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A huge crowd is expected in Tuam Stadium on Sunday when Galway footballers will host Tyrone in round four of the Allianz League (2pm).
Kerry snatched victory at the death against Galway on Saturday evening under the lights in Tralee in front of a packed crowd in the Kingdom.
Galway just edged their Allianz League divison one opener against Monaghan in Pearse Stadium in front of a crowd of almost 8,000 on Sunday. The final scoreline was 1-14 to 0-16 points on a contest that could have gone either way.
Manager Padraic Joyce and his Galway senior footballers have won their first silverware of the year, thanks to a Shane Walsh inspired 1-14 to 0-11 victory over Roscommon.
The biting cold, freezing rain and the FBD League are as far removed from the dog days of Summer as you can get - but it is where the first damp-soled and finger-numbing steps on the journey to high Summer fare are taken.
Mayo suffered a comprehensive and confidence shattering defeat to Galway in Pearse Stadium in what can only be described as “The battle of Salthill” after some very unsavoury incidents at the end of what had largely been a very timid affair.
Next Sunday the Galway footballers head up the road to Letterkenny to take on Declan Bonner’s Donegal in round two of the NFL on Sunday (2.30pm).
Despite playing with two extra men for the last 12 minutes of normal time after both Damien Comer and Sean Mulkerrin had been sent to the line, the former for straight red and the latter for a black card having already be booked - Mayo were unable to see off the challenge of Kevin Walsh’s Galway at home, going down by a point and not scoring for over 34 minutes in the second half including injury time.
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).
The 2017 county senior football championship kicks off tonight (Thursday) in Pearse Stadium when city side St Michael's take on Leitir Mór, followed by nine more senior ties scheduled for the weekend.