Mervue United must win to keep league play-off ambitions alive

MERVUE United are entering the ‘last chance saloon’ tomorrow afternoon in their bid to make the First Division promotion play-off spots when they host Waterford United in Fahy’s Field (4.30pm), as the season enters...

Lam content he has got committed men

MEET Pat Lam, the new Connacht coach. You’ve probably heard about his exemplary playing career with club and country, and his somewhat mixed coaching career, but who is he and what’s he like? ...

New Connacht era dawns with home tie against Zebre

ORDINARILY, a season opener against the lowly Italians, Zebre, wouldn’t do much to set pulses racing. It’s slightly different this year. Not because of Zebre – no, they’re still box office flops compared to...

Galway women stumble at the semi-final hurdle

Monaghan 0-16 Galway 0-11 Galway’s ladies fell at the penultimate stage for the second year running as they lost out to Monaghan in a captivating All-Ireland semi-final in Clones last Saturday evening. The Farney...

Grudge derby match fails to produce expected fireworks

CORTOON SHAMROCKS 0-9 MILLTOWN 0-9 THERE was no tribal blood-letting in the clash of the edgy neighbours at Tuam on Sunday evening, but at times this quarter-final clash could have done with a sprinkling...

St. James’ prove the masters in city derby

St James' 0-14 St Michael's 1-7 SEVEN points on the spin at the start of the second half gave St James' the impetus to win a disappointing Galway SFC quarter final at Pearse Stadium...


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