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It was close. Far too close and tense in the final 10 minutes for heart rates. But for Johnny Heaney's superb double goal-line block off Danny Kirby and Diarmuid O'Connor, and it is questionable whether Galway would have contained the Mayo charge in the last quarter.
The mood in Galway city and county among the GAA fraternity this week is one of giddiness and anticipation as people look forward to the Galway and Mayo Connacht championship semi-final clash next Sunday in Pearse Stadium (4pm).
After Galway's solid 3-15 to 1-13 victory over Down at Páirc Esler in round six of the league, manager Kevin Walsh said Galway had been in division two for the past six or seven years because they had not been good enough, or consistent enough, to play in the top flight.
At the start of this current league many Galway supporters believed this current crop of Galway footballers would be good enough to win promotion to division one.
It has been quite a while since any Galway senior football team won three league games on the trot. However, there is an opportunity to do just that this weekend when Galway take on Meath this Sunday in Navan (2pm) in round four of the NFL.
The Galway senior footballers are on the road this weekend when they face Fermanagh in Brewster Park (2pm) on Sunday.
The Galway senior footballers will be targeting promotion from division two this season, and the first step starts this Sunday when they face Cork in Pearse Stadium (2pm) in their opening National Football League fixture.
The last 20 minutes in Croke Park last Sunday afternoon was very tough going for the Galwegians who had made the trip to Dublin support their team.
The Galway footballers will head up the motorway to Jones Road this Sunday morning to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Croke Park [4pm], hoping to be the first senior football team from the county to taste success at the venue since 2001.
The footballers from Galway defeated Roscommon easily on Sunday afternoon in McHale Park in the Connacht final, winning by 3-16 to 0-14.