Craughwell AC's medallists in the 800m races at the Connacht Track & Field championships in Sligo, from left: Kyle Moorhead (2nd U16), Ben Garrard (1st U19), Gavin Cooney (1st Senior), and Oisin Lyons (1st U18).

Terrific day for Galway athletes at Connacht track finals

DAY two of the Connacht Championships was held in Sligo IT on Saturday last and featured age group finals from U14 to U19 level and a Senior events programme. Galway clubs impressed, with Emma Moore...
Back for more: Lord Scoundrel is driven out by Donagh Meyler to win The Galway Plate at Ballybrit last year. The Gordon Elliiott trained eight-year-old will be attempting a repeat win next Wednesday.

Three Kingdoms can put on regal show in Galway Plate

By George McDonagh     AS we look forward to the twin features of the Galway Racing Festival, now in its 148th year, the work done by Racecourse Management, Horse Racing Ireland and sponsors and Guinness...

New Connacht head coach hits the ground running

THE transition is going smoothly at the Sportsground as a new era for Connacht rugby begins. Kieran Keane is in situ for just over a week now and all and sundry within the organisation...
The versatile Kevin McLoughlin, one of the key players on the Mayo team chasing long-awaited All-Ireland final glory against Dublin at Croke Park on Sunday.

Expect Mayo to have a right cut in one almighty struggle

APART from those residing in the ‘Inner Pale’, there’s a yearning across the land for Mayo to at last call time on their 66-year wait for a fourth All-Ireland football title, while within the...

Corofin facing serious test to complete the ‘drive for five’

THERE’S little doubt about one aspect of this year’s Galway senior football championship – the two best teams in the county have made it through to Sunday’s final at Tuam Stadium (4pm). Corofin, are by...
Former All Black Mils Muliaina who will finally make his Connacht debut against Zebre in the Sportsground tonight.

Famed All Black Muliaina to make Connacht debut against Italian visitors

ORDINARILY, this clash has as much appeal as a soggy sandwich. Tonight’s (7.35pm) meeting with Zebre at the Sportsground is probably Connacht’s least attractive fixture of the season. The annual away clash with...


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