Presentation College, Athenry's Gavin Lee is chased by Gort Community School's Tadhg Dean during the Connacht Post Primary Schools Senior A hurling final in Ballinasloe on Saturday. Photos: Enda Noone.

Kennedy in top form as Presentation Athenry easily retain A title

Presentation College, Athenry 1-14 Gort CS 0-10 Patrick Earley at Duggan Park FOR the second consecutive year, Presentation College, Athenry had too much for Gort Community School in what was in truth, a disappointing Connacht Post Primary...
The Mannion brothers, Cathal and Padraic, look to have this situation under control against Dublin's Rian McBride and Liam Rushe at Pearse Stadium on Sunday. PHOTOS: Joe O'Shaughnessy

Galway rarely under pressure as Dublin lack necessary bite

Galway 0-20 Dublin 1-11 ASIDE from the opening quarter, when a measure of intensity briefly coagulated in this National Hurling League Division 1B fixture at Pearse Stadium, this tie was tame by any standards. For Galway’s...
Galway's Niamh Hanniffy and Carrie Dolan try to halt the progress of Waterford's Caoimhe McGrath during Sunday's National Camogie League tie in Waterford IT. Photo: Inpho/Laszlo Geczo.

O’Reilly does the damage as Galway too strong for hosts

Galway 1-14 Waterford 1-6 Eanna O’Reilly in Carriganore THE Galway senior camogie team made it three wins from three in the National League with a convincing win over Waterford on Sunday at the WIT sports grounds in...
Corofin's Ian Burke gets a pass away against Gweedore's Odhran MacNiallais and Gary McFadden during Saturday's All-Ireland Club football semi-final in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Corofin still standing after coming through tough test

Corofin 2-13 Gweedore 1-12 Declan Tierney in Carrick-on-Shannon THEY have regularly been referred to as being the Rolls Royce of club football but Corofin chugged to victory in what was far from their finest hour against a...
Kevin Horgan pictured with Galway United manager, Alan Murphy, after his return to the club following a two-year stint with Shamrock Rovers.

United fans to take to the streets for start of season

Galway United fans are planning to ‘Reclaim the Dyke’ with a supporters’ march to Eamonn Deacy Park ahead of their opening game in the SSE Airtricity League First Division campaign against Shelbourne on Friday...
Strong tackling by Gavin O'Leary of Merlin Woods/Medtronic on Athenry's Stephen Cunningham as Joe Gibbs awaits the outcome when the teams met in the Galway Football League Premier Division at Raheen on Saturday. Photos: KENNEDY/EIREFOTO

Comfortable wins for the Premier Division top two

By Mike Rafferty For 24 hours at the weekend Athenry took over the leadership of the Western Hygiene Supplies Premier Division with a comfortable success over Merlin Woods/Medtronic; but it was an advantage that did...


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