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On Monday, C2 Security staff will push their company van 21 miles to raise money for Crumlin Hospital. The novel charity event will start at the Hole in the Wall pub on Eyre Street at 10.30am.
After five straight defeats in the league, it appeared that Galway would be automatic candidates for relegation to division two for the 2012 season. However their form had picked up in the past few weeks and their impressive win over Armagh in round six gave them a sliver of light in avoiding the drop.
Following their impressive 1-20 to 0-18 victory over Armagh on Sunday, the Galway seniors face Pat Gilroy’s Dublin in Pearse Stadium this weekend. If Galway win, and other results go their way, they could avoid relegation to division two.
The general consensus in Pearse Stadium on Sunday afternoon was that the Galway seniors were improving and things were starting to look up a bit.
Galway supporters left Tuam Stadium on Sunday afternoon with leaden hearts. The players and the management team must also have been mortified by the second-half collapse which was of epic proportions.
This Sunday at Tuam Stadium many Galway supporters will have their first opportunity to see Tomas O' Flatharta's team in the flesh when they face neighbours Mayo in the NFL division one fixture.
This was a heartbreaking defeat for St James. To lose an All-Ireland final in Croke Park is never easy, but to lose one you could and should have won is devastating. The James lads will know this is one that got away.
The Galway footballers were 5/2 in the bookies to be relegated from division one this time last week, but following their poor and inept second-half performance last Sunday against Monaghan (the other team expected to go down), they have been made outright favourites at 4/7 to make the drop to the second tier.
You cannot buy experience, and it is one of the most valuable commodities a team can have going into an All-Ireland final, and St James’ captain on Saturday evening is a man with oodles of it.
The chance to win an All-Ireland final in Croke Park only comes to most clubs very infrequently, if at all.