NUI Galway players help Irish side to fourth spot

FOUR players from NUI Galway were part of the Republic of Ireland squad that matched the country’s best-ever display at the FISU (International University Sports Federation) Summer Universiade tournament with a 4th place finish...

Holders Galway braced for big challenge from Cork opponents

ALMOST 11 weeks after they won the Connacht minor ladies football title, All-Ireland champions Galway return to competitive action with a mouth-watering semi-final fixture against Cork at McDonagh Park, Nenagh on Sunday (2pm). As attractive...

Banner boys stand in the way of All-Ireland minor semi-final place

GALWAY minor hurling boss Brian Hanley insists his charges’ victory over Kilkenny does not change anything — they must still defeat Munster finalists Clare in Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final round-robin series tie at O’Moore Park,...

Galway rising stars come up trumps in track & field finals

THE National Juvenile Outdoor Track and Field championships continued last weekend in blazing sunshine in Tullamore, with the U13-19 individual programme held over two days. Once again, there were some fantastic medal winning performances...

Maroon flags flying high as Galway GAA teams all triumph

GALWAY’S two flagship teams may have exited the championship, but nearly all the rest are still standing. Six teams from the county were in action over past week and all won. Padraic Joyce’s U20 footballers...

Minors fly out of the blocks to get campaign off to ideal start

Galway 3-16 Kilkenny 2-16 MIDWAY through this gripping All-Ireland minor hurling quarter-final round-robin tie at Croke Park on Sunday, we were tempted to hail Galway as one of the best teams ever seen at this level;...


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