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Galway v Tyrone takes place on Sunday in St Jarlath’s Park at 2pm. We have a preview, team news and betting below. If you can’t make the game be sure to follow our live score updates below.
Gallway come into this game in good form and are one of the teams many expect to challenge Dublin in the league this year. The Westerners sit in joint third in the Division on points difference behind Dublin and Tyrone. Padraig Joyce has got the players playing well and fighting for each other which is what you need if you are to win big games. This is a big game as well. Speaking to the Connacht Tribune Joyce said, “The pleasing thing for us is that the players are showing real desire and real want to play for Galway and that’s a huge thing for us. We are just delighted with that.” Once again key players will be Shane Walsh and Damian Comer in attack. However, Corofin duo Ronan Steede and Liam Silke will also be key to the Galway men’s chances.
Mickey Harte’s Tyrone will travel to Tuam knowing would possibly put them top of the table this weekend. His side have made a bright start to the campaign with 2 wins from three games, the wins coming against Kerry and Meath. They did however lose 1-12 to 0-11 to Ulster rivals Monaghan. Players like Darren McCurry, Cathal McShane and Colm Cavanagh will all likely be heavily involved.
Galway: 1. Conor Gleeson, 2. Sean Kelly, 3. Sean Mulkerrin, 4. Johnny Heaney, 5. Gary O’ Donnell, 6. Liam Silke, 7. Cillian McDaid, 8. Ronan Steede, 9. Cein D’Arcy,10. Eamonn Brannigan, 11. Damien Comer 12. Michael Daly, 13. Robert Finnerty, 14. Shane Walsh (Captain), 15. Adrian Varley
Galway are 45 to win this game, whereas Tyrone are 11/8. The draw looks great odds at 15/2. It’s a hard game to call but home advantage swings in in Galway’s favour for me. Backing Shane Walsh at 15/2 for the first goal is also worth a bet. Galway v Tyrone is live on TG4 from 2pm.