Peter Allen, Chairman Galway Race Committee, Tim Higgins, Tote Ireland, Noel Meade, trainer, with the Galway Plate, and Michael Moloney, General Manager, Galway Racecourse, attending the launch of the Summer Racing Festival in the Marker Hotel, Dublin on Monday. Photo: Andrew Downes.

Record prizemoney is up for grabs at the Galway festival

PRIZEMONEY at the upcoming Galway Summer Racing Festival is about to crash through the €2m barrier for the first time ever, with a minimun feature race value of €100,000 on each day at Ballybrit. The...

Impressive Galway trump Tipp in one-sided clash

Galway 1-22 Tipperary 0-10 GALWAY saved the business end of the title race for their best performance of the year as they made light work of the Tipperary threat in Thurles to secure a 12th consecutive...
Mountbellew-Moylough’s Barry McHugh tries to halt the progress of Milltown's Darren Mullahy during Saturday's senior football championship tie at Tuam Stadium. Photos: Enda Noone.

Mountbellew go through the motions in mauling Milltown

MOUNTBELLEW-MOYLOUGH 2-17 MILLTOWN 0-11 NOT a contest to be in contention for game of the season, but Mountbellew-Moylough won’t worry too much about that after cruising to a facile 12 points win over a disappointing Milltown...
Portumna defender Martin Dolphin breaking away from Gort's Aiden Helebert during Saturday's senior hurling championship clash in Loughrea. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Brilliant Portumna go on the rampage – but is it too late?

Portumna 2-24 Gort 1-17 THEY say there’s no show like a Joe show and that certainly proved the case in Loughrea on Saturday evening as Portumna ace Joe Canning’s 0-15 haul led his side to a...

Murray spurns late penalty to carry the day for United

Bray Wanderers 3 Galway United 3 THEIR top-flight status is still in their own hands, but Galway United missed a chance to take another step up the ladder of safety on Saturday when Ronan Murray’s 92nd...

14-man Ballinderreen shocked in Connacht Club hurling decider

Tooreen 1-15 Ballinderreen 1-11 TOOREEN created history, and a shock, in Athleague on Sunday when they became the first non Galway club to win the Connacht Intermediate hurling title since the inception of the competition in...


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