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It was a bitter-sweet day for the Galway Tribesmen Rugby League club on Saturday. Creating history when hosting the first Munster/Connacht Rugby League final outside of Limerick, the Tribesmen also fell short against the Titans of Limerick by 28-18.
The Tribesmen, Galway's Rugby League club, finished top of the Munster/Connacht League after disposing for a second time of All Ireland champions Treaty City Titans on Sunday.
Buccaneers’ hopes of a top four finish were boosted while also consigning Corinthians to bottom place in Division 1B after a hard-fought Ulster Bank League encounter under the Clounacauneen floodlights on Friday night when the Pirates shaded the 17-14 verdict. A decent attendance braved a nippy night with intermittent showers for this Connacht derby and, while it lacked fluency, it was always committed and close.
Despite the stiff and swirling chilly breeze, a decent crowd attended in Crowley Park where Galwegians came from behind for a thoroughly deserved 12-6 victory over Buccaneers to maintain their one point advantage on the leaderboard of Division 1B of the Ulster Bank League.
Connacht put a string of five defeats behind them with another worthy Heineken Cup display to overcome a tricky Zebre side in Parma by 33-6.
The Pat Lam era begins in earnest on Saturday (5pm) when Connacht Rugby host Zebre in the first Rabodirect Pro 12 fixture of the 2013/2014 season.
Connacht will be boosted ahead of tomorrow night's RaboDirect Pro 12 fixture against the Scarlets with the return of three front-line players.