a point from Liam Irwin two minutes later. Galway shot the next three points from Joseph Donnellan 0-2 and Eoin McCormack to lead by four points to one midway through the half. Irwin pulled one back for Mayo but further points from McCormack 0-2 and Stephen Lawless gave the winners a five point lead on thirty minutes but Cathal Barrett had the last score of the half to see his side trail by 0-7 to 0-3 at the break.
Galway stretched their lead by shooting the first three scores of the second half as Richard Fahy shot 1-1 and Martin Connell added a point to leave them leading by 1-9 to 0-3 after twelve minutes. Mayo replied with two points and also missed a penalty in closing stages but Galway's McCormack shot the last score of the game to leave his side leading by 1-10 to 0-5 at the final whistle.
The Galway Team was: J Healy, L Burke, C Reilly, E O'Ceallaigh, N McDonagh, J Parsons, J Rattigan, R Fahy, S Lawless, B Shaughnessy, J Donnellan, M Connell, A McDonagh, E McCormack and C Raftery. Sub K Newell for McDonagh.
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