Graham Lee from Mervue, the only jockey to win the Aintree Grand National and Ascot Gold Cup

Lee makes turf history in taking Ascot Gold Cup

GALWAY jockey Graham Lee rewrote the racing record books at Royal Ascot last Thursday when steering the supplemented Trip To Paris to a surprise success in the meeting’s most prestigious race. Though much of the...
Olympic Boxing Clubs James Cleary (left) and Frankie Cleary with their coaches Michael and John Mongan.

Clearys’ pack a punch with big boxing wins at home and in UK

COUSINS James and Frankie Cleary continue to make waves in boxing circles after each of the 18-year-old Olympic Club fighters recorded significant victories in the past fortnight. Two weeks ago, Frankie Cleary comprehensively accounted for...

Galway finish in a blaze of glory to floor champions

Galway 1-11 Cork 0-12   IT wasn’t a performance that will deliver an All-Ireland but for an opening round contest, Galway got off to the perfect start last Saturday in this year’s All-Ireland senior camogie championship...
Cha Kennedy and Fintan O'Flynn at NUI Galway Hockey Club's social and family day earlier this year

NUI Galway hockey rises from the ashes

IF there is one adjective to describe NUI Galway’s ladies hockey club, it would be ‘progressive’. On the verge of fading into obscurity five years ago, today it is a serious force in both the...
Alanna Lally of Galway City Harriers won two gold medals at the National Track and Field Championships

Lally sweeps to double gold at juvenile athletics finals

RISING athletics star Alanna Lally completed a magnificent double at the National Juvenile Track and Field Championships held in Tullamore last weekend. The talented teenager, a member of Galway City Harriers, proved a class part...
The Galway U14 camogie squad which won the Connacht title in Oran last Saturday. Back row, left to right: Muireann Faherty, Aoibheen Fox, Niamh Horan, Caoimhe Grealish, Aoife Lyons, Sinead Donovan, Caoilfinn Hennessey, Tara Stephens, Teegan Canning, Rachel Hughes, Lauren Butler, Kate Manning. Front row: Fiona Ryan, Caoimhe Cahill, Katie Hunt, Katelyn Quinn, Chloe O Reilly, Annie Nevin, Niamh Niland, Abbey Fox Carr, Niamh McPeak

Galway Camogie U16s stay unbeaten

Galway 1-14 Dublin 1-10 A late 1-4 last Saturday completed Galway’s group campaign of the All-Ireland under 16 Camogie Championship undefeated and sets up a semi-final with Wexford on Sunday in Edenderry (2.30pm). After an opening...


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