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Salthill-Knocknacarra qualified for an exciting county senior football quarter-final against Milltown in the next round of the Galway club championship when they proved too strong for Micheal Breathnachs last Sunday evening in a rain-drenched Moycullen.
Salthill-Knocknacarra and Corofin meet on Sunday in the highly-anticipated county senior football final at Tuam Stadium at 4pm. The clash of the best two teams in the county has the potential to be a humdinger if both teams play to the best of their abilities.
After their surprise defeat to Carna-Caiseal in the first round of the championship three weeks ago, some questioned Salthill’s ability to find the necessary hunger to challenge for another run at a county title this season.
The secret to winning a county final is to have a few players who really step up to the mark and produce the goods on the big day. And if a few of them are scoring forwards, that is even better.
It is never easy to beat the same team twice, especially in a short space of time. No matter how much better one outfit is compared to the other, defeating them the second time around is hard work. Their dander is up, and they are well focused to take you down. They will also have learnt from the first defeat and will be better organised to nullify your strengths.
The other senior city sides, Salthill-Knocknacarra and St Michael’s were also in action last weekend at Pearse Stadium and Gerry Hughes’ men had it all too easy winning on a score-line of 0-13 to 0-5.
A difference of a few years of age makes a huge difference in underage sport, and that was obvious to all who attended the county u-21 A football final on Saturday in Tuam Stadium.
Salthill-Knocknacarra take on Corofin in the county u-21 A football final on Saturday in Tuam Stadium (2pm).
Having shown plenty of skill en route to the FAI Umbro Youth Inter-League final, a competent Galway & District League side remained calm and composed in the decider when comprehensively defeating Wicklow at Drom on Sunday.
Last Sunday morning fog and frost covered Salthill’s home pitch where they took on St Michael’s in an eagerly-awaited first round of the county u-21 championship.