The Maree BC side which retained its Super League status with back-to-back wins at the weekend. Back row, from left: Mary Rockall (manager), John Finn (coach), Padraig Burke, Eoin Rockall, Corey Hammell, Kenneth Hansberry, Charlie Crowley, Enda Walsh, Jamelle Tolliver, Alin Costache, and Mike Lynch (assistant coach). Front: Jim Crowley, Stephen Commins, Colm O’Hagan, Cathal Finn, and John Burke.

Maree win thriller to secure their Super League status

Eanna 102 Maree 113 Maree secured their Super League status for next season when coming out on top in a double overtime thriller in Templeogue on Saturday night. They looked to have the job done in regulation...
Davy Russell celebrates on Presenting Percy after winning the RSA Insurance Novices' Chase at the 2018 Cheltenham Festival.

Craughwell’s Pat Kelly trains Presenting Percy to third successive Cheltenham win

Galway trainer Pat Kelly saw his classy favourite, Presenting Percy, romp home in the RSA Novice Chase at Cheltenham yesterday – and immediately set his sights on next year’s Gold Cup. The Craughwell man said...
Peter Claffey, seen here in action for Garbally College in the Connacht Senior Schools' Cup final against Sligo Grammar in 2014, has been handed a senior contract by Connacht.

Copeland moves West and duo are handed extensions

It might be a quiet week on the pitch for Connacht, but it has been anything but off the pitch with the province dishing out five new contracts, including the addition of a new...
Danny Furlong scored his fourth goal in just two games for Galway United on Friday night. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Utd learn plenty of lessons in stalemate with Students

UCD 1 Galway United 1 The signs of ring-rust are still there, but a point away to UCD in the early stages of a campaign which saw a hugely disrupted pre-season is nothing to be sniffed...
College Colts (NUI Galway) have been sponsored by Cornmarket Insurance in their upcoming Lillis Cup final in Eamon Deacy Park. Pictured at the presentation of the sponsorship were, from left: Ray Darcy (Killannin) Manager, Eric Mortimer, Chairman, holding his son Leo, Sean Forde, Cornmarket, Keillan Clancy, Dangan, and Ryan Folan, Furbo. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnesy

Loughrea’s first-half blitz stuns leaders Athenry

Loughrea not only did themselves a huge favour in their quest to remain in the Western Hygiene Supplies Premier Division, but also opened up a real challenge at the top of the table with...
Galway’s Shane Walsh looks to break clear of the challenge of Monaghan's Paraic McGuirk during the National Football League Division 1A game at Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Photo: Enda Noone.

Winning run continues thanks to solid second-half display

GALWAY 0-17  MONAGHAN 1-10 The winning run continues for Galway footballers but this victory had more than a couple of strange twists to its course as the challenge posed by Monaghan veered from the ultra-confident to...


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