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Little is defined in the inter-county game in January, but Friday’s Connacht FBD League final success over Roscommon still ensures Galway will embrace upcoming challenges with optimism.
It was first blood of 2022 for Galway in the old rivalry out west as Pádraic Joyce’s men edged out Mayo by three points in the Connacht GAA AirDome in Bekan on Friday night.
Champions Moycullen were made to work hard to ensure a positive start in defence of their senior crown on the opening weekend of senior football championship action.
It was a disappointed Padraic Joyce who faced the media after Galway were unable to generate any second half scores from play in their Connacht Final capitulation at Croke Park this afternoon.
The classical western contest upped sticks and headed to the big city for one day only and while it may have been played out on fancier turf than the old sod from home, it still had that old familiar feeling from days gone by in the old shed in Tuam Stadium and the memories from MacHale Park.
Mayo take on Leitrim on Sunday for the right to play in the 2021 Connacht senior football final.
It may have been a miserably wet Sunday in July, but Galway showed enough glimpses of what they are capable of to defeat a limited Roscommon side and reach a sixth Connacht final in a row.
Galway senior footballers will be playing division two football for the 2022 season after four years in the top tier.
Galway footballers must now prepare for a relegation play-off against Monaghan in two weeks' time in this year's Allianz Football League.
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