Galway footballers end their Croke Park blues with league triumph

Galway 0-18 Kildare 0-16 ONE bad record had to give in the National Football League Division Two Final on Sunday whatever the outcome. Galway hadn’t won at Croke Park in 16 years; Kildare hadn’t beaten the...

Odds stacked against Galway U-21 footballers

GALWAY football is on a high following the senior squad’s National League title victory at Croke Park on Sunday, and the U21s will look to ride the crest of that wave as they embark...
Galway defender David Wynne gets the ball away despite the best efforts of Kildare's Eddie Heavey during Sunday's National League tie at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway footballers have a double reason to overcome Kildare in league final

IT’S time for Galway footballers to confront their Croke Park demons . . . and the Tribesmen have been handed the perfect opportunity of banishing their long-standing blues on Jones Road when facing Kildare...
Attending the launch of the Ballinrobe Racecourse 2017 Season of Racing at the track last Friday evening. Left to right: John Mullholland (Mullholland Bookmakers), Gary Munroe (Munroe's, Galway), Roger O'Sullivan(The Galleon Restaurant, Salthill), Alan Mullholland (Mulholland Bookmakers), Pat Kelly (trainer, Craughwell), John McIntyre (Sports Editor, Connacht Tribune) and John Flannelly (Ballinrobe Racecourse Manager). Photos: Trish Forde.

Popular West of Ireland track launches their racing programme for 2017

IF any racing aficionado still clung to the notion that Ballinrobe was just a summer course for modest horses, their outdated perception would have been well and truly buried by the happenings at the...
Championships in Athlone. Photo: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile.

Galway competitors come up trumps at Irish Indoor Juvenile Championships

SUNDAY last saw yet more quality action at the final day of the National Juvenile Indoors in Athlone IT, and the event again yielded numerous medals for Galway athletes. Craughwell AC competitors secured four medals,...
Connacht's Craig Ronaldson who scored their second try in Saturday's shock Guinness Pro12 defeat to Zebre.

Connacht fall to the worst result of Lam’s tenure with the squad

Zebre 25  Connacht 22 THE Pro12 title defence has not gone remotely as planned for Connacht but Saturday’s shock loss to basement dwellers Zebre was a new low in a season that is looking like it...


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