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After the buzz and excitement of the big win over Derry in round one of the NFL, it was back to reality last Sunday in Pearse Stadium when the Galway footballers were fortunate to get a point from their tie with Louth.
Alan Mulholland’s young Galway football team – featuring eight players who won All-Ireland u-21 medals last year against Cavan – tore into the National Football League with gusto, skill, and plenty of belief to register a meritorious 1-15 to 1-11 victory over Derry in Celtic Park last Sunday.
The new Galway football management team is using the Connacht FBD League to experiment with players before the upcoming National Football League.
Annaghdown’s Niall Coleman is back on the Galway senior football panel for the new season.
Galway senior club champions Corofin head to Kiltoom in Roscommon on Sunday (2pm) to take on St Brigid’s in the Connacht club final.
Following the exciting 1-11 to 2-8 drawn game last weekend in the county football championship between Cortoon-Shamrocks and Mountbellew/Moylough, the county board will be hoping for a big crowd at the replay which takes place this Sunday in Tuam Stadium (4.15pm).
Roscommon 1-9 : : Galway 0-6
The Galway footballers continued their preparations for the Connacht semi-final on Sunday week against Mayo in McHale Park with a narrow win over the All-Ireland champions Cork in Ennis at the weekend.
After five straight defeats in the league, it appeared that Galway would be automatic candidates for relegation to division two for the 2012 season. However their form had picked up in the past few weeks and their impressive win over Armagh in round six gave them a sliver of light in avoiding the drop.
The general consensus in Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon was that the Galway seniors were improving and things were starting to look up a bit.