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Heineken Cup semi-finalists Ulster visit Galway on Saturday (5.15pm) and Connacht Rugby coach Eric Elwood hopes the Sportsground faithful will give the visitors a suitable welcome in this final interprovincial of the season.
Connacht coach Eric Elwood will be hoping to continue the momentum set in last month’s final round of Challenge Cup games when they host the Scarlets on Saturday (7.35pm).
There is much at stake for Connacht junior sides in this weekend’s interprovincial fixtures.
DESPITE IT’S somewhat dramatic opening, “On 18 August 1588 a barque of Southampton was fishing about 36 miles southeast of Sumburgh Head, Shetland, when the crew sighted the Spanish Armada approaching from over the horizon to the south,” The Downfall of the Spanish Armada in Ireland by Ken Douglas, published by Gill & Macmillan, begins where the romance and the glory of that most colourful of invasions ended and the inevitably tragic and sordid debacle began.
Paddy Donnelly, Westmeath candidate for the office of IFA vice president Ulster/ North Leinster, speaking at the launch of his election campaign in Mullingar said that the EU Commission must re-think their overall agricultural strategy for the future.