Connacht men at the coalface on great day for Irish rugby

CONNACHT men played prominent roles on an historic day for Irish rugby last Saturday. Ireland coach Nigel Carolan masterminded a victory over New Zealand in the U20 World Championship in Manchester on Saturday. Two Connacht...

Cooneys cut loose against gallant Wexford

Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17 HAS the time come to let the handbrake off and just accept at face value what we are seeing with our own eyes? So many false dawns and big-day championship failures over...
Key moment: Kerry's Kieran Donaghy scores the only goal of Sunday's All-Ireland football quarter-final as Galway's Liam Silke gives vain chase at Croke Park. Photo: Ramsey Cardy Sportsfile.

Tribesmen fail to have a real cut at Kerry in poor display

KERRY 1-18 GALWAY 0-13 IN the end, a disappointment and a crushing one too. There had been hopes that Galway might send out a message of a new force emerging in Gaelic football but they succumbed...
Tuam Stars Joseph Lowry prepares to take on Caherlistrane's Sean Kyne during Saturday's senior football championship encounter Tuam Stadium. Photos: Enda Noone.

Tuam men survive late jitters in reaching the quarter-finals

Tuam Stars 1-13 Caherlistrane 1-10 TUAM Stars were almost caught with two late sucker-punches in Tuam Stadium on Saturday afternoon as Caherlistrane came mightily close to forcing extra time in a preliminary quarter final contest in...
Galway United's Rory Hale in action against Derry City's Nicky Low during Friday's Premier Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway United face into must-win Western derby against Sligo

GALWAY United manager Shane Keegan says his players need to be more clinical when they take on Sligo Rovers in a must-win Connacht derby in Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday (7.45pm). Both sides are in...

West Utd leave league troubles behind with Junior Cup victory

Soccer Local Scene with Mike Rafferty WEST United might be struggling in the relegation area of the Premier League but Cup action brings a bit of fire to their bellies and, on Sunday last,...


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