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Galway Athletics Report
The last weekend in May saw Mustangs saddle up once again for the Dublin Masters 2018.
The race for the Masters division one title is going right down to the wire next week as Manulla and Ballina Town sit joint top of the table with just one game to go after Castlebar Celtic shocked the defending champions on Wednesday night.
A record entry of almost 1,000 athletes from all Galway clubs competed at both juvenile and adult level at the 2018 Galway Indoor Championships in the Athlone IT Arena last weekend.
Spiddal native Ciaran Flaherty of GCH placed a fine ninth overall in the Melbourne Marathon on Sunday.
In my final paragraph on these pages last Thursday I said that if Galway were "absolutely focused, and went out and performed to their utmost capabilities, then they should be good enough to beat Roscommon."
Rio Olympian Mick Clohisey of Raheny Shamrocks was the winner of the 15th annual edition of the Fields of Athenry10k.
Tomorrow afternoon in Ballinagh, in Cavan, the masters of the game from Mayo and Cavan will do it again with the All Ireland Masters Championship up for grabs after their first final meeting ended in a stalemate after extra time. The masters from Mayo will be hoping to fare better than their senior counterparts who also went to a replay in the All Ireland final only to come undone at the end of the game by the narrowest of margins.
The golfing world will come to a standstill today and for the next four days as the 80th edition of the Masters swings into action down the fairways and onto the greens of the famous Augusta National, as the field drive, swing and chip their way in the hope of donning the green jacket on Sunday evening.
Autumn temperatures soared on a sunny sporting Sunday at the fifth Breaffy 10k. It was also the final race in Mayo AC Vodafone 2015 Move2Improve series. The conditions were welcome but made extra demands on endurance and energy over the testing undulating terrain.