Galway football manager Kevin Walsh whose team struggled for fluency in Sunday's laboured Connacht championship win over London.

Rocky ride in Ruislip should stand Galway footballers in good stead

Inside Track with John McIntyre GALWAY footballers may have endured a much rockier outing in Ruislip than was anticipated in the quarter-final of the Connacht championship last Sunday, but really the only thing that matters...
Ardrahan's Shauna Healy who was honoured with the AIB Connacht Camogie Club Provincial Player of the Year Award at the Croke Park Hotel. Photo: David Fitzgerald /Sportsfile.

Looking like more league misery ahead of long-suffering Liverpool

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT’S hard to credit that a team might only lose one game in a 38-match league campaign and still not end up as champions, but that’s the agonising fate potentially...
Camogie League final at Croke Park.

It’s time to let camogie players go hammer and tongs at each other

Inside Track with John McIntyre THE game of camogie is at a crossroads. The sport has come a long way since the era of reduced-sized pitches and temporary goalposts, but as a spectacle it’s not...
Connacht's Ultan Dillane and Paul Boyle leading the charge against Cardiff Blues during Saturday's PRO14 clash at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Carty calls the shots as Connacht come up trumps in epic struggle

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT’S the high stakes matches which define a team’s reputation; the ones which you can’t afford to lose. Resurgent Connacht faced that scenario at the Sportsground last Saturday and over...
Galway camogie captain Sarah Dervan leads the celebrations after the Tribeswomen overcame Kilkenny in the National League final at Croke Park on Sunday. INPHO/James Crombie.

Time for others to take on more in wake of Canning’s injury blow

Inside Track with John McIntyre IT hasn’t taken long for the local prophets of doom to come out of the trenches in the wake of Joe Canning’s serious groin injury which has ruled him out...
Connemara RFC Head Coach Henry O'Toole with his sons, from left, Michael, Peter, Captain, and Henry Jnr. after their Connacht Junior Cup final victory over Creggs at the Sportsground last Sunday. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Few sleepless nights but Galway teams end league on a low note

Inside Track with John McIntyre There won’t be too many sleepless nights in the Galway hurling and football camps following their respective exits from the National League last Sunday, but the manner of both defeats...


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