Brave Connacht come up just short in European Cup play-off

Northampton 21 Connacht 15 HAVING first embraced his captain John Muldoon near the dugout, Pat Lam then begin a slow but purposeful walk across the Franklin’s Gardens pitch towards the large group of Connacht supporters who...

Galway’s points avalanche buries hapless Offaly

Galway 0-33 Offaly 1-11 SO, what did we learn from Galway’s 19-points win over Offaly in the Leinster senior hurling championship semi-final in O’Moore Park last Sunday? Not a whole pile, if truth be known. Galway were...

Galway stay on target for big under-age treble

Galway 3-14 Dublin 4-5 GALWAY minor ladies footballers qualified for the All-Ireland final against Cork on the August Bank Holiday Monday after a dominant second half last Saturday. Two Leanne Coen goals and an excellent Niamh Daly...

Tony Keady – hurling legend who rose to every challenge

IT was in the Westpark Hotel, Portumna in the early eighties that I first came across Tony Keady. Being on the border, us Tipp lads regularly made the short hop across the Shannon on...
Connacht's John Muldoon chases this loose ball against Glasgow Warriors during Saturday night's PRO14 encounter at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Red lights go off as Connacht fail to deliver in league debut

Connacht 12 Glasgow Warriors 18 SOMETHING is not right. We might as well accept that from day one rather than adopt a wait and see mentality. It might take a while before anyone can properly judge...
Gavan Holohan, who scored one goal and set-up another in Galway United's 3-1 win over Sligo Rovers on Friday night.

Five more points should see United retain Premier Division status

Galway United manager Shane Keegan has hailed the workrate of his side after they came from a goal down to win the Connacht derby on Friday night for just the second time in 18...


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