Oranmore/Maree's Rian Maher and Kilconeiron's Paul Uniacke compete for the ball during the Galway Intermediate hurling final at Duggan Park, Ballinasloe. Photos: Brian Harding.

Oranmore/Maree show little mercy in clear-cut final win

Oranmore/Maree 3-19 Kilconieron 1-11 WE are baffled no more. Oranmore/Maree hurlers finally shattered their reputation as under-achievers when crushing surprise packets Kilconieron in a one-sided Galway Intermediate showdown at Duggan Park on Saturday. It had been perplexing...
Corofin’s Liam Silke on the ball against Mountbellew/ Moylough’s Eoin Finnerty during Sunday's Galway senior football final at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Enda Noone.

Magnificent half-dozen Galway titles on the trot for still hungry Corofin

By Alan Dooley NORMAL service resumed on Sunday in Salthill as Corofin secured an incredible sixth county title in-a-row with an efficient, if by no means sparkling performance. Dylan Wall struck an early goal that...
Former Galway senior hurling coach and Abbey/ Duniry clubman, Mattie Kenny, who has been handed a three-year term as Dublin team manager.

Kenny new Dublin hurling manager while Cunninghan in line for Roscommon football post

ABBEY-Duniry native Mattie Kenny, who led Dublin outfit Cuala to back-to-back All-Ireland SHC club championship titles in 2017 and 2018, has been named as the new Dublin senior hurling manager. Taking over the reins from...
Connacht's Darragh Leader on his way to scoring a try against the Dragons in Saturday's PRO14 encounter at the Sportsground.

Connacht cut loose in bonus point win over the Dragons

Connacht 33 Dragons 12 By John Fallon CONNACHT have now played around one-third of their games for the season and while it has been a mixed bag so far, there is no doubt there has been upward...
Lynsey Noone of Kilkerrin-Clonberne is challenged by Sadhbh Larkin of Carnacon during the Connacht Ladies Senior Club Football Final in Ballyhaunis on Sunday. Photos: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile.

Kilkerrin/Clonberne come up trumps in flooring Carnacon

Kilkerrin/Clonberne 3-4 Carnacon 1-8 THE weather ensured a repeat of the 11-goal classic from 2017 was a non-starter but Kilkerrin/Clonberne won’t mind as they blew away Carnacon’s All-Ireland title reign and booked a national semi-final with...
Liam Mellows' Aonghus Callanan picking off a point against Cappataggle's Michael Broderick during Sunday's senior hurling semi-final at Kenny Park. Photos: Brian Harding.

Mellows and Haran hold their nerve in breathtaking climax

Liam Mellows 0-20 Cappataggle 0-19 THE agony and the ecstasy which hurling evokes within us all was never as apparent as in Kenny Park in the second of Sunday’s senior hurling championship semi-final double header as...

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