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The Galway senior footballers will be heading to Hyde Park on Sunday week to take on Kevin McStay’s Roscommon in the 2018 Connacht football final (4pm) after hammering a disappointing Sligo by 21 points (4-24 to 1-12) at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.
The Galway footballers are heavily fancied to win when they take on Sligo in the Connacht semi-final this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (3.30pm).
In 1893, a Bohermore hurling club was affiliated to the County Board. There was a strong nationalist tradition in the area and so the club evolved into Bohermore 98’s in honour of the centenary of the 1798 rebellion. The guiding lights of the club were Jim Tonery, Paddy ‘Ham’ Ruffle, and John Crowe. The club forfeited a County Championship in 1903 when one of their players was sent off. The team protested at the injustice of the decision and walked off the pitch. Their clubhouse was in Bohermore on a site that was later occupied by “Monto’s Shop” and is today covered with townhouses.
Mayo bookended their FBD League campaign by registering their first win of the new season against Sligo in James Stephens Park. But as Mayo manager Stephen Rochford said after the game; “That sort of performance won’t get you any points in Clones.”
Sligo are the only team on the minds of Mayo players and management as they prepare an assault on the 2017 Connacht championship against the Yeats County in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon. Both Stephen Rochford and his captain Cillian O’Connor were quick to shoot down any notions of Mayo being talked up as Nestor or Sam Maguire cup contenders until those trophies were on the line in a given game. Until then the name of the game is entirely the opposition in front of them.
Westmeath suffered another disappointing Allianz Football League Division Three defeat when losing to Sligo by 1-11 to 1-10 at Markievicz Park last Sunday.