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Manager Padraic Joyce and his Galway senior footballers have won their first silverware of the year, thanks to a Shane Walsh inspired 1-14 to 0-11 victory over Roscommon.
Padraic Joyce began his tenure as Galway manager with a win on penalties versus the old nemesis Mayo in Castlebar in front of a crowd of some 7,000.
The biting cold, freezing rain and the FBD League are as far removed from the dog days of Summer as you can get - but it is where the first damp-soled and finger-numbing steps on the journey to high Summer fare are taken.
On Sunday June 16 at 4pm Galway will for the fourth year in-a-row face Roscommon in the Connacht final.
Galway’s trip to Ruislip for Sunday's opening championship game might have ended differently if London's Killian Butler's late effort had been on target to level the game with just two minutes of regulation time left. Luckily for Galway, however, it went narrowly wide, and Kevin Walsh's men closed out the game and won by four points, 0-16 to 1-09.
Still missing some of their more senior players, Galway head to London for this season's championship opener in Ruislip on Sunday (3pm).
Sunday was a disappointing end to an otherwise positive league campaign for Galway, losing to Tyrone 0-13 to 2-17 at Healy Park, Omagh.
One point was all that was needed to confirm division one status for Galway footballers for 2020 but the home side set their sights on a bigger prize at Pearse Stadium on Saturday.
Since 2016 Galway have played Mayo on seven occasions, winning all seven - three in the championship, two in the national league, and two in the FBD league. And on Saturday evening, Galway continued the recent domination of their old rivals with a 1-11 to 0-12 win in McHale Park to make it their sixth in a row.
Galway will want to continue their recent form over Mayo on Saturday evening, having not lost to their old rivals in the last six matches.