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...
Flying the flag for their respective schools at the weekend in the All-Ireland Schools’ Cross Country Championships were, from left: Aoife King (Presentation College Headford), Eanna Folan (Coláiste na Coiribe), Gary Martyn (Galway Community College), James Frizzell (Claremorris), Michael Healy (the Bish), Barry Murphy (St Enda’s), and Cillian Jordan (St Enda’s).

Jordan runs his way onto Irish Schools’ Cross-Country team

The Irish Schools Cross country finals were held in Mallusk, Antrim, last Saturday, and many of Galway’s schools were represented on a tough and true cross country course. Cillian Jordan of St Enda’s finished a...
Galway's Johnny Heaney and Shane Walsh try to halt the progress of Fergal Conway of Kildare during Sunday's National League Division Two Final at Croke Park: Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Galway end Croke Park agony with deserved league final win over Kildare

SOMETHING is stirring in Galway football. RTE pundit Joe Brolly may not have been impressed by what he saw in last Sunday’s Division Two League Final, but the way the match evolved smacked of...
The Calasanctius College side which was Crowned All-Ireland U-14 A basketball champions last week. Back row, from left: Richard Burke (head coach), Ultan Fallon, Diarmuid O’Donoghue, Leslie Okafor, Roniel Oguekwe, Peter Kennelly, Jacob Rafferty-Green, Edgar Solsona (assistant coach), and Imelda Holland (manager). Front: Lee McGinley, Paul Carre O’Donnell, Ben Burke (captain) Evan O’Rourke, Oisin Holland, Eoin Ahearne, Conor McAnespie, and Evan Griffin.

Calasanctius College claim U-14 A Boys’ national title

Calasanctius College 35 Mercy Mounthawk 32 Calasanctius College, Oranmore, captured the Subway All-Ireland School’s U-14 A title last week with a thrilling win over Mercy Mounthawk from Tralee at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght. The side, coached by Richard Burke and...

Galway United’s best display in years halts Cork City’s winning gallop

Galway United 1 Cork City 1 WHAT an absolute belting game of football that was. The fact that United ended City’s 12-game winning run might have been the thing that grabbed the headlines, but it should...


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