Connacht's Quinn Roux who scored their only try in Saturday's PRO16 loss to the Dragons.

Connacht fail to fire in laboured display against eager Dragons

Newport  21 Connacht  8 THERE you have it, yet another inexplicably poor display from Connacht in what has turned out to be an awful start to the season for the men in green. The Dragons are...
The Moycullen basketball squad which overcame Maree in Saturday's Super League derby at Calasanctius College, Oranmore. Moycullen. Back row, left to right: Gerald Lyons, assistant coach, Paul Freeman, Brandon McGuire, American player, Joseph Tummon, Sean Candon, Kyle Cunningham, Mark Convery, Sonya Curran, physio, and John Cunningham, coach. Front row: Dylan Cunningham, Cian Nihill, James Loughnane, Rory Gilson, Mindaugas Kurcenkovas, Connor Curran, Patrick Lyons, Paul Kelly and James Lyons.

Bragging rights for Moycullen outfit in Super League derby

Maree 63 Moycullen 88 HISTORY was made in Oranmore on Saturday night when the first-ever Galway derby in the national Super League was staged, and it was Moycullen who claimed the honours with an emphatic win...
Turloughmore's Jamie Holland who is at the centre of a dispute which could hold up the Galway hurling championship.

Hurling title race set to be held up over eligibility of Turloughmore player

JUST weeks after Galway senior hurlers claimed their first Liam McCarthy Cup win in almost 30 years, the local game could be thrown into disarray if a solution to the current impasse concerning the...
Galway United's Rory Hale in action against Derry City's Nicky Low during Friday's Premier Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway United face into must-win Western derby against Sligo

GALWAY United manager Shane Keegan says his players need to be more clinical when they take on Sligo Rovers in a must-win Connacht derby in Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday (7.45pm). Both sides are in...
Portumna defender Martin Dolphin breaking away from Gort's Aiden Helebert during Saturday's senior hurling championship clash in Loughrea. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Brilliant Portumna go on the rampage – but is it too late?

Portumna 2-24 Gort 1-17 THEY say there’s no show like a Joe show and that certainly proved the case in Loughrea on Saturday evening as Portumna ace Joe Canning’s 0-15 haul led his side to a...
Turloughmore's Seán Loftus battling for possession with Pearses' Kerril Hardiman during Saturday evening's Senior A hurling championship clash at Duggan Park.

Hard work as Turlough do enough to rescue title hopes

Turloughmore  0-16  Padraig Pearses 0-13 TURLOUGHMORE overcame this tough hurdle last Saturday to take a top four spot in Group 2 of the senior A hurling championship after outscoring Padraig Pearses 0-9 to 0-1 in the...


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