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Isn’t this May/June weather just glorious? Heavy, verdant growth everywhere, birds working overtime thrilling and singing to all and sundry as they wheel around the sky, young children out playing with their bicycles, balls and all the outdoor pursuits they can.
GROWING AFFLUENCE and increased leisure time are said to be the main reasons for the growing presence of sport in the daily lives of more and more people. The sports sections in newspapers are getting bigger, and there is rarely a news bulletin on radio or TV without a sports report.
Praise the Lord the Premier League is back. Tuesday night was arguably one of the biggest disappointments Irish football has ever seen and many of the team's supporters need club action to distract them from the awful thought of missing out on football's big jamboree next summer and painting Red Square green.
TONGA'S road to the World Cup starts at Thomond Park where head coach Toutai Kefu will revive one of the fondest memories of his playing career.
Retaining SSE Airtricity League premier division status remains the aim for Galway United, who face another critical encounter against Limerick FC at the Markets Field tomorrow evening (7.45pm).
And so round three of the Premier League concluded with a 4-0 drubbing of Arsenal by Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday evening.
Throughout the centuries the islands of Lough Mask have stood silently and helplessly by as they played host to many extraordinary events. This week I am able to touch on just some of those events chronologically.
Galway is preparing to contest the All-Ireland Tag Rugby Championship in Cork on Suturday, boosted by a surprise victory over reigning world cup champions Australia recently.
On Monday evening Galway Tag Rugby hosted World Cup champions Australia in a series of matches in St Mary’s school grounds.
Ireland’s Sevens squad joined their female counterparts in qualifying for next summer’s Sevens Rugby World Cup finals, by finishing third in the Exeter Sevens tournament at the weekend.