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Castlebar Celtic will be hoping to cut their nearest challengers off at the pass on Sunday evening as the Mayo Super League season comes up near its midway point for the year. Declan Kilkelly’s charges go into their sixth game with four wins out of five so far on Sunday. Their nearest challengers are Super League newboys Claremorris who are hot on their heels, only one point behind the leaders. Celtic dropped two points when they drew with Swinford in round two, while Claremorris’s only blotch on their copy book so far came when they lost by the odd goal in five to Manulla in the same round.
Claremorris, who have had a great start to the Super League this season winning three of their opening four games, will be looking to keep up that good form on Saturday evening in the Connacht Gold Cup, the only all top level clash of the round. Michael Hutton’s side will make the trip to The Green to take on a bottom of the table Ballinrobe Town side who have not even been able to get a point on the board so far this season. Ballinrobe are coming into the game off the back of a 4-2 home defeat to league leaders Castlebar Celtic, while Claremorris were the latest side to topple defending champions Ballina Town with a 3-1 win in north Mayo. Derek Glynn was the man on target for Claremorris last weekend, grabbing all three goals in their win.
Defiance is always needed in domestic football and Galway United will head to Tallaght for tomorrow night’s FAI Cup quarter-final intent on replicating the courage and commitment shown at Terryland Park on Monday.
As the weeks roll by the margin for error diminishes, ensuring Galway United's season has entered a truly revealing phase. Now is the time to deliver. Positive results need to be accumulated fast and frequently, and tomorrow’s clash with Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds provides an ideal opportunity.
Suddenly a drop of optimism has crept back into Galway United's heart. The curious restorative powers of a scarcely merited away victory frequently can have that kind of effect on a football team. Galway showed courage and character in the Carlisle Grounds and Derek Glynn then provided the moment of craft and conviction that burned Bray Wanderers.
Bray Wanderers 0
The history books were about to have a new chapter written as Friday nights game entered the final minute at the Carlisle Grounds. Thirty-one previous tussles had failed to produce a scoreless draw between Galway United and Bray Wanderers and, as the woodwork came to both sides’ rescue in the closing stages, this statistic looked set for oblivion.
Galway United 0
Every season a defining fixture arrives, and tomorrow evening in Ballybofey Galway United will sit an exacting exam. If relegation is to be avoided, United cannot afford to lose so delivering a substantial performance is the remit.
Rarely has a defeat at the penultimate stage of a cup competition been received with such contentment, but on a pleasant Monday night in front of a moderate but passionate audience Galway United demonstrated that top flight status can be retained by delivering a smashing performance against League Cup specialists Derry City.