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Connacht will aim to win their first Railway Cup football final since 1969, when they face Ulster this Sunday (2.30pm) in Tuam Stadium.
Two years ago in Markievicz Park - the last time the sides met in championship - Sligo won by 1-14 to 0-16. It was a replay and it had taken a super goal by Eoin Concannon (St James) in Pearse Stadium to even give Galway a second day out.
Galway football supporters will have their last opportunity to see Alan Mulholland’s new-look side in competitive action on home soil for a few weeks when they take on Sligo this Sunday at Tuam Stadium (2pm) in the final round of the FBD league.
Current Galway football chairman John Joe Holleran is due to face a challenge for his position at the football board convention tonight (Thursday) in Loughgeorge.
Paul Conroy was Galway’s All-Ireland minor winning captain in 2007. Next year in Division 2 of the National league, he will probably play county football under his fourth senior manager. He has already outstayed Liam Sammon who got two years (2008 and 2009), Joe Kernan (one year), and now Tomás Ó Flatharta (10 months).
The Galway footballers travel north to take on Armagh this Sunday (2.30pm) in an effort to get their first points of the 2011 NFL campaign.
Ten years ago Galway were the high kings of inter-county football.
Tomás Ó Flathárta will lead Galway into the first round of the National Football League on Sunday (2.30pm) against Monaghan knowing his side will have to improve on the form they showed in the FBD league if they are to collect the two points on offer.
Clarinbridge county hurling champions
Kerry native Tomás Ó Flatharta, who was ratified last Thursday night as the manager of the Galway senior footballers for the next three years, is expected to attend Sunday’s football final in Pearse Stadium