A Mayoral Reception was held on Tuesday the 29th of August to celebrate the historic victory of the Galway United Women’s Senior Football Team at the Avenir Sports All-Island Cup Final. After a 1-0 win, the Women’s team brought home the first league cup to Galway united in 25 years.
Speaking about the achievements of the team, Mayor of the City of Galway, Councillor Eddie Hoare said: “It is my great pleasure to host you today at this Mayoral Reception, to celebrate and acknowledge your achievements as All-Island football champions, and representatives of your county and city.”
“With this win, you bridge a 25 year gap for Galway United as a club, bringing home a league trophy and making history for Galway City. This victory comes six months into your debut season in the Women’s Premier Division.”
“You are an inspiring group of women, and I wish to congratulate you on your fantastic achievement, and what I know is only the beginning of your sporting achievements as individuals, as Galwegians and as representatives of your club and City.”
The Mayor recognised the achievements of the management team, Phil Trill and Adrian Cronin, the coaches Gabrial Darcey and Theresa Keane, and shared the pride of the families, friends and supporters of the club.