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The battle to avoid the drop to the Premier Division has gone right down to the wire this season.
This Sunday will see the clash of the two top sides in the Premier Division in the Connacht Gold Premier Cup Final in Solar 21 Park at 2pm.
With two rounds of games left in the top flight the battle to avoid the drop is the big issue still at play - Iorras Aontaithe have already been relegated back down to the Premier Division for next season, having picked up just two wins in their 16 games to date.
Second placed Finn Harps maintained their push for promotion to the Premier Division when they came from behind to beat Athlone away from home last Friday night. The Town took an early shock lead but Ollie Horgan’s men were back on level terms through Nathan Boyle by half time. A second score from Boyle early in the second half put Harps in front as Keith Cowan sealed victory with a late third goal.
Manulla and Ballina Town will meet in this year’s Westaro Cup final after wins over Straide & Foxford United and Ballyglass last weekend.
One of the hoary auld reliables of the newspaper game is when your publication date coincides with April Fools Day. It is the one day of the year when the normal stuff that passes for local news is embellished into extraordinary auld stuff designed to catch the eye, but to be not too good to actually convince people that it is true. I remember about a decade ago, on one April 2, fielding calls from some concerned parishioners of the Cathedral who were shocked to hear our story of the previous day that a Monsignor Faproilio from The Vatican was introducing ATM-style confessionals in the Cathedral, from which you would receive your penance on a small receipt.
One of the most significant meetings in the history of football in Galway will take place next Monday night when a proposal for a significant investment in the League of Ireland club will be outlined to the owners.
The action in the top two divisions of the Mayo League kicks off on Sunday, with the race to try to topple Westport United as the kings of the game in the county ready for another exciting instalment.
The townland in which this park is situated is known as Terryland or Tirellan, derived from the Irish Tír Oileáin (the Land of the Islands) which was so named because the river divided into many streams, thus creating islands in the area. It is in the civil parish of St Nicholas in the Barony of Galway.