Galway hurlers braced for tough test in Wexford

IT might go against the grain to suggest that Galway can expect more hardship against Wexford in the latest round of the Leinster hurling championship than they encountered when dismissing Kilkenny’s challenge at Pearse...

Galway produce champion show in licking the Cats

Galway 1-22 Kilkenny 2-11 THERE were widespread expectations of a titanic battle on Sunday’s landmark occasion for the Leinster hurling championship at Pearse Stadium, but a few of us thought different and believed Galway had the...
Galway United's Gary Shanahan and Drogheda United's Conor Kane tussling for possession during Friday night's First Division tie at Eamonn Deacy Park. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy

United’s tactical approach comes unstuck against Drogheda

Galway United 0 Drogheda United 1 On a day when the people of Ireland gave an emphatic response at the ballot box, Galway United answered a question of their own on Friday night - unlike the...
Lucas Schukat of Presentation College, Athenry competing in the Minor High Jump event during the Irish Life Health Connacht Schools Track and Field event at Athlone IT. Photo: Harry Murphy/Sportsfile

Doubles joy for Galway athletes at Connacht track & field

THE Connacht Schools Track and Field championships were held on Thursday last in Athlone IT, with some impressive performances from Galway athletes. One of the highlights came via Emma Moore of Presentation Athenry in winning...
Galway's Cathal Mannion, pictured in action against Offaly's Brendan Murphy, will be hoping to cause problems for the Kilkenny defence at Pearse Stadium on Sunday.

Holders Galway host first ever Leinster championship game against Kilkenny

IT is the battle of the champions at Pearse Stadium on Sunday (4pm) as All-Ireland holders Galway host National League winners Kilkenny in a Leinster SHC fixture that is sure to attract a massive...
Salthill Knocknacarra's Evan Wynne breaking away from Ronan Caldwell of Killannin during the clubs' county football championship encounter in Moycullen. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

New recruit Lavelle to the rescue for Salthill in dogfight

Salthill-Knocknacarra 1-10 Killannin 0-13 ONE of the biggest talking points ahead of this year’s senior football championship was the acquisition of county goalkeeper Ruairi Lavelle by Salthill-Knocknacarra and, by the end of the first round of...


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