WEXFORD FC 1 GALWAY UNITED 3 This is unfolding into an exciting SSE Airtricity League first division campaign for Galway United, who did what was required to carve out a win over Wexford FC at Ferrycarrig Park.
“Belief comes from hard work and winning matches,” Galway United manager John Caulfield says ahead of a crucial SSE Airtricity League first division encounter away to Wexford FC at Ferrycarrig Park tomorrow (7.45pm).
Galway WFC’s Ruth Fahy believes Stephen Lally’s side, who host Shelbourne in the WNL at Eamonn Deacy Park on Saturday (2pm), has a nice combination of emerging and experienced players for the remainder of the campaign.
Corrib Rangers needed points so Jimmy Jennings simply answered the call. A couple of games remained in the Western Hygiene Supplies premier division with Jennings contributing two critical goals when Rangers defeated Galway Hibernians at Bohermore on July 18.
“I'm certain we are now at a pivotal point in women's football here because next year the licensing regulations for the WNL clubs are being completely revolutionised,” Galway WFC’s Ruth Fahy says about the future of the game in this country.
SHAMROCK ROVERS 2 GALWAY UNITED 0 Without a win against Shamrock Rovers in the capital since 1994 this was always likely to prove a demanding evening at Tallaght Stadium for an understrength Galway United.
On a baking hot Monday morning Tom Lally sits in the old stand at Eamonn Deacy Park to talk sport. It is always an education. As a goalkeeper and coach Lally’s decades involvement in Galway football affords him talismanic status.
These are encouraging times for Galway United defender Maurice Nugent. The Clare native continues to impress for John Caulfield’s improving outfit, who drew with Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds on Friday.