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It was a day for grit and determination in a city more known for the flair and flavour of the arts and when it came to the crunch Mayo had that bit more of battle hardness than their hosts on the shore of Galway Bay.
Sherry FitzGerald welcomes 66 Ocean Wave to the market for sale by private treaty. This is a ready to occupy four bed semi-detached residence built circa 1993 by O’Malley Construction.
Erecting a “large fenced barrier” around the children’s playground at Toft Park in Salthill, “with no explanation or notice for how long it will be closed” or what works are planned for it “is not good enough”.
Bona fide Champions Cup team Connacht will face four-times European champions Toulouse on Saturday (5.30pm) to open their 2016/17 European campaign.
An all-Galway Airtricity League first division derby is scheduled for Drom tomorrow when Salthill Devon host Mervue United.
The rugby club in UCG was founded in 1874, which makes it the oldest such club in Connacht. They played in the Bateman Cup competition many times and won their first Connacht Senior Cup in 1897. They have held this trophy aloft 34 times in all, more than any other club in the west, and they have won the senior league 16 times. They won the Dudley Cup for the first time in 1905. Many of their players have played for Irish universities international teams, and 10 have been capped for Ireland, several while playing for UCG. One of those, Ciaran Fitzgerald, captained the British and Irish Lions. The UCG colours are maroon and white.
The Airtricity League resumes tomorrow night with a Galway derby at Fahy's Field carrying importance for the two local representatives.
Johnny Glynn's Mervue United return to Fahy's Field tomorrow evening charged with getting back to winning ways against Athlone Town, while Salthill Devon have a stiff test Leeside against high-flying Cork City.