Galway open defence of FBD League against Sligo

  INJURIES, and the ‘first call’ by the colleges on players, will mean that Galway footballers are likely to field an experimental team for their trip to Enniscrone on Sunday (2pm) where they face Sligo...
The Galway side which captured the Winter League at the weekend. Back row, from left: Emma Reaney, Johanna Connolly, Aine McDonagh, Lisa Gannon, Sarah Lynch, Gillian O'Connor, Dearbhla Gower, Dora Gorman, Barbara Hannon, Ciana Ní Churraoin, Charlotte Cooney, Lucy Hannon, Noelle Connolly, and Deirdre Brennan. Front: Mairead Seoighe, Ailbhe Davoren, Aoife Ní Cheallaigh, Eimear O'Kane, Shauna Hynes, Shauna Molloy, Sarah Conneally, Eimile Gavin, and Aishling Donnelly. (Missing from photo: Geraldine Conneally).

Galway claim Winter League title

Galway 1-2 Sligo 0-3 A first-half Ailbhe Davoren goal ultimately proved to be the difference for Galway in a lively, if low scoring Connacht Winter League final against Sligo at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence,...
Galway defenderJohnny Heaney is chased by Cork's Ruairi Deane during Sunday's National League tie at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway footballers must improve for tough away league test against Fermanagh

IT is very early season, and yet by the time Valentine’s Day arrives on Tuesday next, Galway’s chances of promotion from Division 2 of the National League will be a lot more clearly marked...
Connacht flanker Nulia Dawai on his way to scoring a first-half try in dreadful conditions against Zebre at the Sportsground on Friday night. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Bench comes to the rescue as Connacht finish strongly

Connacht 33 Zebre 3 IN normal run of the mill conditions, this game would have been a lot less dramatic and a lot more one-sided. Instead Connacht’s five try to zero pelting of Zebre at the...
Galway wing back Cillian McDaid taking on Mayo's Mikey Murray during Saturday evening's Connacht U-21 semi-final at Tuam Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway U-21 footballers send champions packing

Galway  2-13 Mayo 1-10 TIMELY second half goals by Dessie Conneely and Eoin Finnerty powered Galway to a richly deserved victory over Mayo at Tuam Stadium on Saturday evening, as Gerry Fahy’s side defeated last year’s...

Galway hurlers canter home in league semi-final

Galway 1-21 Limerick 1-11 REACHING a National League hurling final shouldn’t be so ridiculously easy. Galway, without having to do much out of the ordinary, largely controlled this high-stakes clash with a Limerick team which was...


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