Portumna Golf Club going strong for one hundred years

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon PORTUMNA Golf Club will mark its centenary year by launching a comprehensive history of the club – penned by well-known local historian John Joe Conwell – at the course’s...

Teenage trio getting their kicks from love of karate

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Three Galway teenagers from West Karate Club are to represent Ireland at the World Karate Championships in Bulgaria in July and, according to their chief instructor, their involvement in...

Leading the Irish women’s touch rugby team into battle

A County Galway woman is to captain the first ever Ireland women’s open touch rugby team to take part in this weekend’s Home Nations International Tournament – also featuring England, Scotland and Wales –...

Poc Fada champion who thrived on the Cooley Mountains

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT may have gone unnoticed but this week the regional finals of the Galway Poc Fada took place in various venues around the county. While it’s a competition Galway...

St. Raphael’s boys make a little piece of hurling history

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon ST. Raphael’s, Loughrea are no strangers to creating history, given that they are the only Galway and Connacht college to win the Croke Cup in the history of the...

Shocking day by the seaside leaves Galway washed up

THE easiest thing this week is to join the chorus line and put the boot in after a humiliating experience for Galway footballers in their own backyard last Sunday. Having surrendered meekly to Mayo...


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