Sunday will be a special occasion in Eamonn Deacy Park when one of the biggest names in Irish football return to Galway on Sunday (2pm).
However, this time it will be the turn of the Shamrock Rovers women to grace the Terryland venue as Galway will hope to build on last Sunday’s hard fought victory over Cork WFC.
Galway travelled south after a rocky few weeks for the club and in typical fashion, it was former Cork star Lynsey McKey who scored the only goal of the game for the Galway girls.
McKey, who started out the season with the Leesiders, before transferring to GWFC, stroked home the winner at the start of the second-half after she broke down the left wing to finish with composure past the advancing Cork ‘keeper.
Manager Nigel Keady was thrilled with the win and called for more of the same on Sunday from his side.
“We really needed the win in Cork. The girls were down after their performance against DLR Waves. It sets us up nicely now for our back to back home games against Shamrock Rovers on Sunday and reigning champions Raheny United the following Sunday.
“In the past any visit of Shamrock Rovers to Galway created a buzz around the county. The first visit of their women’s team should only add to this and I expect an electric atmosphere on Sunday,” he said.
Gates open at 1pm with kick off at 2pm. Tickets for adults are only €5 and are available on the gate, while children can gain admittance for free.