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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.
This Sunday there is a county senior football final to be savoured and anticipated.
Salthill-Knocknacarra were far too strong for a disjointed looking Killererin in the county senior semi-final last Sunday at Tuam Stadium, winning comprehensively on a scoreline of 3-10 to 0-10.
The Galway footballers and their hardy band of loyal supporters face the arduous journey to Casement Park to take on Antrim this Saturday (3pm) in round two of the All Ireland qualifiers.
It is never easy to beat the same team twice, especially in a short space of time. No matter how much better one outfit is compared to the other, defeating them the second time around is hard work. Their dander is up, and they are well focused to take you down. They will also have learnt from the first defeat and will be better organised to nullify your strengths.
Galway football captain Finian Hanley was to have a scan on his injured shoulder yesterday to determine his availability for Galway’s All-Ireland qualifier campaign.
Both Galway corner backs, Kieran McGrath (Corofin) and Keith Kelly (StGrellans), will make their senior championship debuts against Roscommon in Dr Hyde Park (4pm) on Sunday.
There was some surprise in Galway football circles yesterday with the news that Killererin star Nicky Joyce is not on the panel for the upcoming Connacht football championship.
The Salthill/Knocknacarra footballers will head down the N17 made famous by the Sawdoctor’s with its stone walls and green grass around noon this Sunday to take on Tuam Stars in the replay (2pm) of the county semi-final at Tuam Stadium.
Tuam Stars and their supporters will be in high spirits this week after their tremendous and deserved one-point victory over Mountbellew/Moylough on Sunday.