Liam Mellows joint captains, David Collins and Aonghus Callanan, raise the Tom Callanan Cup aloft after the club's county final victory over Gort at Pearse Stadium on Sunday. Photo: Enda Noone.

No big-day nerves as Mellows unfazed by Co final pressures

THE weight of creating modern-day history can have an anchor like effect on teams when it gets to the big day, especially when coming up against a seasoned outfit who have been there and...

Pressure rises as Galway hit the championship trail

WHETHER Galway hurlers like it or not, they are the new favourites to win the All-Ireland title. It’s not something we would have imagined even six weeks ago, but there’s been a drastic upheaval...

Murphy’s late brace of goals stun Salthill

Tuam Stars  2-10 Salthill-Knocknacarra  0-12 WHEN the final whistle blew at Kenny Park on Saturday evening, it took more than one look at the scoreboard before it truly registered that Tuam Stars had just beaten Salthill-Knocknacarra...

Pressure on Galway to stand up and be counted

A championship season for Galway footballers, that less than two weeks ago presented a decent measure of modest promise, now hangs by a thread as they shape up to a survival battle against Donegal...

Hat-trick man Murray bails poor United out of trouble

Killester United 3 Galway United 3 (After extra time) Galway Utd won 7-6 on penalties RONAN Murray wrote his name into the Galway United history books on Sunday when he became the first player in the club’s history...
Corofin’s Gary Sice gives chase to Salthill-Knocknacarra’s Conor Halloran during Saturday's senior football championship preliminary quarter-fina at Tuam Stadium. Photos: Enda Noone.

Storming Salthill finish leaves rattled champions clinging on

Corofin 1-18 Salthill/Knocknacarra 2-12 FROM a seemingly unassailable position, nine points ahead with just ten minutes to play, Corofin were amazingly hanging on and under siege in the final minute of injury time on Saturday evening....


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