Connacht's Kyle Godwin on his way to scoring a try against Sale Sharks during Saturday's European Challenge Cup tie at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Connacht head coach targets European Challenge Cup away win over Bordeaux

CONNACHT travel to Bordeaux Bègles for their final Pool 3 game in the European Challenge Cup on Saturday (3pm), knowing victory on French soil will, in all likelihood, secure them a place in the...
Connacht flanker Jarrad Butler tries to break free from Tom Curry of Sale Sharks during Saturday's European Challenge Cup encounter at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaugnessy.

Connacht still alive in Europe after vital group win

Connacht 20 Sale 18 SURVIVAL was the order of the day at the Sportsground on Saturday. Sale had the home side under siege in the closing minutes after a dominant second half display and seemed set...
Galway's Cillian McDaid tries to break free from Mayo's Conor Loftus during the Connacht FBD League semi-final at Tuam Stadium on Sunday. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Galway escape act maintains their recent mastery of Mayo

GALWAY 1-9 MAYO 1-9 Galway won 4-2 on penalties GALWAY senior footballers extended their unbeaten run against Mayo in all competitions to six games when they pulled off an escape act to salvage a draw against James...
Dayna Finn of Maree aims for the basket against Katie Black, left, and Niamh O’Donovan of Swords Thunder during the Hula Hoops Women’s Division One National Cup Semi-Final at Neptune Stadium in Cork. Photos: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile.

Maree stay on track as Galway club cut Swords to ribbons

Maree  97 Swords 49 MAREE’S Senior women cruised into the final of the National Division 1 Cup last Saturday as they continued their impressive season with a rout of Swords Thunder at the Neptune Stadium in...
Galway's Cathal Mannion who hit ten points in their narrow Walsh Cup semi-final win over Dublin at Parnell Park last Sunday.

Mannion in regal form as Galway edge past the Dubs

Galway 0-21 Dublin 1-17 GALWAY hurlers’ first public appearance in around four months proved utterly satisfactory as they just about held off an unlikely late Dublin revival in the Walsh Cup semi-final at Parnell Park on...
Ardrahan's Ross Albertini who picked off two points in their county U-21 A semi-final win over Athenry in Clarinbridge on Sunday.

Ardrahan turn on the style in second half to earn final spot

Ardrahan 0-12 Athenry 1-7 BACKBONED by nine players from their Minor B Championship winning side, Ardrahan produced a solid second half performance to overcome Athenry and qualify for a tilt at the 2018 U21 A hurling...


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