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The battle of the bottom two turned out to be a war of attrition in the wind and rain of Crowley Park on Saturday and it was Galwegians, beginning the day four points adrift of UCC, that got the all important 13-6 victory thanks to a quick fire start to the game.
Galway’s two city rugby clubs enjoyed a successful weekend with both securing vital victories in the AIB League.
David Clarke’s fine drop goal in the heavy fog at Crowley Park saw Galwegians secure a narrow 12-11 victory over their Connacht rivals Buccaneers on Saturday. Most games between Connacht’s leading two sides are keenly contested, but there will hardly be a closer affair with a more dramatic finish than this encounter. And although the quality was not always top drawer at times in a game littered with mistakes, it was a tense nail-biting affair which had both sets of supporters living on their nerves right up to the very last second. This match was preceded by a minute’s silence to mark the recent passing of the late Bobby Deacy, Galwegians’ trustee and ex-president of the IRFU. The game itself was played in dense fog, which made visibility difficult for both teams, but it was the visitors who started much the brighter.
A new All Ireland League season begins on Saturday for Ireland’s 48 senior clubs, and there is much to play for at the top.
Galwegians won an enthralling contest when they edged out their Dublin visitors in this Division 1 game played in atrocious wet and windy conditions at Crowley Park.
Connacht rivals Galwegians and Buccaneers clash on Saturday in the AIB League division one at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday afternoon (2.30pm).
Galwegians need to make home advantage count on Saturday when they entertain UCD in a crucial AIB League division one fixture.
Connacht’s two division one rivals, Galwegians and Buccaneers, meet in their AIB League local derby clash on Saturday in Dubarry Park (2.30pm).