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A late penalty try by Buccaneers denied Galwegians this year's Connacht Senior League crown after a well-contested encounter at Dubarry Park on Saturday.
Buccaneers will be encouraged by the commitment and endeavour shown in last week’s victory over UL Bohemians when they travel to College Park to take on Dublin University in Saturday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1B encounter.
Galwegians face another vital test away to Young Munster on Saturday in their bid to maintain their Ulster Bank League division 1A status.
For the second successive match, Buccaneers lost by a solitary point, as Ballymena held on in an exciting finish to win Saturday evening’s Ulster Bank League Division 1B game 15-14 at Dubarry Park.
Buccaneers defeated Galwegians 28-14 in a lively Connacht Senior Cup final played at Galway Sportsground last Sunday. Buccs were full value for their double score victory played on a cool but mainly bright afternoon in front of a modest attendance. Both squads did not have the use of contracted players, but the teams put in a committed, absorbing, and entertaining battle for the coveted trophy which makes a long overdue return to the Midlands.
Buccaneers were especially generous leaking three tries in a 23-8 Ulster Bank League Division 1B defeat against Ballymena at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday. This win strengthened the Northerners’ promotion push as they sit in second place in the league table. It also ensured the hosts' miserable home form continues as only one win has been posted to date this season. Ironically, the Pirates have lost just once on their travels, and they stay in fifth place in the standings.
Buccaneers head to Limerick on Saturday where they face UL Bohemian in the Ulster Bank League at the back pitch at Thomond Park, kick-off 2.30pm.
Galwegians will be looking to bounce back after suffering their first loss of the Ulster Bank League when Ballymena grabbed pole position of division 1b lost with a last-gasp penalty at Crowley Park on Saturday.
Galwegians made a serious assault on the Ulster Bank Division 2a table when they blew away highly-fancied Queens University by 28 - 0 at Crowley Park on Saturday.
Galwegians lost a game they appeared to have in the bag when they conceded two late tries to lose by the narrowest of margins, 34 - 33, to Old Wesley in Donnybrook on Saturday.