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Connacht rivals Galwegians and Buccaneers meet for the first time in this season’s All Ireland League with more than just bragging rights at stake.
Last Saturday, in the preliminary round of the under 21 championship, a clash between O’Loughlins and Danesfort saw the two teams tie, in a close physical match.
They say two out of three ain’t bad. When it came to winning their respective provincial championship games last weekend that’s how it panned out for the three Westmeath clubs in action. Garrycastle and Tubberclair recorded hard-fought and impressive wins in the senior and intermediate grades respectively while Caulry went down fighting, away to the Wexford champions.
Only 180 minutes separate Ballina Town and the Super League title, Brendan Kenny’s side have been battling it out for the title with Westport United from the off this season and now with only two games to go their destiny is firmly in their hands. The maths is simple, win their last two games and they are champions, nothing Westport can do about it. But with the title on the line they are bound to be feeling almighty pressure over the course of the next two rounds.
Connacht’s most successful rugby player Eric Elwood is tipped to take over the reins from Michael Bradley next season.
Though severely restricted by the absence of its regular central defensive partnership, Galway United will still be intent on landing a victory in tomorrow’s Terryland Park encounter with Cork City.
It’s a big weekend for the footballers of Garrycastle as they travel to Pearse Park, Longford on Sunday to contest the quarter-final of the Leinster club championship. Longford champions Clonguish, backboned by the Barden brothers, provide the opposition.
Kilkenny have broken Galway hearts many times over the years but Galway have also damaged the Black and Amber, including when they beat them in both the 2001 and 2005 All-Ireland hurling semi-finals.
Two Westmeath clubs go in search of a coveted place in a Leinster final this weekend. It has been a long and successful season already for the footballers of Garrycastle and Tubberclair but, without a doubt, all of their achievements up until now will pale into insignificance should either team win this weekend.
This Sunday, November 22 will mark approximately 89 years since the events of Bloody Sunday, a day when events outside of the GAA brought politics into the heart of the association.