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...
Goal scorers Ryan Manning, Alex Byrne and Gary Shanahan celebrate Galway FC's victory over UCD in the League Promotion Final at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday night. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Youthful Galway FC make light of hectic schedule to secure promotion to Premier Division

TO Tolka Park in 1986, Lansdowne Road in 1991 and Turners Cross in 1997, you can now add Eamonn Deacy Park in 2014. Those first three years listed are the years in which Galway United...
Annaghdown's Damien Comer whose switch to the attack played a big part in his team earning a draw with Corofin in the league final.

Switch of Comer to the attack helps reel in Corofin

Corofin  0-15 Annaghdown 3-6 FOLLOWING a terrific run this year of 16 victories this year in the league and championship, Corofin were held to a draw by Annaghdown in last Sunday’s county senior league final in...
Moycullen's Patrick Lyons and Isaac Westbrooks of Swords. Photo: INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Moycullen play-off hopes suffer a blow on the road

Swords Thunder 81 Moycullen 61 Moycullen’s postseason playoff hopes suffered a heavy blow on Saturday evening, as a late game scoring drought led to a road loss against second-placed Swords Thunder in Dublin. Having been trailing by...
New Galway captain and Man of the Match Damien Comer takes on Tyrone’s Hugh Pat McGeary during Sunday's National Football League tie at Tuam Stadium. Photo: Enda Noone.

Galway turn their sights on Donegal after heartening league win over Tyrone

GALWAY footballers’ time to rest on their laurels after their first-round victory over Tyrone in Tuam on Sunday probably ended after their post-match meal that evening, and even by then, plans were already in-train...
Connacht's John Muldoon whose first half try helped to spark his team's revival against Worcester in the European Challenge Cup last Saturday.

Stalemate leaves men from West on brink of home ties

Worcester 24 Connacht 24 GAME number 18 in the season brought a first draw and delivered a guaranteed quarter final spot in the Challenge Cup but, overall, it did absolutely nothing to help garner a clearer...


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