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The Tribesmen, Galway's Rugby League club, finished top of the Munster/Connacht League after disposing for a second time of All Ireland champions Treaty City Titans on Sunday.
Mayo manager James Horan has thrown a wildcard into the mix this week, with the news that former Ireland and Connacht rugby player Gavin Duffy has joined up with the Mayo senior football squad. Duffy who was a Mayo minor star on the team that lost the 1999 All Ireland minor final was recently released by Connacht after his second stint with the province where he played 173 games scoring 83 points. His period at Connacht was interrupted by a spell in England with Harlequins from 2003 to 2006 where he played 110 times and won the Challenger Cup in 2004 scoring a try in their final win over AS Montferrand. Duffy played ten times for Ireland over his rugby career scoring 18 points, getting his first try in his second cap against Scotland in the 2005 six nations. He was also part of Eddie O’Sullivan’s squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
Talented Connacht Rugby player Robbie Henshaw has agreed to stay at the province for another two years.
Connacht Rugby player George Naoupu is joining the coaching staff of Galwegians RFC, taking over as head coach of the women's squad.
Mayo’s second Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week, which takes place next week (from November 12 to 16), will see a packed programme of activities and information events rolled out across the county, putting drugs and particularly alcohol under the spotlight. The week will have a special focus on the needs of families affected by substance misuse and the supports that are available to them.