Connacht’s top six hopes in real jeopardy

Connacht 9 Munster 16 THESE  are challenging times for Connacht. Home form since October has been the saving grace for a team beset by bad luck and reeling from post title squad departures. Well the home...

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...
Galway jockey Paddy Brennan.

Big Grade One win for Brennan but it’s not on Cue Card

IF Paddy Brennan was told beforehand that he was about to ride a Grade One winner at Kempton’s flagship meeting last Monday, the Galway jockey would have assumed a second King George on Cue...

Connacht’s injury crisis deepens in away loss to Ulster

Ulster 23 Connacht 7 THERE’S no doubt Connacht’s away record improved immeasurably last season but it is regressing at a rapid rate as 2017 rolls in. Each away defeat has its own extenuating circumstances but if...

Connacht’s resources stretched to the limit for visit of in-form Munster

IT may be the clash of the reigning Pro12 champions against the current league leaders when Connacht host Munster at the Sportsground (5:30pm) on New Year’s Eve but, as it stands, the home side’s...
Maura Burke was the recipient of a special presentation in recognition of 11 consecutive years of sterling service to Galway LGFA. She was presented with her award by incoming Secretary Geraldine Heaverin.

Year of ups and downs as Galway to launch ladies football supporters club

THE Galway Ladies Football AGM was held recently and prior to the commencement of the order of business, Chairperson Paul Gannon issued a warm welcome to Galway GAA CEO John Hynes and invited him to...


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