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The annual COPE Galway charity match was played in Barna/Furbo's astro pitch on Saint Stephens day. This game has been held for the past 26 years raising over 150,000 euro for Cope from Galways soccer community. Since 2006 the game has been named in honour of the late Mark O'Reilly. His good friend Michael Gibbons is a major sponsor of this game. So far the game has raised over 1000 Euro for COPE. COPE and the games organisers would like to thank all involved and partcularly Noel O'Toole and Niall Rooney for use of the astro pitch. Referee Paul McGrath presented the cup to James O'Toole after his Old Galway Town team won the game. Pictured are players who took part in the event. Back row: Paul McGrath, referee, Sean Dockery, Donal O'Rourke, Brendan Kane, Gary Silke, Dave Collins, T J Redmond, Sandro Perna and Peter Gill. Front row: Mike Gill, Johnny Lynagh, Johnny Norman, James O'Toole, Get Abberton, Noel O'Toole, Niall Rooney. The other players who took part were Eric Mortimer and Rafael Bisceglia.
|Date Created:|| 26 Dec 2018||