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New ground will be made on Saturday in the long rivalry between Galway and Mayo. For the first time Galway and Mayo will meet outside of Connacht when they run onto the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Saturday (7pm) for this crunch championship fixture.
In a repeat of last year’s Connacht semi-final Galway senior footballers face Sligo in the newly revamped Markievicz Park on Sunday (3.30pm).
Sunday was a disappointing end to an otherwise positive league campaign for Galway, losing to Tyrone 0-13 to 2-17 at Healy Park, Omagh.
One point was all that was needed to confirm division one status for Galway footballers for 2020 but the home side set their sights on a bigger prize at Pearse Stadium on Saturday.
Since 2016 Galway have played Mayo on seven occasions, winning all seven - three in the championship, two in the national league, and two in the FBD league. And on Saturday evening, Galway continued the recent domination of their old rivals with a 1-11 to 0-12 win in McHale Park to make it their sixth in a row.
Galway will want to continue their recent form over Mayo on Saturday evening, having not lost to their old rivals in the last six matches.
After an important win over Cavan in their league opener, next up for Galway is a repeat of last year’s All Ireland semi-final and league final against the All-Ireland champions Dublin in Croke Park on Saturday under lights (7pm).
Mountbellew-Moylough are back into the county semi-finals after a narrow 1-13 to 1-12 victory over Maigh Cuilinn at Pearse Stadium after extra-time on Saturday.
In what can only be described as a mammoth weekend of sporting fixtures, two Mayo teams certainly helped to lift the blues off us Mayo folk still trying to come to terms with the fact that our quest for Sam McGuire in 2018 is over. With the Wimbledon champions crowned and the World cup now decided we can now fully dedicate our time to all matters GAA.