Galway's Amy Coen comes under pressure from Cork's Jennifer Murphy, left, and Sarah Leahy during the All-Ireland minor ladies football final at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. Photos: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile.

Galway’s goal blitz shocks the champs in thrilling showdown

Galway 5-7 Cork 2-15 GALWAY minor ladies’ footballers claimed their third All-Ireland title at the grade in six years – and their sixth in all – when they put five goals beyond defending champions Cork in...
Galway's Cathal Sweeney tussling for possession with Roscommon's Enda Crawley during the Connacht minor football final at Hyde Park on Friday evening. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Lively Galway hit the ground running in defeating Rossies

Galway 2-13 Roscommon 2-9 A strong start and a solid first-half, where clinical shooting was the hallmark, ensured Galway claimed the first ever Connacht U17 football title, and their fourth provincial crown on the trot at...
Galway defender Declan Kyne getting the better of Kerry's David Clifford during Sunday's All-Ireland football championship Super 8s clash at Croke Park. Photos: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Tribesmen make a big statement by toppling Kerry men

GALWAY 1-13 KERRY   1-10 FOR long periods it was akin to two lions roaring at each other across a pond without either of them being willing to chance swimming to the other side for a confrontation...
Galway wing forward Diarmuid Kilcommins who was one of the stars in Sunday's minor championship victory over Kilkenny at Semple Stadium.

Talented Galway again prove a class apart in taming the Cats

Galway 1-21 Kilkenny 2-11 IT was more taxing than a week ago at the same venue in Thurles – but not by much – as a second convincing win for Galway has already stamped them as...
GCH's 4x400m U17 relay gold medalists at the National Juvenile Track & Field finals in Tullamore, from left: Samuel Madden, Jonathan McGrath, Robert McDonnell and Eoghan Jennings.

Strong show by Galway’s relay teams at juvenile track & field

DAY two of the National Juvenile Track and Field championship was held in Tullamore on Sunday last, and featured the relays at U12 to U19 level, and the Juvenile B Championships. The events saw...
Galway's Tom Flynn who will be a key figure in their bid to topple Kerry in the first round of the Super 8s at Croke Park on Sunday

Tribesmen bidding to record first championship win over Kerry since 1965

IT’S now close on 53 years since Galway last beat Kerry in the senior football championship when they lowered the colours of the Kingdom in the All-Ireland series for the third year in a...


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