Galway United's Alan Murphy is challenged by Mark Slater of Wexford FC during Friday night's First Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Murphy makes his mark with record-equalling goal for Utd

Galway United  4 Wexford FC 1 SEVEN years after his last goal for Galway United, Alan Murphy finally joined Paul ‘Ski’ McGee as Galway United’s all-time leading scorer in the league, his 68th minute penalty on...
The NUIG relay winning team from the Irish Universities Championships, from left: Sarah Quinn, Ciara Barry, Sinead Treacy and Nicole King.

Third place for Shaughnesy at Irish 10k race Championships

THE competitive National 10k Road Race championships were held in the Phoenix Park last Sunday and Galway athletes fared well in tough running conditions. Laura Shaughnessy of DSD competed on the winning Irish team in...
Galway’s Kate Moran (left) and Pearl Finnerty try to put the shackles on Tipperary’s Emma Flanagan during Saturday's All-Ireland minor camogie semi-final in Banagher.

Dillon delivers for Galway

Galway  4-9 Tipperary 1-10 THERE were no trophies handed out in Banagher on Saturday, but Galway would have taken satisfaction from getting one over Tipperary in the All-Ireland minor camogie semi-final. Mairead Dillon's stunning performance in scoring...
Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Claregalway, captain Gamma Coll lifts the cup as her team-mates celebrate their All-Ireland ladies football Post Primary Schools C triumph. Photos: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Colaiste Bhaile Chláir finish in a blaze of glory to claim schools cup

Colaiste Bhaile Chláir 7-9 Scoil Mhuire, Trim 2-7 ANYTHING can happen in ladies football – big leads mean nothing – and that certainly proved true when Colaiste Bhaile Chláir overcame an eight-point half-time deficit to win...
Glenamaddy Community School's Cailiosa Keaveney fends off the challenge of Marie Creedon, Presentation Thurles, in Sunday's All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Senior B ladies football final at Duggan Park. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Impressive Glenamaddy girls are different class in decider

Glenamaddy CS 5-13 Pres. Thurles 2-7 GLENAMADDY Community School are no strangers to winning All-Ireland Post Primary Schools ladies football titles in recent times but against Presentation Thurles at Duggan Park, Ballinasloe last Sunday, they really...
Balnaslow and Derek O'Connor winning the Foxhunters Chase at the big Aintree festival last Thursday.

Jockey O’Connor comes up trumps on Balnaslow at big Aintree festival

DEREK O’Connor’s horse racing bucket list is getting smaller after the Galway jockey achieved another of his life-long ambitions when triumphant over the unique Aintree fences for the first-time last week. O’Connor produced a masterful...


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