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Galwegians claimed this season’s Heineken Junior Cup with a hard-fought 23 - 11 victory over a determined Loughrea at a packed Sportsground on Sunday.
It is Galway county versus city in this year’s Connacht Junior Rugby Cup final in what promises to be one of the most fiercely fought deciders in years.
Buccaneers will surely face a tough test on Saturday afternoon when arch rivals Galwegians come to Dubarry Park, Athlone, for a greatly anticipated Connacht Senior League clash kicking off at 3pm on Saturday September 17.
Galwegians is the only Connacht club at home in this weekend’s All Ireland League action when hosting Clontarf at Glenina on Saturday 2.30pm.
Galwegians RFC season kicks off with rugby for all on Saturday (September 4) at Crowley Park.
Galway’s two city rugby clubs enjoyed a successful weekend with both securing vital victories in the AIB League.
•Corinthians unbeaten 2nd XV take on the 2006 Junior League champions Westport in Carrowholly this Sunday. After an uninspiring victory away to Corrib last weekend, this is a mouth-watering challenge. In last year's corresponding fixture in Cloonacauneen, the game was won in the final play with a superb 50 metre finish by Ciaran Dolan.
•Few rugby games end scoreless, and when they do it suggests a dull and boring encounter. Yet the weekend’s u-20 league clash between Corinthians and Garryowen was far from sterile, and given the extreme weather conditions, the standard of play was remarkable.
•Galwegians are in action on Saturday when they play their fisrt AIB Cup fixture this season. They host Highfield in Crowley Park in this postponed second round fixture. Highfield advanced with a 13-6 victory over Sunday’s Well, but Galwegians should prove too strong for this division two side which currently lies 11th in the league. Galwegians, who advanced to the semi-finals before losing 5-8 to Shannon last season, have another great opportunity to go through - the winners will play division three outfit Nenagh Ormond in the next round. Buccaneers have already advanced following their superb victory over Clontarf.
Galwegians, for the fourth year in succession, have secured an AIB Cup quarter-final berth following a comfortable 29 - 16 victory over UCD in Dublin on Saturday.