Galway full back Daithí Burke gets to the ball ahead of Dublin's David Treacy during Sunday's Leinster quarter-final in Tullamore. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Hardly a moment’s worry as Galway make short work of disappointing Dubs outfit

IT’S getting harder to put a lid on the expectations of Galway hurling supporters after the county’s flagship team ran amok for the third big knock-out game in-a-row at O’Connor Park, Tullamore last Sunday. The...
Former Galway player Conor O'Donovan who was a member of the team which lost the All-Ireland semi-final to Wexford.

Extra games helping Galway to exploit their full potential

FORMER Galway defender Conor O’Donovan believes a run of championship games – something which was unavailable to the county’s senior hurlers during his own playing days of the 1990s – has allowed the Tribesmen...
Galway's two-goal hero Johnny Heaney celebrates after their big All-Ireland qualifier win over Donegal at Markievicz Park on Saturday. Photo: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile.

Two goals for Galway attacker in big win over Donegal but Kerry up...

WHAT a difference a win makes. Over a fortnight ago, an angry-looking middle-aged supporter burst onto the pitch at Pearse Stadium and verbally ‘let fly’ at Galway senior football manager, Kevin Walsh, after his side...

United’s relegation troubles deepen after latest loss to Rovers

Galway United 1 Shamrock Rovers 2 IN a relegation battle as tight as this year’s, one poor decision can be what makes or breaks a club’s season, and on Friday night with Galway United needing a...
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...
The Portumna team which captured the Junior Foursomes title, from left: Kathleen Lynch, Brid Kelly, Mary Kelly, Anne Fahy (Team Manager), Pauline McEvoy, Mary McElroy, Mary Madden, Carmel Cunningham and Bernie Kilmartin. Photos: Pat Cashman.

Portumna ladies are crowned Junior Foursomes champions

There was joy for Portumna Golf Club last week when its Ladies Junior Foursomes were crowned All-Ireland Champions at the AIG Cup and Shield national finals week at Malone GC just outside Belfast, but...


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