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Galway vs. Derry: Preview, Team News, Stats & Tickets

Galway vs. Derry: Preview, Team News, Stats & Tickets.

Galway, the Three-Time Connacht Champions, Set to Clash with Derry After Ulster Quarter-Final Upset.

5:30pm, Saturday live on GAAGO.

Click for live scores on Galway v Derry

Results Recap:

– Galway 5-21 London 0-9 (Connacht quarter-final)
– Galway 1-13 Sligo 0-14 (Connacht semi-final)
– Galway 0-16 Mayo 0-15 (Connacht final)

– Donegal 4-11 Derry 0-17 (Ulster quarter-final)

Top Scorers:

– R. Finnerty: 1-17 (0-6 frees, 0-1 mark)
– C. Darcy: 1-4
– P. Conroy: 1-3
– J. Heaney: 0-6
– T. Culhane: 2-0

– S. McGuigan: 0-4 (0-2 frees)
– E. Doherty: 0-4
– B. Rogers: 0-2
– P. Cassidy: 0-2

Previous Encounters:

This marks the fifth championship meeting between the two teams, with Galway emerging victorious in all previous four encounters. The most recent clash saw Galway secure a five-point win in the All-Ireland semi-final two years ago.

– 2022: Galway 2-8 Derry 1-6 (All-Ireland semi-final)
– 2015: Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 (Qualifier)
– 2001: Galway 1-14 Derry 1-11 (All-Ireland semi-final)
– 1998: Galway 0-16 Derry 1-8 (All-Ireland semi-final)

Team Dynamics:

– Reigning Allianz League Division 1 champions
– Strong performance with seven wins out of eight games in the league
– Avenged their sole defeat against Dublin in the league final

– Finished fifth in Division 1
– Notable wins against Tyrone and Monaghan
– Suffered losses to Mayo, Derry, Dublin, and Kerry

Key Insights:

– Derry secured a notable victory over Galway earlier in the season, winning 3-10 to 1-11 in Round 4.
– Galway’s manager, Padraic Joyce, brings valuable experience from his playing days against Derry, having played pivotal roles in previous encounters.

As anticipation builds for this highly-anticipated clash

Team News for Galway v Derry 

The Galway football team to play Derry in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship is as follows:

1. Connor Gleeson
2. Sean Kelly
3. Sean Mulkerrin
4. Jack Glynn
5. Dylan McHugh
6. John Daly
7. Kieran Molloy
8. Paul Conroy
9. Cillian McDaid
10. Matthew Tierney
11. Johnny Heaney
12. Peter Cooke
13. Rob Finnerty
14. Damien Comer
15. Shane Walsh

The Derry team to play against Galway in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship is as follows:

1. Odhrán Lynch
2. Chrissy McKaigue
3. Brendan Rogers
4. Conor Doherty
5. Conor McCluskey
6. Gareth McKinless
7. Padraig McGrogan
8. Conor Glass
9. Emmett Bradley
10. Paul Cassidy
11. Shea Downey
12. Benny Heron
13. Shane McGuigan
14. Niall Loughlin
15. Lachlan Murray

This team for Saturday, May 18th, at Pearse Stadium. The game is set to start at 5.30 PM and will be streamed on GAAGO.

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