The woodwork is still shaking after Waweru rattled the post with a great shot just after the restart.
Killian Brouder was inches away frm an opening goal after a great long ball by Max Hemmings into the box.
Apologies for the lack of updates, it's all gone quiet here in Galway. The only thing of note was McBride's substitution with the defender having to come off with a sohulder injury after going infor a tackle on Max Hemmings earlier in the game.
Gary Boylan goes on target for a second time frm long distance, Mark Smith fails to take the ball into his hands at the first time of asking but he rushes out quick enough to remove the danger.
Galway United with their first shot just now after a long ball from the back line by Killian Brouder, the ball fell to Stephen Walsh who nearly beat the defence only for Aaron McBride to stick with the in form Galway man. His pressure forced the striker to drag his side wide of the goal.
Athlone have been te ipressive side so far this half. It's all too casual for the home side so far with the Town having nearly all the possession with over ten minutes gone in the game.
First chance on goal goes to the visitors after Conor McCormack loses the ball to Aaron Connolly in midfield. He plays the ball to Gary Armtstrong who fires off a shout on goal but Kearns is able to make the save.
Hello folks and welcome to extratime.com's live updates of the First Division encounter between Galway United and Athlone Town. I'm Paul Corcoran and I'll be keeping you up to date with the action as it happens here in Galway.
Competition: 2022 League of Ireland First Division
Date: 7:45 p.m. May 20, 2022
Eamonn Deacy Park