Galway United's Stephen Folan and Roberto Lopes of Shamrock Rovers grapple for possession in Eamonn Deacy Park on Monday night. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway United need to take all three points against Bohemian FC in Dalymount Park

Galway United manager, Shane Keegan, says a look at the Premier Division table would suggest his team has problems, but insists performances would suggest otherwise. The thing is, performances count for nothing when it...
Galway’s Dessie Conneely breaks through the challenges of Letrim’s Mark Plunkett and James Mitchell during the Connacht U-21 Football Championship at Tuam Stadium on Saturday. Photos: Enda Noone.

Galway dominant in first-half, but left hanging on in the end

Galway 4-10 Leitrim 2-12 Galway may have marched onto a Connacht U-21 football semi-final meeting against reigning All-Ireland champions Mayo in the coming weeks but they have done so in the knowledge that they have a...
Cathal Mannion hit five points from play for Galway on Sunday.

Raiding Tribes easily conquer defenders of the Kingdom

Galway 1-22 Kerry 0-12 Niall Canavan in Austin Stack Park It wasn’t the massacre that many expected, but Galway still easily accounted for the challenge of Kerry at scenic Austin Stack Park in Tralee last Sunday. The picturesque Mount...
Frank Ford of Oughterard Golf Club, who hit two holes-in-one in his round last Sunday morning.

Frank tees-up a 66 million to one shot

The odds on a player scoring two holes-in-one in the same round of golf are somewhere between 66 million and 150 million to one, but Frank Ford Oughterard Golf Club beat those odds-on Sunday...
Flying the flag for their respective schools at the weekend in the All-Ireland Schools’ Cross Country Championships were, from left: Aoife King (Presentation College Headford), Eanna Folan (Coláiste na Coiribe), Gary Martyn (Galway Community College), James Frizzell (Claremorris), Michael Healy (the Bish), Barry Murphy (St Enda’s), and Cillian Jordan (St Enda’s).

Jordan runs his way onto Irish Schools’ Cross-Country team

The Irish Schools Cross country finals were held in Mallusk, Antrim, last Saturday, and many of Galway’s schools were represented on a tough and true cross country course. Cillian Jordan of St Enda’s finished a...
Connacht flanker Nulia Dawai on his way to scoring a first-half try in dreadful conditions against Zebre at the Sportsground on Friday night. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Bench comes to the rescue as Connacht finish strongly

Connacht 33 Zebre 3 IN normal run of the mill conditions, this game would have been a lot less dramatic and a lot more one-sided. Instead Connacht’s five try to zero pelting of Zebre at the...


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