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A repeat of last year's county senior football final between Salthill-Knocknacarra and Tuam Stars, which the city side won by 0-12 to 0-7, is the stand-out tie in this weekend's senior football championship games.
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.
An impressive and well coached St James u-21 outfit was too strong for Salthill-Knocknacarra on Sunday in Pearse Stadium in the West Board County u-21 A final.
The Galway football development squad will take on the Kildare Juniors at 12.15pm this Sunday as a curtain raiser to the senior game in Pearse stadium.
The 3,000 or so who paid into McHale Park on Wednesday evening got more than their money’s worth from this clash between the hosts and last year’s All Ireland champions. Extra time was needed by Mayo to send them into next weekend’s semi-final against Roscommon, but even getting to extra time was something that looked to be beyond Mayo in the early stages of the second half, as Galway had a number of chances to pull well ahead of Mayo, but a stream of wides from the Tribesmen eventually came back to haunt them.
Round two of the FBD league between Galway and NUIG is fixed for Tuam at 2pm this Sunday.
Salthill/Knocknacarra have only won the Frank Fox Cup on two occasions, 1990 and 2005. However, based on the displays they have produced over the past few weeks, few could argue they are the team to beat this season in Galway football.
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.
The Galway minor footballers start their quest for some silverware this Saturday at 7pm in Tuam Stadium when they face Sligo in the Connacht championship.