However, Galway fought back and a goal and a point from Joe Canning (who ended the match with 1-11) saw the Tribesmen trailing by the narrowest margin possible at the interval.The home team got a second goal from Iarla Tannian but Tipp kept in touch with John McGrath’s frees a regular source of scores.A brilliant point from the sideline by Cannining looked to have won for it Galway but then ‘Bubbles’ intervened to rescue the point for the visitors.Tipperary play Cork in their final Division 1A match next Sunday at Semple Stadium. The Tribesmen seemed set to send Michael Ryan’s side crashing to a third successive before the Killenaule got the score that saw the match finish Galway 2-19 Tipperary 1-22.And as the teams couldn’t be separated both counties are still in the running to claim the final quarter-final place next Sunday.Tipp started strongly at Pearse Stadium – an early goal from Kilruane McDonagh’s Niall O’Meara set them on their way and they led 1-9 to 0-5 shortly before the half hour mark.
Twenty-four-year-old Felix Lartey from the Ghana Immigration Service defeated Bernard Joe Sam from Ghana Revenue Authority 3-0 to win the Stanbic 8 pin pong tournament at the D.G Hathiramani Sports Hall at the Accra Stadium .The champion put up a stunning display on the day and went home with the top prize and a cash prize of GHC2000.In the keenly contested female category, Beatrice Gyasi from the Ghana Police Service defeated Bernice Borquaye from the Ghana Armed Forces 3-1 to win the top prize and a cash amount of GHC1500.In the third and fourth placed matches, defending champion Derek Abrefa clinched third place in the male category with Linda Annor claiming third in the female category.All participants of the tournament were awarded with appearance fees and cash prizes.The Ghana Immigration Service men and women team were also handed trophies for winning the national table tennis league last year. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoyFMSports. Our hashtag is #JoySports