Cole Connolly of Galway Hibs takes on Colm Heffernan of Maree/Oranmore during Sunday's FAI Junior Cup tie at Bohermore. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Hibernians and Mervue qualify for last 64 of Junior Cup

MERVUE United, Hibernians and Corrib Celtic will represent the Galway League at the last 64stage of the FAI Junior Cup as they recorded weekend wins over Salthill Devon, Maree/Oranmore and Tuam Celtic respectively. Last season,...
Matthew Lyons of Turloughmore takes aim as Athenry's Brandon Lee tries to block. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Athenry impress as Turlough challenge collapses

Athenry 1-15 Turloughmore 2-2 There have been signs in the underage grades in recent times that Athenry hurling is stirring again, and yet another hint of this was their comprehensive county minor ‘A’ hurling championship semi-final...

Connacht win ugly to keep European hopes alive

Connacht 15 Worcester 8 CONNACHT deservedly claimed the spoils but will worry that a lucky bounce of the ball was the difference on a day they were dominant. How Worchester Warriors could have tied the game with...

Vital bonus point win for Corinthians

Corinthians bounced back from their derby defeat to Galwegians to record a 26-15 win over Belfast Harlequins in Cloonacauneen on Saturday. The visitors missed an early penalty but when they were awarded a second, they...

Tall order faces Ahascragh/Fohenagh hurlers in semi-final

AHASCRAGH/Fohenagh will battle against the odds to secure a place in the All-Ireland intermediate club decider when they face a highly-fancied Lismore outfit in an attractive semi-final at O’Connor Park, Tullamore on Sunday, 2:15pm. As...
The in-form Connacht full back Tiernan O'Halloran whose late drop goal turned the game in his team's favour against Cardiff in the Guinness Pro12 on Sunday.

O’Halloran drops Connacht back into mix for the top six

Cardiff 13 Connacht  19 SHEER desire, determination and a fair amount of desperation got Connacht over the line in Sunday’s lunchtime clash at a half-empty Cardiff Arms Park as the PRO12 campaign resumed. The closing ten minutes...


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