Galway's Frank Burke, who is one of five people seeking election as President of the GAA. Photo: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Burke wants to put the club at heart of the GAA

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon On the last weekend of February, Ardrahan native Frank Burke will put himself before GAA Congress in a bid to become only the third person from the county (Peter J Kelly...
Badminton Ireland President Betty Thompson presents Shane Wynne of Oranmore Badminton Club with the 'Coach of the Year' award at a function in the Hilton Hotel, Dublin Airport last Saturday.

Galway badminton on the rise thanks to focus on juveniles

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon One of the highlights of the Rio Olympics had to be Scott Evans whipping off his shirt and celebrating his wins ‘Ronaldo’ style to the crowd. The moment capsulated so...

Vibrant St. James’ GAA Club is fostering community spirit

IT has been an historic year for St. James’ Gaelic football club, not only in winning the prestigious Galway Féile (U-14) ‘A’ title for the first time ever last Spring but, recently, they were...
Galway jockey Alain Cawley celebrates his biggest career success after steering Joncol to victory in the Irish Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown in 2010.

Galway jockey going through the pain barrier for his sport

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT was just another day at the Races says England-based Galway jockey Alain Cawley. That was until he came to the ninth fence in a two-and-a-quarter-mile handicap chase at Kempton...
Former Galway ladies football star and Annaghdown's spiritual leader, Fiona Wynne, who, nine years after retiring from the game, will line out for her club in this Sunday's All-Ireland intermediate club final at Parnell Park.

The comeback woman who is Annaghdown’s driving force

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon WHEN Annaghdown native Fiona Wynne retired from club football in 2007, she thought that was it. She had few regrets. As playing careers go, she had achieved more than many,...
The Charioteers, who take to the road for Pieta House, pictured in Pearse Stadium last Saturday. Back row: Lisa Porter, Noel Kelly, Aoibhinn Moynihan, Caoimhe Moynihan, Michael Larkin (Galway Hurling Committee Chairperson), Padraic Cawley (main sponsor), Eamonn Gilligan and John Hanbury (Galway hurler). Front row: Joe Burke (Pieta House), Brendan Ruddy, Cian Larkin, Damien Ryan, Keeva Ryan, Rory Moynihan, Shauna Burke (Galway senior camogie player) and Donna Burke (Pieta House). Photo: Andrew Downes, Xposure. Inset: The Charity Chariot.(Missing from picture are Audrey Slevin and Aimee Flaherty),

Charity Chariot is taking to the roads for a good cause

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT was a sad day when the ‘General Liam’ was laid to rest. He had been a good, faithful servant and, although prone to the odd breakdown, he was never...


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