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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.
We decided last Sunday for a change of scenery to travel out the Curragh line and cut across via Belclare to Tuam Stadium rather than the usual N17 route, for the FBD clash between NUIG and Galway.
This Sunday at Tuam Stadium (2pm) Killererin will hope to finally add to their two Connacht titles won in 1976 and 1978.
It was a mixed day yesterday for Mayo sides in the AIB Connacht Club Football Championship, with Parke claiming the junior title and Ballintubber losing out to Galway champions Killererin in the senior semi final.
It is a busy weekend of action for both the Mayo senior and junior champions, with Ballintubber fresh from winning their first senior county title looking to book their place in the Connacht final on Sunday against Galway champions Killererin in Tuam Stadium at 2.30pm. When James Horan’s men are getting ready for throw in on Sunday, Frank McHale’s Parke side will be just coming up to half time in their Connacht Junior Final against Leitrim side Eslin in McHale Park, hoping that they are on their way to booking a spot in the All Ireland series.
Killererin will take on the Mayo senior champions Ballintubber on Sunday at 2.30pm in the Connacht semi-final at Tuam Stadium.
The Claregalway Hotel dream team nominations were announced this week and the selected XV in senior and intermediate will be presented with their awards at a gala function in late November.
Anyone watching the Killererin team bus pull up to the back gates of Pearse Stadium behind their Garda escort a good hour before the senior throw-in last Sunday afternoon knew they meant business. They were there to collect.