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The finest of margins separated these two sides in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon, after looking like they were on the verge of a trimming 12 minutes in when they trailed by 0-7 to 0-1, Mayo came within inches of knocking Galway of their throne as the Queens of Connacht with a heroic display that came up just short in the final few minutes, where Galway’s greater composure in front of the posts saw them edge this battle.
The Galway ladies footballers will head to Cusack Park in Mullingar this Saturday to face Dublin at 3.15pm in the all-Ireland semi-final following their impressive 0-17 to 0-14 victory over Monaghan last weekend in Birr.
Galway Ladies host a top-of-the-table clash in their Tesco HomeGrown NFL division two fixture on Sunday.
Galway Ladies consigned Fermanagh to the bottom of the table when they produced a whopping 6-22 to 0-5 victory in Sunday’s Tesco Home Grown NFL division two contest.
The Galway ladies footballers’ 2011 championship campaign was brought to an end by reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin at St Brendan’s Park in Birr on Saturday – ending a disappointing year for Gay O’Brien’s squad. After only managing two first half points, Galway improved dramatically after the restart but failed to turn their lengthy spells of possession into badly needed scores. After sending over the first point of the game the Jackies were handed a dream start when Amy Ring’s effort from far out on the right-hand side dipped fiercely and landed in the corner of the net to stun Galway.
Galway suffered a disappointing defeat at the hands of undefeated Monaghan at Mountbellew on Sunday, denting their hopes of reaching the National League semi-finals.
The Galway senior ladies football team meet Mayo on Sunday with both teams searching for their first win in this season’s league.
Galway ladies senior footballers take a rest from National League action this weekend before facing a crunch test against Mayo on March 6.
Twenty-four students have received NUI Galway student sports scholarships at a special ceremony this week.
Galway senior ladies footballers must step up a gear as they enter the All-Ireland series and a quarter-final fixture against Kerry on Saturday.