Ahascragh/Fohenagh fail to fire in All-Ireland final

Carrickshock   2-15 Ahascragh/Fohenagh  0-6 REGRET is not the longest word in the English dictionary but around Ahascragh/Fohenagh this week one suspects it may well be the heaviest following their below par performance against Kilkenny champions...

Low profile Keane perfect fit for Connacht

CONNACHT’S appointment of their new Head Coach, the former All-Black with the quintessentially Irish name, Kieran Keane, maintains the province’s strong links with Waikato that stretches back to the start of the professional era...

Galway are found wanting in shock league loss

Wexford 1-21 Galway 3-13 SOMETHING is stirring in Wexford hurling . . . and Galway became the second big casualty of the Slaney men’s unexpected Spring rising at a gloomy Pearse Stadium on Sunday. The post-match mood...
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’...


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