Galway's Johnny Heaney is chased by Brian Fenton of Dublin during Sunday's Allianz Football League Division 1 Final at Croke Park. Photo: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile.

Galway can’t allow league exploits to disarm them for big Mayo clash

Inside Track with John McIntyre The widespread reaction to Galway’s gritty display in Sunday’s National Football League Final has been positive – and so it should be – and while the Tribesmen have made significant...
All Sar Daithí Burke whose return to the Galway defence will be a boost ahead of the upcoming championship.

Latest loss leaves Galway hurlers well grounded for summer battles

Inside Track with John McIntyre THE suspicion that Galway hurlers would find 2018 a lot more challenging than their all-conquering season of last year has quickly become a reality. The National League title is already...
Corofin players Jason Leonard, Ian Burke, Martin Farragher, Bernard Power, Dylan Canney and Dylan Wall celebrate their All-Ireland club football final victory over Nemo Rangers at Croke Park last Saturday. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile.

Clinical Corofin thrive on dry sod and big pitch in routing Rangers

Inside Track with John McIntyre THE widespread theory that Corofin weren’t quite the force of old was blown out of the water when they thrashed competition aristocrats Nemo Rangers in a one-sided All-Ireland club football...

Wenger’s magic is gone as woeful Gunners slide further off the pace

Inside Track with John McIntyre THERE was a time when Arsenal and Arsene Wenger carried all before them in England. Remember, the 2003/04 Premiership season when the Gunners stormed to the league title without losing...
Galway football manager Kevin Walsh who has his team in flying form after recording their fourth consecutive league win by overcoming Kerry in Tralee last Sunday.

Something different about Galway as Kerry find out

Inside Track with John McIntyre Even when Galway footballers knocked out Mayo in the Connacht championship over the past two years, there was no great sense of expectation that the Tribesmen were ready to challenge...
Ronan Elwood of Liam Mellows and Cuala's Darragh O'Connell in action during Saturday's All-Ireland Club hurling semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Mellows defensive mindset does them few favours against Cuala

Inside Track with John McIntyre LIAM Mellows travelled to Thurles last Saturday with a plan, but it was the wrong one. The Galway champions operated a sweeper system in a bid to restrict the scoring...


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