Marc Ludden long throw is headed out as Ludden plays the ball back in to Stephen Walsh but his header is straight at Craig Hyland, great chance but thats the last piece of action as Neil Doyle blows the final whistle.
Gary Shanahan fires a wild effort well over as Galway push hard for another equaliser here.
There will be 4 minutes of addittional play at Deacy Park.
Rovers sub Gareth McCaffrey shoots across the face of goal and just wide of the far post.
Attendance tonight has been announced as 1,644.
Great break down field by Galway Jake Keegan finds Gary Shanahan down the left and he picked out Ryan Connolly in the middle buts his chipped effort is caught by Craig Hyland.
Jake Keegan finds Enda Curran who shoots for goal but its deflected away for a corner. Ryan Connolly delivers the corner which Rovers don't deal with and Kevin Garcia heads goalwards but Enda Curran fires over the crossbar from close range, good chance again.
Kieran 'Marty' Waters scores for Shamrock Rovers. Waters fires home from inside the box after Galway once again fail to deal with a Rovers set piece into the box.
Good foot work from Kieran Marty Waters on the edge of the box creates some space for him to shoot and his effort is just off the mark with Conor Winn stuck to his line.
Galway force a corner which Ryan Connolly floats into an unmarked Sam Oji but he heads high and over the Rovers crossbar, another good chance for the home side.
Tim Clancy was booked for pulling down Jake Keegan off the ball as Galway broke again through Enda Curran and Ryan Connolly's free-kick was easily gathered by Craig Hyland.
Great chance for Galway to take the lead as Jake Keegan snaps up possession and races clear before squaring to Gary Shanahan but he can't get the touch needed to put the ball past Craig Hyland as Rovers receive a big let off.
Galway break at Rovers with Kevin Garcia and he plays the ball out to Ryan Connolly but he shoots across the Rovers goal
Galway make a double substitution for the second half and one of those subs top scorer Enda Curran levels matters with his very first touch, all square only 51 seconds of the half gone.
Enda Curran scores for Galway United FC. Long throw from Marc Ludden wasn't defended by Rovers and Gary Shanahan played the ball back to Enda Curran and he stroked it into the bottom corner for 1-1, great introduction from the sub.
Marc Ludden tripped up Kieran Marty Waters just outside the box and Galway were punished from that free-kick with McPhail's lovely delivery flicked onto Luke Byrne who was well placed at the back post to nod into the net. It was a very even game up to that point.
Luke Byrne scores for Shamrock Rovers. Stephen McPhail floats a freekick into the box and Ryan Brennan flicks it onto Luke Byrne who nods in at the back post completely unmarked.
Simon Madden pulls a ball back to Brandon Miele just inside the Galway box but he shoots well over Conor Winn's goal, good chance.
Galway's new sigining Colm O'Donovan has his first effort at goal but it's straight at Craig Hyland who gathers comfortably in the centre of his goal.
Galway win a corner at the other end and Padraic Cunningham's effort is blocked on the line by Gary McCabe before being hacked away but only to Colm Horgan who fires an effort just past Craig Hyland's right hand post. Game begining to get interesting at last
Rovers corner finds Tim Clancy turns well but hooks his shot over Conor Winn's crossbar, while Brandon Miele shoots wide with Gary McCabe outside him free.
Great ball from Simon Madden from the right finds Gary McCabe but he shoots just over Conor Winn's crossbar as Rovers finally threaten the Galway goal.
A lot of middle of the field action here but nothing of note as Jake Keegan has a shot blocked down after a good break by Galway through Ryan Connolly.
Conor Winn collects an early Rovers ball into the box but at the other end a Jake Keegan ball tries to release Colm O'Donovan on the left but too much on the ball as it goes out between two training posts still left stuck on the Rovers end line!
We have both teams back on the pitch, strange Galway wearing their away white strip and Rovers in their very familiar white and green hoops, very similiar gear!
Teams have retired to the dressing rooms to receive their final instructions from Tommy Dunne and Pat Fenlon. Just over 5 minutes to kick-off with tonight's referee Neil Doyle from Dublin the man in the middle.
Rovers also make just two changes to their line up as Pat Fenlon names Tim Clancy and Ryan Brennan in his starting eleven with Conor Kenna out injured and Gareth McCaffrey dropping to the bench.
Galway make two changes to their winning line up from that Longford game as new signing Colm O'Donovan goes straight into the team and Padraic Cunningham returns to the frontline as Dave O'Leary is suspended and Jason Molloy is out with a back injury.
Rovers have won the last nine league games in a row against Galway. The last time Galway recorded a win over the Hoops was back in 2006 – 20 games ago when a Derek O'Brien goal secured a 1-0 win in the First Division
Galway have an identical record both home and away to date, won three and lost five. That will change tonight of course.
It has been all or nothing so far this season with Tommy Dunne’s Galway side as amazingly they are the only team yet to record a draw after 16 games, while Rovers have drawn the highest number of games in the Premier Division with seven draws already recorded this season.
Galway Utd come into the game on the back of an excellent away win over Longford Town before the mid-season break, while Shamrock Rovers suffered a 3-1 defeat to Dublin rivals Bohemians, their first loss of the season.
Teams currently being updated as both club mascots battling for the supporters attention out on the pitch, Galway's Terry the Tiger makes his return to Deacy Park this evening and Hopperman has also made the trip west for the game.
Welcome to Deacy Park for tonight's game as Galway Utd welcome third placed Shamrock Rovers to the Dyke Road venue after the mid season break. Currently a nice evening here in Galway as both teams warm up. Terry Flaherty with tonight's updates.