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Well I have to start with rugby. I think Joe Schmidt when he was interviewed after the match was fully correct when he said, “it’s a reality check for all of us,” and by that he meant the team and himself as head coach. How true that was. Somehow we, the public, and I expect the team also, felt that we were poised to defeat England. We didn’t at all take into account that England under Jones were bound for revenge, and they got it.
A sobering defeat to Dublin has Galway on the back foot facing into this weekend’s Allianz Football League round three fixture against Monaghan in Inniskeen on Sunday (2pm).
I hope you are wrapped up well and fit for the rigours of the late January cold spell which we are having. As I write this column, it appears that this Thursday and Friday will be the crunch days when there could well be accumulated snow. All we can do is prepare ourselves, expect the worst and be glad if it doesn’t turn out as severe as has been forecast.
Croke Park provides the ideal backdrop for the final of the inaugural Joe McDonagh Cup involving Westmeath and Carlow at Croke Park on Sunday, throw-in 1.45pm.
An interesting Connacht Senior Football Championship Final beckons between Roscommon and Galway at Dr Hyde Park on Sunday, throw-in 4pm.
Westmeath face a demanding task against Armagh in round one of the All Ireland SFC qualifiers at TEG Cusack Park on Saturday evening, with throw-in at 7pm.
An interesting Leinster SFC quarter-final between Westmeath and Laois takes place at Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park on Saturday evening, 5pm throw-in.
An eventful Bord Na Mona O'Byrne Cup final eventually ended in a 4-13 to 1-13 win for Meath over Westmeath at TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar.