Saturday 19 August 2017

Galway's 10-year championship decline

2001 -- Beat Leitrim, lost to Roscommon, beat Wicklow, beat Armagh, beat Cork, beat Roscommon, beat Derry, beat Meath to become All-Ireland champions.

2002 -- Beat Roscommon, beat Mayo, beat Sligo, lost to Kerry in AIQF.

2003 -- Beat Roscommon, beat Leitrim, beat Mayo, lost to Donegal in AIQF.

2004 -- Beat London, lost to Mayo, beat Louth, lost to Tyrone in qualifiers.

2005 -- Beat New York, beat Leitrim, beat Mayo, lost to Cork in AIQF.

2006 -- Beat Sligo, beat Roscommon, lost to Mayo, lost to Westmeath in qualifiers.

2007 -- Beat Mayo, lost to Leitrim, lost to Meath in qualifiers.

2008 -- Beat Roscommon, beat Leitrim, beat Mayo, lost to Kerry in AIQF.

2009 -- Beat London, beat Sligo, lost to Mayo, lost to Donegal in qualifiers.

2010 -- Beat New York, lost to Sligo, lost to Wexford in qualifiers.

* Have not gone beyond AIQF stage since 2001.

* Have not won a game outside Connacht since 2004.

* Out of 24 wins in that time, 4 were against either London or New York.

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