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John Caulfield’s first game in charge of Galway United will be tomorrow’s Extra.ie FAI Cup second round clash against Shelbourne at Eamonn Deacy Park.
There was acute disappointment for hurling fans around the county when news filtered through on Tuesday evening that current outdoor gathering restrictions would be maintained for another three weeks at least, meaning the senior championship will have reached the knock-out stages before larger crowd numbers can even be contemplated.
Competitive adult team sport thankfully returns to Galway for the first time since lockdown began as the revamped Brooks Group sponsored senior and intermediate hurling championships gets up and running with 19 games to be played over the weekend.
Jack Charlton made his England debut in 1965 at the age of 30 and the following year he won the World Cup with England at Wembley.
Ireland and Galway are this week mourning the loss of the legendary Jack Charlton (1935-2020) - the man who changed the footballing fortunes of this country.
Galway United’s thirst for national football honours was finally satisfied in Lansdowne Road in 1991 with a 1-0 win over Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup. It was a success that gave reality to dreams cherished for so long by so many who had fostered local football for decades. Linley MacKenzie spent the weekend with the United squad, watching their dreams become reality.
After a breathless finale last Sunday afternoon, when Galway’s best performance of the season was rewarded with a one-point win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park, the Leinster hurling championship has a Super Saturday evening to look forward to this weekend when two matches will remove one team from the All-Ireland race.
ting prospect of a trip into the cauldron that is Nowlan Park for a crucial Leinster championship round robin fixture against Kilkenny on Sunday afternoon (2pm) with Micheál Donoghue’s men under the microscope again.
The sharp reflexes of goalkeeper Colm Callanan denied Wexford a first championship win over Galway since 1996 on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium. The late save from Cathal Dunbar at point blank range allowed the home fans to breathe a huge sigh of relief when the final whistle sounded soon after.
The hurlers of Galway and Wexford will go head to head for the sixth time in just over two years on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium (4pm) with a lot on the line for both counties as the Leinster championship round robin series begins to heat up.