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Travelling up the motorway on Saturday afternoon to Croke Park for the All-Ireland semi-final, we listened to Padraic Joyce (Galway), Dick Clerkin (Monaghan) and Liam Kearns (Tipperary manager) on Off the Ball on Newstalk to pass an hour of the journey, and all three pointed out that Galway would have to produce an exceptional performance to keep the Dubs at bay.
The Galway senior footballers under Kevin Walsh have thus far enjoyed a productive season.
Following their impressive 0-19 to 0-16 win over Kildare in Newbridge in the quarter-final round robin games, the Galway senior footballers will face Dublin, Tyrone or Donegal in the All-Ireland semi-final on the weekend of August 11/12.
The Galway footballers will be hoping to follow up their impressive victory over Kerry in Croke Park on Sunday with another two points face Kildare in Newbridge this Sunday at 2pm.
For thirty five minutes it was all going according to plan for Roscommon, who left Dr Hyde Park nursing plenty of regrets following Sunday’s 0-16 to 2-6 Connacht Final loss against Galway.
As I researched for this article ahead of Sunday's Connacht football final in Hyde Park, I went back to the headlines that previewed the 2017 final featuring the same two teams.
The Galway senior footballers will be heading to Hyde Park on Sunday week to take on Kevin McStay’s Roscommon in the 2018 Connacht football final (4pm) after hammering a disappointing Sligo by 21 points (4-24 to 1-12) at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.
It was a tense and at times turgid Connacht quarter-final clash on Sunday afternoon - that was until Galway set McHale Park alive in injury time to seal victory by 0-12 to 1-12.
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.
It has often been said a week is a long time in politics - it also applies to sport.