The Galway U18 team which are through to the last eight of the FAI Youth Cup. Back row, left to right: Niall Rooney, Nathan Ward, Troy Slattery, Dean Cullinane, Mathew Barrett, Oran Monaghan. Front row: Paul Boyle, Conor Devlin, James Cahalan ,Cian O'Toole (C), Jack Kissane.

Moran grabs the winner as Mervue tops in local derby

Mervue United 2 Renmore 1 By Mike Rafferty THOUGH they were great rivals in times past, recent meeting have been rare as Renmore found themselves meandering about the lower divisions, but Sunday’s TP Brennan Connacht Junior Cup...
The in-form Connacht full back Tiernan O'Halloran whose late drop goal turned the game in his team's favour against Cardiff in the Guinness Pro12 on Sunday.

O’Halloran drops Connacht back into mix for the top six

Cardiff 13 Connacht  19 SHEER desire, determination and a fair amount of desperation got Connacht over the line in Sunday’s lunchtime clash at a half-empty Cardiff Arms Park as the PRO12 campaign resumed. The closing ten minutes...
Connacht centre Craig Ronaldson who landed the insurance penalty in their vital Guinness Pro12 win over Cardiff Blues on Sunday.

Internationals return for Connacht’s critical home league tie against the Dragons

THE banter up at the Sportsground all week centred on the return of Connacht’s four Ireland players from international duty. When Tiernan O’Halloran, Findlay Bealham, Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane came back from Six Nations’...
Galway full forward Jason Flynn sends the sliotar past Offaly goalkeeper James Dempsey for his team's opening goal in Sunday's National League tie at O'Connor Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Visit of rejuvenated Wexford hurlers to provide a more serious test for Galway

THE visit of Wexford hurlers to the West would normally not set the pulses of local fans racing, but this Sunday at Pearse Stadium (2pm) promises to be a much more fascinating occasion as...
Ahascragh-Fohenagh's Finbar Donnellan getting the better of Lismore's Maurice Shanahan during the All-Ireland Intermediate Club semi-final in Tullamore.

Ahascragh/Fohenagh ready to put best foot forward in club’s biggest ever game

THE hurlers of Ahascragh/Fohenagh will make their bid for GAA immortality as they bid to become the first ever Galway club to win the All-Ireland intermediate club hurling title when they face Kilkenny champions...

Flynn leads demolition as Galway put Offaly to the sword

Galway 6-23 Offaly 1-12 YOU could sense the local trepidation in Tullamore on Sunday ahead of the opening round of the Division 1B National Hurling League campaign. Offaly supporters were resigned to being well beaten by...


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