Moycullen's Olivia Downey who is an Irish racquetball champions and has won doubles gold at European level,

Late-starter Downey making her mark in international racquetball

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon MOYCULLEN’S Olivia Downey has some story to tell. For years, Downey was just a ‘social’ racquetball player who loved nothing more than a good old-fashioned chin-wag when the weekly Wednesday...
Katie Codyre (Galway Sports Partnership) and Nigel Keady (FAI Development Officer), both of whom are looking to spread the gospel about 'Walking Football', which is aimed at players over 50 years of age.

Playing the Beautiful Game at a more leisurely pace

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon A new craze may be about to grip the county, as ‘walking football’ – which is massive in Britain – becomes the focal point of open days to be jointly...
Sportsperson and mindfulness coach, Sue Redmond.

Training the mind is a key part of attaining sporting success

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Adopted Claregalway woman Sue Redmond quips that “the mind is a funny little place”, noting, more often than not, the difference between achieving and under-achieving – even winning and losing...
Renmore's Jimmy Duffy, the Connacht forwards coach.

Homegrown coach is aiming to keep Connacht at top of game

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon WHEN it comes to supporting a professional sports team, you’re always looking to greener fields and wondering who will be the next big signing? In Connacht Rugby’s case, those may...
Basketballer Eoin Rockall, who insists Maree BC will be looking to compete rather than simply make up the numbers following their promotion from Division 1 to the Super League.

Ambitious Maree basketballers ready to mix it with the big boys

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon THERE is a major event on the horizon for Maree Basketball Club in the coming weeks as their senior men’s team make the step up to the Super League for...
Gort showjumper Jessica Burke, who will compete at the World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken, Belgium between September 20-24.

Experienced Burke jumping her way to international recognition

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Given the prominence of Gort’s Jessica Burke on the showjumping circuit, particularly over the last decade, it is hard to believe she is only 25 years of age. Then again,...


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