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Football – Galway v Dublin – Preview, TV & Starting teams

Galway v Dublin, Pearse Stadium, 3.15pm (RTE 1)

The upcoming clash between Galway and Dublin at Pearse Stadium this Saturday promises to be a highly anticipated battle, with both teams eager to secure a crucial victory. As the match approaches, fans and pundits alike are analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of each side, predicting an intense and closely contested encounter.

Dublin enters the match on the back of an impressive run of form, having secured three consecutive wins under the stewardship of manager Dessie Farrell. The team’s recent performance against table-toppers Derry showcased their resilience and determination, with key players such as Cormac Costello, Ciarán Kilkenny, and Brian Fenton delivering standout performances. With their attack firing on all cylinders and a dominant presence in midfield, Dublin poses a formidable challenge to any opponent.

In contrast, Galway’s league campaign has been marked by inconsistency, with two wins, two losses, and a draw so far. Despite victories over strong opposition like Tyrone and Monaghan, the team has struggled to maintain momentum throughout the season. However, under the leadership of manager Pádraic Joyce, Galway remains a dangerous opponent, capable of producing moments of brilliance on the field.

The history between Galway and Dublin adds an extra layer of intrigue to this upcoming encounter. Over the years, Dublin has enjoyed a dominant record against Galway, particularly in league competitions. Having not got any result since a draw in 2018.

Former Galway footballer Gary Sice offered his perspective on the upcoming match, acknowledging Dublin’s formidable form while expressing optimism about Galway’s progress. He noted, “Dublin are flying it. I don’t know if we are ready for that.” Sice’s comments reflect the daunting challenge that Galway faces as they prepare to take on the league leaders.

Meanwhile, Pádraic Joyce’s remarks regarding past encounters between Galway and Dublin highlight the intensity and competitiveness that defines this rivalry. Joyce’s dissatisfaction with Dublin’s tactics in previous matches and his injury list mounting up with Paul Conroy, Damien Comer and Shane Walsh out foreseeable

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Starting Teams

Galway team to play Dublin
Galway team to play Dublin

Dublin team not announced yet


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