Pressure rises as Galway hit the championship trail

WHETHER Galway hurlers like it or not, they are the new favourites to win the All-Ireland title. It’s not something we would have imagined even six weeks ago, but there’s been a drastic upheaval...

Brave Connacht come up just short in European Cup play-off

Northampton 21 Connacht 15 HAVING first embraced his captain John Muldoon near the dugout, Pat Lam then begin a slow but purposeful walk across the Franklin’s Gardens pitch towards the large group of Connacht supporters who...

In-form Canning on guard for big test with Dublin

GALWAY may have been crowned National Hurling League champions last month but sharpshooter Joe Canning insists the Tribesmen are not blindfolded or blinkered to believe that they are the “finished article” just yet. With the...
Pat Lam who will be hoping to end his tenure as Connacht coach with success in the European Champions Cup play-offs.

Connacht are underdogs for big European play-off clash against Northampton

FOUR teams are vying for the twentieth and final spot in next season’s Champions Cup in these perplexing, and seemingly needless qualifiers, over the next two weeks. While Connacht and Northampton lock horns in...
The Ramblers squad who were crowned Galway U15 Division Two champions following a 6-2 win over Maree/Oranmore B at the weekend. Back row, left to right: Pat Cunningham (Manager), Ronan Donoghue, Sean Mullins, Donal Keane, Ciaran Sheil, Keith Dervin, Cathal O'Hehir, Tony Tuohy, Dahy Lakhdar, David Waters, Mark Keane (Manager). Front row: Jake Devine, Cian Daniels, Dara Keane, Cian Quinn, Gearoid hanley, Noel Sheil, Conor Slattery.

Bernard’s and Corrib Rangers break free of relegation battle

WITH Athenry already confirmed as Premier Division champions, the main focus in the top flight in recent weeks has been on the relegation issue, as over half the teams in the league were in...

Galway United’s best display in years halts Cork City’s winning gallop

Galway United 1 Cork City 1 WHAT an absolute belting game of football that was. The fact that United ended City’s 12-game winning run might have been the thing that grabbed the headlines, but it should...


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