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There was no third time lucky for Mayo against Galway, as the Tribesmen came to town and went home with the win in front of a packed house of 29,449 paying spectators.
The weekend used to be a great time for ‘the spin.’ In the days when having a car was a novelty, “sit in, sit in,” would be the mantra, as families would pile into the car on a Sunday afternoon for a drive made with no end in mind, the act of travelling seemingly more important than any pre-determined destination. Weekends became associated with journeys, spins to nowhere in particular, visits from unannounced visitors, a series of movements that kept us all connected, grounded, and with a strong sense of where we were from, and what lay out of sight, just over the hill.
The Galway footballers will be fully aware Stephen Rochford and his Mayo squad will have all their guns locked and fully loaded to try to knock them out of the Connacht championship this Sunday in McHale Park (4pm).
The month of April finally saw Damien Comer take some time to draw breath after a hectic three months on the field with county and college.
It was nice to sit back and relax on Easter weekend to watch the league finals played out on Saturday and Sunday without having to deal with the pressures and roller coaster emotions of the previous week.
The Galway senior footballers may have been beaten by Dublin on Sunday by 0-18 to 0-14 in the division one league final, but it was a productive and instructive day for Kevin Walsh, his management team, and the squad.
This Sunday the Galway senior footballers take on All-Ireland champions Dublin in Croke Park in the Allianz Football League division one final (4pm).
The Galway footballers are in action against three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions Dublin this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (2pm).
NUIG lost out by a single point, 2-09 to 1-13, to UCD in last weekend's Sigerson Cup final in Santry.
Galway footballers are seeking a long overdue victory over the Kingdom when they meet in Austin Stack Park in round four of the National Football league on Sunday (2.30pm).