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The second of this season’s AIB League city derby clashes between Galwegians and Corinthians takes place under lights in Glenina tomorrow (7.15pm).
Michael Bradley's seven years as Connacht Rugby's director of coaching was rewarded in Wales this week.
Monivea face their final and deciding round-robin AIB League qualifier on Saturday when they host fellow promotion hopefuls Seapoint at Judges Road (2.30pm).
This year’s AIB League comes to a satisfactory conclusion for Galway clubs this weekend, but for junior club Monivea the promotion chase is still very much up for grabs.
It was a poor weekend for Galway rugby clubs with all three recording losses in the AIB League.
Galway’s two city rugby clubs enjoyed a successful weekend with both securing vital victories in the AIB League.
David Clarke’s fine drop goal in the heavy fog at Crowley Park saw Galwegians secure a narrow 12-11 victory over their Connacht rivals Buccaneers on Saturday. Most games between Connacht’s leading two sides are keenly contested, but there will hardly be a closer affair with a more dramatic finish than this encounter. And although the quality was not always top drawer at times in a game littered with mistakes, it was a tense nail-biting affair which had both sets of supporters living on their nerves right up to the very last second. This match was preceded by a minute’s silence to mark the recent passing of the late Bobby Deacy, Galwegians’ trustee and ex-president of the IRFU. The game itself was played in dense fog, which made visibility difficult for both teams, but it was the visitors who started much the brighter.
New season training
Galwegians enjoyed a facile win over Munster side Bruff in a pre-season challenge on Saturday.
The 20th year of All Ireland League rugby begins on Saturday with Galway clubs Galwegians, Corinthians, and Connemara fighting for honours in each of the three divisions.