Hurlers blow it but footballers show some bottle

Inside Track with John McIntyre AS the matches which formed Sunday’s National League double bill at Pearse Stadium drifted into the final quarter respectively, it was difficult to escape the conclusion that the Galway...

Galway show some grit in reaching league semis

IT’S been an up and down National League campaign for the Galway hurlers, but they have at least achieved their basic objective in qualifying for the semi-finals of the competition after a notable 0-15...

Time for Galway footballers to circle the wagons

THE National Football League has thrown up more than its fair share of surprise results over the past couple of months with some teams badly beaten one week coming out seven days later and...

Kilkenny will still be up for it despite absent Cody

 THEY will be a strange sight in Thurles on Sunday – a Kilkenny hurling team without their long serving manager Brian Cody patrolling the sideline. But don’t assume for one minute that it will...

Disjointed hurlers all over the shop in Semple Stadium

IT was around this time last year that the Galway hurlers’ season took off in the league relegation play-off replay thumping of Dublin, but supporters travelling to Thurles last Sunday hoping that they would...

Footballers must get bitter for big test against Mayo

THERE was no hope a month ago, but there is some hope now – and, ironically, the change of mood among the local football fraternity has nothing to do with the Galway senior team...


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