Friday 22 September 2017

Galway: Showdown Saturday

Record against Meath and Cork:

Football

This will be only their seventh championship clash with Meath. The head-to-head stands at 4-2 in Galway's favour.

2007: Meath 2-12 Galway 1-12 (All-Ireland qualifiers)

2001: Galway 0-17 Meath 0-8 (All-Ireland final)

1970: Meath 0-15 Galway 0-11 (All-Ireland semi-final)

1966: Galway 1-10 Meath 0-7 (All-Ireland final)

1964: Galway 1-8 Meath 0-9 (All-Ireland semi-final)

1940: Galway 3-8 Meath 2-5 (All-Ireland semi-final)

Hurling

This will be Galway's 32nd championship clash with Cork, who lead 26-5 from their previous 31 meetings.

Here's how their last six games finished:

2009: Galway 1-19 Cork 0-15 (All-Ireland qualifiers)

2008: Cork 0-23 Galway 2-15 (All-Ireland qualifiers)

2005: Cork 1-21 Galway 1-16 (All-Ireland final)

2002: Galway 0-21 Cork 1-9 (All-Ireland qualifier)

1990: Cork 5-15 Galway 2-21 (All-Ireland final)

1986: Cork 4-13 Galway 2-15 (All-Ireland final)

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