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The Galway senior football championship final this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (3.30pm) sees hot favourites Corofin take on 2012 champions Salthill-Knocknacarra.
The Corofin senior footballers made no mistake in Tuam Stadium on Sunday when they were far too strong for a gallant Mountbellew-Moylough outfit, winning by 3-13 to 1-11.
The word going into Tuam Stadium last Sunday afternoon from all and sundry in a big crowd was that Tuam Stars were really going to put it up to Corofin, and try to derail their objective of winning four county titles in succession.
The Galway footballers will head up the motorway to Jones Road this Sunday morning to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park [4pm], hoping to be the first senior football team from the county to taste success at the venue since 2001.
The footballers from Galway defeated Roscommon easily on Sunday afternoon in McHale Park in the Connacht final, winning by 3-16 to 0-14.
When we narrowly defeated Roscommon in the Connacht final in 1998 after a replay, it was a bit of luck that made the difference between two evenly matched sides.
There was a genuinely eerie feeling at McHale Park last Saturday evening around 8.30pm. Galway had just beaten the home side by 1-12 to 0-12 and large numbers of Mayo supporters just sat in the stand numbed and perplexed by what had happened.
Galway have not beaten Mayo since July 13, 2008 in championship football.
There is a full round of senior football championship matches down for decision this weekend on both Saturday and Sunday.
The Galway footballers will head to Kingspan Breffni Park this Sunday for a 2pm throw-in knowing exactly what is required of them.