Galway find themselves in second spot in division one of the national football league following victory over Monaghan today.
Peter Cooke's first half red card left Galway with a mountain to climb as they went into half time behind.
Johnny Heaney's second half goal helped to put them ahead, with Matthew Tierney and Paul Conroy contributing 0-3 each.
Shane Walsh also returned, coming off the bench to score his first point of the season.
Full time score from Pearse Stadium:
Galway 1-13 Monaghan 0-10